Policies and Procedures
Students must become familiar with the regulations in the Academic Catalog and those within the college, school, center, department and program in which they are enrolled.
Students must accept responsibility for compliance with these regulations and for the consequences associated with noncompliance.
While a student may follow the graduation requirements of the semester under which they enter the University, the general policies in the latest edition of the Academic Catalog apply to all students.
The University reserves the right to modify policies at any time to conform to changes in professional practice.
All SLU Academic Policies – at the program, department, college/school, and University levels – must be designed in full compliance with all applicable regulations of the following governing bodies:
• U.S. Department of Education
• State board of higher education (or equivalent body) of any U.S. State and Territory in which SLU operates
• National ministry of higher education (or equivalent body) of any country in which SLU operates
• Higher Learning Commission
Additionally, beyond minimal compliance as stipulated above, all SLU policies shall be written to ensure the maximum amount of state and federal financial aid eligibility for students to the extent consistent with the mission and objectives of the university.
Policies and Procedures in the Academic Catalog are presented in the following three sections: