University Resources, Operations and Policies

 

Office of the University Registrar

Credit Hour Policy

Each course at Adelphi University is assigned a number of credit hours, based on the traditional Carnegie Unit, as the unit of measure of the course’s level of instruction, academic rigor, and time requirements. The Office of the Provost bears responsibility for University compliance with federal and state regulations regarding credit hours, as well as compliance with the Credit Hour Policy of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

 

Exam/Assignment Absence Policy

The goal of this policy is to effectively balance religious holidays observed by members of the university with the regular academic schedule and requirements of faculty and students.

 

Honorary Degree Policy

Adelphi University awards honorary degrees on a selective basis to distinguished individuals who merit special recognition for outstanding achievement or leadership in a field or activity consistent with the ideals and purposes of the University. This policy sets forth the following standards and procedures for granting honorary degrees.  

 

Privacy and Release of Student Education Records

Adelphi University is committed to protecting the privacy of student records and to providing notifications to students of their rights.

 

Reduced Course Load Policy

Depending on the nature and functional limitations of a student’s documented disability, he or she may be eligible to take less than a full time course load, as governed by this policy.

 
 

For further information, please contact:

Laura Kern
Office of Finance and Administration
Levermore Hall, Room 310
p – 516.877.3176
e – lkern@adelphi.edu

 
 
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