Academic Policies

Key Resources
  • University of Mary Catalog – this publication details valuable information including course descriptions and major requirements. It also includes a multitude of academic policies, found under the Academic Life pages.
  • FERPA Release Form – the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act protects the privacy of a student’s educational records. Students and parents should make themselves informed of this law. The release form can be found under the Student tab, Academic Information, then Academic Policies & Forms.

Policies for Testing


Policies for Testing

The University of Mary offers students several options to “test out” of classes and earn credit for their knowledge:

  • AP Exams
  • CLEP
  • DSST

For details on which tests are accepted, minimum score requirements, and transfer equivalencies, see the Transfer Credit section of the Registrar homepage (