Policies and Procedures
As a graduate student, it is your responsibility to familiarize yourself with the university's policies and procedures as well as your department's requirements. Policies that most often concern graduate students are listed below; click on the policies for more information. Please consult the University Bulletin for complete information on all university policies, requirements and procedures.
Note: Current graduate students who would like to change their program should contact the Office of Graduate Studies at (909) 537-5058 for advising.
- Advancement to Candidacy
- Concurrent Enrollment
- Continuous Enrollment
- Drop a Class After Census Date
- Extension of Time to Complete an Incomplete Grade
- Full-time Academic Load
- Grade/Academic Grievance Procedures
- Writing Requirement for Graduate Candidacy/WRGC
- Graduation Requirement Check (Grad Check)
- Leave of Absence
- Military Leave: Absences within 2 consecutive quarters
- Military Leave: Absences more than 2 consecutive quarters
- Probation and Dismissal
- Repeat of a Course/Grade Discount
- Retroactive Withdrawal
- Seven Year Limit on Applicable Coursework
- Simultaneous Enrollment
- Title 5 Master's Requirements
- Twelve Unit Limit Prior to Classification
Required End Sexual Violence Training
The Title IX & Gender Equity Office upholds the CSU Chancellor’s Executive Order to address sexual discrimination, harassment and violence in an educational institution’s academic, educational, extracurricular, and athletic activities. The office is a resource for education, assistance, and reporting options on sexual misconduct.
All students, including graduate students, are required to complete mandatory End Sexual Violence Training each academic year. Options include online training, events, and workshops administered by the Title IX & Gender Equity Office. Please visit the Title IX website for more information on training, deadlines, and resources.