Dickinson State University is a regional four year institution within the North Dakota University System. The university's mission is to provide high quality, accessible programs; to promote excellence in teaching and learning; to support scholarly and creative activities; and to provide service relevant to the economy, health, and quality of life for the citizens of the state of North Dakota.
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As a student at Dickinson State University, you have access to unique courses, high-end technologies, and dedicated faculty members - everything necessary to ensure a fulfilling academic experience.
As a student-athlete at DSU, you will receive the training and support you need to hone your skills and improve aspects of yourself outside the classroom.
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The connection between Dickinson State and the community is as strong now as in 1916 when the citizens of the region rallied together to build the institution. 100 years later, DSU continues to provide high quality, accessible, affordable educational opportunities to the region and is a cultural hub for community programs and outreach.
2016-2017 Catalog > Academic Affairs
Academic Affairs Mission Statement
University Learning Outcomes and Assessment Program
Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) and Writing in the Disciplines (WID)
Student Evaluation of Faculty and Courses
Credit Hour Assignment Guidelines
Baccalaureate Degree Requirements Regarding Upper Division Coursework
Declaration of Major
Changing Majors or Advisors
Student Body Classification
Class Attendance Policy
Grade Point System
Elective Satisfactory-Unsatisfactory Option
Incomplete Grade Policy
Audit of Academic Classes
Course Repeat Policy
Change of Final Grade
Withholding of Transcripts or Registration Privileges
Transcripted Academic Data “Frozen” at the Time of Degree Completion
Evaluation of Transfer Credit Policy
Transfers of Associate in Arts and Associate in Science Degrees
Erasing Terms for GPA Purposes
Academic Disciplinary Action
Academic Probation and Suspension
Substitution – Waiver Policy
Final Examination Policy
Cross Listed Courses
Graduation Requirements: Notice to Students
Application for Graduation
Recording a Major or Minor on a Degree Not Earned at Dickinson State University
Catalog Years of Limitations
Withdrawal from the University
Foreign Exchange and Study Abroad Programs
Communication Proficiency Policy and Complaint Procedure
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Information Desk:(701) 483-2507(800) 279-HAWK
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Dickinson State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, an independent corporation that accredits degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in the North Central region. DSU also holds many additional department specific accreditation.
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