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Quincy College Policy Manual (Updated: January 2017)

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The Quincy College Policy Manual contains the following policies:

  • GENERAL COLLEGE POLICIES. 6
    • Policy 1.01: Mission. 7
    • Policy 1.02: Values. 8
    • Policy 1.03: Promises. 9
    • Policy 1.04: Goals. 10
    • Policy 1.05: Accreditation Statement. 11
  • GOVERNANCE POLICIES. 12
    • Policy 2.01: 1981 Statute Creating Special Account. 13
    • Policy 2.02: 1994 Statute Establishing A New Board Of Governors. 15
    • Policy 2.03: By Laws Of The Board Of Governors. 21
    • Policy 2.04: Governance Process. 24
    • Policy 2.05: Code Of Ethics. 26
    • Policy 2.06: Civility. 29
    • Policy 2.07: Quincy College Senate By-Laws. 30
    • Policy 2.08: Program Review. 38
  • COLLEGE ENVIRONMENT POLICIES. 44
    • Policy 3.01: Student Rights and Responsibilities. 45
    • Policy 3.02: Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination. 47
    • Policy 3.03: Sexual Harassment Policy and Harassment-Free Workplace. 49
    • Policy 3.03A: Racial Harassment Policy. 53
    • Policy 3.04: Drug-Free Workplace Policy. 54
    • Policy 3.05: Smoking Policy. 55
    • Policy 3.05A: Marijuana Policy. 56
    • Policy 3.06: Persona Non-Grata. 57
    • Policy 3.07: Proper Attire In Science Laboratory Courses. 58
  • ADMISSIONS POLICIES. 59
    • Policy 4.01: Open Enrollment. 60
    • Policy 4.02: General Studies Admission. 61
    • Policy 4.03: Allied Health Admissions Policy. 62
    • Policy 4.03A: CORI Policy. 73
    • Policy 4.04: International Student Admission. 75
    • Policy 4.05 Academic Standing. 77
    • Policy 4.05A: Transfer Credits. 78
    • Policy 4.05A (i): Advanced Placement. 80
    • Policy 4.05B: Experiential Learning Credits. 81
    • Policy 4.06: Early Admission. 83
    • Policy 4.07: Readmission to Quincy College. 84
    • Policy 4.08: Academic Placements. 85
  • ACADEMIC POLICIES. 86
    • Policy 5.00: Matriculation Policy. 87
    • Policy 5.01: Degree Requirements. 88
    • Policy 5.02: Certificate Requirements. 89
    • Policy 5.03: Variance To Program Requirements. 90
    • Policy 5.04: Academic Standing. 91
    • Policy 5.05: Attendance and Performance. 92
    • Policy 5.05A: Auditing a Class. 93
    • Policy 5.06: Grading Policies. 94
    • Policy 5.07: Grading System.. 95
    • Policy 5.07A: Incomplete Grades. 96
    • Policy 5.07B: Withdrawal 97
    • Policy 5.07C: Repeating Courses. 98
    • Policy 5.07D: Make-Up Examinations. 99
    • Policy 5.07E: Holds Policy. 100
    • Policy 5.07F: Academic Probation Policy. 101
    • Policy 5.09: Honors Convivium. 104
    • Policy 5.10: Graduate With Honors. 105
    • Policy 5.11: Add/Drop Process. 106
    • Policy 5.12: Course Selection. 107
    • Policy 5.13: Independent Study. 108
    • Policy 5.14: Final Grade Appeal Process. 109
    • Policy 5.15: Academic Integrity Policy. 112
    • Policy 5.16: Academic Amnesty. 115
    • Policy 5.17: Academic Record Changes. 116
    • Policy 5.18: Verification Of Student Identity For Distance Education. 117
  • STUDENT LIFE POLICIES. 119
    • Policy 6.01: Orientation. 120
    • Policy 6.02: Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. 121
    • Policy 6.03: Student Organization. 122
    • Policy 6.04: Parking Regulations. 125
    • Policy 6.05: Security Policies. 126
    • Policy 6.06: Veterans’ Benefits. 128
    • Policy 6.07: Services to Students With Disabilities. 129
    • Policy 6.08: Health Insurance. 130
    • Policy 6.09: Lockers. 131
    • Policy 6.10: Identification Card Policy. 132
    • Policy 6.11: Student Participation in Governance. 133
    • Policy 6.12: Hazing Policy. 134
    • Policy 6.13: Search and Seizure. 136
    • Policy 6.14: Student Grievance Procedure. 137
    • Policy 6.15: Student Records. 143
    • Policy 6.15A: Retention And Disposal Of Records. 145
    • Policy 6.16: Student Code Of Conduct Policy. 146
    • Policy 6.17: Voter Registration. 158
  • STUDENT ACCOUNTS POLICIES. 159
    • Policy 7.01: Tuition And Fee Schedule. 160
    • Policy 7.02: Tuition Deposits. 161
    • Policy 7.03: Payment Deferment. 162
    • Policy 7.04: Past Due Accounts. 163
    • Policy 7.05: Withdrawal/Refund Schedule. 164
    • Policy 7.06: Collections Policies and Procedures. 165
    • Policy 7.07: Third Party Billing. 166
  • STUDENT FINANCIAL AID POLICIES. 167
    • Policy 8.01: Principles and Practices. 168
    • Policy 8.01A: Financial Aid Process. 169
    • Policy 8.02: Types Of Assistance. 172
    • Policy 8.03A: Application Procedures. 175
    • Policy 8.03B: Rules, Regulations, Rights, And Responsibility. 176
    • Policy 8.03C: General Eligibility Requirements. 177
    • Policy 8.03D: Verification. 178
    • Policy 8.04: Awarding of Aid. 179
    • Policy 8.05: Award Adjustments. 180
    • Policy 8.06: Cost Of Attendance. 182
    • Policy 8.07: Disbursement Of Financial Aid. 183
    • Policy 8.08: Deferment Fee. 184
    • Policy 8.09: Satisfactory Academic Progress. 185
    • Policy 8.10: Return To Title IV Refund Policy. 188
    • Policy 8.11: Emergency Loan Fund. 190
  • COLLEGE BUSINESS POLICIES. 191
    • Policy 9.01: Purchasing Policy. 192
    • Policy 9.02: Tuition Remission. 193
    • Policy 9.03: Employment Of Relatives. 195
    • Policy 9.04: Travel/Professional Development Policy (Non-Foundation). 196
    • Policy 9.04A: Recruitment Expenses. 199
    • Policy 9.05: Community Use of Facilities. 200
    • Policy 9.06: Employee Computer Use And Internet Policy. 201
    • Policy 9.07: College Logo, Signage, Name and Trademark. 204
    • Policy 9.08: Sales and Solicitations. 205
    • Policy 9.09: Dissemination of Information. 206
    • Policy 9.10: Use of College Technology and Assets. 208
    • Policy 9.10A: Email Acceptable Use Policy. 213
    • Policy 9.10B: Data Access Policy. 215
    • Policy 9.10C: Password Protection Policy. 222
    • Policy 9.11: Code of Ethics and Conflict Of Interests. 224
    • Policy 9.13: Policy Regarding Research On Human Subjects (UNDER REVIEW). 225
    • Policy 9.14: Fraud Assessment Policy. 227
  • PERSONNEL POLICIES. 230
    • Policy 10.01: Reasonable Accommodations For Persons With Disabilities. 231
    • Policy 10.02: HIPAA Policy and Notice of Privacy Practices. 232
    • Policy 10.03: Code of Conduct and Professionalism.. 237
    • Policy 10.04: Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) Checks. 242
    • Policy 10.05: Work Attire/Dress Code Policy. 243
    • Policy 10.06: Employment Verification and Public Information. 244
    • Policy 10.07: Personnel Records. 245
    • Policy 10.08: OSHA and The Right To Know. 246
    • Policy 10.09: Workers Compensation Policy and Notice of Coverage. 247
    • Policy 10.10: Annual Security Report. 249
    • Policy 10.11: Nature Of Employment. 250
    • Policy 10.12: Attendance, Hours of Work and Punctuality. 251
    • Policy 10.13: School and Class Cancellations. 252
    • Policy 10.14: Employment Eligibility and Selection. 254
    • Policy 10.15: Internal Posting Policy and Vacancy Announcements. 257
    • Policy 10.16: Volunteers. 258
    • Policy 10.17: Position Classification and Categories. 259
    • Policy 10.18: Introductory Period and Provisional Employment. 261
    • Policy 10.19: Personnel Changes. 262
    • Policy 10.20: Employee Professional Development. 263
    • Policy 10.21: Performance Appraisal Process. 264
    • Policy 10.22: Progressive Discipline Process. 266
    • Policy 10.23: Grievance Procedures. 267
    • Policy 10.24: Employee Separation. 269
    • Policy 10.25: Salary Administration. 270
    • Policy 10.26: Payment Of Wages Policy. 273
    • Policy 10.27: Time Sheets. 274
    • Policy 10.28: Benefits Summary. 275
    • Policy 10.29: Insurance Coverage Plans. 276
    • Policy 10.30: Notice of Continued Health Insurance Coverage (COBRA). 278
    • Policy 10.31: Retirement and Annuity Plans. 281
    • Policy 10.32: Paid Time Off (PTO) Benefits. 282
    • Policy 10.33: Employee Assistant Program (EAP). 285
    • Policy 10.43: Family and Medical Leave (FMLA). 286
    • Policy 10.35: Leave of Absence Other Than Family and Medical Leave. 289
    • Policy 10.36: Bereavement Leave. 291
    • Policy 10.37: Other Leaves of Absence. 292
  • CAMPUS SECURITY POLICIES. 293
    • Policy 11.01: Timely Warning. 294
    • Policy 11.02: Reporting the Annual Disclosure of Crime Statistics. 295
    • Policy 11.03 Reporting of Incidents, Including Criminal Offenses. 297
    • Policy 11.04: Campus Facilities: Security, Access and Maintenance. 299
    • Policy 11.05: Law Enforcement Authority and Interagency Relationships. 300
    • Policy 11.06: Procedures For Reporting A Crime or Emergency. 301
    • Policy 11.07: Drug-Free and Alcohol-Free Workplace Policy. 302
    • Policy 11.08: Security Awareness and Crime Prevention Programs. 303
    • Policy 11.09: Addressing Off-Campus Criminal Activity. 304
    • Policy 11.10: Sexual Assault Information. 305
    • Policy 11.11: Issuing An Emergency Notification. 306
    • Policy 11.12: Emergency Response. 307
    • Policy 11.13 Statement Addressing Sex Offender Registration. 308
    • Policy 11.14: Addressing Disclosures to Alleged Victims of Crimes of Violence or Non-Forcible Sex Offenses  309

 

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