College of Dental Medicine-Illinois

Downers Grove, IL Campus

Appeal Process

College of Dental Medicine-Illinois

Following notification of a decision of the Student Academic Progress Committee (Preclinical or Clinical), a student may appeal the decision to the Dean of the CDMI in writing within three (3) working days from the decision. The Dean's decision is final. The Dean may grant an appeal only if a student can demonstrate one of the following:

  1. Bias of one or more committee members
  2. Material information not available to the Committee at the time of its initial decision
  3. Procedural error

During the appeal process, the student must continue to attend classes.