Policies By Categories

A list of policies by categories. Some policies are confidential and will need you to login into MyNU to view.

Educational Policy

Policy Purpose Sector Division Department
Attendance Accommodations for Students with Disabilities Sets the procedures and guidelines regarding Attendance Accommodations for Students with Disabilities Academic Affairs Academic Services Academic Support
Academic Integrity Sets standards and procedures for Academic Integrity Academic Affairs Academic Integrity Academic Affairs
Grade Appeal Sets structure and guidelines for Grade Appeals Academic Affairs Academic Affairs
Student-Owned Intellectual Property Sets student ownership of original works of authorship or invention Academic Affairs Academic Affairs
(Undergraduate) Repeat a Course Policy and procedure to re-take a course Academic Affairs Academic Affairs
Graduate Repeat Course Policy This policy outlines the circumstances under which a graduate student may repeat a course taken at Niagara University and when this course replaces the grade for the same course previously taken at Niagara University. Academic Affairs Provost Academic Affairs
Authorization of Online Programs to Register Out-of-State Students Sets the policy on registering online programs as required by law Academic Affairs Instructional Support Instructional Support
Last Date of Attendance Policy for assigning the last date of attendance at classes for withdrawal and refund purposes Academic Affairs Academic Senate Academic Affairs
Commencement Ceremony Eligibility Policy for Graduate Students Commencement Ceremony Eligibility Policy for Graduate Students Academic Affairs Academic Services Academic Affairs
IRB Policy & Canadian rules Set the policy for human subject research both in the US and Canada Academic Affairs Provost Academic Affairs
Educational Policy on Grade Changes and the Grade Change Form The University recognizes that there are rare instances when an instructor may decide to change a final grade after it has been assigned. In such cases, the faculty member may change the grade by submitting the Niagara University Grade Change Form. Executive Vice President Academic Services Academic Affairs
BBA/MBA - Undergraduate students taking graduate coursework. This policy outlines which undergraduate students are entitled to take graduate courses under the approved 5-year BBA/MBA program in professional accountancy. Executive Vice President Enrollment Management Records Office
BS/MS Criminal Justice Undergraduate students taking graduate coursework. This policy outlines which undergraduate students are entitled to take how many graduate courses under the approved 5-year BS/MS program in criminal justice. Executive Vice President Enrollment Management Records Office
Undergraduate students not in 4 + 1 programs taking graduate coursework. This policy enables qualified undergraduate students not in an approved 4 + 1 program to take up to two graduate courses in their senior year. Executive Vice President Enrollment Management Records Office
Application: B.P.S. Program offered in Ontario Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Professional Studies (B.P.S.) program must meet certain criteria to advance in the program. Executive Vice President Enrollment Management Education
University Policy on Maintaining eligibility in the B.P.S. program University Policy on Maintaining eligibility in the B.P.S. program Executive Vice President Enrollment Management Education
Incoming Transfer Credit Acceptance Policy To define the University's policy on the recognition of academic credits earned at other institutions and applying same towards the completion of Niagara University degree programs. Executive Vice President Enrollment Management Admissions
Semester Credit Hour Policy and Compliance To define the University's policy on the assignment of semester credit hours and the method by which the University’s compliance with credit hour assignment is assured. Executive Vice President Enrollment Management Admissions
Registrar's Policy and Procedure for Transcript Notation per New York Education Law 129-B Compliance with NYS Education Law Article 129-B with regard to transcript notation University Registrar Records Office
Board Policy on Academic Senate Sets the board policy regarding the Academic Senate University President's Office President's Office
Whistleblowing The policy for reporting suspected fraud and abuse of university resources University General Counsel President's Office
University Charter Records Aggregated Charters since formation of seminary and university University Provost & General Counsel President's Office
Board Policy: Academic Freedom Sets the board policy regarding Academic Freedom University President's Office President's Office
Non-Fraternization Policy Explains both guidelines and procedures regarding Intra-University relationships University/ Overseen by Executive Vice President Executive Vice Presidents Office