Consult the sources below for information on SU’s formal policies and stated guidelines most directly relevant to graduate study at the university.
- Student Handbook. The SU Student Handbook offers guidance in interpreting University codes and policies.
- Degree Program Requirements. Information about the structure of your degree program from the SU Course Catalog (In the “Catalog Search Box” in the left-hand column select “Programs” in the dropdown and enter “Graduate” in the “Search Catalog Box”.
- Academic Rules. University-wide rules and regulations on a wide range of academic matters.
- University Policies. SU maintains formal policy statements related to many aspects of living, studying, and working at the University. These policies are intended to comply with the University’s mission and values as well as applicable state, local, and federal law. Some of the policies most directly relevant to graduate students, both as members of the University community and in their possible instructional roles, are listed below.
- Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. FERPA articulates student privacy rights regarding educational records and other academic information. Teaching Assistants in particular must be able to interpret FERPA provisions; see FERPA: What Instructors Need to Know.
- Tuition, Fees, and Related Policies. The Syracuse University Bulletin provides up-to-date information about tuition, payment policies, and other financial matters.
- What You Need to Graduate. University-wide dates and deadlines, required forms, and dissertation/thesis formatting information.
- Grievance Resolution
- Form for Full Time Certification