Policies The Graduate Student Handbook Academic rules, procedures, and deadlinesto guide you from your first registration through the final stages of the degree process. Read the Handbook Registration Students register themselves online through SPIRE, the university's student information system. Academic Calendar Here you will find all important dates, deadlines and holidays. Forms and Documents An A-Z listing of all forms and downloadable documentation on the Graduate School site. Enrollment Course numbering system, types of courses, billing, enrollment status, statute of limitations, leave of absence, withdrawal/dismissal, absences for religious reasons. Education Records Grading policies, transfer of credit policy, change of major/program, change of personal data, transcripts, and privacy of records. Degree Requirements Checklists of requirements, deadlines, formatting and electronic submission information, and other information essential to completing your master’s or doctoral degree.