YSN Student Policies & 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 provided here includes policies, procedures, guidelines, and resources available to YSN students and outlines the School’s expectations for students. We hope you will return to these resources often as you progress on the path to finishing your degree.
For questions, contact Saveena Dhall, Associate Dean of Student Life and Belonging, firstname.lastname@example.org, 203-737-2258.
YSN 2021-2022 Bulletin
The bulletin holds essential material and information for the student, including the School’s history, program information, and course descriptions. It also identifies expected outcomes. It represents the agreement between the School and the student.
YSN 2021-2022 Academic Calendar
Students must refer to the Academic Calendar for all pertinent dates for their respective academic programs.
Listing of Student Resources & Guidelines
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.)
Sexual Misconduct Resources (see also Resources on Sexual Misconduct in the chapter Yale University Resources and Services)
Students in the PhD Program can access the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Programs and Policies Bulletin.
Additional Student Guidelines
Dean’s Procedure for Student Complaints
Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
Guidelines in Case of Occupational Exposure
Service Animal Policy
Students must first register their service animal with the Resource Office on Disabilities (ROD) before they are permitted to bring their service animal to the building. Service animals registered with ROD are welcome here at YSN. This includes during classes, meetings, and other events. Non-service animals (pets) are not permitted with the exception of planned occasions, and require prior approval from YSN.
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DIVERSITY & INCLUSION
Students With Associate Degrees in Nursing
All potential RN candidates whose highest degree in nursing is an associate’s degree and who also hold a BS degree in another field will be required to take a community health course in order to be enrolled into the Yale School of Nursing’s master’s degree program. An e-learn course that meets the objectives for N513, Community Health Nursing and Public Health, such as the one offered by the New York State Nurses Association Continuing Education, is acceptable. In addition to providing proof of community health content, the applicant will have to complete a community health related project that can be part of course work prior to graduation. The nature and extent of this project will be co-determined with the respective specialty coordinator. If you are interested in taking the course offered by the New York State Nurses Association Continuing Education, please contact the Office of Student Life and Belonging in order to gain access.