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Policies of the School of Graduate Studies

This page is in progress, please see the University Policy site for current policies.


Administration of the graduate program

Admission -

Additional Master's Degree

Admission Status - Unconditional, Conditional, Provisional or Language



Double Major, Second Major, Major Equivalent

Advisor assignment


Credit earned before admission to SCSU

Credit by correspondence or examination

Culminating project requirements (masters) (Policy in Progress, Contact Graduate Studies)

    • Thesis requirements
    • Creative works requirements
    • Field study requirements
    • Comprehensive Exam requirements
    • Starred Paper requirements
    • Professional Program requirements (in progress)
    • Portfolio/project requirements
    • Portfolio/Internship requirements (in progress)

Electronic Submission Guidelines

Paper Submission Guidelines


Dismissal/Termination of graduate student status policy

Dismissal/Termination of graduate student status procedure

Doctoral Policy

Advanced standing (currently piloting and seeking approval)

Continuous enrollment

Dissertation requirements

Preliminary Conference

Final Oral Examination

Program credit requirements

Residency requirement


Grading system (marks)

Graduate assistantships

Graduation and related requirements

Application for Graduation or Completion

Conferring of Graduate Degrees           

Enrollment policy

Graduate Only Coursework

Residence credit requirement

Time limits to complete program

Validation of courses


Leave of absence



Program approval



Registration and related requirements

Course load limits

Course numbering system

Credit by arrangement for 501 courses

Independent study

Repeating of courses

Special student registration

Tour/field trip credit limits

Undergraduate degree requirement for graduate education

Undergraduate student registration

Workshop credit limitations

Research involving animal subjects

Research involving human participants


Satisfactory academic progress policy ( formerly Standard of Scholarship)

Satisfactory academic progress procedure


Transfer credit policy


Veteran status in admissions policy

All University Policies/Procedures

Academic Integrity Policy & Procedure (See Supporting Documents)

Academic Integrity Violation Allegation Form

Appeal of Academic Integrity Violation Sanctions Form

Appeal of Academic Integrity Violation Findings Form


Auditing Courses

Continuing Studies Registration

Directory information policy (student directory)


Grade Appeals Policy

  • See Supporting Documents - Grade Appeal Form
  • See Supporting Documents - Summary of Steps (Quick Guide

HuskyNet E-mail for Official Communication

Immunization requirement

Late Change in Registration Policy *

Sexual harassment and discrimination

Sexual violence policy

Student Absence for University Sanctioned Events Policy *

Student Code of Conduct

Student complaints concerning faculty (Form.pdf)

Student Rights and Responsibilties



Comprehensive List of University Policies

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