The department advisory committee, at the request of a student, will resolve a grievance between the student and faculty concerning:
- Course grade and preliminary examination results that may result in the student's dismissal
- Unreasonable delay in completing the dissertation research
- Failure to pass final oral defense of the dissertation
The student may appeal the decision of the department advisory committee to The Graduate College Council and to the dean, according to The Graduate College policies and procedures.
College of Health Sciences/Rush University Academic Policies
Academic policies specific to the College of Health Sciences are located at http://www.rushu.rush.edu/catalog/acadprograms/chs/chsacadpolicies.html. In addition, the Academic Resources and Policies section of this catalog contains Rush University academic policies.