— Free electives
— One History and
Students who fulfill the language
requirement by passing a qualifying examination rather
than by taking language courses may take their
additional free electives pass/fail.
Students must register to take a
course pass/fail or change to the pass/fail option
within five weeks after classes begin. It is the
student’s responsibility to verify that the
correct grading status has been entered in the system.
No changes in grading options will be made after
A report of I indicates that a
student’s work in a course is incomplete with the
instructor’s permission. Incomplete grades
are given only to students who are doing well
academically but have an outstanding requirement in a
Incomplete course requirements
must be completed within four weeks of the beginning of
the following semester or the grade will automatically
be converted from I to F by the Registrar’s
Office. There are no permanent incompletes given
by the undergraduate School of Nursing. Students
with an incomplete may not apply to study abroad.
Withdrawing from a Course
Between the fifth and tenth weeks
of the semester, students in the School of Nursing have
the option to request withdrawal from a course if they
obtain written permission from the course instructor
and the Assistant Dean of Academic and Student Affairs.
If the withdrawal is approved, the registration
for the course remains on the student’s record
and a notation of W is placed as a permanent entry in
the grade section of the student’s transcript.
Leave of Absence
Requesting a Leave of Absence
A leave of absence for a period
of up to one academic year may be granted when
circumstances necessitate the interruption of academic
work. In unusual circumstances and at the written
request of the student, such leaves may be extended for
no longer than one additional year. This period
may include either consecutive or nonconsecutive terms.
It should be noted that a leave of absence does
not automatically change the time limit (5 years) for
completion of the program. Therefore, students on
leave for more than two years total may be removed from
the program and asked to re-apply. These
restrictions do not include time spent in the military.
Requests for leaves of absence should be
addressed to the Assistant Dean of Academic and Student
Affairs, who will determine the