CHCS Student Handbook 2018-2019

Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences—Department of Cardiopulmonary Sciences 2018–2019 131 is distance based, students are encouraged, if at all possible, to continue their studies. Students who are in progress of coursework and request a military leave of absence will be given a grade of I (Incomplete) for the duration of their deployment. Upon the completion of military duty and return to the program, the student will have 90 days to complete the incomplete coursework. Dress Code When on the NSU campus during regular business hours (M–F, 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.), students are to comply with the Health Professions Division’s dress code previously outlined in the Health Professions Division section of the student handbook. Computer Use The Department of Cardiopulmonary Science defers to the controlling NSU university-wide policy on acceptable use of computing resources. Email Since the BSRT Post-Professional Program is an online program, students shall check their email at least once per week. Course Registration and WebSTAR Students must register for classes online. Once students have been accepted into the program, they will be issued, or can apply online for, a WebSTAR personal identification number (PIN) that will give them access to register online. The PIN also provides access to account information. Students can apply for their WebSTAR PIN by going to the NSU Office of Innovation and Information Technology PIN Request Form webpage at and following the directions. BSRT students may only take BSRT classes during fall, winter, spring, and summer terms. However, BSRT students may take any missing general education during any term in which they are offered. Online Course Access and Canvas All of the BSRT online courses which a student has registered for will be accessed through Canvas. Students must use their NSU email login and password in order to log in to their courses posted on Canvas. The Canvas login can be accessed through the following . Online Student Center—Program and Course Communication All students are required to visit the online student center at least once every two weeks. All communication and programmatic information will be posted in the online student center. It is required that all BSRT students use the online student center when communicating with the program. All class communication must take place through the Canvas course itself. Graduation with Honors A student eligible for graduation with a cumulative grade point average of 3.8 or higher who has completed at least 45 credits at NSU is eligible to receive the degree with distinction.