Student Regulations Committee

November 15, 2002




Present: L. Barajas (G Student); K. Boyd (Ex. Board Liason); P. Benkeser (BME), Chair; E.K. Barefield (CHEM); L. Jacobs (CEE); K. Longshore (UG Student); J. McIver (Registrar); J. Smith (UG Student); B. Walker (LIB); and L. Wilcox (Student Affairs)


Absent: R. Barke (PUBPOL) and T. Habetler (ECE)


Visitors: J. Hughes (ECE)



The Committee unanimously recommended approval of the following changes to the Student Rules and Regulations (deletions, additions):


VII.B.3 Removal of Deficiencies

A degree candidate who has a single course deficiency for graduation from the final term of enrollment will be permitted one re-examination immediately following the commencement exercises and thereafter, one examination per annum, following commencement until the deficiency is removed. Upon receipt of the reactivated degree petition for the following term, the rRegistrar may authorize a re-examination. The examination should be scheduled only following its authorization. A student should schedule the re-examination prior to the last day of Phase II registration to allow time to register for the course during the next semester if the student does not pass the re-examination and chooses to retake the course. The examination will be graded S or U and the grade so recorded. The previously assigned F or U grade will remain a part of the record and a notation will be made on the student's transcript that the course requirement was satisfied by a re-examination. The student who successfully completes the re-examination will then be eligible to graduate without being required to re-register for the deficient course. the following term and may obtain a letter of completion from the Registrar.


XIII.E.3. Graduation with Academic Distinction

In order to qualify for graduation with honors, all grades or grade corrections affecting the honors designation must be received and certified by the rRegistrar by the end of the normal workday immediately prior to commencement. no later than noon on Wednesday following the commencement.

Section XVIII.E Potential Sanctions
Disciplinary Suspension – exclusion for a period of time from the Institute Premises, and other privileges or activities set forth in the suspension notice.  A suspended Student or Student Organization shall immediately leave the campus and not enter the campus or its resources during the period of suspension, except when on official school business.  Such suspension also may include academic restrictions, including denial of transfer credit for coursework completed at another institution during the period of suspension.  Violation of this stipulation can adversely affect the Accused’s chances for readmission.  The Dean of Students will determine when the Accused has met the requirements for readmission.

Section XI. Cross Enrollment and Concurrent Registration- Atlanta Regional Consortium for Higher Education (ARCHE)

A.     General

1.      Students who are enrolled at Georgia Tech may not receive credit for courses completed at another institution during that same academic term, unless prior permission has been obtained for cross enrollment or concurrent registration, as described in this section.

2.      With the approval of the student's major school, a student may schedule courses at any one of the colleges or universities comprising the Atlanta Regional Consortium for Higher Education (ARCHE), if such courses are not available in a particular term at Georgia Tech. A list of participating institutions is available from the Office of the Registrar.  Copies of the Guidelines for cross enrollment among ARCHE institutions are available in the Office of the Registrar.

3.      Cross enrollment also is permitted among institutions participating in the Georgia Tech Regional Engineering Program (GTREP) and selected institutions in the Regents’ Engineering Transfer Program (RETP). Copies of the Guidelines for cross registration among ARCHE institutions are available in the Office of the Registrar.

4.      All cross enrollment registration activities are performed at the student’s home institution Georgia Tech.

5.      For institutions not participating in cross enrollment, a student must apply in advance for permission to be concurrently registered at both Georgia Tech and the other institution.


B.     Eligibility

1.      Cross enrollment and concurrent registration is available only to degree-seeking juniors, seniors, and graduate students. Ordinarily students will not be allowed to participate in cross-enrollment during their first term at Georgia Tech, nor will students be allowed to cross-enroll for more than two courses per term. Special rules apply to students participating in the GTREP and RETP programs.  Any student seeking an exception to these eligibility requirements should contact the Office of the Registrar.

2.      To participate in cross enrollment or concurrent registration, a student must be in good standing during the term when the application is processed.

3.      During the term of cross enrollment or concurrent registration, the student must be carrying three or more credit hours at Georgia Tech and be in good standing. The total academic load carried at all institutions combined may not exceed the number of hours for which the student would be allowed to register at Georgia Tech 21 hours.

4.      Credits earned under cross enrollment will be handled as transfer credit, but will count as resident credit toward a degree. Credits earned under concurrent registration will be handled as regular transfer credit. Grades received in cross enrollment or concurrent registration courses will not be included in the calculation of the grade point average. No credit will be awarded until an official transcript from the participating institution is received by the Georgia Tech Registrar's Office.