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Graduate College Policy and Procedure Manual Table of Contents

Policy Statement Concerning the Contents of this Manual

Section 1: Resources

List of Resources. Select a link from the list below to access the section listed.

Section 1: Resources Table
Graduate College Contact Information
Graduate College Staff
Boise State Links
Student Academic Services
Student Health Services
Other Student Services
Standardized Testing Services

Section 2: Graduate Admissions Policies

List of Graduate Admission Policies. Select a link from the list below to access the section listed.

Section 2: Graduate Admission Policies Table
Minimum Admission Requirements of the Graduate College
Admission Requirements for a Graduate Degree or Certificate Program
To Apply to a Degree or Certificate Program
For Students with Provisional Admission
To Apply as a Non-Degree Seeking Student
Applying as an International Student
Administrative Handling of Admission Documents

Section 3: Graduate Academic Policies

List of Graduate Academic Policies. Select a link from the list below to access the section listed.

Section 3: Graduate Academic Policies Table
Language Requirement
Simultaneous Enrollment
Graduate Student Advising
Academic Performance
Academic Performance at Graduation
Repetition of Graduate Courses
Transfer Credits
G-Courses and Dual-Listed Courses
Application of Credit Already Applied to a Graduate Certificate
In-service Teacher Education or Professional Education Workshops
Course Challenge
Graduate Credit for Undergraduate Students
Admission to Candidacy
Proposed Plan of Study for a Graduate Certificate
Choice of Graduate Catalog
Adjustment of Academic Requirements
Thesis and Dissertation
Thesis and Dissertation Office
Report of Culminating Activity
Graduation
Program Time Lines
Full Time Enrollment
Student Handbook

Section 4: Policies for Ph.D. and Ed.D. Programs

List of Policies for Ph.D. and Ed.D. Programs. Select a link from the list below to access the section listed.

Section 4: Policies for Ph.D. and Ed.D. Programs Table
Description
Degree Requirements
Restrictions on Certain Courses
Comprehensive Examination
Failure of the Comprehensive Examination
Dissertation
Final Oral Examination
Failure of the Final Oral Examination

Section 5: Policies for Education Specialist Programs

List of Policies for Education Specialist Programs. Select a link from the list below to access the section listed.

Section 5: Policies for Education Specialist Programs
Description
Degree Requirements
Restrictions on Certain Courses

Section 6: Policies for Master’s Programs

List of Policies for Master’s Programs. Select a link from the list below to access the section listed.

Section 6: Policies for Master’s Programs Table
Description
Degree Requirements
Restrictions on Certain Courses
Thesis
Project
Portfolio
Capstone Course
Series of Practicums
Performance Recital or Lecture Recital
Comprehensive Examination
Failure of a Comprehensive Examination
Final Oral Examination
Failure of a Final Oral Examination
Second Master’s Degree
Accelerated Master’s Degree

Section 7: Policies for Certificate Programs

List of Policies for Certificate Programs. Select a link from the list below to access the section listed.

Section 7: Policies for Certificate Programs Table
Description
Certificate Requirements
Restrictions on Certain Courses
Simultaneous Enrollment in a Graduate Certificate and Degree Program
Enrollment in More Than One Certificate Program

Section 8: Graduate Assistantships

Section 9: Student Rights

List of Student Rights. Select a link from the list below to access the section listed.

Section 9: Student Rights Table
Confidentiality and privacy (FERPA)
Equal Treatment
Nondiscrimination
Freedom in the Classroom
Right to Appeal

Section 10: Student Responsibilities

List of Student Responsibilities. Select a link from the list below to access the section listed.

Section 10: Student Responsibilities Table
Academic Integrity
Responsible Conduct of Research
Meeting Obligations
Termination of Graduate Assistants
Communication with the University

Section 11: Student Appeals

List of Student Appeals. Select a link from the list below to access the section listed.

Section 11: Student Appeals Table
Request for an Exception to the Regionally Accredited Institution Requirement for Admission
Request for Reinstatement to a Graduate Program
Request to Extend the Duration of Study