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*Formerly part of the University Handbook
Board of Regents Governance


Regent Policy


No. 1




Reserved Power to Amend Rules and Regulations

The University reserves the right to change the rules regulating admission to the University and its schools and any other regulations affecting the student body, or the granting of degrees, and such regulations shall go in force whenever the proper authorities may determine, and shall apply not only to prospective students, but also to those who may, at such time, be matriculated in the University. The University also reserves the right to withdraw courses at any time.

BR, April 1920; March 1972.


For related information, see:

  • Board of Regents Governance, Regent Policy No. 4, "Policy on Admission"
  • Student Governance and Policies, Scholastic Regulations, Chapter 101, "Admission"
  • Student Governance and Policies, Scholastic Regulations, Chapter 114, "Degrees, Graduation and Commencement"
  • Student Governance and Policies, Scholastic Regulations, Chapter 115, "Courses"