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Handbooks for Students


Detailed information on your academic life at Adelphi.


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» Visit the Academic Adelphi: Your First Year website

Academic Adelphi: Your First Year for 2014-2015

If your college years are supposed to be a journey, then Academic Adelphi: Your First Year is the map to a successful first year at Adelphi. Academic Adelphi is your guide to planning your education at the University and is meant to save you time by providing the information that you will need during your undergraduate years, in one convenient place.


  • Getting Started at Adelphi
  • Orientation and Academic Advising
  • General Education Requirements
  • Majors/Minors and Course Requirements
  • Schedules
  • Academic Rules and Regulations
  • Academic Opportunities


» Download Graduate and Adult Student Handbook

Graduate and Adult Student Handbook for 2014–2015

We have prepared this handbook to help answer the frequently asked questions which adult and graduate students have when getting started as an Adelphi student. Like many of our students, you are balancing both school and life demands and there may be matters unique to you that we have not addressed here. Our commitment to excellent service is a point of pride for our staff, so please do not hesitate to ask for our help.


» Download Graduate Assistant Handbook

Graduate Assistant Handbook for 2014-2015

This handbook provides information on policies, procedures, and resources related to graduate assistants and their employment. As a part of an effort to attract talented students, several types of positions are available to students working toward a graduate degree at Adelphi.


    Nature of Appointment
    Types of Graduate Assistantships
    Conditions of Appointment
    Stipends and Benefits
    Confidentiality/FERPA/Sarbanes-Oxley Act
    Resources and Services of the University
    Overview of Available Graduate Assistantships

For co-curricular guides to campus life, please see Student Affairs Publications, which include:

  • New Student Handbook
  • Guide to Student Life
  • Center for Student Involvement
  • International Student Guidebook
  • Parent Handbook
  • Adelphi University Code of Conduct
  • Bridges to Adelphi
  • Disability Support Services brochure
  • Bias Crimes
  • Domestic Violence, Intimate Partner Violence, Stalking
  • Sexual Assault
  • EXCEL Mentors Program brochure
  • Commuter Services brochure
  • Health Services brochure
  • Interfaith Center brochure
  • Residential Life and Housing brochure
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