Student Handbook 2014-15

This handbook is published annually and includes information on activities, policies and regulations, student rights and responsibilities, problem-solving resources, and the academic calendar. It is prepared and edited by the Division of Student Affairs in cooperation of the offices of Academic Affairs and the President.

This handbook is prepared for the convenience of students and does not constitute
an official publication of the Board of Regents of the University System of
Georgia. In case of any divergence from or conflict with the Bylaws or Policies
of the Board of Regents, the official Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents
shall prevail.

The statements set forth in this handbook are for informational purposes only and should not be construed as the basis of a contract between a student and this institution. While every effort has been made to insure accuracy of the material stated herein, the University reserves the right to change any provision listed in this handbook without actual notice to individual students. Every effort will be made to keep students advised of such changes.

Information regarding academic requirements for graduation will be available in the offices of the Registrar, Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Deans of the Schools. It is the responsibility of each student to keep himself or herself apprised of current graduation requirements for a degree program in which he or she is enrolled.

Georgia Southwestern State University is in compliance with all applicable federal and State regulations.  The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, religion, sex, age, handicap, or status as a veteran.


This handbook is not a contract. It is for informational purposes only
and provides no rights to the reader.