General Policies

Regulations Subject to Change

Regulations and policy guidelines are established by the university administration and faculty government, with an elected representative from each graduate degree program. Every attempt is made to keep this catalog up to date; students, however, should consult the Office of Academic Affairs or the academic unit head for revisions and updates. The current version of the Graduate Catalog is maintained on the Academic Affairs website at

Change of Records Information

Students must promptly advise the Office of the Registrar and their respective academic units if they change their name, Social Security Number, mailing address, or telephone number. Students can find instructions on how to update their personal information, including name, identification number, mailing address, and next-of-kin address, online at

Standards of Conduct

Students are responsible for their own conduct; university regulations and requirements are published in the Student Handbook. Graduate students are also subject to the rules and regulations published in this catalog. Illinois Institute of Technology reserves the right to terminate a student’s enrollment or to deny enrollment when it is judged to be in the best interest of the student or the university. The Student Handbook is available online at