Student Rights and Responsibilities

Federal law requires that all students receiving financial assistance from Title IV and Title VII funds maintain satisfactory academic progress. WCUCOM policy follows the academic standards that apply to all students receiving financial aid.

The academic progress of each student is monitored and evaluated at the end of each examination period by the Promotion and Matriculation Committee.

This committee reviews the records to see if the student has fulfilled all academic requirements and has maintained the standards of ethical, moral, personal, and professional conduct required for continued study of osteopathic medicine.

A student failing to meet one or more of the standards of progress may be placed on probation. While on probation, the student may receive financial aid for one enrollment period. At the end of that period, the student must be in good standing, or financial aid eligibility will be denied.

A student must be in good academic standing at the end of the summer term of the second year in order to receive financial aid while on clinical rotations. Financial aid will be withheld until the student is in good standing. The Financial Aid office will notify students who are ineligible for continued assistance and will provide them with information regarding their probationary status.