The College’s policies on Equal Opportunity, Discrimination and Harassment, and the Sexual Harassment Policy and Investigative Procedures are included below. Should additional information be required, please contact your Title IX Coordinator.
The materials found at these links (Title IX & Sexual Harassment Response) and (Title IX Investigator & Adjudicator Training) were used to train the school’s Title IX personnel on the new regulations and requirements of investigative procedures.
Galen College of Nursing (Galen) is regionally accredited. Prospective students who plan to continue their educational studies are encouraged to speak with Galen staff members about the plans and to request assistance in answering questions regarding transfer of credit.
Credits earned at Galen may not transfer to another educational institution. Credits earned at another educational institution may not be accepted by Galen. You should obtain confirmation that Galen will accept any credits you have earned at another educational institution before you execute an enrollment contract or agreement. You should also contact any educational institutions that you may want to transfer credits earned at Galen to determine if such institutions will accept credits earned at Galen prior to executing an enrollment contract or agreement. The ability to transfer credits from Galen to another educational institution may be very limited. Your credits may not transfer and you may have to repeat courses previously taken at Galen if you enroll in another educational institution. You should never assume that credits will transfer to or from any educational institution. It is highly recommended and you are advised to make certain that you know the transfer of credit policy of Galen and of any other educational institutions you may in the future want to transfer the credits earned at Galen before you execute an enrollment contract or agreement.
Students who are Federal Pell grant eligible and are scheduled to have a credit balance on their student account after tuition has been paid may be eligible for an early disbursement of funds to be used in the purchase of books and supplies.
Please contact your financial planning coordinator for more information to see if you are eligible. Be sure that you have reviewed your financial aid award letter and fully understand any requirements that must be met before your aid is disbursed and that you know how much financial aid is available to you beyond your tuition charges.
For the protection and welfare of all students and employees, Galen has established a drug-free policy. In addition to the civil and/or criminal penalties for a conviction for any offense during a period of enrollment for which the student was receiving Title IV, HEA program funds, under any federal or state law involving the possession or sale of illegal drugs, this conviction will result in the loss of eligibility for any Title IV, HEA grant, loan, or work-study assistance.
Galen’s requirements for clinical experiences are similar to those you will encounter in your professional nursing career. All requirements are designed to ensure continuity of patient care, as well as to protect students, healthcare providers, and patients from the manifestation and spread of diseases.
All students are required to provide proof of the following immunizations in order to participate in clinical experiences.
For more information on official completion, graduation, retention, and diversity rates as reported annually through the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), as well as other institutional information, please see the following campus specific links:
Galen College of Nursing faculty believe the overarching purpose of academic freedom is to protect the advancement of knowledge which is essential to the achievement of the College’s mission. Galen College of Nursing faculty members are members of a learned profession and representatives of an educational institution. As a result, they have the freedom, right, and responsibility to:
Federal student loan records of students and parents will be submitted to the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS), and will be accessible by guaranty agencies, lenders, and institutions determined to be authorized users of the data system. Students and parents may view their loan record history by visiting the NSLDS website.
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