Do I have grounds to sue the niversity I attend? I take online classes, week ten of the semester the professor went MIA, no one from the school administartion can answer what happend to the professor or gave a replacement for the remainder of the course. The class had no professor week 10 week 11 or week 12. None of the assignments were graded for the week. Now spring semester is over, we are four weeks into summer semester, a professor we don not even know, don't have contact info for started grading the assignment and gave out zeros. Now, we are 4 weeks into a new semester. The comment on the graded assignment was that it was late w/ the professor last name listed. Now, the assignment was not late and technical support confirmed it. This issue have been going on since May, starting out w/ no professor. I have contatced academic advising, the director, the erroneous professor, the president/ceo, everyone involved is not doing nothing to solve the matter. It seems everyone is pointing the finger at me. Becuase of the twenty five emails back and forth, and the refusal to provide me the dean's contact info, I googled the president and she laid me out because I bcc'd her on the email, not even considering any if the issues at hand. Due to this matter, my goa dopped, My financial have not been released and I'm constantly having panic attacks. I don't know whne this will be resolved, the class was over 5/27/12, grades just posted officially today and everyone is passing the buck and pointing the finger at me. I feel like this is a nightmare. Is this grounds to sue the university?Thanks Trina
Country relating to Question: United States
State (if USA): Pennsylvania
I have emailed academic advising, director, the professor that graded the assignment and contact the president and ceo, which all was unhelpful. I even was going to drive down from PA to MN, I asked who can I have a face to face meeting woth, but the director would not respond. This did not just happen to me, just abpout the entire class is angered about the professor going MIA for the last three weeks. I need some help from somebody.
Thanks in advance.
The enrollment agreement between a school and a student in exchange for tuition is an enforceable contract. A student has a reasonable expectation under the contract to the education as offerred under the terms of the class description for each class enrolled in and attended. Failure to perform the class as described is a breach of contract, and a student can sue, after making demand to the school to cure the breach. A breach can be cured by refunding the unit charges, or by providing supplemental instruction, if the student is willing. However, in some cases, the failure to perform under the contract could have greater ramifications, such as lost job opportunity, due to being unable to graduate on schedule. This sort of claim would be more difficult to make, because it is not necessarily foreseeable that the failure to teach a specific class would cause a student to lose a particular job opportunity.But, the botXXXXX XXXXXne is that there is at least a right to be made whole for the loss of the unit charges/fees, or the cost of having to attend a new class or supplement instruction for the unfinished class.Hope this helps. NOTICE: My goal here is to entertain while educating the public about the law. I hope my answer is useful and informative to you. During our conversation, the website may ask you to rate my answer. If you rate my answer lower than the middle rating, then the website retains your entire payment, and I receive nothing. It is entirely your choice as to how you rate my answer. However, because your payment to me is in the nature of a donation/gift, rather than as compensation for any services rendered, you are entitled to know how your rating affects the final distribution of your donation. If you need to contact me again, please put my user id at the beginning of your question ("To Socrateaser"), and the system will send me an alert. Please Click the following link for IMPORTANT LEGAL INFORMATION. Thanks and best wishes!
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