Universal Grade Change Form

University: ______________________
To: Professor____________________
From:___________________________

I think my grade in your course,___________________, should be changed from ______ to _______ for the following reasons:

__1. The persons who copied my paper made a higher grade than I did.

__2. The person whose paper I copied made a higher grade than I did.

__3. This course will lower my Grade Point Average and I won’t get into: ______Medical School ______Graduate School ______Dental School ______My Fraternity/Sorority ______The Mickey Mouse Club ______Tri County Tech

__4. I have to get an A in this course to balance the F in: _______________.

__5. I’ll lose my scholarship.

__6. I’m on a varsity sports team and my tutor couldn’t find a copy of your exam.

__7. I didn’t come to class and the person whose notes I used did not cover the material asked for on the exam.

__8. I studied the basic principles and the exam wanted every little fact.

__9. I learned all the facts and definitions but your exams asked about general principles.

__10. You are prejudiced against: ____Males ____Jews ____Blacks ____Females ____Catholics ____Whites ____Protestants ____Moslems ____Minorities ____Chicanos ____People ____Students

__11. If I flunk out of school my father will disinherit me or at least cut my allowance.

__12. I was unable to do well in this course because of the following illness: ____mono ____broken baby finger ____acute alcoholism ____pregnancy ____VD ____fatherhood

__13. You told us to be creative but you didn’t tell us exactly how you wanted that done.

__14. I was creative and you said I was just shooting the bull.

__15. I don’t have a reason; I just want a higher grade.

__16. The lectures were: ____too detailed to pick out important points ____not explained in sufficient detail ____too boring ____all jokes and not enough material ____all of the above

__17. This course was: ____too early, I was not awake. ____at lunchtime, I was hungry ____too late, I was tired

__18. My (dog, cat, gerbil) (ate, wet on, threw up) on my (book, notes, paper) for this course.

__19. Other__________________________________