• Race Discrimination Policy

      Office of Affirmative Action; Equal Employment Opportunity; Georgia Health Sciences University (2005-02-15)
      3.06 Race Discrimination Policy: Georgia Health Sciences University prohibits the use of racial preference in all employment practices, including advertising, recruiting, hiring, salary determination, leaves of absence, and retirement.
    • Registration/Late Registration Policy

      Registrar; Georgia Health Sciences University (2009-03)
      4.18 Registration/Late Registration Policy: Registration procedures at Georgia Health Sciences University are the responsibility of the Office of the Registrar. Notification of these procedures and any changes in the Academic Calendar \Nill be sent to students at the appropriate time.Students at Georgia Health Sciences University are allowed ample time to register for classes. Registration for courses must be completed on the dates stated in Georgia Health Sciences University Academic Calendar. The failure to register during the time allotted for registration will result in a $50 late registration fee being charged to the student.In keeping with Board of Regents' policy 704.03, students are required to pay all tuition and fees prior to the first day of class. Students are not considered enrolled in the institution until all tuition and fees have been paid. Except for unusual circumstances, students are not allowed to register after the last day of late registration (the drop/add period listed in the Academic Calendar).While reasonable efforts shall be made to inform students of registration dates and any changes in the dates published in the catalog, it is the student's responsibility to keep apprised of such changes.
    • Religion & National Origin Discrimination Policy

      Office of Affirmative Action; Equal Employment Opportunity; Georgia Health Sciences University (2005-02-15)
      3.10 Religion & National Origin Discrimination Policy: Georgia Health Sciences University prohibits the use of religion and national origin in all employment practices, including advertising, recruiting,hiring, salary determination, leaves of absence, and retirement.
    • Repeated Course Work Policy

      Registrar; Georgia Health Sciences University (2009-01)
      A student at the Georgia Health Sciences University forfeits credit toward graduation for a course if the student has already received credit for that course, that is, if the student is repeating the course. The final grade in that course, for graduation purposes, will be the grade in the repeated course; ho'\M9ver, all hours attempted and grades earned will appear on the transcript and be used in computing the grade point average.
    • Requirements for Graduation & Participation In Commencement Policy

      Registrar; Georgia Health Sciences University (2009-09-01)
      4.11 Requirements for Graduation & Participation In Commencement Policy: Students must meet all graduation requirements to receive a degree or certificate from Georgia Health Sciences University. Undergraduate students also must meet requirements established by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. These requirements can be found in the Board of Regents Policy Manual, section 303.01, Core Curriculum. This policy also describes the requirements for participation in commencement. Requirements for graduate, medical, and dental degrees are stated in Georgia Health Sciences University catalog under the sections for the Medical College of Georgia, College of Dentistry and College of Graduate Studies. Additional requirements for baccalaureate degrees are also stated in Georgia Health Sciences University catalog under the sections for the College of Allied Health Sciences and the College of Nursing.The faculty of each College recommending a candidate for a degree is required to ensure the candidate has met all requirements for the degree to be conferred. Every candidate for a baccalaureate degree at Georgia Health Sciences University must earn a minimum of 30 semester hours in residence (see definition, pg. 2). Candidates for a one-year certificate or a post-masters certificate must earn a minimum of 15 hours in residence. All financial obligations to Georgia Health Sciences University must also be met prior to graduation.
    • Requirements for Mandatory Student Ownership of Laptops and Hand-held Devices

      Office of the Provost; Georgia Health Sciences University (2009-10-05)
      2.11 Requirements for Mandatory Student Ownership of Laptops and Hand-held Devices: Academic Programs may require mandatory student ownership of laptops and hand-held devices if these tools serve as an indispensable and valued asset to the educational experience of the student. Student ownership must be determined at the Program level for purposes of being included in the cost of attendance. Adequate and appropriate utilization of the device must be incorporated into the curriculum if mandatory ownership is required. Associated costs of these technologies should be eligible for inclusion into the student cost of attendance. Minimum standards must be defined in conjunction with the Division of Information Technology Support & Services as requisite for the actual device(s). All academic degree programs are eligible. This policy outlines the procedures to be followed by an academic program requesting mandatory student ownership of laptops and hand-held devices.
    • Residence Hall Alcohol & Smoking/Tobacco Policy

      Residence Life; Georgia Health Sciences University (2008-06-13)
      6.03 Residence Hall Alcohol & Smoking/Tobacco Policy: Alcoholic beverages are permitted in residence hall facilities at Georgia Health Sciences University provided students and any visitors who consume or possess alcoholic beverages are of legal age, according to State of Georgia law. Alcoholic beverages are not permitted in public areas of the residence halls. All alcohol consumption must conform with Georgia Health Sciences University and Board of Regents policies, as vvell as state and local laws. Smoking and use of any tobacco products are prohibited in all areas of residence halls.
    • Residence Hall Eligibility & Occupancy Policy

      Residence Life; Georgia Health Sciences University (2008-06-13)
      6.01 Residence Hall Eligibility & Occupancy Policy: Apartments and rooms located in Georgia Health Sciences University residence hall system are available to individuals 'Atlo are enrolled students at the Georgia Health Sciences University. Apartment and room selection assignments are processed by the Office of Residence Life based upon information submitted by the student and the availability of space. A student, his/her spouse, and dependent children may occupy a designated apartment in a Georgia Health Sciences University housing facility. Not more than three individuals may occupy a one-bedroom apartment and not more than four individuals may occupy a tv..o-bedroom apartment. Not more than one student may occupy a singleoccupancy room and not more than tv..o students may occupy a double-occupancy room. Students may not assign, transfer, or sublet an apartment or room in Georgia Health Sciences University residence halls. Students living in Georgia Health Sciences University residence halls must sign a Residence Life Housing Agreement and must abide by the rules and regulations specified in the agreement.
    • Residence Hall Key Issuance Policy

      Residence Life; Georgia Health Sciences University (2008-06-13)
      6.04 Residence Hall Key Issuance Policy: Maximum security keys are issued to students assigned to Georgia Health Sciences University residence hall facilities by Georgia Health Sciences University Division of Public Safety prior to check-in. If a key is lost or stolen, students are instructed to contact the Division of Public Safety so that the lock cylinder can be changed. Students are responsible for the total cost of changing locks. There is a replacement fee of $50.00 per key. Keys may not be duplicated by students.
    • Sexual Orientation Discrimination Policy

      Office of Affirmative Action; Equal Employment Opportunity; Georgia Health Sciences University (2005-02-15)
      3.09 Sexual Orientation Discrimination Policy: Georgia Health Sciences University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation in all employment practices, including advertising, recruiting, hiring, salary determination, leaves of absence, and retirement
    • Space Policy

      Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs; Office of the Provost; Georgia Health Sciences University (2009-07-17)
      2.12 Space Policy: Physical space at Georgia Health Sciences University is a valuable institutional resource that must be managed carefully and used efficiently. Space is allocated to individual units through the campus physical master plan to serve and support the programmatic goals outlined in the institution’s mission and strategic plan. When units vacate space as a result of either a move into a new building or renovations to existing buildings, responsibility for reallocation of the vacant space resides in the Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost.Likewise, the Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost can initiate space changes in accordance with institutional priorities.
    • Space Requirements Policy for Housing Rodents

      Laboratory Animal Services (2008-05-29)
      9.0101 Space Requirements Policy for Housing Rodents: All investigators or other animal users are required to strictly adhere to the minimum space recommendations as set forth in this policy.
    • Student Concerns Regarding Educational Experiences Policy

      Academic Affairs; Georgia Health Sciences University (2009-04-15)
      2.14 Student Concerns Regarding Educational Experiences Policy: The components of each course of instruction and of each educational program at Georgia Health Sciences University are carefully selected for content and suitability. Students at Georgia Health Sciences University who anticipate problems in carrying out any part of their curriculum because of moral, religious, or other reasons must consult with the appropriate program or course director prior to enrolling or at the first opportunity following knowledge of such. Each problem will be carefully considered in an attempt to resolve the difficulty in a manner consistent with the educational standards of Georgia Health Sciences University. However, the institution is not obligated to provide alternative educational experiences or to waive required parts of its courses or programs. Students with disability-related concerns should contact the Director of Campus Life Services.
    • Student Withdrawal Policy

      Registrar; Georgia Health Sciences University (2009-02)
      4.16 Student Withdrawal Policy: Georgia Health Sciences l.kliversity requires students to withdraw from the institution if they will not be enrolled in classes. Students who stop attending during the semester, but will return the very next semester, are not required to withdraw from the institution. This policy applies when the withdrawal is initiated by either the student or a faculty or staff member acting on behalf of the institution.
    • Transfer Credit Policy

      Office of Academic Admissions; Georgia Health Sciences University (2007-07-12)
      4:15 Transfer Credit Policy: This policy governs the evaluation and acceptance of courses that are presented for transfer to the Georgia Health Sciences University by students applying to enter the institution's baccalaureate, professional, and graduate degree programs. Criteria vary for acceptance of transfer credit by colleges and degree programs. These criteria are set forth in this policy.
    • Use of GroupWise E-mail as Official Means of Notification to Students Policy

      Campus Life Services; Georgia Health Sciences University (1993)
      6.13 Use of GroupWise E-mail as Official Means of Notification to Students Policy: All students at Georgia Health Sciences University are expected to check their GroupWise e-mail accounts on a dally basis for important university announcements and other pertinent information. Students are also expected to update their contact information in Banner when necessary.
    • Visual and Instructional Design Policies: Division Administration

      Visual and Instructional Design; Georgia Health Sciences University (2007-12)
      10.02 Visual and Instructional Design Policies: Division Administration: The Division of Visual and Instructional Design is a self-supporting, cost-recovery entity vvithin Georgia Health Sciences University Office of Academic Affairs. Art and design produced by the unit is billed to the project director/department requesting the service. Charges are based on actual amounts of time required to complete the project. The division posts per-hour charges and vvill provide customers vvith cost estimates upon customer request, based on the artist's understanding of the scope of the work requested.
    • Visual and Instructional Design Policies: Overview

      Visual and Instructional Design; Georgia Health Sciences University (2007-12)
      10.01 Visual and Instructional Design Policies: Overview: Visual arts produced by Georgia Health Sciences University Division of Visual and Instructional Design represent the Institution locally, regionally, nationally and internationally. Therefore, work completed by the unit must meet a number of institutional and legal guidelines.