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Applicants admitted on the basis of an expected baccalaureate or graduate degree must have completed all requirements for that degree prior to the start of classes. University of Connecticut seniors must have completed the baccalaureate prior to the start of classes. Otherwise, they must continue to register as undergraduates, even though admitted to The Graduate School and registering for graduate courses.
In addition, except under unusual circumstances or when conducting off-campus research or holding an off-campus internship or fellowship, students enrolled in on-campus programs must arrive on campus on or before the first day of classes in each academic term in which they are enrolled.
Graduate students may enroll in up to 20 credits per semester. The specific of credits and choice of courses for which a student registers is a matter to be discussed by the student and the major advisor. If a student has extenuating circumstances that require the student to take more than 20 credits, the major advisor must send a written request to The Graduate School for approval.
The former two courses may be taken by students who have completed all requirements for the respective degree except the research component and who have no other obligations at the University i. The latter two courses denote a full-time, off-campus directed project, such as an internship, field work, or other special activity. Students holding graduate assistantships must register for six or more credits per semester.
Such students are considered to be full-time students. Students in GRAD or may hold graduate assistantships if those assistantships are in direct support of their studies. Such an assistantship may not be a standard teaching assistantship. A Single 21 Connecticut area 21 course credit load is between 1 and 8. A credit load of fewer than 4. These criteria apply to all registered students at the University. Note that the Non-Credit Registration courses GRAD, and do not count toward the credit load requirement for half-time, three-quarter-time, or full-time enrollment status.
Degree and certificate seeking students who do not need to be certified by the University as holding at least half-time enrollment status may use these courses to maintain registration. Registration may be maintained either by taking coursework for credit or by registering for one of the five Non-Credit Registration courses. Reinstatement is possible although not guaranteed within a year of last registration and payment of a reinstatement fee.
However, registration is not required during the summer or for the semester during the first 10 class days of which the student completes all requirements for a degree if it is the only degree the student is pursuing. Single 21 Connecticut area 21 new and continuing students should make appointments with their major advisors to determine the courses in which they plan to enroll.
Dates for registration are published in the Academic Calendar. Students encountering problems during registration including enrollment in restricted courses should contact the Office of the Registrar. Students who do not wish to register for a course for credit may be permitted to register as auditors under the following conditions: 1 they pay the appropriate tuition and fees for the course; 2 they obtain the consent of the instructor; 3 they audit only courses for which there are adequate classroom or laboratory facilities; and 4 in the case of students in degree programs, they obtain consent from their major advisors.
All permissions and registrations for auditing courses must be filed in the Office of the Registrar. The privileges of an auditor in a course are limited specifically to attending and listening. Auditors must attend class regularly. In addition, the auditor does not submit any work and is neither eligible to take any tests or examinations nor able to receive grades on all or any part of the course.
No audit enrollment request will be approved after the ninth week of the semester. A student may repeat a course once without seeking permission in order to earn a higher grade. However, a student must have major advisor permission to repeat a course that is listed as a prerequisite or corequisite for any course that the student has passed. When a student repeats a course, credit shall be allowed only once, i.
Courses with the same that cover the same course content cannot be counted more than once for credit. In the computation of the grade point average, the registered credit and grade points for the highest grade shall be included in the GPA calculation. The registered credit and grade for the lower grade will remain on the transcript, but will be removed from the GPA calculation.
The student should note that repeating a course that was ly passed can have negative consequences. For example, repeating a ly passed course may have an effect on financial aid. Students considering repeating ly passed Single 21 Connecticut area 21 should consult their advisors and Student Financial Aid Services staff.
The grade and registered credit recorded for the course prior to receipt of the degree will continue to be included in the GPA and credit calculations. Other zero-credit courses may be substituted, Single 21 Connecticut area 21 appropriate.
Any currently matriculated student taking coursework at another institution, either for transfer to a University of Connecticut graduate degree program or for any other reason, must enroll in one of these courses. Note that, per U. International students should consult with the office of International Student and Scholar Services prior to registering for Single 21 Connecticut area 21 courses.
Non-credit registration requires payment of the associated University fees. Students may not add non-credit registration after the first day of classes if they were ly enrolled and attended any credit-bearing courses. Students may add courses during the first 10 days of classes without special permissions. However, after the beginning of a semester or summer session, a student may not add a course if the instructor feels that the elapsed time might preclude its successful completion. For degree and certificate seeking students, courses added after the tenth day of a semester or after the fifth day of a summer session term must be submitted to the Office of the Registrar on a Schedule Revision Request form.
During the first nine weeks of a semester or prior to the midpoint of a summer session course, a student may drop a course by the following procedure. Students registered directly by the Office of the Registrar at Storrs must file a properly completed and ed Schedule Revision Request form with the Office of the Registrar. This form is available on the Office of the Registrar website at registrar. Non-degree students register and drop courses through the Office of the Registrar at nondegree.
After the first nine weeks of a semester or the midpoint of a summer session course, students ordinarily are not allowed to drop a course. Permission to drop a course or to change from participant to auditor is granted only for good cause. All students must obtain permission from The Graduate School. Permission is granted only on the written recommendation of the major advisor or program director, which must be convincing and sufficiently specific regarding reasons beyond the control of the student.
The recommendation should be accompanied by a properly completed and ed Late Drop Petition form for the course s to be dropped. Under no circumstances is a student at any location or in any program permitted to drop a course after the course has been completed with a permanent grade posted.
No grade is recorded for courses officially dropped. Before terminating class attendance, the student should ensure that the course has been dropped officially. Until this has been done, the student is obligated to complete all work. In addition, dropping a course does not automatically remove the course from a plan of study, nor does approved deletion of a course from a plan of study cause registration in the course to be dropped.
The procedures are separate and unrelated. The general policies and procedures regarding dropping a course described above apply to dropping all courses, whether the student wishes to remain active in the program or to withdraw permanently from it.
Permission from The Graduate School is required for the student either to remain active in the program or to leave in good standing. There are no bill adjustments unless all courses are dropped for the term and in such circumstances, the University Refund Schedule will apply.
Any student who is regularly registered for a course and who satisfies the course requirements shall receive credit for that course. A student is regularly registered for a course only if that student has conformed to all university or college regulations or requirements when applying to register.
Note that course credit by examination is not allowed as a means of accumulating credits to meet the requirements for advanced degrees. Instructors are required to file grades with the Office of the Registrar for all credit-bearing courses taken by a student. For more information, refer to the Termination of Status and Academic Dismissal section. Temporary grades ify that credit has not been earned in that course and may subject the student to scholastic probation or dismissal.
Temporary grades shall not prevent the calculation of either the semester or the cumulative grade point average. An instructor may as one of the following temporary grades for a course when student work is not completed within the semester. No basis for grade A student has completed few or no assessments and no make-up schedule has been agreed upon with the instructor; the instructor has no basis for a grade.
Incomplete Grade A student has not completed all of the assessments but work completed is of passing quality and a make-up schedule has been agreed upon with the instructor. Final assessment absence A student did not submit a final assessment and might by means of a satisfactory performance on the assessment complete the course with a passing grade. Upon the recommendation of the instructor to The Graduate School, a limited extension of an incomplete may be granted.
The Graduate School is not obligated to approve an extension if the instructor of the course is no longer at the University of Connecticut. If more than three courses have been left incomplete, the student may be required to complete those still viable before being allowed to register for additional coursework. An employment authorization for a graduate assistantship appointment may not be approved for a student who has four or more viable incomplete courses on their academic record. They should never be changed for reasons unrelated to course requirements or quality of work. Once the grade in the course has been submitted, an instructor may neither accept additional work nor give additional examinations.
In cases when the instructor concludes that a course grade ought to be changed, the instructor determines a corrected grade and initiates the grade change process. The head of the department or program Single 21 Connecticut area 21 the course and the dean of the school or college in which the course was taught will be notified of a grade change to ensure consistency. The general academic standards and degree requirements of The Graduate School described here apply to all students enrolled in certificate, degree, and sixth-year diploma programs. Some programs have additional requirements that are more detailed or tailored to the needs of the specific program.
Students should acquaint themselves with all of the standards and requirements for their program, as specified in both this catalog and the relevant graduate program handbooks. Undergraduate and non-degree students taking a graduate course should consult the appropriate catalog for regulations that apply to them. Maintenance of good academic standing in The Graduate School requires a cumulative grade point average of 3. Conferral of a degree or certificate requires that the student have a cumulative grade point average of 3.
A certificate from the University of Connecticut provides post-baccalaureate students with critical knowledge in a specific field or niche. Both post-baccalaureate and graduate certificate programs are offered through The Graduate School. A certificate is not a degree. Rather, it is a focused set of courses that, when completed, demonstrates competence in a coherent academic specialty.
Students are awarded certificates based upon completion of a well-defined program of coursework, which typically consists of 12 to 15 credits specified in the certificate program requirements. In a small of cases where detailed justification has been provided, a certificate program may require as few as nine credits. In certain cases where the appropriate programs have obtained specific prior approval, one three-credit course may be used simultaneously to satisfy course requirements in two different certificate programs.Single 21 Connecticut area 21
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