Student Policy Library and Resources

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Information contained within this policy library is valid at the time of web posting. Policies, requirements and procedures are subject to change, and materials within the policy library do not constitute a contract with the student. With or without prior notice KCAI may change programs, regulations, and fees noted in this posting.  All policies are reviewed annually.

Academic Policies

Academic Advising and Registration for Courses

Academic Grade Forgiveness

Academic Honesty

Academic Honors

Academic Probation, Dismissal, and Progress Standards


Add/Drop Period and Withdrawing from a Course

Application for Art History Program (Double Major and Minor)

Application for Creative Writing Program (Double Major and Minor)

Application for Entrepreneurial Studies in Art and Design Minor

    Application for Asian Studies Certificate

    Application for Social Practice Certificate




    Auditing a Course

    BFA Degree Requirements

    Change of Major

    Commencement Ceremony and BFA Exhibit Eligibility

    Course Grade Appeal

    Course Level

    Course Waitlists

    Credit Hour Load and Part-time Status

    Credit Hour Policy

    Degree Requirement Substitution Request

    Directed Study

    Disclosure of Disability and Student Accommodation Process

    Disclosure of Pregnancy and Pregnancy-related Condition

    Grade Change

    Grading System

    Graduation (Degree Completion) Requirements

    Incomplete Grades

    Internships - Policy for Internship Sites

    Internships - Policy for Students

    Major Plus (+)

    Mid-Semester Grade Reports


    Off Campus Study Programs


    Progression Guidelines

    Residency Requirement Waiver Request

    Student Class and Studio Level

    Studio Hours

    Studio Models - Policy for Instructors

    Studio Models - Policy for Models

    Transfer Credit

    Transfer Credit Student Guide

    Campus Policies

    Animals on Campus


    Assembly and Demonstration Policy


    Campus Security


    Campus Technology


    College Closings Due to Inclement Weather

    Consensual Relationship and Nepotism

    Discrimination and Harassment Policy (for protected classes)


    Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)


    Financial Aid


    First Name/Pronoun Change and Change of Legal Name

    Free Non-Credit Courses for BFA Students through KCAI's Continuing and Professional Studies

    Good Samaritan and Medical Amnesty





    Installation of Art in Public Spaces/Campus

    Art on Campus Installation Form


    Jannes Library


    Living Center Guide

    Living Center Packing List

    Minors on and off Campus/Child Abuse Reporting

    Parking and Parking Fines

    Readmission for Domestic and International Students

    Request for a Reduced Course Load for F-1 Status International Students

    Required Forms

    Requirements to Remain a Student and Keep Loans and Scholarships

    Seizure Disorder Protocol

    Sexual Misconduct, Sex Discrimination, and Sexual Harassment

    Smoking on Campus (Smoke Zones)

    Smoke Zones Map


    Student Code of Conduct

    Student Complaints and Grievances

    Student Handbook (2018-2019)

    Student ID Cards

    Students with Encumbrances

    Student Health Insurance for Domestic and International Students

    Transcripts and Requesting Transcripts

    Transportation Program

    Tuition and Fees Payment Deadlines

    Tuition and Fees Refund

    Use of Student Artwork


    Withdrawal from Courses and the College


    Student Resources

    DACA Resources - updated 9.15.17


    Gender pronoun supporting materials

    KCAI Personal Counseling and Disability Services Video

    Health Insurance Resources

    Information about Local Doctors, Clinics, and Specialists

    Off-Campus Emergency and Mental Health Information

    Optional Personal Property Insurance 


    Off Campus Housing Resources

    Apartment Security - tips and information

    Finding an Apartment - tips and advice

    Off-Campus Housing Guide


    Places of Worship and Religious Organizations

    Severe Weather Protocol

    Smoke Zones Map

    Student Assistance Program Information (Off campus counseling services, financial and legal assistance, and childcare and parenting assistance, etc.)

    Instructions for requesting FREE counseling through the Student Assistance Program


    Student Organizations

    Student Services Brochure 2018-2019

    Wellness at KCAI Resources (Physical, Mental, and Spiritual)