Islamic University of Minnesota

At IIUMN, we are dedicated to upholding high standards of integrity and respect in every aspect of our operations. This page provides essential policies that guide our community's conduct and university operations. We encourage all members of the IIUMN community: students, faculty, staff, and visitors, to familiarize themselves with these policies.

Section 1. Objective

IUM aims to foster an environment of academic excellence, intellectual growth, and personal development. This policy is designed to facilitate the enrollment of qualified students, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, or disability.

Section 2. Admissions Criteria

Admission to the Islamic University of Minnesota is competitive. Selection is based on a comprehensive review of the applicant's high school transcript or GED diploma, personal statement, letters of recommendation, and A copy of your valid passport or ID.

Section 3. Eligibility

For the Undergraduate Degree Programs:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Personal Statement

For the Graduate Degree Programs:

  • College or University Diploma and Transcripts: Applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree, while a master's degree is a prerequisite for Ph.D. programs.
  • Personal Statement
  • Letters of Recommendation

Section 4. Application Process

Applicants must submit a completed application form via our online application system, including the necessary supporting documents:

  • Official high school or College or University Diploma and Transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • A copy of your valid passport or ID

Section 5. Deadlines

We review applications year-round and meeting deadlines is important for consideration, especially for classroom courses.

Section 6. Transfer Students

Students seeking to transfer from other recognized institutions must submit official transcripts from all previously attended colleges or universities. Transfer credits will be evaluated according to the IUM’s transfer credit policy.

Section 7. Notification

Once an application is complete and has been reviewed, the Admissions Office will notify the applicant of their admission status.

Section 8. Right of Refusal

The IUM reserves the right to deny admission to any applicant who, in the judgment of the Admissions Committee, is not in the best interest of the university community.

The Islamic University of Minnesota is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, or veteran status in its programs and activities.



Section 1. General Policy

The Islamic University of Minnesota accepts transfer credits from accredited institutions of higher education. The university recognizes courses comparable in nature, content, and level to those offered in our curriculum.

Section 2. Course Level

Only undergraduate courses where the student has earned a grade of "C" or better will be considered for transfer. Graduate-level courses will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Section 3. Maximum Transferable Credits

A maximum of 60 credit hours may be transferred toward an undergraduate degree. The maximum for graduate degrees will be determined on a program-by-program basis.

Section 4. Course Evaluation

The Admissions Office will thoroughly evaluate all courses being considered for transfer to ensure that they are compatible with the curriculum and standards of the Islamic University of Minnesota.

Section 5. Official Transcripts

Official transcripts from the previous institution(s) must be submitted as part of the transfer application process.

Section 6. International Transcripts

All transcripts from non-U.S. schools must be evaluated (course-by-course) by either ECE (preferred) or WES.

Section 7. Transfer Credit Appeal

In writing, students can appeal transfer credit decisions to the Office of Academic Affairs.


Section 1. Principle of Academic Integrity

The Islamic University of Minnesota values honesty, integrity, and truthfulness as fundamental virtues in academic pursuit. Students, faculty, and staff are expected to maintain high standards of academic integrity in all aspects of university life.

Section 2. Academic Dishonesty

This includes but is not limited to plagiarism, cheating, fabrication, unauthorized collaboration, falsification of documents or records, unauthorized access to examination materials, and any deliberate attempt to gain an unfair advantage academically.

Section 3. Plagiarism

Plagiarism is presenting another person's intellectual property as one's own. It includes copying sentences, paragraphs, or ideas from someone else's work without proper citation. Students are expected to acknowledge all sources used in their work.

Section 4. Cheating

Cheating involves any attempt to improve one's academic standing deceitfully. This may include copying from another student's test paper, using unauthorized materials during an examination, or submitting work completed by someone else.

Section 5. Enforcement

Faculty members who suspect a student violating the academic integrity policy should report it to the department head or designated university official. Evidence should be provided, and appropriate sanctions will be implemented if the violation is confirmed.

Section 6. Sanctions

Sanctions for violations of the academic integrity policy can range from a warning or failing grade for the assignment or course, to more severe penalties, such as suspension or expulsion from the university, based on the seriousness of the offense.

Section 7. Appeals

Students who believe they have been unjustly accused or sanctioned can appeal the decision through a formal appeals process outlined in the University's student handbook.

Section 8. Prevention and Education

The Islamic University of Minnesota is committed to fostering an environment of academic honesty. Students and faculty will be provided with resources and education about the importance of academic integrity and the consequences of dishonesty.



Section 1. Statement of Policy

The Islamic University of Minnesota is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive environment that respects and values diversity. The university’s policy ensures that all students, faculty, staff, and visitors are treated fairly and equitably, free from discrimination based on race, color, national origin, age, marital status, gender, disability, religion, or veteran status.

Section 2. Scope

This policy applies to all aspects of the university’s operations, including but not limited to admissions, educational programs and services, hiring, employee benefits, assignments, promotions, compensation, training, and discipline.

Section 3. Implementation and Compliance

The university will implement this policy through comprehensive procedures involving all levels of the university's operations. Any reports or complaints of discrimination will be addressed promptly, impartially, and effectively. Reporting: Any university community member who believes they have been the victim of discrimination should report the incident to the university’s Academic Affairs Office. Confidentiality will be maintained to the extent possible.

Section 4. Consequences of Violations

Violations of this policy can result in disciplinary action up to and including expulsion for students or termination of employment for faculty and staff. In some cases, violations of this policy can also result in legal consequences.

Section 5. Retaliation

Retaliation against any individual who reports discrimination or participates in an investigation of such a report is prohibited. Anyone found to have engaged in retaliation may be subject to disciplinary action.

Section 6. Education and Prevention

The university will provide regular training and education programs to promote awareness and prevent discrimination.


Section 1. Purpose

The purpose of the Student Conduct Policy is to provide a framework of behavior that supports a positive learning environment, protects the rights and safety of all members of the university community, and upholds the values and principles of our institution.

Section 2. Scope

The policy stated herein applies to all students currently enrolled at IUM, regardless of their study program, whether full-time, part-time, online, or independent studies.

Section 3. Code of Conduct

Students at IUM are expected to:

  • Behave in a respectful, honest, and professional manner always.
  • Comply with all university policies, procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Respect the rights, privacy, and property of others.
  • Actively contribute to a safe, inclusive, and non-discriminatory learning environment.
  • Refrain from any form of academic dishonesty, including cheating, plagiarism, or fabrication.
  • Avoid any behavior that disrupts the learning environment or interferes with the educational process.

Section 4. Conduct Procedures

Any alleged violation of the Student Conduct Policy will be addressed through a fair and transparent process, respecting the rights of all involved parties.

Section 5. Sanctions

Violations of this policy may result in disciplinary action, including but not limited to warnings, loss of privileges, restitution, suspension, expulsion, or referral to local authorities.

Section 6. Appeals

Students have the right to appeal against any decision made under this policy. The process for appealing will be detailed in the policy procedure.

Section 7. Review

This policy will be reviewed periodically to ensure its continued relevance and effectiveness.


Section 1. Purpose

The Islamic University of Minnesota is committed to providing all students, faculty, and staff equal access and opportunity. Our aim is to create an inclusive environment free from discrimination based on disability.

Section 2. Scope

This policy applies to all members of the IUM community, including students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

Section 3. Policy

IUM does not discriminate against individuals based on disability. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations as required under federal and state laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.

Section 4. Procedures

  • Students and Employees with disabilities who require accommodation should contact the Academic Affairs Office. Necessary documentation will be required to evaluate and arrange appropriate accommodation.
  • Visitors with disabilities who require assistance should contact the Academic Affairs Office before their visit.

Section 5. Responsibilities

All members of the IUM community are expected to respect and uphold this policy. The Academic Affairs Office manages requests and services for students and employees.

Section 6. Grievance Procedures

If any member of the IUM community feels they have been discriminated against based on their disability, they should file a complaint with the Executive Director of IUM.

Section 7. Review

This policy will be reviewed periodically to ensure ongoing compliance with federal and state laws and to make necessary adjustments to serve our community better.


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