Definitions and Limits

1. Definition. A grievance shall include, but is not restricted to, a complaint by a graduate student:
(a) that he or she has been subjected to a violation, misinterpretation, or inequitable application of any of the regulations of the University, the Graduate School, a College or School, or Department; or
(b) that he or she has been treated unfairly or inequitably by reason of any act or condition that is contrary to established policy or practice governing or affecting graduate students at the University at Buffalo.
 
2. Time Limit. A grievance must be filed within one calendar year from the date of the alleged offense. The cognizant department chair, college or school dean, or the Dean of the Graduate School may extend this time limit upon demonstration of good cause.