Policies and Procedures - Introduction

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Manual Purpose

This manual is designed to provide departments with a comprehensive explanation of graduate study policies, as well as a “step-by-step” guide for implementing procedures. Graduate Studies will review the manual for accuracy and update it regularly.

Manual Organization

The manual includes the following sections:

  • Section A: Introduction to the BYU Graduate Studies Policies and Procedures Manual and overview of BYU Graduate Studies administration
  • Section B: BYU graduate study policies
  • Section C: AIM student information system
  • Section D: ApplyYourself
  • Section E: BYU graduate study procedures, the user-friendly “how to” section of the manual
  • Glossary
  • Appendix A: Directories
  • Appendix B: Forms

Manual Feedback

Graduate Studies welcomes feedback related to this manual. Please send feedback by email to gradstudies@byu.edu or by campus mail to 105 FPH. For questions related to policies or procedures, contact Graduate Studies during the office hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at (801) 422-5091.

Statement of Non-Discrimination

As an educational institution sponsored by and affiliated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ("Church"), Brigham Young University gives preference to applicants for admission who are members of the Church in good standing however, the university does not unlawfully discriminate against applicants for admission based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, who (1) meet the admission requirements, (2) agree to abide by the Church Educational System Honor Code, including the Dress and Grooming Standards, and (3) are otherwise qualified based upon available space. In compliance with applicable disability laws, the application for admission does not inquire about applicants' disabilities. In the admission process, applicants do not receive additional consideration, nor are they penalized for having a disability. Contact the University Accessibility Center (UAC) located in 1520 WSC (422-2767) for questions or concerns relating to disabilities.

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