The discipline/penalty related issues addressed in this section are applicable whether the issue is academic or general/other in nature.
- In extreme cases, a student may be dismissed from the program without probation or suspension.
- Students who are required to spend an extended time in the program will be charged for the extension.
- Students must give written notice to the Program Administrator if they desire to have a decision heard by the Appeals Committee. The Appeals Committee has the right to review the entire issue and may support the Progressions Committee’s action or may render a decision that may be more lenient or more severe. The student and Progressions Committee are expected to abide by the decision of the Appeals Committee. (See Appeals Process)
- Any student who has been placed on academic, clinical AND professional probation will be recommended to the Progressions Committee for dismissal from the program.
- Students who are placed on probation (academic, clinical or professional) and have a reoccurrence of the same disciplinary type will be recommended to the Progressions Committee for dismissal from the programs.
- Upon completion of a probationary period, the student's situation will be reviewed by the Progressions Committee and his or her status determined.
- Any probationary period, regardless of the type of probation or the reason for the probation, will be reflected in the student’s permanent file.
- Any probationary period, regardless of the type of or reason for the probation, may negatively affect a student’s eligibility to receive financial assistance.
- Students receive certain penalties for late documentation. If documentation is not submitted as indicated, the student will not receive a diploma until all documentation is completed.