Dean of Students in the University: Policies and Disclosures

To: All College, Graduate, and Professional Students
From: Michele Rasmussen, Dean of Students in the University
Subject: Student Information: Policies and Disclosures
Date: September 26, 2019

Dear Students,

Welcome to the 2019-2020 academic year. As Dean of Students in the University, I am writing to let you know about important resources available to you as members of the University of Chicago community. The information contained in this message is intended to show you how to locate specific policies and information that relate directly to the student experience and to your success at UChicago.

Detailed information about the topics listed below can be found on Campus and Student Life's Student Policies and Disclosures website: http://csl.uchicago.edu/policies-disclosures. Printed copies of these materials are also available on request.

SAFETY AND EMERGENCIES

Campus Crime Report

Community Safety website

Fire Safety Report

Safety Notification System

Student Optional Disclosure of Private Mental Health Information Policy

- Campus Violence Prevention Policy and Behavioral Intervention Team

GENDER-BASED MISCONDUCT

Policy on Harassment, Discrimination, and Sexual Misconduct (which addresses sexual harassment, sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking)

Title IX

Title IX Coordinator for the University and Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Students

POLICIES AND REGULATIONS

- Alcohol and Other Drugs

- ChicagoCard Policy

- Disciplinary Procedures

Eligibility and Acceptable Use Policy for Information Technology

File Sharing Policy, including civil, criminal, and University penalties

- Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Policy

- Graduate Student Parent Policy

- Hazing Policy

Housing & Residence Life Policies and Procedures

- Policy on Religious Accommodation for Missed Classes, Assignments, and Exams

- Preferred Name Policy

- Privacy of Student Records

- Student Health Insurance Policy

Transfer of credit policies – College

Transfer of credit policies – Graduate and Professional Programs

Vaccination Policy

ATTENDANCE COSTS AND FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Financial aid for study abroad programs

Financial Aid Programs – College

Financial Aid Programs – Graduate and Professional Programs

WITHDRAWAL PROCEDURES

- Refund Policy

Requirements for withdrawal

- Return of financial aid – College

Return of financial aid – Graduate Students

- Return of financial aid – Pritzker Students

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS OF THE UNIVERSITY

Annual Report

Degree and other educational programs

Facilities information

EQUITY IN ATHLETICS

INFORMATION ABOUT STUDENTS AND ALUMNI

College graduate placement information

Completion/graduation/transfer-out rates

Student body diversity

Student Retention Rate

SERVICES FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

STATE OF ILLINOIS MENINGOCOCCAL DISEASE BROCHURE

ACCREDITATION, APPROVAL, OR LICENSURE

VOTER REGISTRATION

This information is important for you to know and I hope you will take some time to read it. The staff in my office and the Dean of Students in your academic unit are also here to support you and answer any questions you may have.

With my very best wishes for a successful year,

Michele Rasmussen