Academics

Academic Catalog Policy

McNeese State University complies with standards 10.1 and 10.2 of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Principles of Accreditation:  Foundations for Quality Enhancement by publishing an online academic catalog, which...

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Academic Freedom Policy

McNeese State University is committed to the principle of academic freedom and complies with the University of Louisiana System policy regarding the Rights and Responsibilities of Academic Staff (Part Two, Chapter III, Section I). The...

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Academic Integrity Policy

Academic Integrity The purpose of the Academic Integrity Policy is to provide students, faculty, and staff with guidelines about expectations for academic integrity, what behaviors violate academic integrity, and the process for addressing academic integrity...

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Academic Program Review Policy

Purpose McNeese State University conducts periodic reviews of all academic programs for quality and effectiveness. The academic program review process directs academic departments to conduct self-studies that examine a program’s faculty, curriculum, student success, and...

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Awarding of Honorary Degrees

In accordance with University of Louisiana System board rules (Part Two, Chapter I, Section VI), the University may grant honorary degrees to persons who have made substantial achievements in literary, artistic, scientific, or technical fields...

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Awarding of Posthumous Degrees

In accordance with University of Louisiana System board rules (Part Two, Chapter I, Section VI), a deceased student who did not complete all requirements for their undergraduate degree at the time of death may be...

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Commencement Policy

Purpose Unless stipulated otherwise, all time and/or semester references in this policy refer to the semester during which a candidate participates in the commencement ceremony. Eligibility for Participation in the Commencement Ceremony A candidate is...

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Copyright Policy

The administration of McNeese State University supports strict compliance with the provisions of copyright law as outlined in Title 17 of the United States Code and the University of Louisiana System’s Intellectual Property and Shared...

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Course Delivery Classifications Policy

Purpose McNeese State University classifies academic course delivery formats into certain classifications. This policy provides guidance for consistent interpretation of course delivery formats and clarity on the variations of electronic courses offered at the University. ...

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Course Enrollment Management Policy

McNeese State University plans course scheduling according to projected enrollment and seeks to optimize faculty resources throughout the course offerings. This policy serves as a guideline for planning the course schedule. Courses should be scheduled in...

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