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UD Academic Policies and Information

The following information is found in the University's Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog. Topics highlighted under each section relate to UD Academic Policies and Procedures.
Contents:



Academic Honesty



University Attendance

  • Class Attendance expections, inclement weather, religious holidays
  • Seat Claim Policy
  • Academic Leave of Absence
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Academic Withdrawl and Program Interruption - 15 month rule
  • Failure to Withdraw Officially - (See Financial Consumer Information under "Conditions to Financial Aid")

Undergraduate Programs of Study     (Majors and Minors)


Registration / Enrollment

  • Class Registration Schedule (Matriculated Students)
  • Changing Class Registration

Earning Course Credits

  • Your Earned Credit Hour Classification - ie. What Year Are You?
  • Full-time or Part-time Status (Academic Course Load)
  • Transfer course work from other institutions: Policy and Procedures
  • Exemptions / Waivers
  • Earning Credit by Exam
  • Policies regarding Taking a Course more than once

Grading System Policies

  • Final Grades and Quality Points, Incompletes and Temporary grades
  • Policies regarding taking courses pass/fail
  • How your GPA Index is Calculated
  • Your Academic Standing- Quality Point Deficits, Probation, Dismissal, Readmission procedures
  • Dean's List requirements

    NOTE: Undergraduate students assigned temporary grades are not eligible for inclusion in the Dean's List until they have received final grades in all their courses for the semester.

Undergraduates: Academic Requirements for Graduation

  • Academic Honors: Summa, Magna, Cum Laude, Degree with Distinction
     
  • NOTE: Upon degree conferral, the academic record is finalized and no further changes (addition of a minor, grade change) may be made.

Graduate Program Academic Requirements