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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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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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Substantive Change Reporting for SACSCOC Compliance

As an accredited member of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), McNeese State University adheres to the Commission’s Policy on Substantive Change and notifies SACSCOC of changes in accordance with…

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Withdrawal from Courses for Non-Attendance Policy

Purpose The University recognizes that students who regularly attend and actively participate in classes are more likely to succeed; therefore, McNeese expects students to attend classes regularly and punctually and to be prepared for class…

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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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Withdrawal from Courses and Resignation from the University Policy

Purpose The University recognizes that students may have a need to withdraw from courses or resign from the University due to personal, medical, family, financial, or other reasons. This policy details the regulations and procedures…

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Credit Hour Policy

Purpose  McNeese State University uses the credit hour or its equivalency for academic scheduling and awarding of academic credit. Credit Hour Guidelines  Credit hours are assigned to courses by the program, department, and college from…

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Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress Standards

Purpose The Code of Federal Regulations Section 34 Parts 668.16(e) and 668.34 and the University of Louisiana System Policy and Procedures Memorandum S-II.XXIV.-1 require the monitoring of academic progress of students who receive or intend…

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Graduate Assistantships Policy

A limited number of graduate assistantships are available to qualified graduate students. Units must have graduate assistantship budget allocations in order to make appointments. Available assistantships should be reported by the department to the Office…

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University Syllabus Policy

Instructors must distribute a course syllabus for each class taught. Each syllabus must be posted electronically on Moodle by the first class day. Instructors should inform the students of their responsibility to access and use…

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