208 Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences—Department of Speech-Language Pathology 2018–2019 Attendance The B.S. in SLCD Program adheres to the same policy as the Health Professions Division. Attendance at all scheduled instructional activities is mandatory. Please review each course syllabus for further details. Academic Advising Students should contact the Academic Advising Center at (954) 262-7990 or UGadvising@nova.edu . The Undergraduate Academic Advising Center provides comprehensive and developmental student support services to empower students to achieve academic success. Transfer Credits Students who have earned college credits at other regionally accredited colleges or universities can transfer these credits into the B.S. in SLCD major. Students should contact their NSU academic advisor to discuss how prior college credits can be used to obtain their degree. An evaluation of transfer credit will be completed prior to the first semester of enrollment, and applicable credit will be transferred based on all final official transcripts received. Add/Drop Students can add or drop courses during the first week of the term. To add/drop a course, students must contact their advisers to complete the add/drop process. For information regarding course refunds please consult the Undergraduate Catalog. Withdraw from Course Students can withdraw from a course up to three weeks prior to the end of the term. To withdraw from a course, it is not sufficient to stop attending class or to inform the instructor of your intention to withdraw. Students must contact their advisers to begin the withdrawal process. Financial aid recipients and international students should both be mindful about how the change in credit hours in the term might affect their status. Incomplete Coursework For the B.S. in SLCD, the student will have one semester to complete a course after the conditions of the incomplete have been agreed to, based on instructor recommendation and program director approval. Students requesting extensions due to medical or military reasons are expected to provide official documentation. It is the student’s responsibility to consult the instructor and submit an Incomplete Grade Agreement Form prior to the end of the course. A grade of incomplete ( I ) cannot be given if less than 50 percent of the assignments have been completed by the official end date of the course. An incomplete grade that has not been changed by the official date in the agreement will be converted to an F by the administrative staff members of the B.S. in SLCD Department. Chancellor’s List, Dean’s List, and Graduation with Honors The Bachelor of Science degree in Speech-Language and Communication Disorders follows the criteria and policies of the Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences for recognizing outstanding student performance and academic excellence while enrolled in and upon graduation from the program. Please refer to the CHCS section of this student handbook for details.