Academic Policies

Academic Requirements for Degree Programs:
Overview
Academic Credit and Student Workload
Undergraduate Degrees (BA, BS, BFA, MusB)
Two Bachelor’s Degrees From Purchase
Second Bachelor’s Degree (Only) From Purchase
Graduate Degrees (MA, MFA, MM)

General Academic Policies:
Academic and Professional Integrity
Guidelines for Research with Human Subjects
ESL Proficiency Requirements
Transfer Credit Policy: BA and BS Programs
Transfer Credit Policy: BFA and MusB Programs
Transfer Credit Policy: MA, MFA, and MM Programs
Transfer Eligibility for Student Athletes
Internal Transfer: Policy and Procedures
Full-Time and Part-Time Status and Overload Approval
The Freshman Year and Freshman Withdrawal Policy
College Writing: AP Policy
Declaring a Major*
Double Major*
Minors
Registration
Attendance (General and on Religious Holidays)
Exam Week
Tutorials and Independent Studies
Academic Credits in Performing and Visual Arts Courses*
Senior Projects*
Off-Campus Study
Academic Internships
Enrollment in Liberal Studies & Continuing Education Courses (including winter and summer session)
Cross-Registration at Manhattanville College
Maintenance of Matriculation
Readmission
Graduation
Graduation with Honors

*BA and BS programs

Grading Policies:
Grading System
Grade of Incomplete: Procedure for Receiving
Grade Point Averages
Change of Grade
Dean’s List

Satisfactory Academic Progress:
Overview
Standards for Undergraduate Students
Standards for Graduate Students
Professional Standards: BFA, MusB, MFA, and MM Programs
- Program Progress and Professional Standards:
  Conservatories of Dance, Music, and Theatre Arts;
  School of Art+Design; School of Film and Media
  Studies: Film BFA Program
Academic Review Committee and Midterm Warning
Academic Probation
Suspension

Leaves of Absence, Withdrawals, and Dismissals:
Academic Leaves
Medical Leaves
Personal Leaves
Notes for All Leaves
Withdrawal From the College
Academic Dismissal

Academic Records:
Overview
Policies Governing Student Records (FERPA)


Please refer to Appendix A for selected highlights of other college policies affecting students. Students and other interested parties should refer to the following for additional information and updates during 2013–2015:

Student Handbook (www.purchase.edu/studenthandbook)
College Policies (www.purchase.edu/policies)

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