Universal Grade Change Form

To: (professor/teacher)__________ From:_______________

I think my grade in your course,__________, should be changed from___to___for the following reason(s) [check all that apply]:

  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 GPA and I won't get into:
    __Med School __Law School __Grad School
  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 coach 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 only facts.
  9. I studied the facts and definitions but the exam asked about general principles.
  10. You are prejudiced against:
    __Males __Females __Protestants __Chicanos __Jews
    __Catholics __Moslems ___ Athiests __Blacks __Whites
    __Minorities __ Poor people ___ Rich people
  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 :
    __mono __acute alcoholism __drug addiction __VD/STD
    __broken baby finger __pregnancy __fatherhood ___ Aids
  13. You told us to be creative but you didn't tell us exactly how you wanted that done.
  14. I was being creative and you didn't appreciate it.
  15. Your lectures were:
    __too detailed to pick out important points __too boring
    __not explained in sufficient detail __all jokes and no material
  16. Some of the questions in your exams were not covered in the lectures.
  17. I was always prepared except for the few times you called upon me in class.
  18. This course was scheduled:
    __too early, __ too late, ___ before gym
    __ after gym, ___ before lunch, __ after lunch.
  19. My (dog, cat, gerbil, baby sister, baby brother) (ate, wet on, threw up on) my (book, notes, paper) for this course.
  20. I don't have a reason; I just want a higher grade.