Student Grievance Procedure
The Student Handbook of Massasoit Community College was modified on July 7, 2021 to add the following definition to the Student Grievance Procedure, which begins on page 66:
SUBSTANTIAL EVIDENCE OF ERROR OR INJUSTICE: for purpose of Grade Appeals, substantial evidence of error or injustice is defined as:
The assignment of a course grade to a student on some basis other than performance in the course; or
The assignment of a course grade to a student by resorting to unreasonable standards different from those which were applied by the same instructor to other students in that course; or
The assignment of a course grade by a substantial, unreasonable and unannounced
departure from the instructor’s previously articulated standards.