Attachment: -Policy (Final Draft, 11/28/00)
Students admitted to master's degree programs are required to enroll for a minimum of oneunit per term for at least two terms per academic year (fall, spring, summer) until their degree requirements are completed. Master's degree students who do not maintain continuous enrollment (two terms each academic year), or who have not been granted a leave of absence, are required to reapply for admission to the university and to the graduate program. Thus, students will be subject to any new admission or degree requirements that have been approved since their first admission to the program. The seven-year time limit will continue to apply to all course work on the approved graduate course list.
Those students who have completed regular course work, but still have to complete the culminating experience, may enroll in a discipline-specific course (see advisor) either through regular enrollment or through the Office of Extended Education. If a discipline-specific course is not available, students shall register for at least one unit of SP 696 through the Office of Extended Education. No credit is earned for SP 696. Extended Education enrollment allows a graduate student to maintain his/her status in the master's degree program and to make use of campus resources accorded to Extended Education Students.
This policy does not apply to credential candidates and post-baccalaureate unclassified students.