YSN Student Policies and Guidelines

The Yale School of Nursing expects students to understand and follow its set student policies and guidelines intended to help students navigate their academic career at YSN. The information in this section includes policies, procedures, guidelines, and resources available to YSN students and outlines the School’s expectations for students.

Questions regarding the contents of this chapter can be directed to Saveena Dhall, associate dean of student life, saveena.dhall@yale.edu, 203.737.2258.

For all YSN student policies and guidelines, see https://nursing.yale.edu/students/ysn-student-resources-guidelines. The list of policies and guidelines, including those referenced in full below, includes:

Academic Integrity

Access Student Records

Challenge Policy

Children in YSN Classrooms and Common Areas

Course Withdrawal

Disciplinary Procedures of the School of Nursing (see below)

Education Records

Grading System and Definitions of Honors, High Pass, Pass, Fail (see below)

Inclement Weather Information

HIPAA Guidelines

Leave of Absence and Withdrawal (see below)

Licensure (see below)

Mandatory Background Check

Military Leave (For those students in the Armed Forces, we thank you for your service. Please see also Leave of Absence and Withdrawal, below, which provides information in the case of military deployment.)

M.S.N./D.N.P. Students in Academic Difficulty (see below)

Non-Matriculated Auditors and Students

Notice of Privacy Practices

Part-Time Study for M.S.N. and Post-Master’s Certificate Students

Policy on Student Participation in Commencement before Completion of Requirements (see below)

Poster and Publicity Policy for YSN Student Organizations (see below)

Request for a Grade of Incomplete

Satisfactory Academic Progress: Implications for Financial Aid

Sexual Misconduct Resources (see also Resources on Sexual Misconduct in the chapter Yale University Resources and Services)

Student Building Use (see below)

Student NCLEX Reporting Process (see below)

Student Personal Conduct Policy (see below)

Student Use of Degree Credentials

Summer Registration for Students

Technical Standards for Admission and Progression (see below)

Tobacco Free Yale

Tuition Rebate and Refund (see Tuition Rebate and Refund Policy in the chapter Educational Expenses and Financial Aid)

YSN Alcohol Policy for Student-Organized Events (see below)

YSN Testing Accommodations Protocol (see below)

Commonly referenced policies and additional student guidelines are: