Health Science Campus Graduate Student Handbook 2009-2010
Health Science Campus
Graduate Student Handbook 2009-2010
Effective Fall Semester 2009 through Summer Semester 2010
Wewelcome the graduate students to the Health Science Campus programs and wish you
success in your studies. Please be advised that students are responsible for becoming
familiar with the published policies governing the regulations and procedures of the
College of Graduate Studies Health Science Campus programs.
These policies and procedures are subject to change without notice by authorization of the Associate Dean of the College of Graduate Studies for the Health Science Programs. Links to information outside of this document are deemed part of the document so long as their content is in alignment with the current policies set within the College of Graduate Studies.
The College of Graduate Studies Office
Mail Stop #1042, Health Science Campus
3000 Arlington Avenue
Toledo, OH 43614-2598
The Mission of the College of Graduate Studies on the Health Science Campus is to provide a quality education to students in the health professions and the biomedical sciences; to conduct scholarly investigations that advance knowledge and improve health and health care; and to render service of the highest quality to the people of Ohio and beyond.
Inits instructional role, the College of Graduate Studies provides a wide range of curricula for the training of beginning and established health professionals. The College of Graduate Studies is committed to excellence in all these programs and their adaptation to meet changes that will occur with growth, knowledge, and experience.
Inits scholarly investigation role, the College of Graduate Studies is committed to advancing our knowledge and understanding of health, disease, and developing ways to improve health and health care through basic and applied research. As a place of active research and scholarship in the biomedical and health fields, the College has an obligation and responsibility to provide new knowledge to the state, the nation, and the world.
The College of Graduate Studies on the Health Science Campus of the University of Toledo is devoted to education and training of health professionals, to biomedical and health care research, and to public service.
ACADEMIC FREEDOM (top of page)
The University of Toledo subscribes to the principles of academic freedom and inquiry. Students attending the University of Toledo on the Health Science Campus shall have the freedom to seek the truth.
Inspeaking or writing, students shall be responsible and accurate, and shall indicate that they speak as individuals unless authorized to do otherwise. As scholars, students must remember that the public may judge their professions and the institution by their public statements.
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENT (top of page)
The University of Toledo reaffirms its commitment to equal opportunity for all persons. There shall be no discrimination against any student or applicant for admission, or any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, ethnic identity, national origin, political or religious affiliation, age, sex, marital status, disability, or other protected class as defined by federal or state law.
Inaddition, UT is committed to undertake affirmative action consistent with the principles of equal opportunity to recruit, employ, promote, and educate members of the groups that are, or have been, under-utilized or excluded from the workforce.
Asan institution of higher education, UT has as its specific policy to ensure that all educational and auxiliary programs, benefits, facilities, and services are accessible to students on a non-discriminatory basis, and are staffed, developed, and promoted in compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.
The University of Toledo is obligated legally, ethically, and from its own integrity as an institution of higher education to condemn harassment by faculty, supervisors, co-workers, or fellow students on the basis of gender, race, national origin, age, disability, or other protected status and to enforce penalties against it. Therefore, it shall be the goal of UT to prevent and eliminate all forms of harassment throughout the institution.
Primary responsibility for enforcement of this policy rests with the Office of Institutional Diversity. Violations of this equal opportunity/affirmative action policy will result in appropriate corrective action.
ACCREDITATION (top of page)
The University of Toledo is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools located at 300 North LaSalle Stree, Suite 2400; Chicago, IL 60602-2504. Program-specific accreditation can be found within program-specific informational links.