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Policy Notes

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Professional Licensure Disclosures

The University of Illinois Chicago provides public licensure disclosures pursuant to 34 CFR 668.43(a)(5)(v) for educational programs designed to meet or advertised as meeting requirements for professional licensure or certification.

These public licensure disclosures also address requirements found in 38 C.F.R. Part 21 relating to veterans’ education benefits.

Disclosures by college:

CFR 21.4209 Examination of Records Without Student Consent

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Illinois State Legislation Heading link


(330 ILCS 60/) Service Member’s Tenure Act.

Illinois State legislation regarding absences due to military service including training and drill obligations.

University of Illinois Chicago Policy Heading link

Policies and Procedures Regarding Undergraduate Students Leaving for and Returning from Military Service

Policies and Procedures Regarding Graduate Students Leaving for and Returning from Military Service for Departments and Advisors August 12, 2008

Policies and Procedures Regarding UIC Law Students Leaving for and Returning from Military Service

Credit for Military Service

Completion of not less than six months of extended duty in any branch of the armed forces of the United States entitles an applicant to four semester hours in basic military science. These four hours will not be used in determining grade point average for transfer admission. Some colleges may limit or not allow credit in basic military science to count toward the degree. Refer to the sections for the individual colleges in this catalog for details.

Credit at the baccalaureate level will not be issued for course work from the American Council on Education Military Guide. Colleges will work with students to obtain proficiency credit for associated course work.

Courses successfully completed at a regionally or nationally accredited post-secondary institution^a^, taken while the student was in service, will be reviewed for transferability after an offer of admission. It is the enrolled student’s responsibility to have transcripts from all institutions attended sent directly to the Office of Admissions. Students who transfer course work may anticipate some loss of credit. This might require more time to complete the degree than had been originally planned. When the loss of credit occurs, it does not imply a negative evaluation of a student’s transfer work but rather a lack of appropriateness for the programs of the college. Attendance at orientation is strongly encouraged as an individualized assessment of progress-to-degree and appropriate course selection will be reviewed.

The university evaluates transfer work completed at institutions accredited by a regional or national accrediting organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), including institutions under candidacy status. the catalog.-,Credit for Military Service,hours in basic military science.