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Educational Programs: All:Academic policies
The institution publishes academic policies that adhere to principles of good educational practice. These are disseminated to students, faculty, and other interested parties through publications that accurately represent the programs and services of the institution.

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The Morehouse College academic policies are an important part of the College Catalog, published annually. The academic calendar appears at the front of the Catalog. Under the heading “Academic Policies and Procedures,” the Catalog provides information under the following headings and subheadings that includes:

General Information

  • Academic schedule
  • Academic advisement
  • Academic honesty 

Course Work

  • Full- and part-time status
  • Normal course load
  • Course overload
  • Auditing courses
  • Procedures for registration
  • Class attendance policy
  • Official excuses for class absences
  • Examination policies
  • Cross-registration policies
  • Policies for taking courses at other institution 

Grading System

  • Letter grades and grade points
  • Grade-point average calculation
  • Incomplete grades
  • Withdrawals
  • Pass/Fail
  • Cross-registered courses
  • Grade reports
  • Disputed grades 

Transfer Credit

Academic Progress

  • Student academic standing
  • Academic probation
  • Academic separation
  • Academic dismissal
  • Leaves of absence
  • Withdrawal from the College 

Educational Records

  • Definitions of records
  • Access to records
  • Release of records
  • Directory information 

Recognition of Academic Achievement

  • Semester Honor Roll and Dean’s List
  • Departmental honors program
  • Honors graduates

The College Catalog is made available to entering students, enrolled students, parents, faculty, staff, high school personnel, and other interested parties.

Academic policies are also available on the College Web site,, under the following headings:

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