Graduate Studies Manual (Applicable starting Fall 2019)
AUC is distinguished by its interdisciplinary curricula that bring students and faculty from different academic disciplines together to address challenges in Egypt, the Middle East and across the world. The University admits outstanding graduate students, who demonstrate the ability to conduct creative and original work. AUC’s state-of-the-art campus boasts world-class faculty members, quality research facilities and a vibrant academic environment.
This Graduate Studies Manual encompasses the procedures and practices for different aspects of graduate studies at AUC, for reference to graduate students, program directors, academic advisors, thesis supervisors and program administrative staff members.
I. Academic Integrity
II. Academic Requirements and Regulation
- Enrollment Status and Time Limit for a Degree Completion
- Planned Leave of Absence
- Academic Load
- Incomplete Work
- Probation, Dismissal, Course Repeat and Retake
- Withdrawal from the University
For the complete graduate academic requirements and regulations in the catalog, click here
- Financial Aid
- Teaching Assistantships
- Work Study Program
- Support Grants
- Teaching Assistants and Graduate Students Professional Development Program (TAGS)
- Mohamed Taymour Writing and Communication Center
- Career Center
- Residential Life
- Visa Matters
- Student Well-Being
- Campus Life
IV. Thesis Cycle and Guidelines
V. Comprehensive Examinations
VI. Roles and Responsibilities
VII. Graduate Advisory Council
The Graduate Advisory Council is chaired by the dean of graduate studies and is composed of the program directors of the different graduate programs as well as representatives from the Office of the Dean of Graduate Studies, the English Language Institute, the AUC Library, as well as a graduate student representative from the Graduate Student Association (GSA).
The council deliberates on policy and procedural issues related to the different aspects of graduate studies at AUC. Decisions are taken by majority vote. This ensures shared governance and program buy-in for policies and procedures in place.