Dental Hygiene Clinic
Students pursuing the Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene
licensure track should prepare for
program start-up costs and anticipate additional semester and/or annual
expenses during program enrollment. Costs are approximate
and subject to change:
All dental and nursing students are expected to be free from
any influence of drugs and/or alcohol while in class and during
all clinical/lab experiences. All dental and nursing students
must undergo drug screening prior to matriculation into the
clinical portion of their majors.
Additionally, the College of Health reserves the right to
require any and all students accepted into its clinical programs
to submit to random drug screening upon request and at any time
a student is suspected of being under the influence. Failure to
comply will result in immediate dismissal from the program.
If a student is suspected of being under the influence, they
will be removed from class and/or lab/clinical experiences and
asked to submit to drug testing within 24 hours using the
procedure described below. Admission of drug/alcohol use will
result in immediate dismissal from the program and referral to
University Student Affairs for possible additional disciplinary
If the student denies any drug or alcohol use, they must
undergo drug screening, at their expense using the following
protocol. If the drug screen comes back negative, the student is
allowed to return to class and/or clinical experiences. If the
drug screen comes back positive, the results will be reviewed by
the appropriate university administrator and may result in
dismissal from the program.
Students have the right to appeal any disciplinary action
resulting from the drug/alcohol screen.