• Policy for Termination Of Residence Life Housing Agreement

      Residence Life; Georgia Health Sciences University (2008-06-13)
      6.05 Policy for Termination Of Residence Life Housing Agreement: Georgia Health Sciences University may terminate the Residence Life Housing Agreement, upon written notice, under certain conditions as outlined in this policy. These include if the student: ceases to be enrolled at Georgia Health Sciences University; poses a threat to the health, safety, or well-being of another person; violates any of the provisions of the Residence Life Housing Agreement; or violates any Georgia Health Sciences University policies, including those stated in Georgia Health Sciences University Student Handbook. Students must vacate the premises within 24 hours of termination of the agreement, but may request to remain for a two-week period. This policy also describes the conditions under which a student may request termination of the Housing Agreement and to what extent housing fees may be refunded under those conditions.
    • Policy for Testing of Biologicals Injected into Laboratory Animals

      Laboratory Animal Services; Georgia Health Sciences University (2007-07-10)
      9.0106 Policy for Testing of Biologicals Injected into Laboratory Animals: Biological materials must be determined to be free of contamination with agents of concern before use in rodents.
    • Policy for Transfer of Animals between Protocols

      Laboratory Animal Services; Georgia Health Sciences University (2007-07-10)
      9.0105 Policy for Transfer of Animals between Protocols: Research animals can be transferred from one protocol to another under the conditions set forth in this policy.
    • Policy for Use of Copyrighted Materials

      Visual and Instructional Design; Georgia Health Sciences University (2007-12)
      10.04 Policy for Use of Copyrighted Materials: Customers of the Division of Visual and Instructional Design are responsible for obtaining appropriate permission for use of all copyrighted materials submitted to the unit.
    • Policy for Use of External Institutional Review Board

      Office of Human Research Protection; Georgia Health Sciences University (2008-05-14)
      9.0402 Policy for Use of External Institutional Review Board: All research using human subjects or human-derived materials conducted by Medical College of Georgia (MCG) faculty, staff, or students must obtain Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval prior to the initiation of any research activity that involves human subjects or human-derived materials. Certain types of human research studies at the Medical College of Georgia, as described in this policy, may obtain IRB approval from an externaiiRB that is approved by the Medical College of Georgia. Currently, that external IRB is Chesapeake Research Review, Inc.(CRRI). CRRI is the only external IRB that is approved by MCG and that may be used by MCG researchers. Protocols that may be submitted to CRRI must be industry-sponsored, industry-initiated, and multi-center clinical trials and in addition, they cannot be conducted at the Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
    • Policy for Use Of Library By Minors

      Director of Libraries; Georgia Health Sciences University (2007-07-31)
      8.05 Policy for Use Of Library By Minors: Any minor child v.tlo wishes to use the facilities of the Greenblatt Library must have his/her parent or guardian sign a consent form approved by Georgia Health Sciences lkliversity Office of Legal Affairs. The consent form wll be kept on file at the Greenblatt Library and must be updated on a yearly basis. The parent or guardian of any minor using the Greenblatt Library is responsible for any fees incurred by the minor and for any damage caused by the minor to the library or its collection.
    • Policy on Appliances & Other Items Prohibited in Residence Halls

      Residence Life; Georgia Health Sciences University (2008-06-13)
      6.07 Policy on Appliances & Other Items Prohibited in Residence Halls: Due to fire safety regulations, certain electrical appliances and other potential hazards are not permitted in Georgia Health Sciences University residence hall facilities. These include, but are not limited to, hot plates or similar cooking devices, candles and open flames, and extension cords. Surge protectors (UL-approved) may be used provided they are properly installed (permanently affixed at least 8 inches from the floor). Other examples of prohibited items are delineated in this policy
    • Policy on Faculty Employment Beyond Retirement

      Office of Academic and Faculty Affairs (2002-04)
      7.07 Policy on Faculty Employment Beyond Retirement: This policy describes the conditions under v.tlich a faculty member v.tlo has retired from the University System of Georgia and is receiving retirement benefits may be re-employed by the University System. A retired faculty member may be rehired for less than 50% work commitment, wth less than 50% of the annual benefit-base salary that vvas earned at the time of retirement. In all circumstances, rehiring of a retired faculty member must be approved by the Board of Regents.
    • Policy to Establish Official Sections Within an Existing Academic Unit at Georgia Health Sciences University

      Academic Affairs; Georgia Health Sciences University (2003-04-04)
      2.05 Policy to Establish Official Sections Within an Existing Academic Unit at Georgia Health Sciences University: Sections at Georgia Health Sciences University can be formed to address a particular healthcare need or to recognize a subspecialty within a particular discipline under the conditions and procedures set forth in this policy
    • Political Activities Policy

      Office of Academic and Faculty Affairs; Georgia Health Sciences University (2006-05-17)
      7.20 Political Activities Policy: It is inappropriate for University System of Georgia personnel to manage or enter political campaigns while on duty to perform services for the University System or to hold elective political office at the State or Federal level while employed by the University System of Georgia. This policy outlines those political activities in which University System of Georgia employees may or may not participate
    • Professional Liability Insurance Requirement Policy

      Registrar; Georgia Health Sciences University (2009-05)
      4.21 Professional Liability Insurance Requirement Policy: Students in the health professions are required to participate in various clinical learning experiences as a prerequisite to successful completion of programs of study. Many of the clinical facilities where these learning experiences take place willl only accept students who are covered by professional liability insurance. Therefore Georgia Health Sciences University requires students enrolled in programs with a clinical component to be covered by professional liability insurance.
    • 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.