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Procedures for Transfer Credit Appeal at the College Level:
Appeal and Secondary Decision
- The appeal must be submitted to the Director (or Coordinator) of Admissions and Records in writing within 15 calendar days of the date of the evaluation.
- The decisions regarding course transferability and/or placement made in the initial transcript evaluation will be binding if the student fails to file a written appeal within 15 calendar days.
- The appointed college official will have 30 calendar days to review the student’s appeal and inform the student in writing of the decision on the appeal including the rationale for that decision. In addition, the student shall be informed in writing of the process for appealing this decision.
- The student is informed by the appointed official of the remaining appeal options. Failure to inform the student will result in the decision being considered null and void. The student’s request will prevail and cannot be overturned by the college.
Appeal beyond Secondary Decision
- The secondary decision may be appealed by filing a written appeal with the Academic Vice President of the college within 15 calendar days of the postmark date of the letter notifying the student of the appointed official’s decision. If the student fails to file an appeal within this time period, the original or initial decision shall be binding.
- The college will hear and reach a decision on the appeal within 15 calendar days after the appeal is ﬁled.
- The student will be notified in writing by the college of its decision regarding the transfer appeal and the rationale for the decision. In addition, the student may appeal the decision to CCCS.