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Student Handbook


This Student Handbook web site is designed to acquaint medical students with information on services, programs and guidelines (some of which may be Medical School specific).

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: 

Dane Friend, Assistant Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer/Title IX Coordinator 
Baylor College of Medicine 
John P. McGovern Campus 
2450 Holcombe, Suite OW100 
Houston, TX 77021 
(713) 798-1544

The educational programs of the Baylor College of Medicine are accredited by the:

Liaison Committee on Medical Education, joint committee representing American Medical Association and Association of American Medical Colleges

Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award doctorate and masters degrees (M.D., Ph.D., D.N.P., M.S.). Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Baylor College of Medicine.

Accreditation Review Committee on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc.

Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

While every effort has been made to verify the accuracy of information, Baylor College of Medicine reserves the freedom to change without notice degree requirements, curriculum, courses, teaching personnel, rules, regulations, tuition, fees, and any other information published herein. This website is not to be regarded as a contract.

Students are responsible for all information on this site.