Student Affairs

Student Policies

Attendance and Absence


  • A statement affirming the commitment of the College of Medicine – Tucson to diversity, approved by the Faculty in November, 2010. The Office of Institutional Equity oversees policies and procedures related to diversity and non-discrimination in... more
  • The University of Arizona is committed to creating and maintaining an environment free of discrimination. This policy defines discrimination and harrassment, and explains the obligations of the UA and all employees, students, and other community... more

Grading and Progression

Graduation Requirements

  • These enrollment policies outline which blocks, courses, clerkships and electives students must enroll in to graduate with the MD degree.
  • This policy comprehensively defines the ways that medical students' academic performance is assessed. This policy also outlines processes for remediating or otherwise responding to unsatisfactory performance, up to and including dismissal from the... more
  • A policy specifying that the MD curriculum and graduation requirements may evolve during a student's time at the College of Medicine – Tucson.

Professionalism and Integrity

Student Safety and Security

  • This policy is intended for all medical students in their clinical rotations. All Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) supplies are to be provided by the clinical site. If the site or learners rotating to that site require specialized PPE, they must... more
  • This policy reflects the expected behaviors that allow unsupervised access to the Gross Anatomy Lab.
  • The Interim International Travel Policy of the University of Arizona applies to students, faculty and staff. Also see the International Travel Registration and Resources Portal, which provides a variety of tools and resources for those planning to... more
  • The University of Arizona policy on Protected Health Information and the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Additional information is also available from the Office for the Responsible Conduct of Research.
  • Establishes policy and procedures for student occupational exposure to potentially infectious agents and/or hazardous materials. Also known as the "needle stick" policy.
  • Key information for general student safety.  Includes BlueLight maps, phone number, procedures, and alerts.
  • Governs the requirement to supervise medical students in clinical situations, including definitions of the supervising physician, levels of supervision, and the procedures for such supervision.

Student Health