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Transportation Policy

Policy Identif

ication Number


Policy Title

Transportation Policy



Approval Authority

EDAS Council (Education, Diversity, Admissions, Student Affairs)


e Entity

College of Medicine-Undergraduate Medical Education

Policy Owner


I.                 Policy Statement

This policy outlines transportation requirements for students who are scheduled for educational activities at local or distant community-based sites.


II.               Scope

This policy applied to students enrolled in the College of Medicine MD Degree program.


III.              Approval Authority

The final governing committee which is responsible for approving the policy is the EDAS Council (Education, Diversity, Admissions, Student Affairs).

IV.             Purpose of This Policy

This policy clarifies student responsibility for transportation to educational activities.


V.               Who Should Be Knowledgeable about This Policy


College of Medicine Students

College of Medicine Faculty and Course Directors

VI.             The Policy


Students may be assigned to local or distant community-based sites at various times throughout the four year curriculum. The third year Family Medicine Rural Clerkship is a required rural experience. Students are responsible for their own transportation.


VII.            Special situations



VIII.          Sanctions for Non-compliance


Failure to secure transportation may result in delays in your training or inability to complete the requirements of the medical degree program. 

IX.              Related Information




X.               Communication Plan

Students will be informed of the policy during medical school orientation.


The policy can be found here:


XI.              Definitions


XII.            Review Cycle

Policy will be reviewed at least every 2 years.


XIII.          Approval History


Approval Authority

Date Approved

EDAS Council

August 30, 2017

Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

October 2012





XIV.          Approval Signature


_____________________________________________________                               ____________

                                  Donna Kern, MD (signature)                                                                                  Date


             Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education__________



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