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The academic policies and regulations of the Rackham Graduate School ensure consistent standards in admissions, registration, requirements, and the awarding of degrees across all Rackham graduate programs. The Graduate School also upholds standards of academic conduct and integrity and provides a process for the resolution of disputes related to equity and fairness of decisions or procedures that affect a student’s academic standing and progress toward the degree.

Graduate School Academic Policies

The general rules and regulations that govern graduate study in Rackham programs.

Academic Dispute Resolution

Rackham Graduate School offers formal and informal dispute resolution services, provides resources and referrals, and can offer alternative resolutions in consultation with other offices as appropriate. Students can expect confidentiality in a safe environment.

Accommodations for Graduate Students with Disabilities

The University of Michigan is committed to ensuring that graduate students receive appropriate reasonable accommodations so that all students are supported in all aspects of their educational experience, including their…

Graduate Student Parental Accommodation Policy

The Graduate Student Parental Accommodation Policy (GSPAP) assists graduate students immediately following the birth or adoption of a young child.

Registration and Related Policies

Ph.D. students are expected to register during each fall and winter semester from matriculation to degree completion.

Related Policies

Forms & Applications

The forms and applications listed here are only a portion of those available. A comprehensive listing will be available in the future.

Last updated: June 16, 2017 - 6:20pm