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    Winston-Salem State University
  Sep 25, 2017
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2019

Academic Policies

Academic policies may be updated by action of the WSSU Board of Trustees.  After an action by the Board of Trustees, an updated or new policy will be posted under Policies on the Office of Legal Affairs website.  To learn more about academic policies, go the Office of Legal Affairs website

The Office of the Registrar is the repository of student records from the point of enrollment to the conferring of degrees and beyond. A wide range of services is offered to faculty, students, and members of the administration in the areas of academic records, student status, registration, course enrollment and publications. 

Below is a section of services managed in the Office of the Registrar:

Academic Integrity

Advanced Placement

Auditing Courses

Change of Student Name and Address

Classification of Students

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Course Loads

Credit, Grades, Grade Points

Credit for Service and for Education in the Armed Forces

Good Academic Standing and Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy

International Baccalaureate Credit Policy

Privacy of Student Records


Registration at Another Institution

Release of Student Information

Repetition of Course for Grade Replacement

For information, please visit the Office of the Registrar website

In this section are items that relate to admission:

Proficiency Examinations

Senior Citizens - Residents of North Carolina who are 65 or older and who meet appropriate admission requirements may enroll tuition-free on a space-available basis. The availability of class space cannot be determined until after registration. A valid driver’s license or birth certificate is required as proof of age. NOTE: Students are responsible for other applicable fees.

Please visit the Admission Office for additional information.