​​UPMC Schools of Nursing Policies

The following policies are available to help clarify expectations and guide student’s success through the program.

Academic Integrity Policy

UPMC Schools of Nursing has a Academic Integrity Policy that governs the actions of students and everyone associated with Schools of Nursing.
View or download the Academic Integrity Policy (PDF).

Admission Policy

Information in this policy includes, but is not limited to: recruiting, admission, transfer, progression, graduation, financial aid, termination and education.  
View or download the admission policy (PDF) 

Class Attendance  

Attendance at scheduled classes, examinations, conferences, assigned experiences, and NCLEX review is essential in meeting course and program objectives.
View or download the class attendance policy (PDF).

Clinical Attendance  

Punctual attendance is required at all scheduled clinical experiences.
View or download the clinical attendance policy (PDF).

Credit Transfer Policy

It is the policy of the UPMC Schools of Nursing (SON) to accept transfer credits for newly admitted students. Credits must be transferred in at the time of entry into the program.
View or download the credit transfer policy (PDF). 

Examination Policy

Classroom examinations and objective structured clinical examinations (OSCE) are an important component of measuring student learning and achievement in nursing courses.
View or download the examination policy (PDF). 

Student Grievance Policy

Student Health Program

The Student Health Program provides the opportunity to promote and maintain student health.
View or download the student health program policy (PDF).