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Graduate Student Handbook and Resources

2020-2021 Graduate Student Handbook and Resources:

I. GRADUATE ACADEMIC STUDIES
A. Introduction 4
B. Welcome/Message from the President 4
C. Mission Statement 4
D. Graduate Programs of Study 5
E. Scheduling of Graduate Course 6
II. ENROLLMENT
A. Non-Degree Enrollment 6
B. Continuous Enrollment 7
C. Readmission 7
D. Registration 8
E. Transfer Credit 8
F. Inter-Institutional Enrollment 9
G. Faculty Advisory System 9
H. Catalog Selection 10
I. Time Limitations 10
J. Full-Time and Part-Time Enrollment 10
K. Official Withdrawal Procedures 11
III. ACADEMIC POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
A. Class Attendance 11
B. Student Emergency Absence Policy 11
C. Inclement Weather Policy 12
D. Course Numbering and Grading System 12
E. Academic Standards 14
IV. FINANCE AND BILLING
A. Graduate Financial Assistance 16
B. Graduate Scholarships 16
C. Graduate Assistantships 17
D. Graduate Tuition and Fees 18
E. Student Personal Information 18
V. GRADUATION AND DEGREE COMPLETION
A. Application for Graduation 18
B. Transcripts and Certification of Completion of Degree 19
C. Professional Certification 19
D. Internships and Field Experience 19
VI. GRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMS AND DIRECTORS 20