University Academic Offices, Services, and Regulations

The following index references all of the general Academic Regula­tions of the University as well as important offices providing aca­demic services. For individual School and College regulations and offices, see their respective sections of this Bulletin website indexed under General Information Colleges and Departments.


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Academic Pathways for Excellence (APEX) TRIO Programs — McNair Scholars

Academic Progress for International Students

Academic Regulations, Graduate

Academic Success: see Student Academic Success Services

AccessID (WSU)

Accreditations of University Programs

Additional Essay or Thesis Elections and Fee Policy

Administration of the University

Admission: ‘AGRADE’ — Accelerated Graduate Enrollment

Admission: Change of Graduate Status

Admission, Faculty

Admission, Graduate Guest

Admission, Graduate Non-Degree

Admission, Graduate School

Admission, Ph.D. Program

Admission, Post-Bachelor

Admission, Qualified

Admission, Regular

Admission, Senior Rule

Admission: Special Status Students

Advising, Initial Ph.D.

Advising, Non-matriculant

Appeal Procedure, Academic

Appeal Procedure (Grade), College/School

Application Dates, Graduate Admission

Application Deadlines

Application for Degree or Certificate

Archives, University

Athletics, Intramurals and Recreation

Attendance and Performance, Responsible

Attendance Policy, Classroom

Auditing Courses

Automotive Research, Center for


Bioengineering Center

Blackboard (Courses on the Web)

Broadcast Messaging (WSU Emergencies)


Calendar, Ph.D. Procedural

Calendar, Academic 2014 - 2016

Calendar, Law School: 2014-2016

Calendar, Medical School, 2014-2016

Campus Life

Cancer Institute, Barbara Ann Karmanos

Candidacy for Ph.D. Degree

Candidacy for Master’s Degree

Cardiovascular Research Institute

Career Services

Centers and Institutes

Certificates: Graduate and Bridge Graduate Programs

Change of Grade or Mark

Children and Families, Merrill-Palmer Skillman Institute for

Citizenship, Center for the Study of

Civil Rights, Damon J. Keith Center for

Code of Conduct, Student


Computer Help Desk: see Help Desk

Computer Labs

Computer Security

Computing and Information Technology Division (C&IT)

Confucius Institute

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Courses, Graduate

Coursework, Ph.D.

Credit Card Payments

Credit Load, Maximum

Credits, Definition of

Credits by Examination: see Examination, Credit by

Credits, Major and Minor Graduate

Cross-Cultural Activities


Dean of Students Office

Deception, Fraud and Misuse of Documents

Degree Audit: see STARS (Student Tracking Advising Retention Sys­tem)

Degree and Certificate Programs, University

Degree and Certificate Requirements, Graduate

Developmental Disabilities Institute

Directory for the Graduate School

Directory Information, Student

Disability Services, Student (SDS)

Dissertation Advisory Committee

Dissertation Prospectus and Approval

Dissertation Preparation

Dissertation Public Lecture Presentation-Defense

Dissertation Registration

Dissertation (Approved) Submission of

Doctor of Philosophy Degrees (Ph.D.)

Dropping and Adding Courses

Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace Policy

Dual Enrollment

Dual-Title Graduate Degrees


Educational Outreach

Email and Communication Tools

Enrollment, Mandatory Ph.D. Pre-Candidacy

English Language Institute (ELI)

English Proficiency Requirements

Environmental Health Sciences, Institute of

Equality of Opportunity Policy

Essays, Master’s Degree

Ethics, Student

Examination, Credit by

Examination, Ph.D. Qualifying

Exceptions, Ph.D. Program

Executive and Professional Development

Extension Centers

Extension Services and Non-Credit Offerings


Fees, Student

Financial Aid, Application for (FAFSA)

Financial Aid Disbursement

Eligibility and Conditions of Financial Aid

Financial Aid, Office of Student (OSFA)

Financial Aid Types

Financial Assistance, Graduate

Fitness: see Recreation and Fitness Center, Mort Harris

Food Service Facilities

Foreign Language Requirement, Ph.D.

Freedom of Information Act, Michigan's

Fulbright Grants


Gerontology, Institute of

Grade Point Average (g.p.a.)

Grades, Graduate

Grading System: University

Graduate Council

Graduate Examiner

Graduate Faculty


Grid Computing


Handicapped, Non-Discrimination Policy

Health Center, Primary Care

Health Insurance

Health Insurance: International Students and Scholars

Help Desk

History and Procedures of the Graduate School

History of the University

Housing and Residential Life, Office of

Human Growth and Development, C.S. Mott Center for

Humanities Center


ID, Student (WSU OneCard)

Intellectual Property Law Institute (I.P.L.I.)

Intercollegiate Study: see Michigan Intercollegiate Graduate Studies (MIGS) Program

International Faculty and Research Scholars

International Programs

International Students (Admission)

International Students, Non-Immigrant

International Students and Scholars, New

International Students and Scholars, Office of (OISS)

Internet and Network Services


Joint Degrees

Judaic Studies, Cohn-Haddow Center for


Labor and Urban Affairs, Archives of

Labor Studies Center

Latino/a and Latin American Studies, Center for

Law Library, Arthur Neef

Learning and Performance Improvement, Institute for

Libraries and Archives of the University

Ligon Center: see Vision, Ligon Research Center of the School of Medicine

Location of the University - Maps


Manufacturing Information Systems Center

Marks, Graduate

Master's Degrees

Mathematics, Center for Excellence and Equity in

McNair Scholars: see Academic Pathways for Excellence (APEX) TRIO Programs — McNair Scholars

Medical Library, Shiffman, and Learning Resources Centers

Merrill-Palmer: see Children and Families, Merrill-Palmer Skillman Institute for

Michigan Intercollegiate Graduate Studies (MIGS) Program

Military and Veterans’ Educational Benefits (OMVEB)

Mission of the Graduate School

Mission of the University

Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Center for

Mott Center: see Human Growth and Development, C.S. Mott Center for


Nepotism, Academic

Non-Degree Admission: see Admission, Graduate Non-Degree


Oakland Center Library Services Center

Obligations to the Instructional Process

Ombuds Office

OneCard: see ID, Student (WSU OneCard)

Online Programs, Office of

Oral Examination

Organization of the University, Administrative


Palliative-Care, Center to Advance Excellence in (CAPEWAYNE)

Parking, Faculty, Staff, and Visitor

Payment of Tuition and Fees

Permit to Register Admission Status

Pipeline WSU (Using the WEB)

Plan of Work, Doctoral

Police/Public Safety Services

Post-baccalaureate Scholars Program, Ronald E. McNair

Post-Bachelor Admission: see Admission, Post-Bachelor

Pre-Candidacy (Ph.D.): see Enrollment, Mandatory Ph.D. Pre-Candi­dacy

Program Load, Normal

Psychological Services: see Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Purdy/Kresge Library


Records, Release of Student

Records and Registration

Recreation and Fitness Center, Mort Harris

Registrar, Office of the

Registration Online

Registration and Scheduling

Research Networks: Internet2 and MiLR

Researcher's Dashboard

Residence Requirement, Ph.D.

Responsibilities, Graduate Faculty and Ph.D. Student

Retail and Commercial Service Facilities

Retaking Courses

Reviews, Annual Ph.D.

Rights and Responsibilities, Student


Scholarship (Academic Standards)

School Health, Center for

Sexual Harassment Policy

Short-Term and Travel-Study Courses for Graduate Credit

Social Work Research, Center for

Sports Facilities

STARS (Student Tracking Advising Retention System)

Student Academic Success Services

Student Center

Student Senate

Study Abroad and Global Programs


Technology Resource Center

Testing, Evaluation, and Research Services

Theses, Master’s

Time Limitation for Master’s Degree

Time Limitation, Ph.D.

Transcript Request Policy

Transfer of Credits — Graduate

Travel Study: see Short-Term and Travel-Study Courses for Gradu­ate Credit

TRIO Programs: see Academic Pathways for Excellence (APEX) TRIO Programs — McNair Scholars

Tuition and Fees

Tuition Cancellation

Tuition Regulations and Review Procedures


Undergraduate Library, David Adamany

Undergraduate Registration for Graduate Courses

Urban Studies, Center for


Veterans’ Benefits: see Military and Veterans’ Educational Benefits (OMVEB)

Vision, Ligon Research Center of the School of Medicine

Visitor Program (Non-Credit)


Windsor, University of — WSU, Exchange Program Agreement


Workplace Issues, Douglas A. Fraser Center for

Workplace Violence, Policy on