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Academic Regulations (A complete listing of all academic regulations may be found in the USC Upstate Catalog.) Change of Name marriage license, a court order approving a name change, or a divorce decree in which a name change is granted. Change of Address incorrect address will result in a “hold” being placed on a student’s record, preventing registration. Students can update their address in Self-Serve Carolina (SSC). Class Attendance The resources of the University are provided for the intellectual growth and development of the students who attend. The schedule of courses is provided to facilitate an orderly arrangement of the program of instruction. The fact that classes are scheduled is evidence that attendance is important and students should, therefore, maintain regular attendance if they are to attain maximum success in the pursuit of their studies. All instruc-tors will, at the beginning of each semester, make a clear written statement to all their classes regarding their policies concerning attendance. Instructors are also responsible for counseling with their students regarding the academic consequences of absences from their classes or laboratories. Students are obligated to adhere to the requirements of each course and of each instructor. All matters related to the student’s absence, including the possible make-up of work missed, is to be arranged between the student and the instructor. Students should understand that they are responsible for all course content covered during their absences and for the academic consequences of their absences. Academic Standing All students enrolled at USC Upstate are subject to the same continuation standards. Administration of these regulations is the responsibility of the Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and is coordinated through following standards regarding scholastic eligibility are applicable to all undergraduates. Continuation Standards Academic probation: The academic record of every student is reviewed at the end of the fall semester, the end cumulative GPA standards will be placed on academic probation: ‘15 188 - ‘16 Student Handbook 190


2016-17 Student Handbook
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