This site contains the academic policies and procedures that relate to Stern MBA students. The policies and procedures are listed to the left. Policies specific to either the Full-time or Part-time programs due to differences in the programs are denoted. If not indicated otherwise, the policies apply equally to all MBA students.
Occasionally, a student may have rare and unusual circumstances that might warrant a special exception to a policy. In this case, the student may submit a written petition to the MBA Academic Policy Board via the online application.
The MBA Academic Policy Board is comprised of senior administrators, faculty and program advisors. The board meets weekly to review petitions and make decisions on a case by case basis. The board takes into consideration any individual or extenuating circumstances that may warrant an exception to a Stern policy.
Please be advised that board decisions are final and subsequent petitions to the same regard will not be reviewed unless new, compelling information is provided. An appeal of the board's decision may be made to the Vice Dean for MBA & Executive Programs.
MBA Academic Policy Board petitions are reviewed every Friday. Only petitions received before 3:00 pm on Thursdays will be reviewed and a response will be sent by the following Monday.
Student concerns with an instructor, including grading, should first be addressed with the instructor. If a student is not satisfied, the student next can talk with the chairperson of the academic department.
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