For a complete listing of academic policies please refer to the College Bulletin
Access to Records: Notification of Rights under FERPA (Revised 4/07)
In accordance with the Family Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974, it is the policy of Landmark College to provide students with the right to limit the dissemination of their educational records, and to inspect and review such records to ensure their accuracy. Read more.
Adding and Dropping Courses
It is the policy of Landmark College to permit students to drop courses without record prior to the end of the fourth instructional week of the semester. In addition, students may add courses during the first two weeks of the semester. Read more.
It is the policy of Landmark College to permit students to audit courses offered at the College. Read more.
Calculating Grade Point Average (GPA)
The grade point average is computed as follows: the credits earned in each credit course are multiplied by the grade points earned in that course. Read more.
Academic concentrations are available to students as an option in the Landmark College curriculum. Read more.
Declaration of Degree
Upon earning 22 credits, all students must file a Declaration of Degree form with the Registrar. Read more.
Degrees with Honors
The designation cum laude (with honors) on the Landmark College diploma is a recognized mark of superior academic accomplishment. Students who show particular distinction in scholarship at Landmark College will be recognized by graduating with one of three degrees of honors: Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude, or Summa Cum Laude. Read more.
Expected Completion Schedule
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA of 1990) mandate that reasonable accommodations be made for individuals with learning disabilities, including extending time limits for completion of academic requirements. However, students at Landmark can be expected to make satisfactory progress toward completion of the program within a specific time frame. Read more.
If a student requests an extension, the Academic Dean must approve the extension in advance. Read more.
It is the policy of Landmark College to permit students receiving a grade of D+ or lower in a credit course to retake the course. Upon successful completion of the course under the forgiveness policy, the lower grade is no longer factored into the student’s GPA. Read more.
It is the policy of Landmark College that the following shall constitute its Grading System: Read more.
Graduation from Landmark College requires students to earn 61 credits. Students must earn 22 credits from the Common Core, which includes introductory courses in English, First Year Studies, Humanities, Social Science, Mathematics, and Natural or Physical Science. Read more.
In Progress (IP) Grade
For EN0911, EN1011, EN1015, FY1001, FY1011, MA0291, MA0392, MA1501, the policy of Landmark College is to permit entry of an IP (In Progress) grade by the instructor, when a student has not demonstrated an acceptable level of proficiency in meeting the course outcomes by earning a grade of D+ or below. Read more.
Psycho-Educational Evaluations and Related Medical Records
Landmark College accepts the Association on Higher Education and Disability’s (AHEAD) interpretation of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) regarding disability related information. Specifically, disability related information “should be treated as medical information and handled under the same strict rules of confidentiality as is other medical information. Read more.
Transcripts contain records of courses taken, grades and credit received, course description material and other information. It is the policy of Landmark College that its official transcripts, bearing the College seal and the Registrar’s signature, may be released only upon written request of the student or alumnus/alumna. Read more.
Only 15 credits, or the equivalent of 15 Landmark credits, may be transferred to Landmark. Students may take courses at other institutions for transfer to Landmark during their time at Landmark (usually in summer) with pre-approval from the Registrar’s Office, as long as the maximum of 15 transfer credits is not exceeded. Read more.
Visiting Students and Transfer Credits
Summer courses taken at Landmark College’s Summer Session for Visiting College Students before a student matriculates at Landmark College will be removed from the student’s Landmark degree transcript only after a student petitions the Academic Dean to have the course credit and grade removed from his or her Landmark transcript. Read more.
Questions? Contact us for more info!
Jill Hinckley, M.A.T./English
Assistant Dean of Academics
Dr. Adrienne Major