New England College of Optometry 2014-2015 Catalog
 
 
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Academic Policies

Clinical Dismissal

A student in a first professional or combined OD/MS degree program may be subject to dismissal:

  • following the grade of Fail (F) earned in a clinical course that involves patient care,
  • following two consecutive Remedial (RM) grades earned in clinical courses that involve patient care,
  • when three nonconsecutive Remedial (RM) grades are accumulated in clinical courses that involve patient care,
  • following two consecutive terms on clinical probation,
  • or when additional modified status/remedial requirements have not been met.

The student will be required to meet with the Student Affairs Committee (SAC) for review and determination of his/her status.