Parsons Catalog sets forth academic policies and procedures relating to academic integrity and honesty, transfer credits, academic regulations and procedures, grades and grading, grade appeal policy, grades of incomplete, academic standing and progress, attendance, and program requirements. You are responsible for knowing and understanding the policies and procedures published in the catalog.
Students may take summer courses for transfer credit at another institution provided they
Bring the summer course catalog from the other institution to your advisor and complete the
Permission to Take Courses at Another Institution form (PDF).
Note: Because each Parsons program has a carefully structured, sequential curriculum, approval is rarely given to take core program courses at another institution.
Current first-year students who wish to declare a major for the first time or change their declared major should:
Requests will be reviewed on a rolling basis after the deadline, though students are strongly encouraged to apply by the priority deadline for the greatest possibility of accommodation. Students for whom the change is not approved will be placed on a wait list. While every attempt is made to accommodate timely declarations, certain faculty, space, and safety considerations may limit the size of some programs. For those programs, a competitive review will be undertaken.
Current upper-class students who wish to change their declared major should:
If you wish to complete your degree at a campus other than the one at which you're currently studying, such as Parsons Paris, you must complete the appropriate campus change application below. You must be majoring in a discipline offered by the campus to which you wish to transfer, and you must be in good academic standing (2.0 GPA or higher for undergraduate students, 3.0 or higher for graduate students). Change of campus requests are approved on a case-by-case basis, provided space is available. Students wishing to study at another campus for one or two semesters should refer to the
Study Abroad Policies.
Undergraduate StudentsUndergraduate Campus Change Policy and Procedures (PDF)
Graduate StudentsGraduate Campus Change Policy and Procedures (PDF)
Your degree requirements for graduation are based on your catalog year. Your catalog year is determined on the basis of the year you entered Parsons as well as the degree program you entered as an incoming student:
Current Parsons students can also find the degree requirements corresponding to their catalog years in DegreeWorks.