The University of St. Thomas

University Registrar

Independent Study

Date Implemented: March 01, 1999
Date Revised: February 24, 2009

Independent Study is a course of study for credit requested by the student to be taught under the direction of a faculty member for study in an area not addressed by current course offerings.  An Independent Study must be approved by the appropriate department chair and/or dean.



Important Note: In the absence of a more stringent policy at the school or college level the University Graduate Academic Policies apply. Should a graduate program not have a specific policy or should there be omissions or gaps in the policy for a specific graduate school program, the University Graduate Policy shall govern.

The Graduate Academic Policies are the responsibility of the Graduate Curriculum Committee Convener. For additions or revisions contact gradcurriculum@stthomas.edu.