Dean of Students in the University: Policies & Disclosures

September 21, 2017

To: All College, Graduate and Professional Students
From: Michele Rasmussen, Dean of Students in the University
Subject: Student Information: Policies & Disclosures
Date: September 21, 2017

Dear Students,

Welcome to the 2017-2018 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 certain 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 & 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

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 & 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

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

ACCREDITATION, APPROVAL OR LICENSURE

VOTER REGISTRATION

This information is important for you to know and I encourage you to take a few minutes to read it.

Please remember that the staff in my office and the Dean of Students in each of your academic units are here to support you and answer any questions you may have.