College of Pharmacy Student Handbook 2021 -22

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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) 4
Message from the President 12
Foreword/Reservation of Power 13
Foreword 13
Reservation of Power 14
University Vision Statement, Mission Statement, and Core Values 15
Vision 2025 Statement 15
Mission Statement 15
NSU Core Values 15
Policies and Procedures 18
Nova Southeastern University 18
Statement on Student Rights and Responsibilities 20
University Equal Opportunity/Nondiscrimination Policy 20
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) 21
Release of Student Information 23
Conduct Notifications 23
Deceased Student Records 23
Health Care Privacy (HIPAA) Statement 23
Code of Student Conduct and Academic Responsibility 24
Academic Standards 25
Conduct Standards 27
NSU University-Wide Religious Holidays Policy 27
NSU Interfaith Work-Restricted Religious Holiday Calendar 28
A. General Administrative Policies and Guidelines 30
A.1 Alcohol Policy 30
A.2 Appropriate Conduct and Consensual Relationships Policy 32
A.3 Drug-Free Schools and Campuses 32
A.4 Health Policies 33
A.5 Holds on Student Records 36
A.6 Image Use Statement 36
A.7 Indebtedness to the University 36
Force Majeure 37
University Fees 37
A.8 International Travel Registration Requirement and Program 38
A.9 Jurisdiction of University Policies and Procedures 38
A.10 Off-Campus Residency 38
A.11 Student Organization Rights and Responsibilities 39
A.12 University Computer and Telecommunications Use Policy 39
A.13 University Copyright and Patent Policy 43
A.14 University Title IX/Sexual Misconduct Policy 43
B. Specific Conduct Violations 44
B.1 Alcoholic Beverages 44
B.2 Animals 44
B.3 Assault/Violence 45
B.4 Bribery 45
B.5 Cheating 45
B.6 Complicity 45
B.7 Contracting on Behalf of the University 45
B.8 Damage or Vandalism to Property 46
B.9 Dangerous Items 46
B.10 Disorderly Conduct 46
B.11 Distributing or Posting Printed Media 46
B.12 Drugs, Drug Paraphernalia 47
B.13 Emergency Equipment and Procedures 47
B.14 Facilitating Academic Dishonesty 47
B.15 Failure to Disclose Criminal Offenses 47
B.16 False Information (Including Fabrication, Fraud, and Falsification of Records) 48
B.17 Fire 48
B.18 Gambling and/or Games of Chance 49
B.19 Guests 49
B.20 Harassment or Harm to Others 49
B.21 Hate-Based Conduct Violations 49
B.22 Hazing 49
B.23 Health and Safety 50
B.24 Identification Cards 50
B.25 Interference with University Investigations, Disciplinary Proceedings, or Records 51
B.26 Lake Swimming 51
B.27 Littering/Projecting Objects 51
B.28 Misuse of Computers or Telecommunications (Technology) 51
B.29 Noise 51
B.30 Online/Internet Social Networking Usage 52
B.31 Parking and Motor Vehicle Policy 52
B.32 Plagiarism 52
B.33 RecWell Center Policies and Procedures 52
B.34 Removal or Ejection from a University-Sponsored Event 53
B.35 Requests or Orders 53
B.36 Residential Life Policies and Procedures 53
B.37 Retaliation 53
B.38 Smoking/Tobacco-Free Policy 53
B.39 Solicitation 54
B.40 Stalking 54
B.41 Fraternity and Sorority Life Manual/Policies 54
B.42 Theft or Unauthorized Possession 54
B.43 Unauthorized Entry 54
B.44 Unauthorized Possession of University Property 55
B.45 Unauthorized Recording 55
B.46 Video and/or Audio Copyright Violation 55
B.47 Violation of Disciplinary Status/Conditions 55
B.48 Worthless Checks 55
C. University Title IX/Sexual Misconduct Policy 55
D. University Disciplinary Procedures 56
D.1 Introduction 56
D.2 Judicial Conference 59
D.3 Administrative Judicial Proceeding 61
D.4 University Title IX/Sexual Misconduct Disciplinary Procedures 64
E. Additional Grievance Procedures Available 64
E.1 Grievance Procedure for Discrimination Based on Disability 64
E.2 Nonacademic Grievance Procedure 70
NSU Resources and Administrative Offices 71
Alumni Association 71
ATMs 71
Bookstore 71
Campus Shuttle 71
Division of Student Affairs and the College of Undergraduate Studies 72
Office of Undergraduate Admissions 72
Office of International Affairs 72
Office of Orientation 73
Center for Academic and Professional Success 73
Tutoring and Testing Center 73
Office of Student Academic Service 73
Office of Residential Life and Housing 74
Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement 74
Office of Recreation and Wellness 74
Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement 74
Office of Student Conduct 75
Office of Student Disability Services 75
Office of Student Affairs Marketing 75
Student Activity Fee Accounts Office 75
Office of Student Affairs at the Regional Campuses 76
Center for Student Counseling and Well-Being 76
Enrollment and Student Services 76
Office of Student Financial Assistance 76
Office of the University Bursar 77
Office of the University Registrar 77
One-Stop Shop 77
SharkCard Services 77
NSU Athletics 78
Office of Innovation and Information Technology 78
Office of Student Media 79
Military Affairs Veterans Resource Center 79
SharkPrint 79
Student Medical Center 80
Public Safety 80
Shark Dining Services 81
University Health Care Centers 81
University Libraries 81
Wireless Networking 82
Writing and Communication Center (WCC) 82
University Administrators 83
Colleges and Academic Units 85
Deans 86
Accreditation 87
Division-Specific Policies and Procedures 88
Health Professions Division 88
Building Hours 90
Charges and Payments 90
Late Payment Fee 90
Tuition Credit Policy—Voluntary Drops and Withdrawals 90
Short-Term Preloans 91
Martin and Gail Press Health Professions Division Library 91
Tampa Bay Regional Campus Library 93
Lost and Found 94
Computer Laboratories 94
Student Lounge/Student Area 94
HPD Policies and Procedures 95
Acceptance of Professional Fees 95
HIV/AIDS Policy 95
Background Checks 95
Health Forms Requirements 96
Certificate of Physical Examination 96
Immunization Requirements 96
Urine Drug Screen 98
Dress Code 98
Food in the Lecture Halls, Laboratories, and Clinics 98
Identification Requirements and Fieldwork Prerequisites 98
Email 98
Notices, Messages, and Posters 99
Parking Lot/Garage 99
Photographs and Recordings 99
Post-Exposure Policies and Procedures 99
Return of University Property 100
Security Checks 100
Social Events and Extracurricular Activities 100
Student Assistance Program 101
Student Employment 102
Student Insurance Requirement 102
Affirmative Opt-Out Required 102
Cell Phones, Computers, Tablets, and Electronic Devices 103
Visitors 103
Visits to Other Institutions 103
College-Specific Policies and Procedures 104
College of Pharmacy 104
Mission 106
Vision 106
Administration 106
Reservation of Power 108
Accreditation 109
ACPE Complaints Policy 109
Equal Opportunity/Nondiscrimination Policy 109
University Sexual Misconduct Policy/Title IX 109
Health Care Privacy (HIPAA) Statement 109
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) 109
Communicable Diseases Guidelines 109
Student Disability Services 110
Core Performance Standards for Admission and Progress 110
Intellectual, Conceptual, Integrative, and Qualitative Abilities 111
Interpersonal Communication 111
Motor Skills 111
Strength and Mobility 112
Hearing 112
Visual 112
Tactile 112
Sensory 112
Behavioral and Social Attributes 113
Financial Affairs 113
Yearly Fees and Expenses 113
Charges and Payments 113
Consequences for Nonpayment 114
Florida Residency 114
Student and Academic Services 114
Faculty AdvisoRx Program 114
Student Peer Mentor Program 114
Email Accounts 115
Computer Requirements 115
Laptop 115
Change of Name or Address 116
Registration 116
Maximum Number of Credits Per Semester 117
Adding a Course 117
Withdrawals/Drops from a Course for Grading Purposes 117
Roster Reconciliation 117
Transfer Credit 118
Withdrawal from the College of Pharmacy 118
Policy on Examinations 118
Taking Exams at National Professional Meetings 121
Policy on Reviewing Examinations 122
Final Grades 122
Remediation Policy 123
Remediation by Reassessment 123
Course Repetition 123
Audit Policy 124
Chancellor’s List 124
Dean’s List 124
Student Records 124
Transcripts 124
Transcript Requests 125
Academic Honesty 125
Academic Standing 125
Good Academic Standing 125
Satisfactory Academic Progress 126
Academic Probation 126
Academic Dismissal 126
Academic Suspension 127
Academic Promotion 127
Extended Students 128
Graduation Requirements for the Pharm.D. Program 128
Graduation with Honors 129
Licensure Examinations 129
Grade Disputes, Grievances, and Appeals 129
Grading Disputes and Appeals Policy for Grading Disputes 129
Classroom Grade 129
Experiential Grade 130
Nongrading-related Grievance(s) 130
Student Professional Conduct Committee 130
1. Membership 131
2. Hearing Guidelines 131
3. Hearings Protocol and Process 131
4. Notification of the SPCC Decision 132
Appeals Committee 132
1. Membership 133
2. Hearing Guidelines 133
3. Hearing Protocol and Process 133
4. Notification of the Appeals Committee Decision 134
M.S. in Pharmaceutical Affairs Program 134
Transfer Credits 135
Remediation Policy 135
Graduation Requirements for the M.S. in Pharmaceutical Affairs Program 135
Ph.D. and M.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences Programs 135
Transfer Credit 136
Exam Policies 136
Remediation Policy 137
Graduation Requirements for the Ph.D. Program 137
Graduation Requirements for the M.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences Program 137
Student Conduct 137
Conduct 137
Attendance 137
Tardiness 138
Excused Absence Policy 138
Leave of Absence 139
Attending Class at a Different Campus 139
Request for Campus Transfer 140
Dress Code 140
Illegal, Inappropriate, and Unprofessional Behavior 141
Dangerous Items (Explosives, Firearms, Fireworks, and Weapons) 142
Drug-Free Schools and Campuses 142
Drugs, Drug Paraphernalia 142
Food in the Lecture Halls, Laboratories, and Clinics 142
Policies and Procedures for Alleged Code of Behavioral Conduct Violations 142
Behavioral Disciplinary Sanctions 143
Reprimand 143
Disciplinary Probation 143
Disciplinary Suspension 144
Disciplinary Expulsion 144
Readmission Policy 145
Miscellaneous Information 145
Counseling Services 145
Acceptance of Professional Fees 145
Visits to Other Institutions 146
Responsibility for School Property 146
Student Employment 146
Student Activities 146
College of Pharmacy 146
Social Events and Extracurricular Activities 151
Appendix 152
NSU Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus Map 154

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