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Faculty of Arts (FOA) students may now submit academic grade and standing appeals along with FEAS, FOS, and TRSM students through the on-line academic appeals portal at on-line appeals

Important Information: FCAD, FCS, CE and Graduate Studies students.

Due to COVID 19, all Department level, Faculty level, and Senate level grade and standing appeal submissions must be scanned and emailed directly rather than submitted in person.

Department level appeals must go to Department Chairs/Directors. Faculty level appeals must go to your Associate Dean.  Senate level appeals must be submitted to  Chang School appeals must go to the Chang School at

All relevant deadlines for submitting appeals will remain the same.   

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT WINTER 2020 and COVID-19 Grade options are available that may eliminate the need to appeal your grade or standing - Please visit the Registrar's link at Winter 2020 Course Grading Update 


Below is a list of the Senate’s policies. To sort the policies, click on the column header or use the search field to find specific policies.

Policy Number Policy Name
1 PDF fileAdmission to Undergraduate Programs
2 PDF fileUndergraduate Curriculum Structure
21 PDF fileAcademic Jurisdiction
37 PDF fileDealing with Disputes Over Grades Between a Chair and Faculty
39 PDF fileDisposing Over a Challenge to a Book or Other Item in Holdings of the Ryerson Library
45 PDF fileGovernance Councils
46 PDF filePolicy on Undergraduate Grading, Promotion, and Academic Standing ("GPA Policy")
48 PDF fileUndergraduate Academic Term
51 PDF fileEthical Conduct for Research Involving Human Participants  
52 PDF fileEthics Review of Research Involving Animals
56 PDF filePublication of Research Results
58 PDF fileResearch Using Biohazardous Materials
60 PDF fileAcademic Integrity
60 - 1) Procedures   PDF fileAcademic Integrity Procedures
60 - 2) Guidelines PDF fileAcademic Integrity Guidelines
61 PDF fileStudent Code of Non-academic Conduct
63 PDF filePolicy on Ownership of Student Work in Research
76 PDF fileDevelopment & Review of Certificate Programs
86 PDF filePolicy & Procedures for Verification of Faculty Credentials Published in the Ryerson Calendar
95 PDF fileDevelopment & Approval of Int'l. Partnerships and Int'l. (and National) Mobility Programs
96 PDF fileApproval of Candidates for Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates
103 PDF fileMission and Aims of Ryerson University
110 PDF fileIQAP Policy - Institutional Quality Assurance Process
112 PDF fileIQAP Policy - Development of New Graduate and Undergraduate Programs
118 PDF fileSRC Integrity Policy
126 PDF fileIQAP Policy - Periodic Program Review of Graduate and Undergraduate
127 PDF fileIQAP Policy - Curriculum Modifications: Graduate and Undergraduate Programs
134 (expires August 31, 2020) PDF fileUndergraduate Academic Consideration and Appeals
135 PDF fileFinal Examinations
139 PDF fileFunding of Graduate Students
143 PDF filePolicy on the Indirect Costs Associated with Scholarly, Research and Creative  (SRC) Funding
144 PDF filePolicy on Research Centres
150 PDF fileAccommodation of Student Religious, Aboriginal and Spiritual Observance
152 (expires August 31, 2020) PDF fileGraduate Student Academic Considertion and Appeals
154 PDF fileSigning of Research Applications and Agreements in Support of Research  
156 PDF fileRemoval of Students from Field Placements Practicums
157 PDF fileEstablishment and Use of Ryerson E-mail Accounts for Official University Communication
158 PDF fileProgram Advisory Councils
159 PDF fileAcademic Accommodation of Students with Disabilities
160 PDF filePosthumous Awards
161 PDF fileStudent Awards Policy
162 PDF fileGrade Reassessment and Grade Recalculation Policy
163  (replaced Pol 142) PDF fileGraduate Admissions Policy
164  (replaced Pol 142 - expires August 31, 2020) PDF fileGraduate Status, Enrolment and Evaluation Policy
164 (replaced Pol 142 - Amended - effective September 1,  2020) PDF fileGraduate Status, Enrolment and Evaluation  Policy
166 (merged policies 145 and 151)
PDF fileCourse Management Policy
167 (replaced Pol 134 & 152 - effective September 1, 2020) PDF fileAcademic Consideration
168 (replaced Pol 134 & 152 - effective September 1, 2020) PDF fileGrade and Standing Appeals
168 - Procedures PDF fileGrade and Standing Appeals - Procedures
169 (Appendices pending) PDF fileExperiential Learning
  PDF fileSenate Policy Framework