Processes & Policies
How to add or drop a class and discerning when it is the right decision.
Changing Colleges is a significant decision that should be made with the advice of your advising dean
How credits from testing, activities, and equivalent courses are handled towards your degree requirements
How to change the listing of a cross-listed course
The Dean's List represents the top 30% of students in a college
How to declare or change your major
The Dual Degree allows students to pursue majors in both engineering and arts and letters.
Policies for the scheduling and administration of final exams
Students in Arts and Letters are required to reach intermediate proficiency in a foreign language.
The College of Arts and Letters has an Honesty Committee in place to hear alleged Honor Code violations
How to obtain internship credit.
A leave of absence may be granted for personal, medical, or study purposes for no more than two semesters in a row.
Overloading is when you take more than 18 credits per semester; the usual course load is 17.
Part-time status is defined as fewer than 12 credit hours per semester and is reserved for seniors in their final semester.
With permission, juniors and seniors may take one non-major, non-required elective course each semester on a pass/fail grading basis.
Policies for ROTC courses.
How to study abroad.
Policies for taking courses during the summer.
A student who wishes to receive credit for a course taken at another institution must receive pre-approval.
Policies for withdrawing from the University.
An X grade grants a limited extension to submit work disrupted by an emergency and/or extenuating circumstances.