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Cornell University Policies

Cornell University policies connect the university's mission to the everyday actions of its community, clarify the institution's expectations of its individual members, mitigate institutional risk, enhance efficiency, and support the university's compliance with laws and regulations.


Graduate School Policies

Graduate School policies were developed to ensure high standards for graduate study.  At the Graduate School, our policies are derived from three sources: 

The Code of Legislation sets forth the rules governing graduate education as established by the graduate faculty of Cornell University.