Policies

Student Policies and Helpful Information

  • Student Handbook – Contains complete information on student policies for the academic year.
  • PFIC Style Guide — All theses, tesinae, and dissertations are expected to follow this style guide.
  • Preparing a thesis, tesina, or dissertation for submission:
  • Master of Divinity and Baccalaureate of Sacred Theology
    • Themes for the Comprehensive Examination
  • Master of Arts in Theology
  • Master of Arts in Thomistic Studies
  • Licentiate in Sacred Theology

Identification Cards

Students receive a student identification card from the Registrar for security purposes. The ID also allows students to use the library, other libraries in the Washington Theological Consortium, and access student discounts at restaurants, theaters, and other businesses in the area.


Health Insurance

The PFIC does not provide health insurance benefits to its students. The school has made arrangements with The Catholic University of America for PFIC students to participate in Catholic University’s health plan. Interested students should follow these steps:

  1. Go to www.aetnastudenthealth.com
  2. In the search engine, type The Catholic University of America
  3. On the right, in the box entitled “Enroll/Waive,” click on the hyperlink “Enroll/Waive: Student Health Insurance Plan.” This will take you to another web page.
  4. Under Student Information, click on the drop-down menu next to “[Select Program Type].”  Click on “Dominican House of Studies” on the drop-down menu.
  5. Under the banner “Secure Login,” enter your student ID number and your date of birth on the spaces provided.
  6. Press “Get Started” and follow the directions.

FOBs

FOBs or electronic keys are provided to students upon enrollment and returned at the end of the academic year. They can be used to access the faculty wing and chapel. Please see the Executive Assistant, Mrs. Patricia Work, to obtain one.


Parking

Parking passes are also available for students for a modest fee. Parking passes are available from the Administrative Secretary, Mrs. Elizabeth McDuffie.

 

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