Policies

Policies

Graduate School Commencement

The Graduate Student Handbook

Academic rules, procedures, and deadlines
to guide you from your first registration through
the final stages of the degree process
.

Students register themselves online through SPIRE, the university's student information system.

Here you will find all important dates, deadlines and holidays.

An A-Z listing of all forms and downloadable documentation on the Graduate School site.

Course numbering system, types of courses, billing, enrollment status, statute of limitations, leave of absence, withdrawal/dismissal, absences for religious reasons.

Grading policies, transfer of credit policy, change of major/program, change of personal data, transcripts, and privacy of records.

Checklists of requirements, deadlines, formatting and electronic submission information, and other information essential to completing your master’s or doctoral degree.