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Policies & Procedures

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This page contains a selection of policies and procedures that relate to academic affairs. A complete list of UW-Green Bay policies is available.

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Class Cancellation

UW-Green Bay strives to deliver uninterrupted services. Nevertheless, sometimes inclement weather or other unexpected incidents can interrupt class. Stay apprised of the policies and procedures below to know your responsibility in the event of a class cancellation.

Academic Policies

UW-Green Bay's academic policies provide guidelines for students and faculty. These policies ensure fairness, consistency and accountability in academic practices.

Syllabi Policy

The UW-Green Bay syllabi policy is a guide for faculty as they develop or revise their syllabi, to help maintain content consistency.

Syllabi Policy

Credit Hour Definition

A credit hour is an amount of work represented in intended student learning outcomes and verified by evidence of student achievement that is an institutionally-established equivalency that reasonably approximates not less than one hour of classroom or direct faculty instruction and a minimum of two hours of out-of-class student work each week for approximately fifteen weeks for one semester, or the equivalent amount of work over a different amount of time, or the equivalent amount of work for other activities as established by the University including but not limited to graduate work, internships, practica, studio work, and other academic work leading toward the awarding of credit hours.

(1 hour in class + 2 hours out of class) x 14 weeks (1 semester) =1 credit hour

Student Procedures

In order to foster a safe and inclusive learning environment for all students, UW-Green Bay has procedures in place to address and resolve grievances. These procedures prioritize the prompt and fair resolution of complaints, ensuring that students' rights and interests are protected.

Academic Disputes

Students have the right to seek resolution when they believe they have been subjected to an unfair application of a course policy by a UW-Green Bay instructor.

Academic Disputes

Students with Disabilities

Our Student Accessibility office is here for you.

Students with Disabilities

Program Integrity

Find information for complaints if you're a student who resides outside of Wisconsin with a distance education course or program complaint.

Complaint Procedures