• Damage to Residence Hall or Loss of Personal Property Policy

      Residence Life (2008-06-13)
      6.02 Damage to Residence Hall or Loss of Personal Property Policy: Georgia Health Sciences Uniiversity is not responsible for any property damaged or destroyed while a student occupies an apartment or room in a Georgia Health Sciences University residence hall facility except in a case where the Georgia Health Sciences University is found negligent. Students living in Georgia Health Sciences University residence halls are not permitted to make any permanent changes to an apartment or room in the residence hall. This includes, but is not limited to, installation of or tampering with ceiling fans, light fixtures, shelves, partitions, lofts, W'indow coverings, wallpaper, painting, plumbing, and heating.
    • Dean's List Policy

      Registrar; Georgia Health Sciences University (2009-01-24)
      4.06 Dean's List Policy: Georgia Health Sciences University recognizes the superior academic performance of undergraduates and College of Dentistry students by awarding them Dean's List designation for a given semester according to the conditions set forth in this policy. To qualify for the Dean's List, an undergraduate student must be enrolled for 12 or more hours of graded academic work in a semester and have achieved a grade point average of at least 3.50 for that semester. for students with an incomplete grade, Dean's List computations will not be made until a grade is determined. To qualify for the Dean's List in the College of Dentistry, students must exhibit acceptable professional behavior and have a grade point average of at least 3.50 (on a 4.00 scale) or higher for that semester while carrying at least 12 hours of credit and must not have received any unsatisfactory or failing grades for that semester. the achievement of each student who qualifies for Dean's List is acknowledged and noted in the student's permanent record
    • Document Delivery (Interlibrary Loan) Policy

      Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library; Georgia Health Sciences University (2007-05-27)
      8.03 Document Delivery (Interlibrary Loan) Policy: Document Delivery (formerly known as Interlibrary Loan) is a fee-based service provided by the Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library in support of scholarly research at Georgia Health Sciences University. This policy defines what is covered by the service, who is eligible to receive the service, and the means and conditions under which documents are delivered
    • Document Delivery (Loansome Doc) Policy

      Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library; Georgia Health Sciences University (2007-05-31)
      8.04 Document Delivery (Loansome Doc) Policy: Document Delivery (Loansome Doc) is a fee-based service provided by the Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library to assist non-MCG-affiliated health professionals and individuals located in the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) and the State of Georgia in rapidly obtaining documents identified through PubMed searches. This policy defines what is covered by the service,who is eligible to receive the service, and the means and conditions under which documents are delivered.
    • Drug & Alcohol Abuse Policy for Students

      Campus Life Services; Georgia Health Sciences University (2008-11-10)
      6.10 Drug & Alcohol Abuse Policy for Students: The use of illegal drugs such as marijuana, cocaine, and LSD carries serious penalties. Under State of Georgia law, mere possession of an illegal drug may constitute a felony and could result in serious monetary fines, as vvell as imprisonment for 20 years or more. Similarly, the unauthorized use of legal, prescription drugs may constitute a felony and also carries serious penalties. While not an illegal drug per se,alcohol may also be abused and may result in criminal penalties. State of Georgia law may impose serious sanctions for drug- or alcoholrelated crimes, including loss of or ineligibility for a professional license, or employment with any state agency. In addition to legal penalties, Georgia Health Sciences University will suspend or expel any student convicted of a drug-related felony in any state, effective the date of the conviction.
    • Extra Duty Compensation Policy For Faculty

      Office of Academic and Faculty Affairs; Georgia Health Sciences University (2005-12-07)
      7.11 Extra Duty Compensation Policy For Faculty: This policy covers the circumstances under which a Georgia Health Sciences University faculty member may receive extra compensation. Extra duty for faculty is defined as additional faculty responsibilities assigned for a temporary period of time, not to exceed one year. In accordance with Board of Regents Policy (BOR Policy 8.3.12.4) extra duty compensation for faculty is defined as additional compensation for extra duty service performed by a faculty member if all four of the following conditions are met: 1. The work is carried out in addition to a normal full load; 2. No other qualified person is available to carry out the work as part of his/her normal load; 3. The work produces sufficient income to be self-supporting (when educational activity's income exceeds itemized expenses, the excess funds may be distributed to program faculty as "Extra Compensation·); and 4. The additional duties are not so heavy as to interfere with the performance of regular duties.Nothing in this policy shall in any way conflict with or override any policy of any applicable faculty practice plan of any college within Georgia Health Sciences University.
    • Faculty Appointment, Development, Promotion and Tenure (FADPT) Policy: Overview

      University Faculty Senate; Georgia Health Sciences University (2008-02-28)
      7.13.0 Faculty Appointment, Development, Promotion and Tenure (FADPT) Policy: Overview: This policy provides an overview of how faculty are appointed at Georgia Health Sciences University, the procedures for faculty development, and the processes by 'Nhich faculty are promoted and granted tenure. These policies and procedures are detailed in the following policies.
    • Faculty Appointment, Development, Promotion and Tenure (FADPT) Policy: Recruitment

      University Faculty Senate; Georgia Health Sciences University (2003-03-21)
      7.13.1 Faculty Appointment, Development, Promotion and Tenure (FADPT) Policy: Recruitment: This policy describes procedures to be used in the recruitment of faculty to Georgia Health Sciences University. The Dean of the college requesting to recruit a new faculty must submit a request to the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost for approval. The Dean appoints a Search Committee and Chair, who together conduct the search. Advertising is carried out wth input from Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Office to provide opportunities for attracting a diverse applicant pool. Candidates will be interviewed. Once a decision to hire is made, an offer of employment will be made by the Department Chair as described herein. Faculty hires are official upon approval of the President of Georgia Health Sciences University.
    • Faculty Appointment, Development, Promotion, & Tenure (FADPT) Policy: Institutional Guidelines for Faculty Review & Development

      University Faculty Senate; Georgia Health Sciences University (2014-04-25)
      7.13.4 Faculty Appointment, Development, Promotion, & Tenure (FADPT) Policy: Institutional Guidelines for Faculty Review & Development: This policy describes the annual review process for full-time and part-time faculty at Georgia Health Sciences University and includes procedures for establishment of a Faculty Development Plan based on the results of the annual review. It also describes the post-tenure review process and establishment of a Post-Tenure Development Plan. The policy includes a process by 'Mlich faculty can appeal annual review or post-tenure review decisions and includes the terms of contract and renewal notice for non-tenure faculty and personnel.
    • Faculty Appointment, Development, Promotion, and Tenure (FADPT) Policy: Clinical & Adjunct Faculty Appointment

      University Faculty Senate; Georgia Health Sciences University (2009-11)
      7.13.7 Faculty Appointment, Development, Promotion, and Tenure (FADPT) Policy: Clinical & Adjunct Faculty Appointment:Clinical and adjunct faculty to Georgia Health Sciences University must be appointed following the procedures described in this policy. Clinical and adjunct faculty are responsible for fulfilling the duties as described for the position and are eligible for promotion as described in this policy.
    • Faculty Appointment, Development, Promotion, and Tenure (FADPT) Policy: Emeritus Appointment

      University Faculty Senate; Georgia Health Sciences University (2009-11-06)
      7.13.8 Faculty Appointment, Development, Promotion, and Tenure (FADPT) Policy: Emeritus Appointment: At the time of their retirement from Georgia Health Sceinces University, members of the Corps of Instruction and Board-approved administrative officers may be considered for Emeritus status if they have served a minimum of ten years of continuous full-time service as a faculty member in the University System of Georgia, provided they fulfill the criteria described in this policy.
    • Faculty Appointment, Development, Promotion, and Tenure (FADPT) Policy: Faculty Appointments

      University Faculty Senate; Georgia Health Sciences University (2009-12)
      7.13.2 Faculty Appointment, Development, Promotion, and Tenure (FADPT) Policy: Faculty Appointments: This policy describes procedures to be used for the appointment of faculty to Georgia Health Sciences University. Faculty appointments are initiated at the departmental or unit level. The chair or unit head makes a recommendation for appointment to the respective dean, who approves and forwards the request to the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost, who approves and forwards it to the President for approval.
    • Faculty Appointment, Development, Promotion, and Tenure (FADPT) Policy: Faculty Classification

      University Faculty Senate; Georgia Health Sciences University (1999-11-04)
      7.13.3 Faculty Appointment, Development, Promotion, and Tenure (FADPT) Policy: Faculty Classification: The faculty of Georgia Health Sciences University consists of the Corps of Instruction and Administrative Officers. Faculty are classified as non-tenured on track, non-tenure track, tenured, or no track. Tenure-track faculty can be classified as: assistant professor, associate professor, or professor. Non-tenure-track faculty can be classified as instructor, assistant professor, associate professor, or professor. Research faculty can be classified as assistant research scientist, research scientist, senior research scientist, or principal research scientist. This policy defines the requirements of these faculty ranks. Classification of clinical, adjunct, and emeritus faculty is outlined in ARSA policies 7.13.7 and 7.13.8, \Nhich are subsections of the Faculty Appointment, Development, Promotion, and Tenure Policy.
    • Faculty Appointment, Development, Promotion, and Tenure (FADPT) Policy: Promotion Criteria & Procedures

      University Faculty Senate; Georgia Health Sciences University (2004-12)
      7.13.5 Faculty Appointment, Development, Promotion, and Tenure (FADPT) Policy: Promotion Criteria & Procedures: This policy describes eligibility requirements for promotion for full-time faculty at the Georgia Health Sciences University, the criteria and procedures for promotion, and the appeals process.
    • Faculty Appointment, Development, Promotion, and Tenure (FADPT) Policy: Tenure Criteria & Procedures

      University Faculty Senate; Georgia Health Sciences University (2009-11)
      7.13.6 Faculty Appointment, Development, Promotion, and Tenure (FADPT) Policy: Tenure Criteria & Procedures: This policy describes eligibility requirements for tenure for full-time faculty at Georgia Health Sciences University, the criteria and procedures for the granting of tenure, and the appeals process.
    • Faculty Grievance Policy

      Office of Academic and Faculty Affairs; Georgia Health Sciences University (2007-09-27)
      7.16 Faculty Grievance Policy: The Faculty Grievance Subcommittee of Georgia Health Sciences University shall be an elected standing subcommittee of the Academic Council. Its members will be elected by and from the Corps of Instruction of each college and of the Library of Georgia Health Sciences University. The Faculty Grievance Subcommittee shall act to implement the policies and procedures established by the Faculty of Georgia Health Sciences University for the resolution of faculty grievances. This policy describes procedures established by the University Faculty Senate (formerly known as Academic Council) for the handling of faculty grievances
    • Financial Aid Eligibility Policy

      Student Financial Aid; Georgia Health Sciences University (2009-02-24)
      4.08 Financial Aid Eligibility Policy: All students who have been accepted for admission to Georgia Health Sciences University and who wish to apply for financial aid must meet certain eligibility requirements as specified by Georgia Health Sciences and the Federal government. All students who apply for financial aid must be enrolled at least half time in a degree-seeking program of study, must be making satisfactory academic progress, and must not have administrative holds on their student account. Furthermore, they must fulfill the criteria as set forth by the Higher Education Act of 1965 (and amended in 2008), as described in this policy.
    • Food & Water Restriction Policy

      Laboratory Animal Services; Georgia Health Sciences University (2007-07-10)
      9.0102 Food & Water Restriction Policy: Restriction of food or water to research animals for research purposes must be scientifically justified and approved by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), and a program to monitor the physiological and behavioral indices of the animals must be established.
    • GALl LEO Workstation Use Policy

      Director of Libraries; Georgia Health Sciences University (2007-04-20)
      8.02 GALl LEO Workstation Use Policy: GALILEO workstations are available in the Robert B. Greenblatt Library for use by faculty, staff, and students at Georgia Health Sciences University, and for faculty, staff, and students affiliated with any other University System of Georgia institution. In addition, GALILEO workstations are available for public use. This policy describes procedures for using the GALILEO workstations in the Greenblatt Library, including identification of the users, and describes the information that can be accessed on the workstations.
    • Gender Discrimination Policy

      Office of Affirmative Action; Equal Employment Opportunity; Georgia Health Sciences University (2005-02-15)
      3.02 Gender Discrimination Policy:The Georgia Health Sciences University prohibits the use of gender preference in all employment practices, including advertising, recruiting,hiring, salary determination, leaves of absence, and retirement.