Denison University provides access to a broad range of computing and network services to members of the University community so that they may make productive and innovative use of information technologies. These network services are intended for University-related purposes, including direct and indirect support of the University’s instructional, research and service missions.
Denison University participates in the Advanced Placement Program (AP) sponsored by the College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB).
We understand that unexpected academic obligations, work commitments, and illnesses can affect your schedule. However, please advise Career Exploration & Development of any change as early as possible, as there is a high demand for appointments. Your cancellation will allow us to offer your time slot to another student. Be sure to check your schedule carefully in order to avoid multiple appointment cancellations.
The Denison University Archives collects materials in accordance with the Archives Collection Policy. Records include paper documents, photographs, audiotapes, films, videotapes, scrapbooks, and objects that provide information about the differing aspects of Denison University campus life.
Example of how the ATEP Composite Admission Score is calculated.
A checklist for the ATEP admission requirements.
Description of the ATEP Admission Interview
Description of the ATEP Admission Portfolio.
How our students do on the national Board of Certification examination
Description of the ATEP graduation requirements.
The Athletic Training Educational Program at Denison University is a rigorous and intense program that places specific requirements and demands on the students enrolled in the program.
Denison University is committed to making all aspects of the institution—inside the classroom and out—a community characterized by honesty, integrity, and responsibility. That commitment was reaffirmed when Denison students developed and proposed the Code of Academic Integrity, which the faculty adopted unanimously in 2008.
The purpose of this policy is to prohibit conflicts of interest in situations involving student financial aid and to establish standards of conduct for employees with responsibility for student financial aid.
Denison University is dedicated to student learning and to the development of ethically responsible persons who contribute to the development of strong communities, including on our own campus. Inherent in this is the requirement that community members act not merely in response to their individual inclination, but also in accordance with shared values and principles.
Denison University encourages all members of the Denison Community to abide by the provisions of copyright law. Denison's Acceptable Use Policy forbids all users of Denison's computing resources from committing “violations of copyright/civil law, including the unauthorized reproduction and use of copyrighted images and text” as well as forbidding “software theft or piracy, data theft, or any other action which violates the intellectual property rights of others”.
Through policy and practice, Denison University is committed to providing to all enrolled students equal access to campus programs, services and activities for section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
We believe providing accurate information, maintaining a supportive community, and enforcing policies and laws to be the most effective method of addressing alcohol and drug abuse. Denison is committed to the health and safety of all students and employees, and to an environment which promotes the academic mission of the University. The federal Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendments of 1989 require that Denison University distribute this Alcohol and Drug policy information to all students, staff, and faculty on an annual basis.
Students who are currently enrolled and are completing the FAFSA will be asked: “Have you been convicted for the possession or sale of illegal drugs for an offense that occurred while you were receiving federal student aid?” Students who answer “Yes” will be asked an additional series of questions to determine if the conviction affects their eligibility for federal student aid.
Denison University shall be responsive to all legal requests for electronically stored information (ESI) from any recognized legal authority. The University maintains numerous logs, records, backups and other forms of data that may be requested in a litigation process. The University will not voluntarily provide any such information; data will only be released under the terms of a court ordered disclosure, subpoena or other appropriate request.
Denison University operates in accordance with many federal computing laws. This policy page outlines some of the most important ones.
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords students certain rights with respect to their education records.
The library accepts unrestricted donations of library materials for review. Items are accepted with the understanding that they will be handled in the best interest of the institution. Once given to the library, donations cannot be returned to the donor. Potential donors should provide in advance a list of materials being offered so that their value to the collection may be reviewed.
The meal plans are reviewed and adjusted each year based on surveys of student use and preferences. For 2016-2017 meal plan options include a variety of declining-balance plans, as well as a plan that provides unlimited access to the dining halls.
Meal plan requirements for students living in Denison Residence Halls:
To provide a plan to inform Denison University students who reside in on-campus housing, the College policy governing required notifications within twenty-four (24) hours after the time a student is deemed to be missing.
A summary of student Motor Vehicle Regulations for the 2015-2016 Academic Year.
Information Technology Services provides guidelines and restricts the use of P2P applications and protocols, such as BitTorrent, etc. Denison has implemented technical controls which allow us to prioritize traffic based on type so that we never examine the content of the traffic, thereby ensuring individual privacy. However, all community members must respect all applicable copyright laws.
Through our Campus Compact, members of the Denison University community promise to respect one another and our environment. The University protects the rights of all students to live and study in an environment free from sexual coercion and violence.
Denison is committed to reducing its impact on the environment. To that end, Denison operates an extensive campus recycling program to reduce the amount of waste sent to landfills and to utilize resources in a more responsible manner. We recognize, however, that recycling is only one part of the issue. To move toward a more sustainable campus, Denison also must strive to reduce its consumption and waste in all aspects of campus operations.
To be eligible to receive federal, state and institutional financial aid and to continue to receive that aid a student must maintain satisfactory academic progress toward the completion of his/her degree by maintaining a cumulative 2.0 GPA in addition to earning the required number of hours after each semester of attendance.
Denison University actively promotes the free expression and exchange of ideas. Academic freedom is essential to the aims of higher education and to the University’s goals of fostering critical thinking, moral discernment, and active citizenship among its members. It is the responsibility of the faculty and the administration to protect academic freedom. Furthermore, because Denison is a residential, liberal arts college, academic freedom must be extended to all members of the university community in the broadest of contexts.
Denison University’s Division of Student Development promotes our students’ growth and self-awareness as individuals and as co-creators of our living-learning environment.
As a four-year residential campus, Denison University is committed to the learning process that takes place both inside and outside the classroom. Staff members in the Office of Residential Education and Housing provide students with a reasonably safe, comfortable, and well-maintained living space, in an academically conducive environment. Residential education and housing policies and regulations are established with that in mind.
Denison University provides online resources to students, faculty and staff for many purposes ranging from education and research to communications and entertainment. The costs associated with operating a large volume network are part of the general operating expenses. By using online resources wisely and respectfully, we can contain costs and provide more secure services for the Denison community.
The new Strategic Plan is premised on a very simple question: How do we deepen student learning at Denison? Given the already extraordinary quality of a Denison education and the talent and dedication of our faculty, the answer lies in building upon our strengths and leveraging opportunities for our students in the new global economy.
Title IX is a law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program. Sexual misconduct is prohibited under this law. The responsibilities in this policy are legal requirements for the College under the Title IX legislation of 1972 which requires among other things that Colleges and universities investigate and act on knowledge of sexual assault—including educating and training campus personnel about their respective roles and responsibilities for reporting incidents.
This letter addresses the responsibilities that educational institutions have to respond to sexual harassment and sexual violence cases. Below is the direct link to the “Dear Colleague” letter pdf document for reference: