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Program Status Change

Switching Langone Part-time MBA Program Offering Status

There are three offering statuses within The Langone Part-time MBA Program:
  • Washington Square Weeknight
  • Washington Square Saturday
  • Westchester
Prior to first enrollment, students admitted to the Langone Part-time MBA program who wish to change their program offering status must submit a written request to the Admission Committee Chairperson.

Students must remain in their program offering status of admittance for their first two semesters of enrollment. After the first two semesters of enrollment, Langone Part-time MBA students interested in officially changing their offering status must petition the Academic Policy Board explaining their reasons for requesting a change in offering status. Requests are considered and accommodated on a space available basis and are not guaranteed. 

Students are only permitted to change their offering status once. Students interested in switching their offering status more than once must submit an additional petition to the Academic Policy Board explaining why another switch is necessary. The reasons for switching more than once must be compelling. Subsequent requests will be considered and accommodated on a space available basis and are not guaranteed.
 

Registration Priority by Offering Status within the Langone Part-time MBA Program

Langone Part-time MBA students have registration priority for courses within their program offering status (Washington Square Weeknight, Washington Square Saturday, or Westchester).

Courses in the first two semesters of enrollment are reserved for the Core Group sections for each program offering status. Students must take the Core Group sections that correspond with their offering status of admittance. During the first two semesters of enrollment, Langone Part-time MBA students may contact Academic Affairs and Advising to take a third course in another offering. Accommodation will be made on a space available basis and is not guaranteed.

During the lottery, Langone Part-time MBA students will see and lottery for only those courses within their program offering status. During the drop/add period, Langone Part-time MBA students may register for courses in other program offering statuses on a space available basis.
 

Westchester Offering - Program Completion

Beginning in their fifth semester (elective phase), Westchester students can lottery and register for all Washington Square electives without the need to formally change program offering status. By default, students will have the same priority for Washington Square courses as the Washington Square Weeknight students, based on their expected date of graduation. Students may opt for a Washington Square Saturday offering status if they prefer to have priority for weekend courses.

Switching from the Full-time to the Langone Part-time MBA Program

Prior to first enrollment, students admitted to the Full-time program who wish to change their status to Langone Part-time MBA Program must submit a written request to the Admission Committee Chairperson. The Admissions Committee will consider the request on a space-available basis. Full-time students who request a change in status relinquish all consideration under their original status.

After first enrollment, students in the Full-Time program may petition the Academic Policy Board to transfer into the Langone Part-time MBA Program for any semester after their first in the MBA program. The petition must include the following information:

  1. Student's name.
  2. Student's N number and Net ID.
  3. The semester the student would like to transfer to the Langone Part-time MBA Program.
  4. The number of credits the student has completed.
  5. A statement of the circumstances prompting this request (i.e., full-time job offer).
  6. A proposed plan of study for the remainder of the program.
  7. A detailed career management plan.
  8. For international students: confirmation of either an "H-1" or other applicable visa to replace the F-1 visa status
  9. Approval by the Bursar.

If approved, the student must meet with an Academic Advisor in Academic Affairs and Advising to sign a contract outlining the student's understanding of the conditions of acceptance into the Langone Part-time MBA Program. The contract states that, upon transfer to the Langone Part-time MBA Program, the student will have all current student privileges, responsibilities and restrictions of the Langone Part-time MBA Program (i.e., credit loads, career services, tuition rates*.) Students may not revert to Full-time status after switching programs.

*Change of status may result in additional pro-rated tuition charges.

Switching from the Langone Part-time MBA to the Full-Time Program

Students may not transfer from the Langone Part-time MBA Program to the Full-time program once they enroll. In exceptional cases, students who formally apply to accelerate their programs may be permitted to take more than the allowed maximum number of credits in a given semester.

Langone Part-time MBA students may not register for Full-time Core courses (day). However, day electives are open to Langone Part-time MBA students on a space-available basis. Generally, within their graduation cohort, Full-time students have priority for day electives and Langone Part-time MBA students have priority for evening and weekend electives. Only Langone Part-time MBA students may take courses within the intensive modules.