LL.M. Academic Rules and Regulations
Appeal of Grades,
The rules and regulations for the LL.M. programs in regard to appeal of grades is the same as specified for the Juris Doctor degree program.
Scholastic Probation and Dismissal
A student will be placed on scholastic probation whenever the student's GPA falls below 3.0 for the LL.M. (Urban Affairs), 2.7 for the LL.M. (Taxation) or when a student fails to earn at least a grade of Credit in one course for the LL.M. in Lawyering. For the LL.M. programs in taxation and urban affairs, a student on probation must attain the required cumulative GPA by the end of the next semester of coursework, or, unless an exception is made by the Graduate Studies Committee, the student will be dismissed from the program for academic deficiency. For the LL.M. in Lawyering, a student who fails to obtain a grade of at least Credit in a second course will be dismissed from the program for academic deficiency.
Attendance, Examinations and Grades, and Withdrawal from Courses
The rules and regulations for the LLM programs in regard to attendance; examinations and grades; and withdrawal from courses are the same as specified for the Juris Doctor degree programs, unless modified by the student’s LLM advisor with the consent of the graduate studies committee.