Academic Dishonesty Policy

It is important for students to understand that the University faculty and staff value student honesty and integrity as explained in this policy.

Academic Dismissal From A Graduate Program Policy

An explanation of the dismissal process for graduate students.

Academic Standing / Academic Probation Policy

Matriculated graduate students who have completed at least nine graduate credits at Brockport and whose cumulative Brockport graduate GPA falls below 3.0 are placed on Academic Probation I.


Accelerated Pathway / Combined Degree Credit Limit Policy

This policy addresses the number of credits of graduate level coursework that students enrolled in Accelerated Pathways or Combined Degree programs may complete, while a matriculated undergraduate …

Advisement Key Number (Graduate Level) Policy

This policy provides an explanation of the process for matriculated graduate students to obtain an advisement key number, which is required to register for classes.

Advising Student Organizations and Tutoring Policy

Section 210.15-16

Archiving Master’s Thesis and Capstone Projects Policy

An explanation of where to submit graduate theses and capstone projects for public availability and archival access.

Code of Student Conduct

Credit for Courses that Include Both Graduate Students and Undergraduate Students Policy

Policy dealing with “swing” course credits.

Credit/Contact Hour Policy

 An explanation of how credit hours are assigned to courses, as adopted from SUNY Policy.

Credits Required for Graduation at the Graduate Level Policy

An explanation of the number and level of graduate credits required for the awarding of a master’s degree.

Dematriculation at the Graduate Level Policy

An explanation of the grounds for de-matriculation at the graduate level.

Directed Study (at the Graduate Level) Policy

An explanation of directed study courses at the graduate level, including how many may be carried each semester.

Disability Accommodation Appeals Policy

Students as well as faculty have the right to protest the decisions of the Section 504 Coordinator in regard to academic accommodations using established appeal procedures.

E-Mail and Network Policy

This policy informs the University community of the email and network rules and regulations.

Earning a Second Master’s Degree Policy

An explanation of whether students can complete a second graduate degree at the University, including whether credits can be applied across both degrees.

Grade Appeals Policy

Students have certain rights to appeal grades as explained by this policy.

Grade Point Average (GPA) at the Graduate Level Policy

An explanation of how and when the GPA is calculated at the graduate level, including what GPA is required for graduation.

Grading System at the Graduate Level Policy

An explanation of which course grades do and do not result in the awarding of credit at the graduate level.

Graduate Academic Clemency Policy

An explanation of the criteria for academic clemency – an appeal to have up to 9 graduate credits stricken from the graduate cumulative GPA.

Graduate Admissions Categories Policy

An explanation of the three admission categories at the graduate level.

Graduate Continuous Enrollment Policy

An explanation of the minimum number of courses that must be completed each year for a graduate student to maintain matriculated status, including the consequences of noncompliance.

Graduate Full-time Status for Enrollment Verification Purposes Policy

The University’s definition of graduate student full-time status for enrollment verification purposes.

Graduate Thesis or Project Continuance Policy

An explanation of registration for thesis/project continuance credits, including when such registration is required and how the credits earned affect both degree requirements and GPA.

Guide for Review of Research Involving Human Participants Policy

The purpose of these guidelines is to assist researchers planning to conduct research involving human participants to submit your proposal for review to the Institutional Review Board (IRB). This i…

Independent Study (at the Graduate Level) Policy

An explanation of the requirements for and limits on enrolling for independent study courses at the graduate level.

Leave of Absence at the Graduate Level Policy

An explanation of leaves of absence at the graduate level, including how to apply for such a leave.

Mandatory Health Insurance for Domestic Students Policy

All enrolled students are required to have health insurance.

Mandatory Leave with Conditions for Return Policy

This policy serves as a guide for safety intervention with students who have demonstrated behaviors that pose a substantial risk of harm to individuals within the University community, and/or whose…

Minimum Number of Graduate Credits After Readmission or Program Change Policy

Delineation of the minimum number of graduate credits that must be completed after readmission to a graduate program or program change.

Move-The-Box Policy

The SUNY system now requires SUNY institutions of higher learning to make admissions decisions in the absence of felony knowledge, and charged the campuses to create policies that would collect fel…

Music, Video, Software and Games: Your Obligations and Rights Policy

With the entire world available on-line, it is sometimes difficult to know what is OK to do. While it might seem the most natural thing in the world to download a song and copy it to CD for a frien…

Newly Accepted Graduate Student Enrollment Requirement Policy

An explanation of the requirement for newly accepted students to register in their first semester of matriculation.

Parking Permit Registration, Enforcement, and Visitor Regulations Policy

 The Operating Policy and Procedures of Parking and Transportation Services include parking permits and vehicle registration, visitor/guest parking, parking citations, parking enforcement times, m…

Permanent Address Required Policy

Students are required to maintain an active permanent address on file with the University at all times.

Posting Policy

Rules for posting posters, banners and signs on University property.

Pregnant and Parenting Student Policy

This policy outlines pregnant and parenting students’ rights.

Procedures for Accessing Services for Students with Disabilities Policy

 This policy informs students on rules and regulations for accessing services for students with disabilities.

Professional Education Unit Assessment Data Collection, Storage, Access, and Use Policy

Appropriate procedures to assure confidentiality must be used for the collection, storage, access, and use of Professional Education Unit (PEU) data for candidates and programs.

Quality Points for Letter Grades at the Graduate Level Policy

An explanation of the relationship of grades to quality points at the graduate level.

Re-Admission at the Graduate Level Policy

An explanation of the consequences of academic dismissal, including the required interval between dismissal and reapplication, consideration of previously earned credits, and limit on the number of…

Registration for Credit Overload at the Graduate Level Policy

An explanation of the credit cap at the graduate level and the approvals necessary to exceed this cap.

Repeating Courses at the Graduate Level Policy

An explanation of which courses may be repeated at the graduate level and how the repeated course grades are reflected in the GPA and on the transcript.

Reporting Absences, Verification of Class Rosters, and Unregistered Students Policy

Section 210.12

Residency Requirement at the Graduate Level Policy

A statement of the official University graduate policy on institutional residency.

Retention of IT Privileges Policy

IT privileges generally expire when an individual separates from the University.

Satisfactory Academic Progress Standards to Retain Eligibility for Federal Title IV Financial AID - Graduate Level Policy

 Students are advised that continued eligibility for federal financial aid awards requires that students maintain compliance with Federal Satisfactory Academic Progress Standards. Federal Satisfac…

Satisfactory Grades (at the Graduate Level) Policy

An explanation of Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) grading at the graduate level, including limits on S/U credits and their relationship to GPA.

Semester Index Policy

Section 240.02

State-Established Academic Standards for New York State Financial Aid - Undergraduate and Graduate Policy

This policy explains the New York State academic requirements to maintain eligibility for state financial aid programs.

Student Employment Supervisor’ Manual Policy

The Supervisors’ Manual is a Web-only publication   that is made available to supervisors to assist them in the management of student employees. It includes policies and/or procedures drawn from:

Student-Athlete Sexual and Other Violence Annual Attestation Policy

As a member of the NCAA, SUNY Brockport is committed to developing and promoting a culture on campus that is free from violence - one that values, respects, and defends the dignity of all people and upholds the inherent value of every individual.

SUNY Policy Overview: Maintenance of Public Order, Use of Campus Facilities & Campus Procedures Policy

SUNY Brockport recognizes that we are a microcosm of the broader world, in which there are many differing experiences, perspectives, and understandings.

Time Limit for Completion of Graduate Degree Policy

An explanation of the time limits for graduate degree completion.

Tobacco-free, Smoke-free & Vape-free Campus Policy

SUNY Brockport is committed to providing a tobacco-free environment including prohibiting the use of all forms of tobacco and vaping products on campus.

Transfer Credits at the Graduate Level Policy

An explanation of requirements for transferring credits at the graduate level, and applying credits taken in non-matriculated status to degree requirements.

Undergraduates Taking Graduate Courses Policy

Eligibility criteria for Brockport undergraduate students who wish to enroll in graduate courses; potential degree requirements fulfilled by those courses.

Use of Electronic Devices in the Classroom Policy

The University is committed to educationally sound uses of technology in the classroom and preventing technology from becoming disruptive to the learning environment.

Withdrawal From a Graduate Program or From Non-degree Status Policy

An explanation of the process for withdrawing from a graduate program.