1. The implementation of all guidelines will be in
addition to those existing policies and standards of the University.
2. To remain in good standing, students are required to
achieve a Harrison School of Pharmacy (HSOP) GPA of at least 2.25. GPAs will be
calculated only from professional course work, which is defined as core pharmacy
courses approved by the faculty and listed in the Doctor of Pharmacy curriculum.
3. Harrison School of Pharmacy students with semester or
cumulative GPAs below 2.25, or who receive Ds and Fs in required courses may be
dismissed from the HSOP or required to undergo a remedial plan of study as
directed by the Committee on Admissions and Academic Requirements. The remedial
plan of study may require students to retake courses in which they received
grades of less than C. Policies concerning academic progression, probation, and
dismissal are specified in the HSOP Academic Performance Standards. A copy of
the Standard may be obtained from the HSOP Office of Academic and Student
4. Students must observe pre-requisites and co-requisites
stated in the current Auburn University Bulletin. A pre-requisite statement
denoting “__-year PDY standing” indicates that the student must have passed all
courses in the prior year of the curriculum.
5. Any student in the pharmacy curriculum who is subject
to academic suspension and desires to re-enter the HSOP must, in addition to
complying with the pertinent University regulations, be approved by the HSOP
Committee on Admissions and Academic Requirements.
1. Students are required to file an application with the
Alabama State Board of Pharmacy for registration as an intern at the time they
are enrolled in the Harrison School of Pharmacy. Information and intern
registration forms may be obtained from the Alabama State Board of Pharmacy,
111 Village Street, Hoover, AL 35242. (205) 981-2280.
2. Pharmacy students are expected to observe the
professional dress as described in the Dress Code. A copy of the HSOP Dress
Code may be obtained from the Office of Academic and Student Affairs or on our
3. Pharmacy students are expected to abide by the HSOP
Honor Code. A copy of the code is available online at
under “policies and procedures” or by contacting the Office of Academic and
4. Upon entering pharmacy school and at the beginning of
each academic year, students are required to furnish professional liability
insurance, current CPR certification, personal medical insurance
and documentation that immunizations are up-to-date.
5. Pharmacy students are required to attend the
Professional Seminar Series.
6. All HSOP elective courses are acceptable for
professional elective credit. The Office of Academic and Student Affairs will
provide information on any non-pharmacy elective courses that are acceptable.
ROTC students should see their advisors about questions concerning special
7. Students entering the Doctor of Pharmacy program are
required to purchase a laptop computer. Laptop minimum requirements are listed
on our web site in the information technology section. Computer literacy must
be demonstrated upon entry to pharmacy school.
8. Students having appropriate qualifications and
pre-requisites may be able to take graduate course work while enrolled in the
Doctor of Pharmacy program. However, such work cannot be applied toward both
the Doctor of Pharmacy and the graduate degrees.
9. At the end of each Spring Semester, the ability of
students to integrate the knowledge, attitudes, and skills learned to date will
be assessed. Students may be assigned remedial course work should the
assessment be unsatisfactory.
10. Students will be notified of their site assignments
for the Advanced Practice Experience at the earliest feasible time to enable
them to make housing arrangements. Rotation sites are located throughout
Alabama, western Georgia, and the Florida panhandle. Although students may
request specific sites, each site has a limited enrollment and students may be
assigned to sites they do not request. Students are responsible for procuring
housing, including the assessment of its safety and living conditions (e.g.,
privacy and single-sex housing). Students are also responsible for housing and
other living expenses incurred when assigned to rotation sites away from the