Dean of Students

The following list summarizes the limited circumstances when it is appropriate to request that a student submit to a medical evaluation, to request medical documentation from a student, or to request that a student comply with specific treatment plans.

  1. Student is currently enrolled but is in  academic or professional trouble (i.e., probation, last chance agreement)
    • Can the academic unit require the student to submit to a mental health evaluation as a condition for continued enrollment?   NO
    • Can the academic unit require that the student submit medical documentation from his/her treating health care provider regarding the student's fitness, as a condition for continued enrollment? NO
    • Can the academic unit require that the student engage in therapy or support services (e.g., time management or anger management course or attend AA meetings) as a condition for continued enrollment? RECOMMENDATION ONLY
  2. ​Student has withdrawn in accordance with university/school/college deadlines
    • Can the academic unit require the student to submit to a mental health evaluation as a condition for re-enrollment? NO
    • Can the academic unit require the student to submit medical documentation from his/her treating health care provider regarding the student's fitness, as a condition for re-enrollment?  NO
    • Can the academic unit require the student to engage in therapy or support services (e.g., time management or anger management course or attend AA meetings) as a condition for re-enrollment? RECOMMENDATION ONLY
  3. ​Student has withdrawn after drop/add deadline and must petition for return or student is suspended for reasons related to the student's mental health condition
    • ​​Can the academic unit require the student to submit to a mental health evaluation as a condition for re-enrollment? NO
    • Can the academic unit require the student to submit medical documentation from his/her treating health care provider regarding the student's fitness, as a condition for re-enrollment? YES
    • Can the academic unit require the student to engage in therapy or support services (e.g., time management or anger management course or attend AA meetings) as a condition for re-enrollment?  RECOMMENDATION ONLY

The next section will focus on what academic units should do in terms of assessing a student’s fitness for continued enrollment or a student’s fitness for re-enrollment.