Optometry Student Handbook 2024-2025

Nova Southeastern University Student Handbook 37 B.4 Bribery To give, offer, promise, request, solicit, accept, or agree to accept for oneself or another any financial or other benefit with an intent or purpose to influence the performance of any act or omission is prohibited. B.5 Cheating Intentionally using or attempting to use unauthorized materials, information, or study aids in any academic exercise is prohibited. B.6 Complicity Students associated with, or present during, the commission of an act(s) by another, which constitutes a violation of university policy, may also be charged if the student’s behavior constitutes permission, contributes to, or condones the violation. B.7 Contracting on Behalf of the University Unless specifically authorized by the appropriate university authority, students may not contract on behalf of the university. Students who attempt to, or enter into, a contract on behalf of the university without proper authorization, are subject to disciplinary action that will result in a hold being placed on university records and transcripts until restitution is made, as well as such other sanctions as may be appropriate. Any contract entered into on behalf of the university by a student without proper authorization is void. B.8 Damage or Vandalism to Property Defacing, littering, or damaging property of the university is prohibited. B.9 Dangerous Items Weapons, firearms, and other dangerous items are prohibited on campus. The complete NSU Firearms/Weapons Policy is available in the Campus Safety Handbook and on the Public Safety website. A weapon includes • any item designed to inflict a wound or cause injury to another person • any item used to harass, threaten, intimidate, assault, or commit battery • any item the university deems dangerous For the purpose of this policy, the term weapon or weapons means any object, device, or instrument that is designed as a weapon; or through its use is capable of threatening or producing bodily harm; or which may be used to inflict self-injury. To see definition of weapons in our policy, please review our policy at nova.edu/publicsafety/forms/nsu_weapons_policy.pdf. Additionally, due to safety concerns raised by the Consumer Product Safety Commission regarding hoverboards—and the potential detrimental impact to the safety of our campuses—the operation, storing, and use of hoverboards is prohibited on all NSU campuses and sites and at all university facilities. Those in violation of this policy may be subject to disciplinary action.