Academic Dismissal

Academic Dismissal is defined as failure of two courses.

  • Didactic Phase
    • Learners who fail two courses, after completion of an individualized plan of remediation as per policy, in the didactic phase will be dismissed from the program.
    • The APPRC will review the learner’s course documents confirming failure of the courses.
    • The Program Director will then authorize Academic Dismissal and notify the Dean of Health Sciences and Human Performance.
    • If there is continued interest in the program; the learner must re-apply and go through the entire admissions process.
  • Clinical Phase
    • Please refer to Clinical Phase Remediation

Dismissal due to Unprofessional Behavior

Unprofessional Behaviors

  • Examples of unprofessional behaviors that will result in prompt referral to the Academic and APPRC and dismissal from the program*:
    • Violation of principles related to academic integrity (i.e. evidence of cheating on an assignment or test), and plagiarism as outlined by the Ithaca College Honor Code.
    • Learner intoxication or presumed intoxication from alcohol, prescription, or other drugs.
    • Learner communication or interaction that is openly discriminatory, demeaning, or could reasonably be perceived as mentally or physically harmful to others, including but limited to faculty, learners, patients, patient’s family or caregivers, and healthcare providers.

*The program reserves the right to determine the degree of egregiousness of the behavior.