Policies & Procedures

Residence Requirements

All candidates for graduate degrees (with the exceptions out­lined below) must complete at least 30 credit hours of gradu­ate work while enrolled on campuses of Indiana University.

  • Of these hours at least one semester or two summer sessions of full-time work must be taken in University Graduate School degree-granting units on the Bloomington, India­napolis, South Bend, or Southeast campuses
  • Candidates for the Ph.D. degree must spend two consecutive semesters during one academic year on the Bloomington or Indianapolis campus.

Work Done at More Than One Indiana University Campus

Students who plan to earn a degree through a degree-granting unit on one Indiana University campus and who plan to take a substantial number of hours on one or more of the other Indiana University campuses in partial fulfillment of degree requirements should have their programs of study approved in advance by the degree-granting unit. The residency require­ment must be met on the campus where the degree-granting unit is located.

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