- Students who offer satisfactory evidence that they are qualified to do so may receive credit for a course by examination. Such an examination is called an examination for advanced standing.
- Examinations for advanced standing require the recommendation of the department of instruction in which the course is offered, payment of the appropriate fee to the Bursar's office, and authorization by the registrar.
- Examinations for advanced standing will ordinarily be offered during the week of final examinations.
- A student will not be allowed to take an examination for advanced standing in a given course more than twice.
- Students will not be allowed to take an examination for advanced standing in a course for which the prerequisite(s) has not been met, except with the consent of the school offering the course.
- An examination for advanced standing will be reported with an S or U grade. Neither grade will be included in the calculation of the scholastic average.
- Advanced standing is not allowed for laboratory or studio classes, except with the consent of the school offering the course.
- Students may not use more than 9 credits of advanced standing to meet degree requirements.
The official policy regarding Examinations for Advanced Standing is published under Rules & Regulations XII in the Catalog.