Policies and Procedures

Graduate Education Policies & Procedures Manual



Exception to Policy Requests

The student must complete the appropriate Petition for Exception form as provided in The Graduate School's Forms Library:

  • Petition for Exception to Twelve-credit Limit Prior to Admission to a Graduate Program
  • Petition for Exception to Eight-year Time Limit to Degree Completion
  • Petition for Exception to Graduate Academic Policies
  • Graduate Late Withdrawal Request
  • Leave of Absence
  • Petition to Return



Guidebooks for Faculty & Staff

Graduate Advising Guidebooks

The Graduate School worked with departments and individuals across campus to create an Advising Guidebook for Graduate Students and the Faculty and Staff Advising Guidebook:


Graduate Faculty Handbooks

The Graduate School worked with faculty and staff across campus to create a Graduate Faculty Handbook and the Graduate Directors Handbook:

Graduate Faculty Policies & Applications


Thesis and Dissertation Information

  • Thesis and Dissertation Guidelines
  • Forms
  • Writing Resources

Learn more about Thesis and Dissertation Information

Other Resources

Page last modified March 22, 2024