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  • STUDENT POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

    July 2018

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    Table of Contents

    1. MUSC Academic Policies and Other Important Policies ................................................................. 4

    2. College of Health Professions Academic Policies and Other Important Policies ................. 5

    2.1 Grading System ..................................................................................................................................................... 5

    2.2 Request for an Incomplete Grade .............................................................................................................. 7

    2.3 Absence from a Final Exam ............................................................................................................................ 8

    2.4 Appealing an Exam Grade ............................................................................................................................... 8

    2.5 Academic Progress .............................................................................................................................................. 8

    2.5.1 Student Progress Guidelines ........................................................................................................... 8

    2.5.2 Academic Standing ................................................................................................................................ 9

    2.6 Professional Conduct ......................................................................................................................................... 9

    2.7 Student Complaints ......................................................................................................................................... 10

    2.7.1 Academic Complaints ....................................................................................................................... 11

    2.7.2 ADA Grievance. 11

    2.7.3 Honor Code Violation Concerns ................................................................................................. 11

    2.7.4 Sexual Harassment or Gender Inequity Complaints ..................................................... 12

    2.7.5 University-wide Services................................................................................................................ 12

    2.7.6 Other College-Specific Complaints .......................................................................................... 12

    2.7.7 Other Complaints ................................................................................................................................ 13

    2.7.8 Concern that Due Process was not followed ...................................................................... 13

    2.8 Graduation Requirements ........................................................................................................................... 13

    2.8.1 Undergraduate...................................................................................................................................... 13

    2.8.2 Graduate ................................................................................................................................................... 13

    2.9 Leaving the University .................................................................................................................... 14

    3. Other College Student Policies .............................................................................................................. 15

    3.1 Arrest Policy ......................................................................................................................................................... 15

    3.2 Bulletin Boards ................................................................................................................................................... 16

    3.3 Computer and Copy Usage .......................................................................................................................... 16

    3.4 Collaborative Works of Authorship ....................................................................................................... 16

    3.5 Disability ................................................................................................................................................................ 17

    3.6 Student Drug Testing Policy ....................................................................................................................... 18

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    3.6.1 Mandatory Drug Testing (prior to clinical rotations)................................................... 18

    3.6.2 Drug or Alcohol Testing (with cause)..................................................................................... 18

    3.6.3 Drug Testing Procedures................................................................................................................ 18

    3.6.4 Possible Actions ................................................................................................................................... 19

    3.6.5 Possible Disciplinary Action ......................................................................................................... 19

    3.6.6 Due Process and Confidentiality .............................................................................................. 20

    3.6.7 Consent for Drug and Alcohol Testing ................................................................................... 20

    3.7 E-mail ....................................................................................................................................................................... 20

    3.8 Extended illness of student or Temporary Disability ................................................................. 21

    3.9 Faculty/student/clinician relationship ............................................................................................... 22

    3.10 Laptop computers.......................................................................................................................................... 23

    3.11 Lockers ................................................................................................................................................................. 23

    3.12 Mailboxes ............................................................................................................................................................ 23

    3.13 Microwaves ........................................................................................................................................................ 24

    3.14 Name badge ....................................................................................................................................................... 24

    3.15 Press relations ................................................................................................................................................. 24

    3.16 Photo consent................................................................................................................................................... 24

    3.17 Room reservations ........................................................................................................................................ 24

    3.18 Scholarship information ............................................................................................................................ 25

    3.19 Trash ...................................................................................................................................................................... 25

    3.20 Tuition Waiver Policy .................................................................................................................................. 25

    3.21 Use of the Official MUSC logo .................................................................................................................. 26

    3.22 MyQuest Mandatory Learning Modules ................................................................................. 26

    3.23 Student Injuries ................................................................................................................ ..................26

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    1. MUSC Academic Policies and Other Important Policies Below you will find links to important MUSC student policies. Please familiarize yourself

    with each of these. They are listed in alphabetical order.

    a. Academic Review Policy b. Computer Use Policy c. Criminal Background Check Policy d. Electronic Communications Policy e. English Fluency in Higher Education Act f. Ethical guidelines for conduct of research g. Intellectual property h. International Travel Policy

    Students traveling outside the United States for any MUSC-related purpose (e.g.,

    mission trips, clinical rotations) are required to abide by the International Travel

    Policy. Advanced planning is necessary as students must register travel itineraries,

    sign a travel waiver, and submit a Health, Safety, and Security Plan.

    i. Intramurals Sportsmanship Policy j. Leaving the university k. MUSC Severe Weather Plan l. Privacy Policy of Individually Identifiable Health Information m. Social Media Use Guidelines

    While social networking has the potential to enhance a students educational

    experience, serious ramifications may ariseunprofessional behavior,

    overstepping boundaries, and confidentiality breaches. Any student wishing to

    create

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