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ACADEMIC POLICIES, FORMS, & INFORMATION
FORMS THAT REQUIRE DEAN’S SIGNATURE
Course exemptions/substitutions, SPH core courses
Course-Related forms and Procedures, General
Public health students who are required to complete a practicum or internship for their degree program must fill this out at the beginning of your placement and when you have finished. Contact the student services manager for your department with questions.
Undergraduates, bring signature requests to the SPH Office of Student Affairs
Graduate Students, bring signature requests to the Graduate School in Bynum Hall
UNC-related policies, forms and information
Official University Withdrawal Process:
Students, please submit Official Withdrawal Request via ConnectCarolina Student Center. Visit the registrar’s office for detailed instructions. This new electronic process is available for Undergraduate, Graduate, and Friday Center students who are currently enrolled in classes and wish to leave the University during the current term.
• Academic Enrichment Program for BIOS and EPID courses (The application process for tutors is now open.)
• Academic Success Program for Students with Learning Disabilities and ADHD
• Center for Faculty Excellence TA development
• Graduate School Student Resources
• Graduate Student Center
• Graduate and Professional Student Federation, UNC
• Health Sciences Library public health research guide
• The Learning Center
• UNC Registrar
• The Writing Center
View the Professional Development Fall Schedule by clicking here: OSA Professional Development Series 2014-2015
Each year, outstanding SPH students receive awards and honors recognizing their excellence in teaching, research and service or supporting their professional development. These awards are supported by generous contributions from donors to the School and University who value the current and future contributions of our students.
Students wanting to apply for School-wide awards and scholarships may use this link: schoolwidescholarships.sph.unc.edu.
This process will allow you to do the following:
Self-nominated Awards for Fall 2015- Spring 2016 academic year will be posted in December 2014
The following Awards will tentatively be offered:
Alumni Association Annual Spirit of Giving Award
Alumni Association Endowded Scholarship
Anne Cynthia Price Travel Award
Class of 1958 Scholarship
Dr. Curtis Glenn Southard Award
Elizabeth Reaves Martin Moore Scholarship
Fred and Pearll McCall Scholarship
Gillings Dissertation Award
Jamie Kimble Scholarship for Courage
Jean Tower Lassiter Scholarship
Jessie A. Satia Scholarship
Miriam L. Cole Scholarship
Naomi R. Koehler Scholarship
Robert Verhalen Scholarship
Sandra Winn Green Scholarship
Gary J. Mihlan Scholarship
Mary S. Thompson Scholarship
Department representatives wanting to nominate incoming and current returning students for School-wide awards and scholarships may use this link : schoolwidescholarships.sph.unc.edu
Awards that are specific to an academic department in the School of Public Health may vary from year to year. It is best to contact your department about these opportunities.
The UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health has a fund that supports student travel related to professional development activities. The available funds will vary each year depending on contributions, and we hope that this resource will support students for years to come. The application process opens on August 18, 2014 for the Fall Semester. Deadline to submit your application for this award is October 1, 2014.
Click this link to find out more about SPH KochTravel Awards Overview and Application
SPH undergraduate and graduate students may be recognized for their efforts and accomplishments by a variety of honorary societies. To nominate a student who you think deserves recognition, see the information below.
Delta Omega – Theta Chapter
Delta Omega is the national honorary society for graduate studies in public health. Students and faculty are eligible for nomination. For more information, contact Dr. Lewis Margolis.
The Frank Porter Graham Honor Society
Recognizes outstanding service provided to the University and community by graduate and professional students enrolled at UNC. Further, it recognizes the contributions of faculty, staff, and friends of UNC who have made significant contributions to the development of graduate and professional education at the University.
The Order of the Golden Fleece
Recognizes individuals – students, faculty, staff members and alumni – of demonstrably high character and who have made some specific long lasting, innovative and extraordinary contribution to the University community.
The Order of the Grail-Valkyries
Recognizes students of outstanding character who have made significant contributions to our university’s academic climate through excellence in scholarship, dynamic leadership, and innovative service.
The Order of the Old Well
Recognizes students of high character who demonstrated exemplary and generous humanitarian service and who have served in a capacity such that their service contributions have not been previously recognized.
North Carolina Public Health Association Scholarships
Are you currently enrolled/ or been accepted in an associate, undergrad or grad degree program? Do you have a child that has been accepted or is currently enrolled in community college or a university? Are you a current member of NCPHA? Did you know you can apply for a scholarship? Please visit the website for more information. All applications must be in the NCPHA office by close of business on July 11, 2014. Scholarships will be awarded at the NCPHA conference in Wilmington.
Diversity and Inclusion Resources
• EEO statement, UNC
• Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History
• University Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs
• Carolina Women’s Center
• Diversity Initiatives in Graduate Study at Carolina
• Institute of African American Research
• Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Center
Health and Safety Resources
Addressing Your Concerns
Gillings mechanisms for sharing feedback, getting help with concerns
UNC Resources for sharing feedback, getting help with concerns
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