UW Information on Allegations of Discrimination in the Awarding of a Grade
The following section concerns appealing a grade due to alleged discrimination.
The Office of Compliance is responsible for investigating allegations of discrimination. Federal law prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability/handicap. State law prohibits discrimination on the basis of all those factors covered by federal law, as well as ancestry, creed, age, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, and parental status. For more information, please see Equal Opportunity Complaint Investigation.
A student who alleges that discrimination was a factor in the assigning of the disputed grade should be directed to contact the Office of Compliance.