The policies and guidelines listed below are intended for graduate students in the MEM, MF and DEL-MEM master's degree programs at the Nicholas School of the Environment. To browse this information by topic, visit the Master's Advising Guide.
For School policies intended for faculty and staff, please visit the Nicholas Intranet.
- Owner:Student ServicesThis policy provides the Nicholas School’s process and procedure for reviewing final course grade disputes from Master of Environmental Management (MEM), Master of Forestry (MF), and Duke Environmental Leadership MEM (DEL-MEM) students.
- Owner:Student ServicesStudents may request a change to their program area of study up until the end of the first year of enrollment by submitting the Program Change Request form.
- Owner:Student ServicesMost courses have enough space for all who want to enroll, but there are a few that do tend to fill up quickly. The "tiered" registration process is intended to give everyone a fair shot when resources are limited.
- Owner:Student ServicesAll F-1 visa students who study in the United States need a Form I-20: Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student Status. Follow these steps to obtain your I-20.
- Owner:Student ServicesView more information about required courses at the Nicholas School of the Environment.
- Owner:Student ServicesBefore you enroll in a course to satisfy prerequisites, you should verify the course meets requirements. The Registrar can assist with pre-approvals if you are unsure.
- Owner:Student ServicesLetter grades will be the default grading option for MEM and MF students for spring semester 2021. Students may opt into a Pass-Fall (P/F) grade on a course-by-course basis per this limited-time policy.
- Owner:Student ServicesApplication and acceptance to the MEM and MF degrees is possible with prerequisite deficiencies. However, although we admit applicants with missing prerequisites, we only matriculate students who are missing no more than one required prerequisite.
- Owner:Student ServicesThe Statistical Consulting Center in the Department of Statistical Science offers consulting help for Nicholas School students and faculty with statistical design and analysis for research projects.
- Owner:Career & Professional Development CenterAssist MEM/MF/DEL students to take advantage of extraordinary academic, career or skill enhancement opportunities and to offset a portion of the costs