Institutional Policies

Notes about this page:

This page on Southwestern's Website is intended to house all of the school's policies in a centralized location. Please bear with us as we populate this vital resource - it may take several months. Please direct questions or concerns about this page or the policies contained herein to

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Staff Policies


Student Policies

Admissions Policies

Academic Policies

Career Services Policies


Graduation, Diplomas, and Dean’s Certificates

Finance and Financial Aid Policies

Honor Code

Student Affairs Policies

Effective Date:  Varies per policy
Responsible Offices: General Counsel / Communications & Marketing

*Campus-Wide Policies apply to Administrators, Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Staff, Students, Trustees, Visiting Alumni, Vendors, Guests, Event Attendees,  and all other campus visitors.

**The Tuition Assistance for Employees and Trustees & Tuition Exchange Policy also applies to Southwestern's Trustees.