American Studies Program (ASP) Policies from TIU

(This is a translation of the Japanese version.)

Purpose

1.     These subsidiary policies, based on article 11 of the Study Abroad Policies, need to be followed by students in order to participate in the study abroad program at Willamette University (WU) in Salem, Oregon, USA. 
 

Term

    2.     The term of the program is one (1) school year or one (1) semester.

 

Participant’s Obligation

    3.     Participants must  follow the policies below.

            (1)       Participants are required to follow ASP and WU policies and regulations. 

            (2)       Participants must not be absent  from classes and official events during the program unless excused. 

            (3)       Participants must not be absent from the pre-departure orientation unless excused.

 

Treatment for Sickness and Injury

    4.     In the case that a student needs to be treated for sickness or injury and is unable to make normal judgments for  himself/herself, the decision will be made at the discretion of the university.  The medical fee that is incurred based on this decision will be paid by travel abroad insurance.  The excess amount will be paid by the participant. 

 

Temporary Return and Withdrawal from the Program

    5.1.   When a student would like to temporarily return to due to sickness or unavoidable circumstances, he/she is required to submit the "request for temporary return" to International Exchange Office and obtain the permission from the School that the student belongs to.

    5.2.   The (academic) status of the student who submits "Notice of Withdrawal" to the Dean of the School that the student belongs to and withdraws from the program will be decided by the President after discussion at the faculty meeting.

 

Cancellation of Acceptance to the Program

    6.     In the case that a student who was accepted to the program violates University policies or laws, before he/she leaves for Willamette University, the acceptance may be cancelled.

 

Cancellation of Qualification

    7.1.   In the case that a participant violates University policies or laws, or it is determined that it is too difficult for the participant to continue studying at WU, the student’s ability to participate in the program may be cancelled, and he/she may be ordered to go back to Japan.  The student is responsible for the travel cost.

    7.2.   The (academic) status of the student who returns to Japan by the policy above will be decided by the President after discussion at the faculty meeting.

 

Discipline

    8.1.   In the case that a participant violates the laws of the USA, the state of Oregon, or the policies and regulations of TIU, the President will discipline the participant after a special discussion at a faculty meeting. 

    8.2.   In the case that a participant violates the policies and regulations of the ASP and Willamette University, the President may discipline the participant after a special discussion at a faculty meeting.

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