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SECTION 504/TITLE IX COORDINATORS:

  • Kentucky and Online Campuses: Sanja Preston, MSW, CSW, 3050 Terra Crossing Blvd, Louisville, KY 40245, (502) 813-4709, spreston@galencollege.edu
  • Florida Campus: Rita R. Wesley, MPA, 10200 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33716, (727) 258-6818, rwesley@galencollege.edu
  • Ohio Campus: Kelly Johnson, 100 E-Business Way, Suite 200, Cincinnati, OH 45241, (513) 475-3639, kjohnson@galencollege.edu
  • Texas Campus: Danielle Edwards, 7411 John Smith Drive, Suite 1400, San Antonio, TX 78229, (210) 485-2240, dedwards@galencollege.edu
  • Tennessee Campus: Danielle Edwards, 1100 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Fourth Floor, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, (210) 485-2240, dedwards@galencollege.edu

Equal opportunity, discrimination, and harassment policies

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.  

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title ix investigation training materialS

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.

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PROGRAM DISCLOSURES

The program disclosure for Galen’s Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing program (51.3801) will be made available following the graduation of the program’s first cohort in March 2020. The program disclosure for Galen’s Master’s Degree in Nursing program (51.3801) will be made available following the graduation of program’s first cohort in August 2021.

College NCLEX® Pass Rates

Student Achievement Outcomes Disclosures

State Licensing Eligibility Information

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TRANSFER OF GALEN CREDITS

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.

DISBURSEMENT OF BOOKS AND SUPPLIES

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.

COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT POLICY

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DRUG LAW VIOLATIONS – ELIGIBILITY FOR TITLE IV FUNDING

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.

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HEALTH RISKS RELATED TO THE USE OF DRUGS AND ALCOHOL

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DRUG AND ALCOHOL ABUSE REFERRAL AGENCIES

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HEALTH & IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS

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.

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COMPLETION/GRADUATION/RETENTION/DIVERSITY RATES

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:

Academic Freedom & Professional Responsibility

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:

  • Contribute to and follow the institutional mission in teaching, curriculum, scholarship, and service as defined by the institution.
  • Be free from institutional censorship or discipline in the pursuit of knowledge.
  • Freely discuss the subject in the classroom, while avoiding the introduction of controversial matter which has no relation to the subject.
  • Educate students using innovative and evidence-based teaching strategies and make professional judgments regarding the selection of resources, teaching materials, and instructional methodologies within the confines of the standard curriculum approved by Galen faculty.
  • Exercise good judgment, show respect for the opinion of others, and be accurate in all forms of communication, whether written or spoken, when communicating with students, colleagues, administrators, or when representing the College to the community.
  • Offer constructive feedback via formal, appropriate institutional channels, designed for the improvement of the College.
  • Demonstrate professional growth and lifelong learning, evolve in teaching competency, and develop a range of knowledge and skills that are important to the institution.

NATIONAL STUDENT LOAN DATA SYSTEM (NSLDS)

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.

VOTER REGISTRATION

The Federal Election Commission provides guidance regarding voter registration in each state here.

BEHAVIORAL ADVERTISING POLICY

Galen College of Nursing utilizes Google Display Network behavioral advertising, or “re-marketing,” technology on its website. Third-party vendors may show our advertising across various Internet sites; cookies are utilized on site visitors’ computers to enable these ads. Galen does not collect any type of personal information with these cookies. To opt out of receiving cookies for the purpose of advertising on this and all other sites, please visit AboutAds.info.