College of Pharmacy Student Handbook 2023-2024

Barry and Judy Silverman College of Pharmacy 2023–2024 135 Disciplinary Suspension Disciplinary suspension bars a student from attending school for a defined period of time if, in the opinion of the dean, the student has deviated from the standards of behavior established by the college. The student will be removed from the academic enrollment with revocation of all other privileges or activities, including the privilege of entering the campus. A student who chooses to appeal a disciplinary suspension must do so within 10 business days (excluding school holidays and weekends) of the date of the letter of notification of suspension. Students going through the appeal process are prohibited from taking classes at the Silverman College of Pharmacy or participating in college activities. All time is counted toward the graduation requirement of completing the program, starting from the date of matriculation into the Silverman College of Pharmacy. Disciplinary Expulsion Disciplinary expulsion is the permanent termination of a student’s academic enrollment. The dean is responsible for imposing this recommendation. A student who chooses to appeal a disciplinary expulsion must do so within 10 business days (excluding school holidays and weekends) of the date of the letter of notification of dismissal. While appealing an expulsion based on a violation of the code of behavioral conduct and/or academic honesty standards, a student cannot attend classes and will be dropped from all classes. The reasons for which a student may be dismissed from the College of Pharmacy include, but are not limited to 1. academic dishonesty 2. s tudents representing themselves as doctors of pharmacy or having practiced pharmacy, or any phase thereof, not under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist or a clinical affiliate faculty member of the university 3. e xceeding the six-year limit for the entry-level Pharm.D. program, five-year limit for the advancedstanding Pharm.D. program, four-year limit for the M.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences program, two-year limit for the M.S. in Pharmaceutical Affairs program, and seven-year limit for the Ph.D. program for completing all graduation requirements, exclusive of any approved leave of absence in good standing 4. circumstances of a legal, moral, behavioral, or ethical nature that warrant such action 5. determination by the dean that there are factors that would interfere with or prevent the student from practicing the highest professional standard 6. The college reserves the right—and the student, by the student’s act of matriculation, concedes to the college the right—to require withdrawal, probation, suspension, or dismissal, at any time the college deems it necessary to safeguard its standards of scholarship, professional behavior, and compliance with regulations, or for such other reasons that are deemed appropriate.