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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 2014
 The information available below is designed to assist students who were unable to attend the face-to-face or virtual orientations that took place August 6, 7 and 8 on the Metro Detroit, Lansing and Southfield campuses.  
Faculty and Staff Introductions (.pptx, 1441K)
This slide set introduces full-time personnel in the Graduate College and overviews our commitment to students and the commitment expected in return.
Orientation Video-Part 1 (.wmv, 30524K)
This video shows the first part of the Orientation on the Adrian campus on Thursday, August 7, 2014.
Orientation Video - Part 2 (.wmv, 85583K)
This video shows the second part of the Orientation on the Adrian campus on Thursday, August 7, 2014.
Orientation Policy Overview (.pptx, 893K)
This slide set highlights important Graduate College policies related to suspension, grade appeals, syllabi, and degree plans, among others.
Financial Aid Quick Facts Sheet (.docx, 16K)
A quick sheet provided by Siena's Financial Services office to assist new graduate students with frequently asked questions.
ACADEMIC CALENDAR
2015-16 Graduate College Academic Calendar (.pdf, 106K)

Graduate College Academic Calendar for 2015-16 year through December 2015.

Highlights:

Summer session: 10-week classes begin Monday, June 8th and end Sunday, August 15th

Monday, June 15: Application deadline for AUGUST graduation

Fall session: 10 and 16 week classes begin Saturday, August 29th; 10 week classes end Friday, November 6th and 16-week classes end Friday, December 18th.

Tuesday, September 15: Application deadline for DECEMBER graduation

2014-15 Graduate College Academic Calendar (.pdf, 123K)

Graduate College Academic Calendar for 2014-15, revised 4/13/15 to accommodate change in Summer session to "header" for 2015-16 academic year.

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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