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Policies and Procedures

Guidelines, Procedures, & Policies Governing Medical Biophysics Graduate Students

1. Choosing an Advisory Committee

After each Advisory Committee Meeting, the Advisory Committee Meeting Report Form must be submitted to the Medical Biophysics Graduate Office after ALL signators have signed.

2. Preparation for the MSc and PhD Low Level Examination

3. Preparation for the PhD Mid Level Comprehensive Examination

After successful completion of the mid level comprehensive examination, the Mid-Level Comprehensive Examination Report Form must be submitted to the Medical Biophysics Graduate Office after ALL signators have signed.

4. PhD Proposal Defense

This pertains to 1st year PhD students entering the program with a previous MSc degree and MSc students reclassifying to PhD status by end of their 5th academic terms.

For PhD students with a previous MSc degree, a completed PhD Proposal Report Form must be submitted to the Medical Biophysics Graduate Office after ALL signators have signed.

For MSc students who are reclassifying, a completed Medical Biophysics MSc to PhD Reclassification Report Form must be submitted to the Medical Biophysics Graduate Office after ALL signators have signed otherwise the reclassification will NOT be officially recognized by SGPS.

5. Graduate Program and SGPS Appeals Process

Students may appeal an academic decision or ruling in accordance with the appeal procedures set out below. Students have a right to appeal to their graduate programs, and if unsuccessful, to the Vice-Provost (Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies). Some decisions may be appealed further to the Senate Review Board Academic. The Vice-Provost’s rulings in academic matters are final unless overturned or modified on appeal to the Senate Review Board Academic (SRBA). A decision or ruling remains in effect unless overturned or modified by the individual or body hearing an appeal of that decision or ruling.

6. Code of Student Conduct & Statement on Professionalism