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Student Handbook

The Touro Law Student Handbook contains the academic and other rules and regulations that all students at the Law Center are required to observe. You also will find useful information on courses, people, and programs at the Law Center. Click here to download a PDF of the handbook.
 

Code of Conduct

The Touro College Code of Conduct defines misconduct at the College and the Law Center and procedures to address misconduct. Click here to download a PDF of the current Code of Conduct (implemented as of April 21, 2016 for Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center.
 
Click here to download a PDF of the previous Code of Conduct (prior to April 21, 2016).
 

Academic Integrity Policy

Touro College and University System is a community of scholars and learners committed to maintaining the highest standards of personal integrity in all aspects of our professional and academic lives. Because intellectual integrity is a hallmark of scholarly and scientific inquiry as well as a core value of the Jewish tradition, students and faculty are expected to share a mutual respect for teaching, learning and the development of knowledge. They are expected to adhere to the highest standards of honesty, fairness, professional conduct of academic work and respect for all community members. Academic dishonesty undermines our shared intellectual culture and our ability to trust one another. The Touro College and University System’s policy on academic integrity, which is outlined online here: https://www.touro.edu/students/policies/academic-integrity/ is designed to guide students as they prepare assignments, take exams, and perform the work necessary to complete their degree requirements, and to provide a framework for faculty in fostering an intellectual environment based on the principles of academic integrity.
 

Non-Discrimination Statement

Touro College treats all employees, students, and applicants without unlawful consideration or discrimination as to race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, genetic predisposition, sexual orientation or citizen status in all decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, the administration of its educational programs and activities, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, layoff, suspension, expulsion and termination, and all other terms and conditions of admission, matriculation, and employment. Inquiries or complaints concerning the non-discrimination policies should be sent to Erica Edwards-O'Neal, Esq., Director of Diversity and Inclusion and Senior Director of Career Services, Touro Law Center 225 East View Drive Central Islip, NY 11722 at ericae@tourolaw.edu or 631-761-7034, or Elan Baram, 500 Seventh Avenue Fourth Floor, New York, New York 10018, Elan.Baram@touro.edu (646-565-6000 x55636).
 

Title IX Policy

Title IX, and its implementing regulations, prohibit discrimination based on sex, including sexual harassment. The prohibition against discrimination extends to employment and third-parties. To read the full Title IX policy, click here. Questions, concerns or complaints under Title IX should be should be sent to Erica Edwards-O'Neal, Esq., Director of Diversity and Inclusion and Senior Director of Career Services, Touro Law Center 225 East View Drive Central Islip, NY 11722 at ericae@tourolaw.edu or 631-761-7034, or Elan Baram, 500 Seventh Avenue Fourth Floor, New York, New York 10018, Elan.Baram@touro.edu (646-565-6000 x55636).
 
If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Student Services at (631) 761-7050 or studentservices@tourolaw.edu.