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Graduate Manuals and Policies

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).

Graduate Studies Manual

Policies and procedures related to graduate study in the Department of Civil, Structural, and Environmental Engineering are included in the Graduate Studies Manual . 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. 

SEAS and UB Policies

Distance Education

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

CSEE Computing Lab Policies

Access to the Ketter 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).

Remote Access to 208 and 101 Ketter Hall

To provide all students with software in the computer labs, the Department works with SENS to give students remote access. 

All undergraduate and graduate students may request remote access to computers in the following labs:

  • 208 Ketter Hall
  • 101 Ketter Hall: 10 machines
  • 1018 Furnas Hall: 16 machines