Universal Grade Change Form


To: (professor/teacher/instructor)________________________




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 GPA and I won't get into:

          __Med School __Dental School __Chiropractic School

          __Acupuncture school __Grad School __Mickey Mouse Club

   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 but the exam wanted every little fact.

   9.____I studied the facts and definitions but the exam asked about general


  10.____I understood the material; I just couldn't do the problems.

  11.____I can work the problems, but your exam expected understanding.

  12.____You are prejudiced against:

          __Males __Females __Protestants __Chicanos

          __Jews __Catholics __Moslems __People

          __Blacks __Whites __Minorities __Jocks

          __Students __Young people __Old people

  13.____If I flunk out of school my father will disinherit me or at least cut

                        my allowance.

  14.____I was unable to do well in this course because of the following:

          __mono __acute alcoholism __drug addiction

          __VD __broken finger __pregnancy __fatherhood

          __I have allergic reaction to brain work __I am intellectually challenged.

  15.____You told us to be creative but you didn't tell us exactly how you wanted that done.

  16.____I was creative and you said I was just shooting the bull.

  17.____The lectures were:

          __too detailed to pick out important points

          __not explained in sufficient detail

          __too boring

          __all jokes and no material

          __too serious--not enough entertainment to keep me awake.

  18.____All my other profs have agreed to raise my grades.

  19.____I don't have a reason; I just want a higher grade.

  20.____This course was:

          __too early, I was not awake.

          __too late, I was tired.

          __at lunchtime, I was hungry.

  21.____My (dog, cat, gerbil) (ate, wet on, threw up on) my (book, notes, term paper) for this  course.