Introduction

The Student Academic Policies and Procedures Handbook is copyrighted and published by Xavier University School of Medicine, Aruba (XUSOM).

Xavier University School of Medicine reserves the right to change tuition and adjust fees or to establish additional fees or charges as well as change or modify any academic or administrative policy whenever in their opinion such action is deemed necessary. The rules and regulations outlined herein are binding on, and must be adhered to by, all XUSOM students, including those on leave. All international students from Xavier University affiliated programs have to follow the rules and regulation set forth in the handbook and the local laws of Aruba will be binding to all.

The rules and regulations of this University are reviewed and revised periodically. Students will be bound by any change, amendment, revision, addition or deletion of XUSOM rules and regulations. Students are expected to be familiar with the most recent revisions of these rules and regulations. Although it is our intention to inform students in advance of any changes to these rules and regulations, to XUSOM’s policies and procedures and/or to our curriculum and grading, XUSOM reserves the right to make such changes in this handbook. XUSOM reserves the right to make such changes prior to publication of any revisions of the handbook when it is determined by the University to be in the best interest of our students. Students will be notified when such changes take place by email.

 

THE CONTENTS OF THIS HANDBOOK SUCCEED AND REPLACE ANY OLD POLICY OR PROCEDURE PREVIOUSLY IN PLACE AT XAVIER UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE.