University Academic Offices, Services, and Regulations

The following index references 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)

Academic Progress for International Students

Academic Regulations, Outreach

Academic Regulations

Academic Success Center

AccessID (WSU)


Administration of the University

Admission, Application for Undergraduate

Admission: Change of Graduate Status

Admission, Graduate Application Dates

Admission, Graduate Guest

Admission Guidelines, Freshmen

Admission: International Graduate Students

Admission: International Undergraduate Students

Admission, Non-Degree Graduate

Admission, Permit-to-Register Graduate

Admission, Post-Bachelor

Admission: Re-Entry Following an Interruption in Attendance

Admission, Regular Graduate

Admission Requirements, Outreach

Admission, Qualified Graduate

Admission, Senior Rule

Admission: Special Requirements and Professional Admission

Admission: Special Undergraduate Programs

Admission, Transfer

Admission, Undergraduate

Admission, Undergraduate Guest

Admissions and Orientation, Office of Undergraduate

Advanced Placement Tests

Advising Center, University

Advising, Non-matriculant

Air Force ROTC

‘AGRADE' Program: Accelerated Graduate Enrollment

American Society and Institutions (AI) Group Requirement

APEX (see Academic Pathways for Excellence (APEX))

Appeal Procedure, Academic

Appeal Procedures, University

Application Deadlines

Application for Degrees (see Degree or Certificate, Application for)

Archives, University, Labor, and Urban Affairs

Arts: General Education Group Requirement (see Visual and Per­forming Arts (VP) Group Requirement

Athletics, Intramurals and Recreation

Attendance and Performance, Responsible

Attendance Policy, Classroom, for Undergraduate Students

Auditing Courses


Bachelor's Degree Requirements

Bachelor's Degree, Second

Basic Composition (BC) Requirement

Blackboard (Courses on the Web)

Blackstone Launch Pad

Broadcast Messaging (WSU Emergencies)

Bulletin-in-Effect Policy see: Graduation Policy, Bulletin-in-Effect


Calendar, Academic: 2015-2017

Canadian Students, Commuting

Career Services

Centers, University and College (Undergraduate Programs)

Change of Status (Graduate) (see Admission: Change of Graduate Status)

College-Level Examination Program


Communication Requirement: Oral Communication (OC) Require­ment

Communication Requirement: Written Communication (BC, IC, WI)

Competency Requirements, General Education

Computer Labs

Computer Repair Services

Computer Security

Computing and Information Technology Division (C&IT)

Concurrent Degrees

Conduct, Student Code of

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Credits, Definition of Credit Hours

Critical and Analytic Thinking (CT) Requirement

Cross-Cultural Activities


Dean of Students Office

STARS (Student Tracking Advising Retention System)

Degree or Certificate, Application for

Degree Programs Offered Through Educational Outreach

Degrees and Programs, University

Directory Information, Student

Disabilities Institute, Developmental

Drop/Add — Adjusting Your Schedule

Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace Policy

Dual Enrollment


Early Academic Assessment

Educational Outreach

Email and Communication Tools

English Language Institute (ELI)

English Proficiency Requirement for International Graduate Students

Equality of Opportunity Policy, University

Ethics, Student Academic

Examination, Credit by Special

Executive and Professional Development Programs, (Non-Credit)

Exemptions for Second Degree and Transfer Students (General Edu­cation Program)

Extension Centers

Extension Services and Non-Credit Offerings


Federal TRIO Office

Fees, Student

Financial Aid, Application for (FAFSA)

Financial Aid Disbursement

Financial Aid, Office of Student (OSFA)

Financial Aid Types

Financial Need Determination

Foreign Culture (FC) Group Requirement

Freedom of Information Act, Michigan's

Fulbright Grants


General Education Courses

General Education Program

Grade Point Average

Grades and Marks, Change of

Grading System, University

Graduation, Application for

Graduation Policy, Bulletin-in-Effect

Graduation with Distinction

Grid Computing

Group Requirements, General Education


Handicapped, Non-Discrimination Policy

High School Preparation, Recommended

Historical Studies (HS) Group Requirement

History of the University

Honors Requirements, College or Department

Honors Curricula, Undergraduate

Honors Curriculum, University

Housing and Residential Life, Office of

Humanities Center

Humanities (VP, PL) Group Requirement


ID (WSU OneCard), Student

Intercollegiate Graduate Studies (see MIGS)

Intermediate Composition (IC) Requirement

International Faculty and Research Scholars

International Students and Scholars: Health Insurance

International Students and Scholars, Office of (OISS)

International Students and Scholars, New

International Students: Non-immigrant

Internet and Network Services


Japan Center for Michigan Universities


Labor Studies Center

Latino/a and Latin American Studies, Center for

Leadership Awards, Student

Library: Law Library, Arthur Neef

Library: Medical Library, Shiffman, and Learning Resources Centers

Library: Purdy/Kresge Library

Library: Undergraduate Library, David Adamany

Library System, University

Life Sciences (LS) Group Requirement

Location of the University


MACRAO Agreement


Mathematics Competency (MC) Requirement

Mathematics, Center for Excellence and Equity in

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

Media Relations Office

Merrill-Palmer Skillman Institute for Children and Families

Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA)

MIGS - Michigan Intercollegiate Graduate Studies Program

Military and Veterans' Academic Excellence, Office of (OMVAE)

Minor Areas of Study

Mission, University

Mobile Apps.: see Wayne State Mobile

Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Center for


Natural Science (PS, LS) Group Requirement

Nepotism Policy, Academic

Health Center, Campus


Obligations of Faculty and Students to the Instructional Process

Ombuds Office

Oral Communication (OC) Requirement

Organization of the University, Administrative

Orientation, New Student


Palliative-Care Excellence, Center to Advance (CAPEWAYNE)

Passed — Not Passed Program

Parents' and Family Services

Parking: Faculty, Staff, and Visitor

Payment of Tuition and Fees

Peace and Conflict Studies, Center for

Philosophy and Letters (PL) Group Requirement

Phoenix Program (Second Start)

Physical Sciences (PS) Group Requirement

Pipeline, WSU (Records and Registration Services on the Web)

Police and Public Safety Services

Post-Bachelor Status: see Admission, Post-Bachelor

Probation, Undergraduate Academic

Program Load, Normal


Ranking, Class

Records and Registration, Student

STARS (Student Tracking Advising Retention System)

Records, Student, Release of

Registering for Classes Online

Registrar, Office of the

Registration and Scheduling

Registration for Off-Campus Courses

Repeating Courses — The mark of R

Research Networks: Internet2 and MiLR

Researcher's Dashboard

Residency Regulations and Review Procedures: In-State Tuition

Retention and Graduation Data, Wayne State University

Rights and Responsibilities, Student


Scholarship Programs for Freshmen and Transfer Students

Scholarships: see Individual School and College Sections:
      General Information, Colleges and Departments

Second Start (see Phoenix Program (Second Start))

Senior Rule (see Admission, Senior Rule)

Sexual Discrimination, Harassment, and Assault Policy

Social Science (SS) Group Requirement

Society and Institutions (AI, FC, HS, SS) Group Requirement

Software Purchases and Discounts

STARS (see STARS (Student Tracking Advising Retention System))

Student Center Administration

Student Senate

Study Abroad and Global Programs Office

Study Skills Counseling

Success Programs, Student


Technology Resource Center

Testing, Evaluation, and Research Services

Transcript Request Policy

Transfer of Undergraduate Credits

Travel Study, Outreach

TRIO (see Federal TRIO Office)

Tuition Cancellation

Tuition and Fees, Undergraduate

Tuition Review Procedures: see Residency Regulations and Review Procedures: In-State Tuition



Urban Studies, Center for


Visitor Program (Non-Credit)

Visual and Performing Arts (VP) Group Requirement

Violence in the Workplace Policy


Wayne State Mobile

Windsor, University of, Exchange Agreement with Wayne State Uni­versity

Written Communication (BC, IC, WI)

Writing-Intensive Course in the Major (WI) Requirement