Effective Date

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Office of Primary Responsibility

School of Graduate and Advanced Studies

Summary of Policy

Individual programs and the Dean of Graduate Studies may dismiss a student whose work is not satisfactory.

Affected Parties

Arts & Sciences Faculty

Policy Statement

Both the department faculty and the Dean of Graduate Studies have the right to dismiss a student from a program if their academic work is not up to the generally accepted standards of a graduate scholar. 

Students who were previously dismissed and wish to apply to another graduate program at Dartmouth must submit a written petition to the Dean of Graduate Studies.