Student Handbooks

MBA Student Handbook

The Willamette University MBA Student Handbook is your guide to the current regulations, policies, standards, procedures and student services of the Atkinson Graduate School of Management.

The Willamette University MBA Student Handbook is to be used in conjunction with the Willamette University Selected Policies Manual which is your guide to the standards of conduct, policies, and procedures governing all Willamette University graduate and undergraduate students.

The content of the 2011-12 MBA Student Handbook applies to all students enrolled in an MBA course during any of the following semesters: fall semester 2011, spring semester 2012, summer semester 2012.

The content of the Willamette University MBA Student Handbook is updated in mid-August each year. The handbook is subject to change based on administrative decisions and faculty governance.

Tips for a Successful MBA Experience

  • Advice from Recent Graduates
  • Knowledge, Experience and Career Management
  • Advising
  • Tutors
  • Course Difficulties
  • Disability and Learning Services
  • Course Evaluations
  • Requests for Exceptions to Academic Policies or Procedures


Expectations of Professional Behavior

  • Classroom and Academic Behavior
  • What to Wear
  • Email Communication
  • Social Networking
  • Events and Networking


Codes of Conduct and Regulations Regarding Conduct

  • Expectations of Conduct
  • Regulations Regarding Academic Honesty and Ethical Behavior
  • Conduct Probation and Termination
  • Financial Aid Suspension and Drug Related Offenses
  • Willamette University Policies


Graduation Requirements and Academic Regulations

Graduation Requirements and Academic Regulations:
MBA (Early Career and Career Change MBA, Exchange & non-degree students in MBA courses)
 
Graduation Requirements and Academic Regulations:
BA/MBA
 
Graduation Requirements and Academic Regulations:
MBA/JD
 
Graduation Requirements and Academic Regulations:
MBA/JD Entering Class of 2007 or before

Graduation requirements and some academic regulations will be specific to your MBA program option. Click on your program link above to access your information.

  • Graduation and Program Requirements
  • Good Standing
  • Good Academic Standing
  • Grades
  • Regulations Regarding "F" Grades
  • Regulations Regarding "I" Grades
  • Grading Regulations Regarding Issues of Academic Honesty and Ethical Behavior
  • Grade Changes
  • Grade Appeal
  • Core Course Waivers
  • Transfer Credits
  • Transfer Credits from CPM Program
  • Students Enrolled Part-time

Academic Probation, Termination and Expulsion

  • Academic Probation
  • Academic Termination
  • Expulsion Related to Issues of Academic Honesty and Ethical Behavior Regulations


Registration Policies and Procedures

  • Registration
  • Full-Time and Half-Time Course Loads
  • Discontinuing a Course
  • Course Prerequisites
  • Class Attendance
  • Accommodations for Students with Disabilities
  • Immunizations Required to Attend Class
  • Repeating a Course
  • Adding a Course
  • Dropping a Course
  • Withdrawing from a Course
  • Complete Withdrawal from All Courses During a Semester
  • Medical Withdrawal or Medical Incomplete
  • Leave of Absence
  • Readmission
  • Final Exam Policy


Regulations and Processes Governing Specific Elective Courses

  • Internships for Management -- GSM 750, GSM 753, GSM 754
  • Research and Independent Study -- GSM 751, GSM 752
  • Topics in Management -- GSM 653
  • Foreign Language Study -- GSM 690
  • MBA International Exchange-- GSM 740, 741, 742, 743, 744
  • Notes about Pass/Fail Courses and Credits


Commencement Ceremony Policies and Procedures

  • Participating in the Commencement Ceremony - Graduating Students
  • Participating in the Commencement Ceremony - Walking Students
  • Graduation Fee
  • Academic Honors at Graduation
  • Dean's Awards

Requests for Exceptions to Academic Policies or Procedures


Financial Policies and Procedures

  • Tuition
  • Fees
  • Scholarships
  • Cancellation of Scholarships
  • Scholarship Renewal
  • Scholarship Award Maximums
  • Financial Aid Suspension and Drug Related Offenses
  • Health Insurance Requirement
  • Billing Process for Tuition and Fees
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Monthly Payment Plan
  • Late Fees
  • Withdrawal Refund Policy

Willamette University Selected Policies Manual
Information and polices contained in the Willamette University Selected Policies Manual are as follows:

Table of Contents

Statement of Equal Opportunity Compliance
Statement of Title IX Compliance
 
Policies Related to Students

Student Disability Accommodation Procedures
Emergency – Medical or Psychological  
Non-Discrimination Policy
Publicity Policies for Students and Student Organizations
Sexual Conduct Information
Standards of Conduct
Student Grievance Policy  
Student Refund Policy
Harassment: Procedure to order a phone number change

All-Campus Policies
Alcohol Policy
Candle/Open Flame Policy
Dogs on Campus
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
Fire Alarm Response
Firearm/Weapons Policy
Responsibilities of Skateboarders and Bicyclists
Identification  
Inclement Weather  
Name and Logo Imprint Policy Promotion/Publicity
Parking Regulations
Prohibition of Harassment Including Sexual Harassment
Raffles
Scheduling Policy
Smoking Policy
Student Right-To-Know and Campus Security Act
Student Travel Procedures & Best Practices
Willamette Integrated Technology Services Policies

Information, Resources
Drug-Free Schools and Community Act Amendments
Alcohol and Drugs: An Informational Guide

For complete information, please refer to the Willamette University Selected Policies Manual

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