Academic Council of the School of Graduate Studies ensures standards across all graduate programs by considering all policies concerning graduate studies, approving regulation changes in the University Calendar and all courses and programs of study pertaining to graduate studies, recommending to Senate the award of graduate degrees, receiving reports of decisions approved by Council committees, and discussing and making recommendations on any other matters affecting graduate studies.
The Constitution and By-Laws of Academic Council reflect its membership, meetings, and standing committees. Among the standing committees of Academic Council are the Executive Committee, Nominating Committee, Appeals Committee, and Investigations Board.
Regular meetings of Academic Council are normally held on the third Monday of each month, from September to May inclusive. For minutes of Academic Council, please click here.