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
Report Bias Incident
We Care – Title IX Support, Response, and Prevention

Requirements for Matriculation

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

Medical Education Policies + Standards

Academic Integrity
Academic Promotions and Satisfactory Academic Progress
Access to Records
Clerkship Grading
Clinical Learning Attendance
Clinical Oversight
Disciplinary Action and Dismissal
Dress Code
Formative Feedback
General Learning Environment and Mistreatment
Grievances by Medical Students
Intellectual Property
Leave of Absence
Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE)
MD Degree Time Limitations
Narrative Assessment
Phase 1 Attendance
Phase 2 & 3 Electives
Promotion and Graduation Requirements
Religious Accommodations
Remediation Guidelines
Reporting Student Professionalism
Statement on Professionalism
Student Contact and Duty Hours
Student Lounge
Summative Assessment
Withdrawal, Temporary Removal, and Suspension

Costs + Financial Aid

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

Student Wellness + Health

Counseling and Health
Drugs and Alcohol
Health and Long-term Disability Insurance
Pregnant and Parenting Student Rights and Resources
Preventing Exposure to Bodily Fluids
Preventing Health Services Providers from Academically Evaluating Medical Students
Student Professional Liability Insurance
Support for Partners and Family
Tobacco Policy


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