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Welcome to the Graduate College webpages on MySiena!
These pages are intended to provide prospective, current, and former students and faculty in our M.A. and Ed.S. programs with easier access to various useful resources, including important documents, student work products, job postings, and more.
I welcome any feedback you may have about these pages.

Linda Sandel Pettit
Dean of the Graduate College
lpettit@sienaheights.edu
517-264-7661 

DEADLINES FOR APPLICATIONS FOR ADMISSION

Fall Deadline -             July 15
Winter Deadline -         November 15
  
CLICK ON THE LINK TO THE GRADUATE COLLEGE APPLICATION PAGE.
 
 
Registrar's Forms Page
 
Click here to find all the documents on the Registrar's website:  Drop/Add form, Application for Graduation, etc. 
Prior Learning Credit Petition and Award (.pdf, 106K)
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FINANCIAL AID
Financial Aid Office
This link is to Siena's Financial Aid Office.
FAFSA
Completing the FAFSA form is a requirement in order to receive any financial aid at Siena.  This link is to the web pages for completing the required form.
EXTERNAL LINKS OF INTEREST
Graduate College Facebook page
Friend us on Facebook!
Click on this link for a direct connection to the SHU Grad College Facebook page.

Writing Assistance Information/Links
Writing Assistant Contact Information
Download this link to see our Writing Assistant Information
Graduate College Writing Assistance
Grammar Assistance
This website contains concise and  easy to understand rules of English grammar and punctuation.  There are short quizzes that you can take to determine your understanding of  of the rules.
ACADEMIC DEPARTMENTS
Counselor Education on My Siena
Find more information about the Counselor Education programs on My Siena
Leadership M.A. Program on MySiena
Find more information about the Leadership M.A. program on MySiena
Graduate Teacher Education on My Siena

Even more information about the Graduate Teacher Education program can be found on My Siena

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NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION - FALL 2015
Fall 2015 New Student Orientation Slides (.pptx, 39755K)

This PowerPoint presentation, which includes audio narration by Dr. Linda Pettit, Dean of the Graduate College, is designed to orient new students to three areas:

  • Siena Heights University's Dominican heritage;
  • Graduate College faculty and staff;
  • and, important policies that savvy graduate students will want to be aware of.
Orientation to the Services Provided by Emily Leep, Grad College Writing Assistant (.pptx, 1013K)

The Graduate College has a Writing Assistant, Emily Leep, who is currently in her second year in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program and has a bachelor's degree in Language Arts.

This slide set explains the writing support services that Emily can supply to her fellow students.  It also highlights the most frequent grammar errors that she corrects.  New students, please be sure to take a look at these slides.

 

ACADEMIC CALENDAR
2015-16 Graduate College Academic Calendar (.pdf, 248K)

Academic Calendar for Siena Heights University's Graduate College from Summer 2015 through the end of Winter 2016.

Highlights

Summer 2015

Begins: June 8, 21015

Ends: August 15, 2015

Fall 2015

Begins: August 29, 2015

Ends: 10 week courses - November 6, 2015; 16 week courses - December 18, 2015

Winter 1 2016

Begins: January 9, 2016

Ends: March 4, 2016

Winter 2 2016

Begins: March 5, 2016

Ends: April 29, 2016

Application to Graduate in May 2016 due: January 15, 2016

Application to participate in May 2016 Commencement due April 15, 2016

 

 

 

WITHDRAWAL/REFUND POLICY
Withdrawal/Refund Policy (.pdf, 119K)
Add Drop Form 2014 (.pdf, 70K)
TUITION AND FEES
2014-2015 tuition and fees (.docx, 58K)
PRIOR LEARNING CREDIT
Prior Learning Credit Information and Form (.pdf, 41K)
GENERAL INFORMATION
Logging onto MySiena and eCollege (.docx, 44K)
Please see also the helpful online tutorials for various aspects of MySiena, eCollege, Microsoft products, and so on at http://web2.sienaheights.edu/personal/csstrain/.
Graduate College Office - Adrian Campus - Map and Directions (.doc, 1838K)
Student Code of Conduct 2014-2015 (.pdf, 975K)
Graduate Student Handbook REV 05/2014 (.pdf, 209K)
This handbook includes all you need to know about ordering books, using and forwarding your Siena email, logging into MySiena, registering for courses, etc. 
CATALOGS - GRADUATE COLLEGE
2014 - 2016 GRADUATE COLLEGE CATALOG (.pdf, 2095K)
2012 - 2014 GRADUATE COLLEGE CATALOG (.pdf, 1096K)
2008 - 2010 GRADUATE COLLEGE CATALOG (.pdf, 1074K)
2010 - 2012 GRADUATE COLLEGE CATALOG (.pdf, 988K)
Academic Engagement Policy (.pdf, 248K)

Addendum to 2014-15 catalog: Academic Engagement.  Specifies student and faculty responsibilities for class attendance.  Also institutes a policy related to withdrawals by students and withdrawals initiated by the University to address situations where students are not attending class. When students are withdrawn by the University (administrative withdrawal) the grade on the transcript will be listed as "WF" -- withdrawn, failing.

Identifies that students may withdraw from classes up to time when 70% of the academic term is completed (end of week 7 for 10-week courses; end of week 6 for 8-week courses; end of week 11 for 16 week courses).

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