Student Advocacy Resources

Looking for information on final grade appeals, requirement to withdraw, incomplete grades, withdrawal with cause, and more? The Student Advocacy Resource Centre can help you navigate these situations and refine the self-advocacy skills you’ll need throughout the process. Click on the list of topics below to learn more:

NOTE: The documents below are mainly applicable to students taking credit courses at Mount Royal (with some exceptions marked with a star beside the link). If you are looking for information on non-credit student policies, like final grade appeal, or non-credit rights and responsibilities, visit Mount Royal’s Continuing Education portion of their website and their frequently asked questions (FAQ) section.

Understanding Legislation

Academic Freedom vs Freedom of Expression
Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP)

Communication Resources

Email Tips
Email Submission Example
Active Listening Tips
Effective Communication
Barriers to Effective Communication


Deferred Work
Deferred Examinations

Course Completion Concerns

Incomplete Grade Info (I-Grade Info)
Withdrawal and Withdrawal with Cause
Withdrawal with Cause (WC) Letter Template

Meeting Resources

Meeting Preparation Considerations
Relaxation Techniques for Stress Relief

Human Rights

Human Rights Info
Human Rights Case Study
Grievance Concerns – Letter Template


Important Phone Numbers
MRU Policy Cheat Sheet

Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR)

PLAR doc

University Completion Concerns

Requirement to Withdrawal (RTW) FAQ
RTW/RTWP Letter Template

Misconduct Allegations

Avoiding Academic Misconduct
Misconduct FAQ
Misconduct Submission Example

Final Grade Appeals

Final Grade Appeal FAQ
Final Grade Appeal Process

For additional information or support, contact the Student Advocacy Coordinator for confidential assistance and read up on our services list and/or service mandate.


David Gomez
Student Advocacy Resource Coordinator
Office: Wyckham House, Z303
Phone: 403.440.7779
Email: David or advocacy