Health Science Campus Graduate Student Handbook 2012-2013
Health Science Campus
Graduate Student Handbook 2012-2013
Effective Fall Semester 2012 through Summer Semester 2013
We welcome 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 is to provide leadership for graduate
education through exceptional support services for graduate students and faculty;
to foster quality in graduate education, research and scholarship; to nurture the
diversity and collegiality of graduate programs; and to work with Graduate Council
to establish university graduate policies, standards and procedures that define best
practices for the graduate programs it serves.
COGS Vision Statement:
The vision of the College of Graduate Studies is to enable its graduate and professional
academic programs to become nationally distinguished and highly ranked and to improve
the human condition by preparing graduates for careers in the 21st century and fostering
a culture of life-long learning.
*The mission statement was revised as of 11/15/11
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.
In speaking 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.
In addition, 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.
As an 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 Equity, Diversity and Community Engagement. 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 and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools; www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org; telephone 800.621.7440. Program-specific accreditation can be found within program-specific informational links.