Student Handbook

Academic Life

Statement on Freedom of Expression

A student at Smith is expected to be familiar with the Statement of Academic Freedom and Freedom of Expression expressed in the policies section of this handbook. Academic freedom and freedom of expression are both essential to the success of an academic community.

Academic Standing

A student is in good academic standing as long as she is matriculated at Smith and is considered by the administrative board to be making satisfactory progress toward the degree. The academic standing of all students is reviewed at the end of each semester.

Additional details about academic standing and probationary status can be found in the Smith College Catalog in the section on Academic Rules and Procedures.