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University Manual

Chapter 8 - Academic Regulations

Contents

Part I - Regulations for Students

Admissions, Acceptance of Credit and Internal Transfer

8.10.10 Matriculating Students
8.10.20-22 Admissions Policy Statement
8.10.30 Residency
8.10.40 New England Board of Higher Education Compact Students
8.10.50 Interinstitutional Student Exchange Program
8.11.10-11 Undergraduate Admissions Procedure
8.11.20 Performance Based Admissions
8.12.10 Freshman Candidates
8.12.20 Early Admissions Candidates
8.12.30-33 Advanced Placement Program
8.12.20 40-42 High School Seniors
8.13.10-13 Undergraduate Transfer Candidates
8.14.10 Visiting Students
8.15.10-14 CLEP General Examinations
8.15. 20-24 CLEP Subject Examinations
8.16.10-15 University College
8.17.10-11 Internal Transfer
8.18.10 Military Service
8.19.10-15 Nonmatriculating Students

Academic Requirements

8.20.10-23 General Education
8.20.50 Major Fields of Study
8.20.60-63 Minor Fields of Study
8.21.10-15 Undergraduate Curricular Requirements
8.22.10-11 Graduation
8.22.20-22 Second Bachelors Degree
8.22.30 Courtesy Degree
8.22.40 Distinction
8.23.10-13 Academic Standards for Matriculating Undergraduate Students
8.24.10-16 Procedure for Scholastic Discipline for Undergraduate Students
8.25.10-18 Reinstatement of Matriculating Undergraduate Students
8.26.10-13 Appeals Procedure
8.27.10-21 Cheating and Plagiarism

Courses, Course Enrollment and Fees

8.30.10 Course Numbering System
8.30.20 Simultaneous Courses
8.31.10 Basis for Credit
8.32.10-13 Course Credits
8.33.10-13 Registration Procedures
8.33.15-19 Early Course Registration
8.33.20 Late Registration Fee
8.33.30-32 Repeating Courses
8.34.10 Dropping a Course
8.35.10 Auditing a Course
8.36.10 Awarding Credit for Non-Classroom Activity
8.36.20-23 Credit by Examination
8.36.30-37 Prior Learning Assessment
8.37.10-17 Pass-Fail Grading Option
8.38.10-14 Credits
8.39.10-12 Attendance Requirements
8.40.10-12 Employee Enrollment
8.41.10 Fees for Part-Time Students
8.42.10-13 Withdrawal
8.42.20 Leave of Absence
8.43.10 Refunds
8.43.20 Adjustment of Fees
8.44.10-15 Continuing Education Units
8.45.10 Non-Credit Course Offerings
8.46.10-13 Classes

Examinations and Grades

8.50.50 Reading Days
8.51.10-17 Examinations
8.51.20-27 Scheduling Final Examinations
8.51.30-31 Final Examinations and Athletic Events
8.51.40 Security of Examinations
8.51.50 Final Examination Repository
8.52.10 Grading Criteria
8.52. 20-21 Instructor's Records
8.53.10-12 Grades
8.53.12 Enrolled - No Work Submitted
8.53.13 Enrolled - No grade reported
8.53.20-21 Incomplete
8.53.30 S/U Courses
8.54.10-12 Reporting of Records
8.54. 20 Reporting of Records: Academic Progress for Freshmen
8.55.10-11 Failure in Courses
8.56.10-12 Changes in Records
8.57.10 Dean's List

Honors Program

8.60.10-15 Honors Program: Objectives
8.61.10-14 Content
8.62.10-12 Eligibility
8.63.10-12 Requirements
8.64.10-14 Program Direction and Development
8.65.10-13 Department and College Responsibilities

Part II - Procedure for Establishing the Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar

8.70.10-13 Preparation
8.70.20-26 The Academic Year
8.70.30 The Fall Semester
8.70.40-41 The Spring Semester

Part III - Procedures for Approval and Review of Courses, Programs, and Other Academic Ventures

Courses

8.81.10 Course Approval
8.81.20-21 Open Ended Courses
8.81.30-31 Temporary Courses
8.81.35 Intensive Short Courses
8.81.40-43 Writing Intensive Courses
8.81.50 Scheduling Courses
8.81.60-62 Limitations
8.81.70 Course Approval Records
8.81.80 Course Jurisdiction

Programs

8.85.10-17 New Programs
8.85.20-24 Evaluation Criteria
8.85.30 Classification of programs for which new funding is required
8.85.31 Programs for which no new funding is required
8.86.10-14 Academic Program Review
8.87.10-11 Abolition of Programs
8.87.12 Suspension of Programs
8.88.10 Degree Programs at the Providence Campus

Centers, Institutes, Bureaus and Partnerships

8.90.10-12 Centers, Including Institutes, Bureaus, and Partnerships
8.90.20 Procedures for the Establishment of Centers
8.90.21 Temporary Authorization for Centers
8.90.22 Permanent Authorization for Centers
8.90.30 Review
8.90.40 Faculty Evaluation