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Academic Policies

The BSN Program policies are consistent with Texas Board of Nursing, University of Texas, and UTB laws, rules and policies. These policies are important information for students during their BSN Program:

Texas Board of Nursing, Statutes Regulating the Practice of Professional Nursing (​)

  • Nurse Practice Act: Chapter 303, Peer Review


Board of Regents of The University of Texas System, Rules and Regulations (

  • Scholastic Dishonesty: Part 1, Chapter VI, Section 3, Subsection 3.2, Subdivision 3.22.
  • Standards of Conduct: Part 1, Chapter VI, Section 3, Subsection 3.21.


UTB Handbook of Operating Procedures (HOOP) (

  • HOOP 3.0.0 Non-Discrimination Policies
  • HOOP 6.1.0 Students Financial Assistance Policies
  • HOOP 6.2.2 Satisfactory Academic Progress
  • HOOP 6.2.8 Student Grievances
  • HOOP 6.3.0 Student Conduct
  • HOOP 7.3.3 Student Evaluation of Instruction


UTB Undergraduate Catalog (

  • Enrollment Services: Financial Aid, Registrar
  • Academic Information: Early Alert Advising, Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
  • Academic Policies: Add/Drop, Cheating, Grievances/Grade Appeals, Immunizations, Incomplete Grades, Withdrawing from classes
  • Degree Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree Requirements
  • Student Responsibility and Discipline
  • Additional Policies: Student Criminal Background Checks


UTB Studen​t Handbook

  • General Information: Americans with Disabilities (ADA)
  • Academic Rights and Responsibilities: Policy on Cheating, Academic Grievances Procedures, Complaint Procedures
  • Student Code of Conduct: Scholastic Dishonesty
  • Scorpion Resources


UTB Computer System Requirements (hardware and software) website (

  • BSN Orientation website


BSN Student Handbook




Bachelor of Science in Nursing
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