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2004-06 IUPUI Campus Bulletin

The policies, regulations, and course descriptions that appear in this edition of the Bulletin are for the academic years specified. Curricular requirements are for students who entered the university or were admitted to a degree program during these specific academic years. As the "bulletin year" (the student's entry year) will be defined differently from school to school at IUPUI, consult your academic advisor to be sure you are using the appropriate edition of the Bulletin.

While every effort is made to provide accurate and current information, IUPUI reserves the right to change without notice statements in this bulletin concerning rules, policies, fees, curricula, courses, or other matters. Consult your academic advisor to learn if changes have occurred that may affect you.

Introduction to IUPUI

IUPUI Mission Statement
A Brief Overview of IUPUI
The IU and Purdue Systems
University College
The Schools
The Columbus Campus

Types of Programs Available at IUPUI

Undergraduate Certificate Programs
Associate’s Degree Programs
Bachelor’s Degree (Baccalaureate) Programs
Postbaccalaureate Degree Programs
Master’s Degree Programs
Doctor of Philosophy and Education
Professional Degrees: D.D.S., J.D., M.D.,D.P.T.
Graduate-Level Certificate Programs
Noncredit Courses

Undergraduate Degree Programs

Admission Types and Requirements
Freshmen Students
Adult Special Students
SPAN Program

Transfer Students

Visiting Students
International Students

Financial Aid

Types of Financial Aid
How to Apply for Financial Aid
Checking on Status of Financial Aid
Aid for Graduate and Professional Students

Scholarship Information

General Information
Freshman Scholarship Opportunities
Admission-based Scholarships
Continuing Student Scholarships
One Million Dollars in Scholarships from External Sources

Placement Testing

Testing for Students Whose Native Language Is Not English/ESL Placement Testing
Accommodations for Placement Testing
Cost for Placement Testing and External Tests
Orientation—New Student Connections


Preparing for Advising Sessions
Elements of an Undergraduate Degree
Scheduling Tools and Information
Developmental or Refresher Course Work
First-Year Seminars or Learning Communities
General-Education Requirements/ Introduction to Majors
Undecided and Exploratory Options


Enrollment Authorizations and the Checklist
Schedule Adjustments (Dropping and Adding Classes)
Nontraditional Scheduling Options
Distance Learning
Internet and Online Courses
Off-Campus Sites
Correspondence Courses
Indiana College Network (ICN)
Western Governors University

University College: Gateway to IUPUI in the First Semester

Partnership for Academic Excellence
Time on Task (Absence Policies)
The Early Warning System
The Learning Center/Academic Assistance
Supplemental Instruction Program
Resource Center

The Ideals Underlying an IUPUI Undergraduate Education

Principles of Undergraduate Learning
Active Learning: Research and Apprenticeships

Certification from University College to Degree-Granting Schools

Selecting a Major
Additional Options Available
Double Majors
Double Degrees
Second Undergraduate Degrees
Changing Units
Admission into Degree-Granting Programs from University College
Admission into Capped (Limited Enrollment) Programs
The 56 Credit Hour Rule
Procedures for Changing Schools/Programs at IUPUI
A Temporary Change of Campus
Student Responsibilities

Graduation Requirements

Applying for Graduation
Completion of Degree Requirements
Required Grade Point Average
Academic Policies and Procedures
Grading System
A+ through F
Grades of I and IX (Incompletes)
Grades of P/F (Pass/Fail) at the Undergraduate Level
Grades of S/F (Satisfactory/Fail)
Grades of R (Deferred)
Grade Appeals
Semester and Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA)
Class Standing
Semester Credit Hour Load
Course Loads and Work

Academic Probation

Grade Replacement Policy
Auditing a Course
Forgiveness Policy
IUPUI Forgiveness Policy (abbreviated version)
Dropping or Adding Classes (Schedule Adjustments)
Refunds for Dropped Courses
Petition for Change of Grade
Repeating Courses

Confidentiality and Access to Student Records

Right to File a Complaint
Confidentiality and Disclosure
Parental Access to Student Records
Availability of Public Information
Restraint of Release of Student Information Form
Zachary’s Law
Technology Access, Security, and Use
IU Policies on Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action

Special Academic Opportunities

Special Credit Opportunities (Waivers and Credit)
Special Credit for Military Service
Advanced Placement (AP) Credit
CLEP Credit
Department or School Proficiency Examinations
Special Credit for English W131
Special Credit for Foreign Languages
Self-Acquired Competency Credit (Experiential Learning)
Consortium for Urban Education (CUE)

Honors Program

The IUPUI Undergraduate Honors Program: Philosophy/Requirements
Participation in Honors
Continuing Students
Honors Students and Bachelor’s Degrees
Honors Associate’s Degrees
Departmental or School Honors Programs
Honors Scholarships
Honors Club
School Honors
Dean’s Lists
Graduation with Distinction (IU And PU Versions)
University College Honoraries
Discipline-Based Honoraries

Undergraduate Research Programs

Service Learning Classes
Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC)
Air Force ROTC
IUPUI Internship Program
Study Abroad Programs
IUPUI Study Abroad Opportunities
Indiana University Study Abroad Programs
Purdue University Study Abroad Opportunities
Requirements for Admission to the Undergraduate Program—School of Education
Admission to the Teacher Education Program
Teacher Certification
Pre-Professional Programs
Pre-Medical Program
Pre-Dental, Pre-Veterinary, Pre-Optometry Programs
Pre-Pharmacy Program
Pre-Physical Therapy Program
Pre-Law Program

Commitment to Writing

Writing Across the Curriculum/Office of Campus Writing
University Writing Center
Technical Writing Center

Graduate and Professional Programs

Purdue Graduate Programs in Engineering
Graduate Programs in the School of Science
Indiana University Graduate Programs
Graduate Nondegree Students


Parking and Transportation
Center for Young Children
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
Career Information and Job Placement (IUPUI Career Center)
IUPUI Career Center
Career Resource Library
IUPUI Student Employment: JOBS Program
IUPUI Student Employment: Work-Study Program
Student Health Center
Health Insurance Programs
Adaptive Educational Services (AES)
Veterans Affairs
Office of International Affairs

Student Services

Office of the Dean of Students
Dean of Students
The Ombudsperson
Office of Student Life and Diversity Programs
Co-Curricular Opportunities and Activities
Undergraduate Student Assembly (USA)
School Councils
Sagamore and Literary Publications
IUPUI Clubs and Organizations
Greek Life
Religious Activities and Groups
Intramural and Recreational Sports
Multicultural Clubs and Activities
Graduate Student Organization
Student Photo Identification Cards (IUPUI OneCard)

Campus Resources

Computers on Campus
University Information Technology Services (UITS)
The Support Center
Student Technology Centers and Consulting
UITS IT Training & Education
Student Network ID and NT Domain Account
IUware and MSELA CDs
Office of the Bursar
Art Galleries and Museums
The Herron Gallery
The IUPUI Cultural Arts Gallery
The National Art Museum of Sports
Other Community Resources
The Center for Service and Learning
Office of Service Learning
Office of Community Service
Office of Neighborhood Resources
Indiana Campus Compact (ICC)
IUPUI Alumni Association(s) and Student Organization for Alumni Relations (SOAR)

Special Campus Events: IUPUI’s Traditions

Intercollegiate Athletics—Division I
Student Activities Fair, Volunteer Fair, Ice Cream Social
Career Fairs
Campus Days and Explore IUPUI
Chancellor’s Honors Convocation
Getting News and Information
United Way Day of Caring
IUPUI Spring Celebration Dance
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Student Activities Honors Reception
International Holiday Celebration and Related Events
The Moving Company at IUPUI

Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities, and Conduct

Academic Misconduct
Personal Misconduct
Complaints Against Faculty, Staff, and Students
Disruptive Conduct
Escort Service
Safety Hazards
Drug-Free Environment
IUPUI Police Cadet Program
Rules Determining Resident and Nonresident Student Status

Index, General

Campus Calendar for 2002-2007

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