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Winthrop University admits qualified applicants and offers equal educational opportunities regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, or disability.
All newly admitted students attending on-campus classes must meet the mandatory immunization requirements prior to registration. All readmitted students must check with Health Services (803-323-2206) to update their immunizations prior to registration.
Students who did not attend Winthrop in the Spring 2016 semester as a regular graduate student must be admitted to the Summer or Fall 2016 semester prior to registering for courses. Most students enrolled in Spring 2016 who are continuing in good standing without change of status should require no admission action for the Spring semester.
Contact the Graduate School for assistance with graduate admission or readmission.
View deadlines for specific programs.
International students should contact the Graduate School for deadlines for applications and issuance of visas.
A graduate student who is registered for and attending nine or more semester hours of graduate work in a regular semester is classified as full time; a normal course load is 9 to 12 semester hours of graduate work. A graduate student may register for more than 12 semester hours of graduate course work in a regular semester only with the approval of the student's dean. The recommended maximum course load for a student holding a full graduate assistantship is nine semester hours.
A graduate student may not enroll for more than one graduate level course in Maymester (a short term held in May prior to the regular summer session), or for more than 7 semester hours of graduate work in a 5 or 6 week term (or the two terms concurrently), or for more than 12 semester hours of graduate work during the 10 week term of the summer session without the approval of the student's dean. An overload form may be obtained from the Graduate School.
Consult the Graduate Catalog or contact the Graduate School for information on deadlines for submission of thesis and results of comprehensive examinations.
Before registering, each degree-seeking student, with the assistance of an academic advisor, must plan a Fall 2016 course schedule.
It is the responsibility of all students, both full time and part time, to schedule an advising appointment before the time they plan to register. Students planning to register during Early Registration should make an appointment for advisement during the designated advising period. Graduate advisement may continue through the semester; however, early advisement is recommended.
Transient students and non-degree students may contact the Office of Records and Registration for registration information. Prior to registration, all students must provide Health Services with verification of the required immunizations. This is a mandatory requirement.
Students who have no balance due, through financial
assistance, scholarship, etc., will have their course schedule automatically
protected if they meet certain criteria. More information about satisfactory
payment arrangements can be found via the fee payment deadline website.
Current immunizations are needed by Health Services before a student may register for classes. This requirement may be waived for all off-campus classes or on-campus classes that meet two weeks or less. For more information or for immunization clearance, contact Health Services, (803)323-2206.