Student Handbook

Student Handbook

This Student Handbook web site is designed to acquaint medical students with information on services, programs, policies and guidelines.

Notice of Non-Discriminatory Policy as to Students

Baylor College of Medicine admits students of any race, sex, sexual orientation, color, national ethnic origin, disability or age to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, color, national or ethnic origin, disability or age, in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other school-administered programs. 

Inquiries/complaints with regard to discrimination should be directed to: 

Mikiba Morehead, M.A.

Title IX Coordinator 
Baylor College of Medicine
Cullen Building 415A
Houston, TX  77030
(713) 798-8137


Read about Baylor College of Medicine's Mission, Vision and Values

Institutional Diversity Policy

Read about Baylor College of Medicine diversity policy.  


Read about Baylor College of Medicine accreditation.

Students are responsible for all information on this site.

In addition to the policies and procedures presented in this handbook, all students are expected to abide by all policies of Baylor College of Medicine as published in the College's Policy and Procedures Manual (Intranet Link). The Academic Policies website provides links to policies of particular relevance to students. 

Services for Baylor College of Medicine are offered both by individual programs and by the College. Students are encouraged to visit the Office of Student Services website for updated listings of services provided by the College.