Universal Grade Change Form

  1. University: ______________________
    To: Professor ____________________
    From: ____________________________

    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 Grade Point Average and I won't get into:
    ______ Medical School
    ______ Graduate School
    ______ Dental School
    ______ My Fraternity/Sorority
    ______ The Mickey Mouse Club
    ______ Tri County Tech

    __ 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 tutor 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 every little fact.

    __ 9. I learned all the facts and definitions but your exams asked about
    general principles.

    __ 10. You are prejudiced against:
    ____ Males
    ____ Jews
    ____ Blacks
    ____ Females
    ____ Catholics
    ____ Whites
    ____ Protestants
    ____ Moslems
    ____ Minorities
    ____ Chicanos
    ____ People
    ____ Students

    __ 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 the following
    illness:
    ____ mono
    ____ broken little finger
    ____ acute alcoholism
    ____ pregnancy
    ____ VD
    ____ fatherhood
    ____ motherhood

    __ 13. You told us to be creative but you didn't tell us exactly how you
    wanted that done.

    __ 14. I was creative and you said I was just shooting the bull.

    __ 15. I don't have a reason; I just want a higher grade.

    __ 16. The lectures were:
    ____ too detailed to pick out important points
    ____ not explained in sufficient detail
    ____ too boring
    ____ all jokes and not enough material
    ____ all of the above

    __ 17. This course was:
    ____ too early, I was not awake.
    ____ at lunchtime, I was hungry
    ____ too late, I was tired

    __ 18. My (dog, cat, gerbil) (ate, wet on, threw up on) my (book, notes,
    paper) for this course.

    __ 19. Other__________________________________
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Universal Grade Change Form