Subject to Change Notice

The rules, regulations, policies, fees and other charges, courses of study and academic requirements that appear in this handbook were in effect at the time of its publication. Like everything else in this handbook, they are published for informational purposes only, and they do not constitute a contract between the University and any student, applicant for admission or other persons.

Changes to the Student Handbook

January 12, 2016

Community Standards - http://www.suffolk.edu/studenthandbook/60802.phpCode item 3.10 has been added to the Community Standards: Use, possession, storage or charging of self-balancing battery powered vehicles on University property such as, but not limited to, self-balancing motorized boards, hoverboards, Swagways, electric skateboards, self-balancing scooters, and Segways is prohibited.

January 12, 2016

Withdrawing from All Courses, Leaves of Absence and Withdrawing from the University - http://www.suffolk.edu/studenthandbook/17845.php.
The process for Current/Returning Students Wishing to Return from a Leave of Absence has been updated.

Undergraduate Students:
When the student is ready to return from a leave of absence, the student is encouraged to contact the Undergraduate Academic Advising Center to review the student’s program evaluation. The Advising Center is located in Donahue 208 and the telephone number is (617) 573-8345. The student should also log onto the student’s MySuffolk account to review any personal restrictions preventing registration.

January 12, 2016

Email Communications - http://www.suffolk.edu/studenthandbook/17828.phpThe Email Communications Policy has been updated.

Students may elect to forward e-mail sent to their University e-mail address to another personal e-mail address; however, students do so at their own risk and remain responsible for all information sent to their University-assigned e-mail address. Email accounts and passwords are nontransferable.

September 21, 2015

The Policy Against Sexual Misconduct - http://www.suffolk.edu/studenthandbook/17840.php - has been edited to include the following provision under the section titled: Discipline Records: 

The University will, upon written request, disclose to the alleged victim of a crime of violence (as that term is defined in Section 16 of Title 18, United States Code), or a non-forcible sex offense, the report on the results of any disciplinary proceeding conducted by such institution against a student who is the alleged perpetrator of such crime or offense. If the alleged victim is deceased as a result of such crime or offense, the next of kin of such victim shall be treated as the alleged victim for purposes of this paragraph.

September 21, 2015

Emergencies - http://www.suffolk.edu/studenthandbook/17545.php - has been edited to include the following procedures for reporting emergencies:

To obtain medical attention if you believe you have an emergency:

On campus - First, dial 9-911 from a campus phone, 911 from a non-campus phone. Then, notify Suffolk University Police at extension 8111, or 617-573-8111, that you have called for an ambulance and provide the location where the medical emergency exists. Suffolk University Police will guide the EMTs to the correct location as well as come to the location to offer assistance.

Off campus - dial 911      

August 15, 2015

The Policy Against Sexual Misconduct - http://www.suffolk.edu/studenthandbook/17840.php - is currently under review.