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Academic Policies Spring 2005 How to effectively manage your academic career at LU!!!
To honor God in serving the LU community by: 1.preserving the integrity of academic records 2.monitoring and enforcing academic policy 3.guiding student progress towards completion of their educational goals. Our Mission
Important Notes Check your LU email daily Check the RO’s website –Policies & Presentations are there! Talk with us if you have questions –Stop by and take me out for coffee!!! We’re here to help U @ LU!
Registrar's Office Responsibilities Scheduling of Classes/Registration Record Grades / Maintain Academic Record Evaluation of Transfer Credits Athletic Eligibility Transcripts Graduation Questions regarding Academics
Declaring a Major For Information: –Go to the Center for Academic Support & Advising Services (DeMoss 2d Floor)
Full Time Status Undergraduate12 hours Masters9 hours Doctoral6 hours
Full-time Status is important because: Financial Aid Eligibility Athletic Eligibility I-20 for International Students
Registration When ? How? Late-March/early-April for the Fall Term See Advisor, Register on the Web
The rule for the drop/add deadline is: You may drop/add only during the first seven days. The drop/add period ends at 4:00 pm on Jan. 26 th. The rule for the drop deadline is: You may drop with a grade of W or WF from the second to tenth week of class. The drop period ends at 4:00 pm on March 29th. Tuition refunds, if appropriate, are only available during the first seven (7) days.
My GPA is important because: Financial Aid Eligibility Academic Honors/Standing Athletic Eligibility Graduation
Academic Honors Dean’s List – Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher Honors Program
Graduation Honors Students who achieve high academic standards while at Liberty are recognized at Graduation. 3.500 – 3.674Cum Laude 3.675 – 3.849Magna Cum Laude 3.850 and aboveSumma Cum Laude
Academic Standing Requirements to be met: HoursGPA 0 – 241.50 24 – 481.65 48 – 721.85 72 – 1202.00
Academic Warning Limited to 13 hours of classes College Learning Strategies Course
Academic Probation Limited to 13 hours of classes College Learning Strategies Course Participation in Liberty activities and/or sports is limited.
Academic Suspension You must appeal in writing to the Registrar’s Office if you desire to continue your studies at LU The Registrar may determine a plan that will prepare students for re-entry to Liberty University This plan may include attendance at another college for 12 hours (minimum 2.5 gpa) Automatic readmission should not be expected.
Academic Dismissal Appeal Process: A Letter will need to be submitted to CAAS Will not be allowed to return to Liberty for at least five years
How to calculate my GPA CourseCredit Hours Grade (points) Quality Points (hours x pts.) BIBL 1103A (4)12 CHMN1012B (3)6 ENGL 1013C (2)6 GNED 1011A (4)4 BIOL 1013*W (0)0 HIUS 2213D (1)3 Total =1231 GPA = (31/12) 2.583
Graduation Minimum 2.0 GPA no exceptions!!! 120 Hours 30 Hours of Upper Level Classes Course may be used only once on Status Sheet “D” can’t be used in an Upper Level Class in Major/Minor
Graduation 30 Hours of Classes must be taken at Liberty University 50% of your major or minor must be taken at Liberty University Christian/Community Service Requirements (CCSER) must be met
Withdrawal How? Withdrawal Form Dropping all but one class & then withdrawing = complete withdrawal of all classes $$$ implications What grades? Grades will be reported as W or WF When? Before the last day of class Please don’t leave LU without talking to us!!!
Mission of Registrar’s Office We exist to help you be successful! Don’t be a stranger