ASVT Dismissal Policies

Dismissal may occur for the following reasons:

  • The student in a Veterinary Technology program commits an unsafe practice in the clinical facility.
  • The student fails to complete enrollment in the Orange County Medical Reserve Corps before the end of the second term of his/her academic program.
  • The student in a Veterinary Technology program that does not remediate each absence prior to the start of the new term.
  • The student in a Veterinary Technology program accumulates greater than nine (9) missed theory course sessions per term and fails to provide sufficient documentation for the absences.
  • The student in a Veterinary Technology program accumulates more than one absence in any laboratory or clinical course per term.
  • The student does not remediate a failed course in 3 attempts within 21 days or before the start of the next term, whichever is shorter. The student must take one attempt per week or the attempt is forfeited.
  • The student in a Veterinary Technology program fails a laboratory or clinical course.
  • The student in a Veterinary Technology program does not pass the Program Exit Exam with a minimum required score of 85%.
  • The student in a Veterinary Technology program does not remediate a failed term or program exit exam after 3 attempts or before the start of the next term.
  • The student in a Veterinary Technology program does not complete a minimum of four (4) hours of community service by the end of the each term.