CSEE graduate students follow the policies set forth by the department, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS), and the University at Buffalo (UB).
Policies and procedures related to graduate study in the Department of Civil, Structural, and Environmental Engineering are included in the Graduate Studies Manual (revision pending). All students should be aware of the contents of this manual as they progress through their academic careers in CSEE. Any exceptions to these policies and procedures must be approved by the Department Chair or Director of Graduate Studies.
In accordance with the New York State Education Department (SED) regulations, the percentage of courses taken through distance education must be less than 50% of a graduate student's degree requirements. The SED policy is summarized at http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/ded/reviewoptions.html.
Access to the 208 Ketter Hall and 1018 Furnas Hall computing labs is a privilege provided to students in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering. All students are required to follow the CSEE Computing Lab Policies (PDF), as well as the university-wide policies on computing and network use.