Occupational Therapy Student Handbook

Chapter I: School of OT

Mission, Vision, and Values (pdf)
Program Philosophy Diagram Transcript (pdf)
Student Learning Outcomes (pdf)
Curriculum Grid - Class of 2025 (pdf)
Curriculum Grid - Class of 2024 (pdf)
Curriculum Grid - Class of 2023 (pdf)
Teaching & Learning Agreement (pdf)

Chapter II: Fieldwork and Capstone

Fieldwork and Experiential Program Overview (pdf)
Description of Level I Fieldwork (pdf)
Description of Level II Fieldwork (pdf)
Pacific University Level II Fieldwork Program
Fieldwork Administration Policy (pdf)
   ORS - State Regulations
   CHP Oregon-Required Drug Testing Policy (pdf)
   CHP Criminal Background Policy (pdf)
Out of State Fieldwork Policy (pdf)
International Fieldwork Policy (pdf)
Level II Fieldwork Attendance Policy (pdf)
Failure to Complete Fieldwork Policy (pdf)
Description of Doctoral Specialty Experiential Internship (pdf)
OTD Capstone Manual (pdf)


International Travel Forms for Graduate & Professional Programs

Professional and graduate program guidelines, policies and required documentation for program-related international travel experiences (including short-term group travel, clinical rotations, preceptorships and internships) are below. Adherence to these requirements and completion of all necessary documents prior to departure is mandatory for all participating students as well as faculty and staff engaging in program-related travel.

Chapter III: OT Stuff from A to Z

OT Stuff from A to Z (pdf) 
Email Best Practices
Technology - Help Resources  
Resources & Support for SOT Students (pdf)


Bloodborne Airborne Exposure Policy
Cleaning Toys and Equipment (pdf)
Computer and Software Requirements and Recommendations Policy (pdf)
COVID Classroom Guidance 2022-2023
Dress Code Policy (pdf)
Dual Enrollment Policy (pdf)
Guidelines for Children in the SOT (pdf)
Kitchen Policy (pdf)
OT Equipment Loan Policy and Procedure (pdf)
Social Media Policy (pdf)
Video Capture Policy (pdf)
Workshop Policy (pdf)
The Role of Academic Advisor (pdf)
Office of Accessibility and Accommodation Services (OAA)

Chapter IV: Academic Standards & Policies

Academic Standing Procedures (pdf)
General Academic Procedures (pdf)
Procedure for the School of Occupational Therapy Standards Committee (pdf)
Compliance with School Policies, Rules, Procedures (pdf)
Professional/Ethical Conduct (pdf)
Academic Notification "of Concern" (pdf)
Academic Standing Action Plan (pdf)
Academic Standing Warning or Probation (pdf)
Academic Standing Semester Report Form (pdf)
The Occupational Therapy Student's Job Description and Essential Functions (pdf)
Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics
Enforcement Procedures for the Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics (pdf)
AOTA's Committment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (pdf)
Standards of Practice
Scope of Practice
Certiphi - Drug Testing (pdf)
Certiphi - Background Check (pdf)
Professional Behaviors (pdf)

Chapter V: Professional Involvement

Professional Involvement (pdf)
OTAO Annual Conference

Chapter VI: SOTA and Student Clubs

SOTA Bylaws (pdf)
Ambassador's Club Bylaws (pdf)

Chapter VII: Appendices and Forms

Class Representative/Liaison
Consent for Release of Information
Consent for Use of Media - School Assignments
Consent for Use of Media - Capstone Presentation
FERPA Consent to Release Student Information Relating to Classroom Recordings and Media
Hillsboro Campus Emergency Plan                                                                                                                                                                                           

Immunization Screening Instructions - Class of 2025
Immunization Screening Instructions - Class of 2024
Immunization Screening Instructions - Class of 2023
Motor Pool Policies and Procedures
Motor Pool Forms
OT Equipment Loan Form
Student Accident/Incident Form
Student Account Authorization Form
Student Release Information as a Reference

Information and Resources

Occupational Therapy Licensing Board Oregon Administrative Rules