The Catholic University of America


University Policies - Graduate Announcements [pdf]

Graduate Student Policies
Faculty Handbook
Statement of Academic Freedom
Academic Policies
School of Arts & Sciences: Important Information for Graduate students

Policy documents and forms listed below.


Policy Information Related Forms
Course Load  
Grading Grade Change/Disposition of Incomplete (.pdf) - for faculty to record final status of incomplete
Incompletes Request for Incomplete (.pdf) - request a grade of "incomplete" for a specific class
Academic Leave
Academic Leave Form - required to interrupt course of study for a stated period not exceeding 1 year. (Students are not required to take summer classes; use form if not attending spring and/or fall only.)
Transfer of Credit/
Waiver of Core Courses
Transfer of Credit/Waiver of Core Courses (.pdf) - request transfer of credit/waive core courses from another institution


LIS and Accessibility


Policy Information Related Forms
Comprehensive Exams

Comps Advisee Checklist (.pdf)
Comprehensive Examination Verification Form (.pdf) - required form to register for comps (Note: This form supersedes the comprehensive exam ticket)
Request for Accommodations (.pdf)- request special accommodations relating to physical or learning disabilities
Diploma Application - this form tells the Registrar's Office how you would like your name to appear on your diploma. Please submit the form through the link in your Cardinal Students account. Please note that a diploma will not be provided to you if this form is not provided in a timely way.

Independent Study
Independent Study Contract (.pdf) - required form to register for an independent study
Practicum (LSC 695A) 695A Request for Enrollment (.pdf) - request for enrollment in LIS practicum
695A Evaluation (.pdf) - evaluation of practicum experience
School Library Media Practicum (LSC 695B)
695B Request for Enrollment (.pdf) - request for enrollment in School Library Media Practicum



Policy Information Related Forms
Calendar Event Submission Calendar Submission cua-slisweb[at]
Laptop Sign-Out Authorization Laptop Sign-Out Authorization Form (.docx)
Media Lab Reservations Media Lab Reservation Form
LIS Computer Lab Agreement LIS Computer Lab Agreement Form
Technology Acquisition Policy Technology Acquisition Request Form - updated 01/28/2008
Technical Requirements Essential and Important technical skills
Technology Support Policy Technology Support Policy (.pdf) - updated 1/24/2015


Policy Information Related Forms
Special Tuition Rates For information on how to verify your eligibility for discounted tuition through your employer, see Special Tuition Rates.
Rovelstad Scholarship Rovelstad Scholarship Agreement Form (.pdf) - permits the Rovelstad Scholarship Comittee to access your financial aid records at CUA
Policy on Student Conference Stipends

Procedure for applying for student travel funds (.pdf)

LIS Travel Grant Application - updated 08/29/2016 (.pdf)


Policy Information Related Forms

Student Employment -
Confidentiality Agreement

2008 CUA Confidentiality Agreement

Student Representative Guidelines

LIS Student Representative Guidelines (.docx)

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