Posted: Thursday, April 3, 2014
Response to Senate Recommendation: Students Called to Active Military Duty
At its March 14, 2014, meeting, the College Senate voted to approve a resolution to revise the policy on active military duty to bring the policy into alignment with federal and state regulations in the most student-friendly way possible and to forward the resolution to the interim president for consideration and action:
Procedures for Students Called to Active Military Duty (Rev: Sept. 10, 2012)
LEAVE OF ABSENCE
Students will present a copy of their military orders to the Registrar’s Office, Moot Hall 210. They will be given verbal approval for a two-year Leave of Absence (undergraduate) with a waiver of the 2.00 GPA, chair and dean signature requirements, and deadline, if necessary. Copies will be sent to the student, department, and dean after processing. The leave will be effective the first day of class, generating a 100 percent refund.
Registrar’s Office will inform Student Accounts and Financial Aid; Student Accounts will issue refunds within 10 days, if applicable.
Deadline for completion of incomplete grades is automatically extended by director of academic standards in consultation with the course instructor and/or department chair; every consideration will be given should other problems arise.
Barnes & Noble at Buffalo State Bookstore will give a full refund for books in original condition. For books not in original condition, maximum allowable refunds will be given based on the condition of the book. Processing will be expedited. Requirement to show a receipt with each returned book will be waived when a cop