This policy identifies basic institutional standards of admission for all admissions offices at the Medical College of Georgia.
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The Medical College of Georgia maintains required academic standards of performance for its students. This policy describes those academic standards and the courses of action that can occur when these academic standards are not met.
Students at the Medical College of Georgia enrolled in programs that have a clinical education component are required to be covered by Professional Liability Insurance.
A student at the Medical College of Georgia 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; however, all hours attempted and grades earned will appear on the transcript and be used in computing the grade point average.
No individual may engage in any clinical or laboratory activity for the purposes of completing the requirements of a course in which he or she has an Incomplete grade (I) unless the individual is registered as a student at the Medical College of Georgia. Registration as a student requires enrollment in a course and payment of appropriate tuition and fees.
Registration procedures at the Medical College of Georgia are the responsibility of the Office of the Registrar. Notification of these procedures and any changes in the Academic Calendar will be sent to students at the appropriate time.
The Medical College of Georgia requires students to withdraw from the institution if they will not be enrolled in classes. Students who stop attending during the semester, but will return the very next semester, are not required to withdraw from the institution. This policy applies when the withdrawal is initiated by either the student or a faculty or staff member acting on behalf of the institution.
This policy governs the evaluation and acceptance of courses that are presented for transfer to the Medical College of Georgia by students applying to enter the institution’s baccalaureate, professional, and graduate degree programs. Criteria vary for acceptance of transfer credit by schools and degree programs. These criteria are set forth in this policy.
Any grade recorded by the Registrar will be changed, in accordance with Medical College of Georgia and Board of Regents’ grading policies, upon receipt from the instructor of a completed Grade Change Report form. Forms are available from the Registrar.
The Medical College of Georgia uses the 4.0 grade point average system, as required by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. Grades are calculated and truncated at two significant digits. This policy relates grade points to grade letters and defines symbols and terms approved for use in grading at the Medical College of Georgia.