Transfer Credits at the Graduate Level

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Category Name: Student
Responsible Unit: Center for Graduate Studies
Responsible VP: Provost and VP for Academic Affairs
Adoption Date: Senate resolution # 11, 1983 – 1984
Last Revision Date: February 2015
Last Review Date:
Shared governance: none

Policy Statement

An explanation of requirements for transferring credits at the graduate level, and applying credits taken in non-matriculated status to degree requirements.




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Policy Procedures

A maximum of 12 credits or 50% of degree required credits, whichever is less, earned at other colleges and universities may be transferred into a degree program with the department's approval. At the graduate level, no course "may be transferred that carried a grade of less than "B" on an official transcript". In order for transfer credit to be formally acknowledged by the campus, final official transcripts must be received by the Office of Registration and Records.

A maximum of 12 graduate credits earned at SUNY Brockport as a non-matriculated student may be applied to degree requirements upon matriculation with the department's approval.

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Contact Information

Center for Graduate Studies

Office Location: Morgan 2105

Phone: 585-395-2525

Fax: 585-395-2515


History (in descending order)

Item Date Explanation
Next Review Date February 2018 Three-year review
Adoption Date February 2015 Policy Adopted
Draft Review Date Senate resolution # 11: 1983 – 1984 Draft Policy under 30-day Campus Review


Last Updated 10/5/21