Welcome to the Carle Illinois College of Medicine Student Handbook. We invite you to familiarize yourself with the handbook as you embark on your training. And, as a Carle Illinois student, you will have faculty and staff to support you along the way.

The regulations appearing here are those in effect at the most recent publication and are subject to change without notice. Unless otherwise noted, the rules stated in this Student Handbook apply to all students enrolled at the Carle Illinois College of Medicine.


General Information

About Carle Illinois
Our M.D. Program
Campus Violence Threat Assessment
Emergency Preparedness
Operations Under Emergency Conditions


Technical Requirements for Matriculation, Progression, and Graduation
Faculty Student Compact
Criminal Background Check
Drug Testing


Academic Policies + Standards

General Learning Environment and Mistreatment
Statement on Professionalism
Reporting Student Professionalism
Promotion + Graduation Requirements
Remediation Guidelines
Phase 1 Attendance
Clinical Learning Attendance
Leave of Absence
Academic Integrity
Disciplinary Action and Dismissal
Withdrawal, Temporary Removal, and Suspension
Access to Records
Narrative Assessment
Formative Feedback
Summative Assessment
Grievances by Medical Students
Intellectual Property
Student Contact and Duty Hours
Student Lounge
Academic Promotions and Satisfactory Academic Progress
Dress Code
Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE)
Clinical Oversight
Religious Accommodations


Costs + Financial Aid

Tuition, Fees and Estimated Cost of Attendance
Description of Fees
Financial Aid
OSFA Satisfactory Academic Progress
Student Travel Scholarship and Reimbursement


Student Wellness + Health

Counseling and Health
Tobacco Policy
Drug and Alcohol Policy
Student Professional Liability Insurance
Health and Long-term Disability Insurance
Preventing Health Services Providers from Academically Evaluating Medical Students
Blood and Body Fluid Exposure Policy



Social Media Guidelines