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Affiliated students are non-UMMC students enrolled at external academic institutions who engage in learning experiences at UMMC to meet course requirements for their external academic programs. They are affiliated with UMMC for an academic term or a portion of an academic term to meet specific course objectives. Affiliated students are supported with current, binding affiliation agreements between UMMC and the external academic institutions and programs.
More information is found below for affiliated programs, affiliated students, and UMMC coordinators.
To inquire about current affiliation agreements between UMMC and other institutions, please contact the Office of Community Education.
To request an affiliated placement at UMMC per academic semester, the program coordinator at the affiliated school must submit a formal request to the Office of Community Education at least 4 weeks prior to the start of the rotation. This is considered the affiliated school and program's attestation that the individual is a student currently enrolled in the affiliated school and program and meets all UMMC requirements for affiliated students. Affiliated instructors who accompany affiliated students on UMMC's campus must also meet and complete all requirements.
The affiliated school program coordinator must do the following to request placement for affiliated students (and affiliated instructors who accompany students on campus):
Once an affiliated student has received notification from the affiliated school program coordinator that he or she has been cleared to participate in an affiliated learning experience at UMMC, the affiliated student must do the following:
UMMC Affiliated Student Coordinators are responsible for managing the affiliated students at UMMC for a discipline or area. A list of current UMMC Affiliated Student Coordinators can be found here.
UMMC Affiliated Student Coordinators will do the following:
For questions, please contact the Office of Community Education.
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