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Student Promotion and Graduation Committee, Clinical, Guidelines for COMLEX-USA Failures*

Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine

Exam

Usual Action*

Academic Status

Repeat Exam Timing**

Action Following Retake*

All Passed

Continue in program

Good standing

 

 

One COMLEX-USA failure (any of COMLEX-USA Level 1, COMLEX-USA Level 2 CE or COMLEX-USA Level 2 PE examinations)

Retake COMLEX-USA after study and remediation plan complete

Probation

Retake within four months

Pass: Continue in program

Fail: See next row

Two COMLEX-USA failures (any combination of COMLEX-USA Level 1, COMLEX-USA Level 2 CE or COMLEX-USA Level 2 PE examinations)

In-person review course prior to re-take

Suspension *** until passing score received

Retake within five months

Pass: Continue in program

Fail: See next row 

Three COMLEX-USA failures (same COMLEX-USA Level examination)

Recommend Dismissal

Four COMLEX-USA failures (any combination of COMLEX-USA Level 1, COMLEX-USA Level 2 CE or COMLEX-USA Level 2 PE) Recommend Dismissal

*Action may be modified by the Student Promotion and Graduation Committee, Clinical. 
**Exam repeat schedule is at the discretion of the Student Promotion and Graduation Committee, Clinical.

*** Suspension is noted on the student's transcript.