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Medical Student Rights and Responsibilities

The rights and responsibilities of students enrolled in Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (MSUCOM) are defined by the medical colleges of Michigan State University, including MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, MSU College of Human Medicine, and MSU College of Veterinary Medicine. Students enrolled in the professional curricula of these colleges are identified as “medical students”. These colleges collectively define “Medical Students Rights and Responsibilities”.

This document addresses academic rights and responsibilities, governance, procedures for complaints, due process, and other topics. Article 5 Adjudication of Cases defines policy on Academic Grievances & Complaints.

This document applies to MSU COM PA Medicine Students.

The current version is available on the MSU Spartan Life website.

Approved by the Faculty of the Department of PA Medicine on March 16, 2020