AFCSU Student Agreement

AFCSU Student Agreement

This Agreement for courses and education materials applies to:

You accept this Agreement for the course and education materials by attending a course in person or accessing a course online. 

Course means an education service available from AFCSU. A course may be provided by instructors presenting Education Material[AN3] in a classroom (a course) or [AN4] by self-study of education material accessed by enrolling in an asynchronous course or by accessing the AFCSU website

Education materials are literary works or other works of authorship, including documentation, manuals, data, audio-visual content (such as images, text, recordings, or pictures), and related licensed materials. The Air Force Cybersecurity University owns education Material. All whole or partial copies of Education Material shall be subject to the same terms as the original copy.


1.0 Courses and Education Material

Courses are listed in Catalog, which AFCSU publishes annually. AFCSU may add or withdraw courses at any time. AFCSU will make removals/cancellations known on the AFCSU website.


2.0 Scheduling of Classes

AFCSU specifies the dates and locations of courses in Catalog. The rotation is set; however, specific requests for courses may be sent directly to with the subject line “REQUEST for a FUTURE COURSE.” Courses will be scheduled by mutual agreement.

3.0 Prerequisites and Assessments

AFCSU provides course descriptions, which include course objectives and student prerequisites. The student’s responsibility is to ensure that they meet the stated requirements. AFCSU provides no written assessment of student performance on a course and assumes no responsibility for any student performance after course attendance.

4.0 Proof of Entitlement

An enrollment confirmation email received from Catalog is evidence of your Proof of Entitlement to a course and your authorization to use AFCSU provided education material. For online Courses[AN6], the enrollment confirmation letter specifies any necessary user-ids, passwords and defines the applicable period during which you are authorized to access the Course[AN7] (period of activation).

5.0 Prices and Payment

All AFCSU courses are offered free of charge. TDY costs are solely the responsibility of the member or their unit. AFCSU does not and will not subsidize TDY costs for students. For specially requested courses: Details and questions are handled on a case-by-case basis.

6.0 Cancellation by You

You may disenroll in any course before its start date. After that, roll call is taken, and absences are noted. Repeat absences will be grounds for dismissal with a 0%. Repeat offenders will have their command notified and may be barred from taking future courses.

7.0 License

AFCSU grants the Student a nonexclusive, non-transferable license to use the provided educational material. The Student may make one printed copy of the education material for his use to support the level of use authorized.

8.0 Cheating/Plagiarism

Cheating is defined as the act of giving or receiving improper assistance on an assignment. Examples include (but are not limited to):

Cheating is a violation of academic integrity standards. Additionally, unauthorized discussion, disclosure, or possession, of course, materials constitutes a violation of Article 92 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Individuals who violate the academic integrity policy may be subject to adverse administrative or disciplinary action.  Plagiarism is the act of appropriating or stealing the literary composition of another, or parts or passages of another’s writings, ideas, or language, and passing them off as one’s work constitutes plagiarism. You must properly cite any use or mention of another’s work in any assignment submitted to fulfill an assignment requirement.


Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy

Air Force Cybersecurity University (AFCSU) monitors the academic performance of its students to ensure successful course completion. Students should make every effort to complete assignments and coursework during the allotted time frames as dictated by the course or instructor. If you do not meet satisfactory academic progress in a course, the instructor has the right to drop you from the course in accordance with AFCSU standards in this guidance.


In-person and Remote Instructor-led Courses:

Satisfactory Academic Progress for these courses is defined as the completion of required coursework within the time allotted by your instructor. Exceptions to this policy such as giving more time during class or allowing assignments to be done as homework after class can be made at the instructor’s discretion. Any extension of the course beyond its designated end date to allow for the completion of late assignments must be approved by the online learning coordinator or training supervisor.


Online, Self-Paced Courses:

Satisfactory Academic Progress for these courses is defined as the completion of required coursework before the course ends. Any exceptions or extensions of online, self-paced courses or their assignments must be approved by the online learning coordinator or training supervisor.


Academic Appeals

Any academic-related appeal whether a grading issue, unexcused absence, or drop from a course must be submitted via email to with the subject line “Academic Appeal”. An appeals board consisting of the online learning coordinator and training supervisor will convene and make a determination based on the evidence provided via email and any investigative actions. Boards will meet on an as-needed basis and render determinations on appeals within 3-5 business days. The determination of the appeal by the board will be sent directly to the student. Determinations can range from reinstatement into a future course, re-enrollment back into AFCSU, final grade corrections, or even no action at all.


This memo supersedes all previous versions of the same document.