PCHCS Student Handbook 2024-2025

Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences (PCHCS)—Department of Cardiopulmonary Sciences 2024–2025 154 Textbooks Specific recommendations can and will be made by the program and individual professors. Students may purchase their books from any convenient source. Add/Drop Students can add or drop courses online up until two weeks before the term is set to start. Any time after that, students must contact the program office. Withdrawal from a Course A request for withdrawal from a course shall be made in writing to the program director. A student can withdraw from a course up to three weeks prior to the end of the term. Students may request withdrawal only if they are in good standing. A withdrawal from a course requires approval from the program director. A grade of W (withdrawal) will be recorded. The grade of W will be replaced by an earned grade only if the student retakes the course. Unofficial, late, or poor standing withdrawals may result in a grade of F. Administrative Withdrawals Unless prior approval or a leave of absence has been granted, students who do not enroll in any classes for two consecutive semesters may be administratively withdrawn (WU) from the B.S. in Respiratory Therapy—Postprofessional program. If a student is administratively withdrawn from the program, the student would be required to petition the program director in writing for reinstatement in the program. Course Registration and SharkLink Students must register for classes online. Once students have been accepted into the program, students may register for classes via SharkLink, “Academics” tab under “Registration-Add/Drop/SEA.” B.S. in Respiratory Therapy—Postprofessional students may only take classes during fall, winter, and summer terms. However, students may take any missing general education classes during any term in which they are offered. Online Course Access and Canvas All the program’s online courses, which a student has registered for, will be accessed through Canvas. Students must use their NSU email and password to log on to their courses posted on Canvas. Canvas can be accessed through sharklink.nova.edu. Online Student Center—Program and Course Communication All students are required to visit the online student center at least weekly. All communication and programmatic information will be posted in the online student center. It is required that all students use the online student center when communicating with the program. All class communication must take place through the Canvas course itself.