Doctoral Policies and Procedures

(Updated June 2018)

The following policies and procedures are specific to the Lynch School. Please refer to University Academic Policies and Procedures for additional information.


Beginning a Doctoral Program
Admission to Doctoral Programs
Financial Support: Loans and Scholarships

Academic Programs and Requirements
Designing a Doctoral Program
Cross Registration/Boston-Area Consortia
Independent Study
Year of Residence
Continuation and Extension
Comprehensive Examinations
Leave of Absence/Withdrawal

Academic Policies
Academic Integrity
Academic Standing
Grievance Procedure

Dissertation Process
Dissertation Proposal
Completing a Human Subjects Review Application
Scheduling a Final Defense

In addition to the information contained here, please consult the web pages for your particular program and the following Lynch School and University-wide websites for additional information.

Will Open In New WindowBC Office of Student Services

Will Open In New WindowUniversity Academic Services