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02-03 LS&A Bulletin

Chapter IV: Academic Policies and Procedures

The policies and procedures described in this chapter govern the conduct of academic matters affecting students enrolled in the College. Exceptions to these policies may be granted only upon written petition to the Academic Standards Board. Honors students petition the Honors Academic Board; Residential College students petition the RC Counseling Office.

General College Policies and Procedures


  1. "W" and fee deadlines differ for mini-courses. A mini-course that starts at the beginning of the term and lasts for seven weeks can be dropped without "W" and without fee for three weeks. Such a course starting in the middle of the term can be dropped without "W" and without fee for two weeks.
  2. Information regarding "W" and fee deadlines for all other mini-courses is available on the Student Academic Affairs website:
  3. All requests to drop or add mini-courses submitted after the applicable free drop/add period are decided by the Academic Standards Board. Any late drop or add request for mini-courses needs to be supported by significant extenuating circumstances.

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