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20 Church Street New Haven, CT 06510 GatewayCT.edu An institution of Connecticut State Colleges Universities Mission Statement Gateway Community College offers high quality instruction and comprehensive services in an environment conducive to learning. We respond to the changing academic, occupational, technological, and cultural needs of a diverse population. Gateway Community College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Incorporated. Curricula are licensed

A Letter From the President I am pleased to welcome you to Gateway Community College. We take pride in providing equal access to a highquality education, stateoftheart equipment and laboratories, and a caring faculty and staff who provide the educational support you will need to achieve your learning goals and maximize your human potential. I encourage you to become familiar with the contents of this document. It will be your guidebook during your time at the College. My vision for Gateway Commu

A Letter From the Dean of Student Affairs Dear Student The faculty and staff of Gateway Community College congratulate and welcome you as a student. You have made a wise choice in coming to this highly respected and fine institution of higher learning to further your education. We believe you will find that Gateway offers everything you need to advance your academic pursuits. You are about to begin a new phase in your life, and while you have had many different kinds of experiences, I hope that

GATEWAY COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENT HANDBOOK TABLE OF CONTENTS INDEX PART I PART II PART III ..................................................................................................... 5 6 COLLEGE TELEPHONE DIRECTORY ................................ 7 STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES ................................... 8 18 STUDENT ACTIVITIES LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS ........................................ 19 51 PART IV PART V PART VI PART VII STUDENT RIGHTS ....................................

INDEX Academic Planning Advising ............................................................................ 8 Academic Calendar 20142015 ..................................................................... IFC Admissions ............................................................................................................ 8 Affirmative Action ............................................................................................... 52 AIDS and other communicable diseases .........

Security ............................................................................................................... 81 Crime Report, Uniform Campus ............................................................ 84 Evening Administrator ............................................................................ 81 Identification Cards ................................................................................. 82 Reporting Injuries ........................................................

PART I TELEPHONE DIRECTORY Toll Free College Number ......... 18003907723 General Information ...................... 2032852000 College Web Address ................ GatewayCT.edu Administration and College Services Academic Planning Advising . 2032852090 Admissions Applications ....... 2032852010 Athletics Office ......................... 2032852213 Alumni Association .................. 2032852186 Blackboard Distance Learning . 2032852570 Bookstore .................................. 203865561

PART II STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES ACADEMIC PLANNING ADVISING ROOM N213 2032852090 Counseling Student Success Center Academic Advising is an integral part of the college experience. It is a collaborative process between student and advisor designed to explore opportunities and develop a meaningful educational plan that helps them achieve their academic and career goals. The Counseling and Student Success center is staffed by generalist counselors and advisors trained to support students to achie

GCC Blackboard web page www.gatewayct.edudistancelearning 247365 Technical Support 18669401928 toll free BOOKSTORE ROOM N109 2038655614 The bookstore carries all course textbooks, other reading materials, art and science supplies, notebooks and school supplies, sundries, snacks, clothing, gifts and other items of interest. The operating hours of the college bookstore are flexible, thereby providing services to both day and evening students. CAREER SERVICES ROOM N217 2032852090 Counseling Stude

Placement ReTesting Policy Students wishing to register for courses beyond the Placement Test recommendation ACCUPLACER must get faculty approval from the Math andor English Department. The department may elect to administer a local placement assessment. Faculty may then recommend a placement in a course consistent with the local test results. Students who wish to further challenge the placement outcome may request this from the department chairperson, or the Dean of Student Affairs in the absen

Students may login using their CCC NetID e.g. student.commnet.edu and passwords. Do not use your student email address. You will be promoted to sign in at student. commnet.edu. Click on the link Sign in... Type in your NetID and your myCommNet password in the popup box and click OK. You are now ready to use your student webmail account. Click on the Instructions button on the right for more information. Troubleshooting your LogIn If you are having trouble logging in, you might try logging in

Engineering and Graphic Design programs. We utilize more than 100 industrystandard programs for the curriculum, including Microsoft Office, Adobe CS, Autocad, Keyboarding Pro, Visual Studio, SmartCam, and MultiSim. MacIntosh computers are also available on a programmatic basis to assist students. The college also has specialty laptop carts that can be brought into lecture classrooms when needed, and laptop carts dedicated to the Science Labs. There are four Open Computer Labs on campus, located

NetID password reset webpage at http supportcenter.ct.eduNewIDpswdmenu. asp. Your security question must have been determined prior to utilization of the NetID password reset page at httpsupportcenter. eduNetIDindexpswdmenu.asp. To set the security question, go to the website http my.commnet.edu and log in using the requested information, click on Student tab, click on Student Self Service, click on Gateway Community College, click on Personal Information, click on Change Security Question, and

and should be allowed to develop at his or her own pace it is centered around the interests, needs and abilities of children ages three to five. A variety of sensory experiences encourage children to think, analyze problems, and arrive at logical conclusions. To accomplish this, the Early Learning Center provides a stimulating learning environment through three classroom models Child Development, Modified Montessori and Responsive Environment. Breakfast, lunch and an afternoon snack are provided

LIBRARY LEARNING COMMONS ROOM L200 2032852057 Homepage httpwww.gatewayct.edulibraryhome Text Us 2032128329 Email librarygatewayct.edu FallSpring Semester Hours MonThu ........... 800 a.m. 800 p.m. Fri ...................... 800 a.m. 500 p.m. Sat ...................... 800 a.m. 1200 p.m. Please call or check our website for hours during summer and semester breaks. The First Niagara Library and Learning Commons provides a safe and welcoming academic environment to all users. The collection inc

Special Collections The library also houses several special collections listed below which reside on the 1st and 2nd floors of the library in the Special Collections Area. Most of these items can be borrowed. African American History Small Business Management English as a Second Language ESL Audiobooks Biographies Social Issues Recent Fiction Peace Studies Muslim Journeys Kids Cove Located on the 1st floor of the library, this area houses the childrens collection and includes an oceanth

REGISTRAR ROOM N214 2032852020 The Registrar is dedicated to serving the faculty and students through scheduling, registration, record keeping and reporting. Please utilize the links on the website to discover how to register for classes, understand registration policies, prepare for graduation, and find out what other important services are available. STUDENT ACCESSIBILITY SERVICES ROOM S202 2032852231 Student Accessibility Services SAS facilitates the planning and provision of services for per

about the State of Connecticut tuition waiver for veterans See Connecticut Tuition Waiver. Information about benefits is available on the V.A. website, www.gibill.va.gov, and from the certifying official. Students receiving V.A. benefits must notify the Certifying Official of their course schedule each semester, and of any changes in their course load and program of study. Courses must meet requirements of the degree or certificate in which the veteran or dependent is enrolled. All credit progra

PART III STUDENT ACTIVITIES LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS THE OFFICE OF STUDENT ACTIVITIES AND LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS Along with its formal academic life, the college facilitates a wide variety of social, cultural and special activities that enrich both the college community. Student activity fees are utilized to run the student activities program within the framework of a yearly budget approved by the Student Government Association. Mission of the Office of Student Activities and Leadership Programs As the

the policies and procedures of the Office of Student Activities and Leadership Programs or discriminating against students may lose its Student Government Association and College recognition. All student organization discipline will be handled by the Student Government Association and the Director of Student Leadership Programs and Activities. Definition of a College Social Event A College social event is an activity In which use of the Colleges name is authorized For which admittance is open

Programs once the Event Reservation Scheduling Form has been submitted to the Office of Student Activities and Leadership Programs. Events and room assignments are made on a firstcome, firstserved basis. COPYRIGHT ISSUES Printed Material The Fair Use Doctrine 1978 of the Copyright Act governs the making of photocopies of copyrighted material. Photocopies may be made for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship or research as long as the reproduction or distribut

competing with approved vendors will not be permitted to operate on College grounds. Student organizations may host craft vendors on campus as a fundraiser. All arrangements must be made through the Office of Student Activities and Leadership Programs. POSTING POLICY All students, faculty, staff and community members must comply with the College Posting Policy. Posters and other forms of advertising on the campus must conform to campus regulations available in the Office of Student Activities an

Leadership Programs or Gateway Community College. Outside organizations in violation of these policies will not be permitted to post any information or use College facilities and criminal charges may be pursued. Student Organization Posting Policies In addition to the above Posting Policy, all student organizations must adhere to the following posting regulations 1. All Gateway Community College recognized student organizations must have programs and events approved by the Office of Student Acti

Security for Student Activities and Special Events After receiving a Student Activity Registration Form, the Director of Student Leadership Programs and Activities will consult with the student organization and determine how many staff will be required to work the event andor whether or not police protection will be necessary. Admission Charges No admission charge may be set or announced without consulting with the SGA Treasurer. It is generally assumed that most events provide both social and c

scheduled event. The event may not begin without the College Representatives in attendance The College Representative and student chairperson should introduce themselves to policesecurity andor charter personnel The College Representative is to be the final decisionmaking authority regarding immediate action to be taken when the Director of Student Leadership Programs and Activities or higher authority is not present The College Representative is to be notified immediately by stude

and Director of Student Leadership Programs and Activities. See Financial Guidelines for conference regulations Participants are required to fully participate in all aspects of the conference or convention Conference participation is a College sanctioned event and therefore, alcohol is prohibited Hotel rooms are determined by gender and College representatives are not to share a hotel room with students Student participants are to submit a written report and present a report to the SGA wi

7. Sanctions will be determined by these organizations and may include but are not limited to probation, temporary suspension, permanent suspensionloss of recognition, suspension of funding, community service, suspension of use of College facilities or other sanctions as determined by the SGA, Director of Student Leadership Programs and Activities andor the Dean of Student Affairs. 8. Each organization is subject to rules, regulations andor procedures established by the Student Government Associ

Activity Fund must submit meeting minutes to the Office of Student Activities and Leadership Programs following each club meeting for state auditing purposes. All student organization financial transactions are to be approved by the SGA Treasurer and the Director of Student Leadership Programs and Activities including fundraising deposits, dues and withdrawal of funds. There are no exceptions to this policy under any circumstances. Student members must vote on all officer elections, which progra

must comply with State, College and Student Government Association policies. 7. Review your Constitution with the Director of Student Leadership Programs and Activities to ensure that it is complete and complies with State, College and Student Government Association policies. Once finalized by the Director of Student Leadership Programs and Activities, the group may submit the new Student Organization Packet including the Student Organization Roster, Constitution, and Advisor Nomination and Agre

members of the organization Meet with the organizations leadership on a regular basis at least once per month Remain informed of all activities sponsored and conducted by the student organization and attend all oncampus events If requested, be willing to be a College Representative for any offcampus events held by the student organization Attend student organization meetings Be knowledgeable about and adhere to College policies and procedures which pertain to student organizations and infor

Financial Guidelines are regulated by the Student Government Association and based upon the policies and procedures outlined in the State of Connecticut Comptrollers Accounting Procedures Manual for Activity and Welfare Funds, policies and procedures of Gateway Community College, the Office of Student Activities and Leadership Programs and those of the Student Government Association. These Financial Guidelines may change at any time at the discretion of the Comptroller for the State of Connectic

club member. Student organizations may spend these funds through the Student Activity Fund Payment Request System. Student Activity Fund Payment Requests can be obtained from the Office of Student Activities and Leadership Programs, the SGA Office, the College Intranet and on the College Website www.gatewayct. edu. Student Activity Fund monies are prohibited for the use of purchasing alcohol, items for organization use only, rental of cars for personal use and to purchase food for private meetin

the funds of an organization, if deemed necessary, resulting from a violation of the Student Activity Fund Financial Guidelines. Yearly Student Organization Budget Requests The Student Government Association conducts a yearly budget request process which is facilitated through the Finance Committee. Budget requests for the following academic year are due on March 15 of each academic year. Student Organization Treasurers will be requested to appear before the Finance Committee to defend their res

Note Invoices will not be paid without prior completion of a Student Activity Fund Payment Request Form. Reimbursements for expenditures will not be processed without prior approval of a Student Activity Fund Payment Request Form. Reimbursements require an original receipt as proof of total expense and permission to have spent monies must have been granted by the SGA Executive Board prior to the expenditure. Bills will not be paid without a written statement and invoice and an appropriate W9

8. After services are rendered, checks are either sent to the vendor or picked up in the Office of Student Activities and Leadership Programs by the requester. 9. When money is advanced to a student organization, a receipt for the expenditure must be received within five business days. Failure to produce a receipt will result in the account being frozen and studentsstaff being responsible for lost money. Personal Service Agreements PSAs 1. Any questions regarding Personal Service Agreements and

with the organization that bought the items however, Student Government Association is the owner. All equipment purchased with Student Activity Fee money will be inventoried by the Student Activities and Leadership Programs staff and stored in the Student Government Association Office or in Student Activities and Leadership Programs storage. When treatment of Student Government Association purchased equipment is deemed irresponsible, the individual or group can be denied the use of the equipment

Prior to receipt of funds, the requestor must complete a Student Activity Fund Payment Request available in the Office of Student Activities and Leadership Programs. Organizations must complete or have a Student Activity Fund Payment Request completed with signatures at least five 5 business days prior to receipt of funds for a cash advance. Original receipts must be returned to the Office of Student Activities and Leadership Programs within two 2 business days of use. Please Note If remaining m

each ticket holder must sign a Board of Trustees Liability Waiver Form available in the Office of Student Activities and Leadership Programs Travel Policy for Participation at Conventions and Conferences Individuals sponsored by a club or organization funded by Student Government Association are eligible for conference travel if they meet the following criteria Student must be in good standing with the College Student may not have attended another conference or convention during the current ac

Reimbursement for food is as follows per diem Breakfast 10.00 Lunch 14.00 Dinner 25.00 Gratuity 7.35 or 15 of allotted amount spent NOTE Any expense for food incurred above the allocated amount of 56.35day will be the responsibility of the student. You will not be reimbursed for overspending. An organization may exhaust up to five 5 percent of appropriated money to purchase awards, trophies, or plaques for students. Cash rewards are not permissible. Requests for additional money will be denied

When catering is offered, nonstudents must pay the higher amount as only GCC students are to benefit from the Student Activity Fund. Any organizations that choose to disregard this policy will have their monies suspended for a term not to exceed one year When catering is required, student organizations must submit a Catering Request Form no less than one week before the event to the Office of Student Activities and Leadership Programs to place the order on the organizations behalf. This includ

Additional Monetary Requests to the Finance Committee When a club or organization wishes to sponsor an event that would be open to the entire student body and the amount of funds in their account is insufficient, they can put a request for funds in writing and present their itemized budgetary proposal to the Finance Committee. The Committee reviews the monetary request, and decides in accordance with the Financial Guidelines if money should be allocated for such a purpose. The following criteria

Student Government Association Constitution Adopted January 2005 Preamble We the students of Gateway Community College, in order to form a democratic, efficient and responsible Student Government to represent, lead and unify the student body, to decide and recommend for the students upon any matter involving the student interests, to promote common understanding between students, faculty, and administration, while protecting the individual rights of students, do hereby establish and adopt this

Section 4. Elected Officers are allowed to have their votes cast by proxy in the event they cannot be present during the voting. The proxy must be submitted with the voters signature. An official proxy form is available in the Student Government and Student Activities and Leadership offices. Section 5. The Executive Board shall have the power to make decisions in the event that the SGA President and SGA Advisor deem a situation an emergency or a situation that is restricted to a time limit of le

Article VI Meetings Section 1. Any student, staff, or faculty member of GCC may attend a SGA meeting. Section 2. Nonmembers of the SGA will be recognized to speak provided their name is placed on the agenda prior to the meeting. Section 3. All meetings shall be conducted in the following manner A. The President shall call the meeting to order. B. The Secretary shall call the roll and read the minutes of the previous meeting to submit for approval, and report on any correspondence received. C. Tr

Section 2. The Student Activity Fund is placed into a bank account under the College name. The funds will be determined by the number of total students enrolled at the college. Section 3. The Student Activity Fund shall be used for the support of all Student Government Association recognized clubs and organizations and any activities wherein the SGA Finance Committee votes in favor of funding. Section 4. Deposits to the Student Activity Fund are made by a Business Office representative once they

Section 6. Equipment purchased with SGA funds must remain the property of the SGA and may be used by any clubs and organizations with the stipulation that full responsibility be assumed by the borrower. No equipment may be used for personal use or gain, or for College academic or administration purposes. Section 7. The Director of Student Leadership Programs and Activities andor the Dean of Student Affairs reserve the right to reject a voucher that is deemed to be an inappropriate or unauthorize

Student Government Association ByLaws Section 1. General Membership Any student who pays a student activity fee upon payment of their tuition to the college is automatically a member of the GCC SGA. Section 2. Voting Membership A. Any student may be eligible for voting membership after attending three 3 consecutive meetings per academic semester, and filling out the SGA Voting Membership Registration form available in the Student Government Office, the Office of Student Activities and Leadership

3 There shall be one 1 Senator for Clubs and Organizations whose duty shall be to Chair the InterClub Council, coordinate the Activities Fair, and oversee Club and Organization constitution review. F. All appointed Senators shall have automatic voting privileges. G. The term of Senator shall be one 1 academic year, and a senator shall not serve for more than two 2 terms. H. The Senate will convene at least once per month or as otherwise necessary. I. For impeachment process refer to Article VII

Section 4. If the Treasurers position becomes vacant the President must consult with the members of the Finance Committee if one exist, and nominate one of those individuals. The nominee must receive a twothirds vote of the Executive Board to be confirmed. Section 5. If all positions become vacant, an open Election will be held as defined in Article II. A. There will be one 1 week of campaigning in lieu of the usual two 2 week campaigning. B. Interim Elections will require a petition of 25 stude

C. The Election Committee must uphold the Constitution and its ByLaws, and follow the guidelines of said documents in conducting its business. D. Committee members are nominated by the President and confirmed with a majority vote of the Executive Council. Section 3. Campus Activities Board CAB A. CAB shall be comprised of students whose responsibility will be to program student activities throughout the year. B. An appointment will be made by the SGA President as to who will chair the Campus Act

F. The SGA President and Director of Student Leadership Programs and Activities will review the information to ensure that it meets the necessary requirements. G. If the minimum requirements are met, the application will be submitted to the voting body of the SGA for consideration and a vote. H. Clubs and Organizations will be recognized as a result of a majority vote in favor of the entire body of the SGA. Article VI Clubs and Organizations Funding Requests Section 1. For all matters dealing wi

PART IV STUDENT RIGHTS SR AFFIRMATIVE ACTION Gateway Community College is an academic unit of the Connecticut State Colleges Universities System. The administration is charged with a responsibility to execute the academic policies and procedures promulgated by its governing board that relate to affirmative action. The Board endorses and expects full compliance with the requirements of law, including but not limited to positive action designed to identify and remove practices, policies, or other

educational and informational activities. Restrictions shall not be placed on admission, programs, services, or employment offered to an individual on the basis of a diagnosis of AIDS, unless it has been medically determined that there is risk of infection or danger to others or the individual is enrolled in programs from which those with specific communicable diseases are excluded by law or regulation. Colleges shall not require testing of students or employees for AIDS, HIV infection, or other

should write to the College official, clearly identify the part of the record he or she wants changed, and specify why heshe believes it is inaccurate. The College will notify the student of the decision. If the College decides not to amend the record as requested by the student, the College will advise the student of his or her right to a hearing regarding the request for amendment. Additionally, information regarding the hearing procedures will be provided to the student when notified of the r

Registrar in writing. Once filed, this notification becomes a permanent part of the students record until the student instructs the College, in writing, to remove it. 5. The right to file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education concerning alleged failures by Colleges to comply with the requirements of FERPA. The name and address of the Office that administers FERPA is Family Policy Compliance Office U.S. Department of Education 400 Maryland Avenue, S.W. Washington, D.C. 202024605 Direc

RACISM AND ACTS OF INTOLERANCE The community colleges have long been committed to providing educational opportunities to all who seek and can benefit from them, as evidenced in the mission statements and policies concerning student rights, affirmative action, and equal opportunity. The board and the colleges recognize that an important part of providing opportunity is creating a welcoming environment in which all people are able to work and study together, regardless of their differences. At the

Further, the system will not discriminate against any person on the grounds of political beliefs or veteran status. GCC offers Associate in Art and Associate in Science degrees in more than 40 disciplines, including accounting, business, business office technology, computer information systems, computer science and technology, engineering and technology, fine arts, health careers, hospitality management and culinary arts, and human services as well as general studies, humanities, and liberal art

Protection Against Improper Academic Expression Students should have protection through orderly procedures against prejudiced or capricious academic evaluation. At the same time, they are responsible for maintaining standards of academic performance established for each course in which they are enrolled. POLICY ON STUDENT RIGHTS Section 1 Rights of Students It is the policy of the Board of Trustees 5.2.2 that the educational offerings of the community colleges be available to students without r

a. In the course of each investigation, the Office of Student Development shall consult with the Dean responsible for the area of college operations in which the grievance arose. b. In the case of a grievance alleging discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, marital status, or physical disability, prior conviction of a crime, political beliefs, veteran status, or sexual preference, the Office of Student

is entitled to a written response within thirty 30 days of the completion of his her presentation. A decision to change the grade or modify the decision, which has been appealed, is advisory to and subject to approval of the President. 4. The foregoing decision may be appealed to the President by filing a statement of appeal within ten 10 calendar days of the date of the decision. Review by the President shall be on the basis of the written record unless heshe decides that fairness requires broa

PART V STUDENT CONDUCT, CIVILITY COLLEGE GUIDELINES What is Civility Freedom to teach and freedom to learn are inseparable facets of academic freedom. The freedom to learn depends upon appropriate opportunities and conditions in the classroom, on the campus, and in the larger community. The college repects and defends the right of each member to exercise free speech and assembly however, the rights are properly exercised only when due respect for the rights of others is assured. Therefore, at G

inquiry and expression, and furthermore, has the responsibility to encourage all of its members to develop the capacity for critical judgment in their sustained and independent search for truth. CSCU has certain selfdefined institutional values. Principal among these values is respect for the safety, dignity, rights, and individuality of each member of the CSCU Community. The opportunity to live, study, and work in an institution which values diverse intellectual and cultural perspectives and en

affairs of another member of the College community or creates a risk of harm to a member or members of the College community. Students must be aware that, as citizens, they are subject to all federal and state laws in addition to all CSCU regulations governing student conduct and responsibilities. Students do not relinquish their rights nor do they shed their responsibilities as citizens by becoming members of the CSCU Community. However, where a court of law has found a student to have violated

of such conduct by an individual is used as a basis for academic decisions affecting the individual or such conduct has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with an individuals academic performance or creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive educational environment. Examples of conduct which may constitute sexual harassment include but are not limited to sexual flirtation, touching, advances or propositions verbal abuse of a sexual nature pressure to engage in sexual activ

Engaging in nonconsensual voyeurism Knowingly transmitting an STI, such as HIV to another without disclosing your STI status Exposing ones genitals in nonconsensual circumstances, or inducing another to expose his or her genitals or Possessing, distributing, viewing or forcing others to view illegal pornography 6. Intimate partner violence is defined as Including intimate partner violence, which is any physical or sexual harm against an individual by a current or former spouse or by a partn

other persons ability to perform the activities of daily life. As used in this definition, the term contacting includes, but is not limited to, communicating with including internet communication via email, instant message, on line community or any other internet communication or remaining in the physical presence of the other person. 10. Harassment, which is defined as conduct which is abusive or which interferes with a persons pursuit of his or her customary or usual affairs, including, but no

19. Use, possession or distribution of firearms, ammunition for firearms, other weapons or dangerous instruments, facsimiles of weapons or firearms, fireworks, explosives or dangerous chemicals. A dangerous instrument is any instrument, article or substance that, under the circumstances in which it is being utilized, is capable of causing death or serious physical injury. The possession of a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument on campus is strictly prohibited, even if such item is legally owne

of Information Technology resources andor any applicable BOR computer use policy. 28. Abuse of the CSCU conduct and disciplinary system, including but not limited to a. Failure to obey the notice from a Hearing Body or CSCU Official to appear for a meeting or hearing as part of the Student Conduct system b. Falsification, distortion, or intentional misrepresentation of information to a Disciplinary Officer or Conduct Administrator, or before a Hearing Body c. Initiation of a conduct or disciplin

from a CSCU Official indicating the determination of the impartial party or panel and the sanctions imposed on the accused student, if any 6. Request review of the decision of the impartial panel or party. CONDUCT AND DISCIPLINARY RECORDS The written decision resulting from an administrative conference or a hearing under this Code shall become part of the students educational record and shall be subject to the provisions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act FERPA. A students discipli

immediately place restrictions on or suspend a student on an interim basis if, in the judgment of the Dean, the continued presence of the student at the College or continued participation in the full range of college activities poses a danger to persons or property or constitutes an ongoing threat of disrupting the academic process. a. Interim restrictions are limitations on the Students participation in certain College functions and activities, access to certain locations on campus or access to

has committed a violation of any part of Prohibited Conduct of this Code and, after considering both the violation and the prior conduct record of the Student, that a sanction of suspension or expulsion is appropriate, the Dean shall provide the Student with reasonable written notice of a meeting and shall inform the Student that hisher failure to attend the meeting or to respond to the notice may result in the imposition of the maximum permissible sanction. At the meeting, the Dean shall provid

10. A written request for review of the decision of the impartial party or panel must be received by the President within three 3 calendar days after the Student is notified of the decision and must clearly identify the grounds for review. The review by the President is limited to the record of the hearing, the written request, and any supporting documentation submitted with the request by the Student. The decision of the impartial party or the panel shall be upheld unless the President finds th

In the event of classroom disruption, the instructor will 1. Instruct the student to stop the objectionable behavior andor ask the student to leave the classroom for the remainder of the class. 2. Meet to followup with the student and a. present the student with the specific behaviors that were unacceptable and discuss their impact on the learning process, and b. issue a verbal warning that the behaviors will not be tolerated in the future. 3. If the student was asked to leave the classroom, the

for their actions and their conduct. Statement of the Network of Colleges and Universities Committed to the Elimination of Drug and Alcohol Abuse These provisions shall apply to all colleges under the jurisdiction of the Board 1. No student or employee shall knowingly possess, use, distribute, transmit, sell, or be under the influence of any controlled substance on the college campus or off the college campus at a collegesponsored activity, function, or event. Use or possession of a drug author

statement noted above D. Notifying the employee in the statement required by the above paragraph that, as a condition of employment, the employee will 1. abide by the terms of the statement, and 2. notify the employer of any criminal drug statute conviction for a violation occurring in the workplace no later than five days after such conviction E. Notifying the agency within ten days after receiving notice under subparagraph D 2, from an employee or otherwise receiving actual notice of such conv

Policy Authority This policy is issued by the Board of Regents for Higher Education for the Connecticut State Colleges Universities. Definitions Knowledge of the following definition is important to understanding this Policy IT Resources This includes, but is not limited to, computers, computing staff, hardware, software, networks, computing laboratories, databases, files, information, software licenses, computingrelated contracts, network bandwidth, usernames, passwords, documentation, disks,

No Expectation of Privacy All activities involving the use of ConnSCU IT systems are not personal or private. Therefore users should have no expectation of privacy in the use of these resources. Information stored, created, sent or received via ConnSCU IT systems is potentially accessible under the Freedom of Information Act. Pursuant to Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act CALEA, Public Act 98142, and the State of Connecticuts Electronic Monitoring Notice, the Board of Regents rese

BOR governed college or university shall provide those who report sexual misconduct with many supportive options, including referral to agencies that provide medical attention, counseling, legal services, advocacy, referrals and general information regarding sexual assault. Each and every BOR governed college or university will preserve the confidentiality of those who report sexual misconduct to the fullest extent possible and allowed by law. All BOR and ConnSCU employees, victim advocates or c

will seek to act in a manner so as not to compromise the privacy or confidentiality of the person reported to be a victim of a sexual assault to the extent reasonably possible. Rights of Those Who Report Those who report any type of sexual misconduct, including sexual harassment, sexual assault or intimate partner violence, to any BOR governed college or university employee will be informed in a timely manner of all their rights and options, including the necessary steps and potential outcomes o

risk of injury to or impairing the morals of a child temporary restraining orders or protective orders prohibiting the harassment of a witness relief from physical abuse by a family or household member or person in a dating relationship and family violence protective orders Student Conduct Procedures The Student Code of Conduct provides the procedures for the investigation, definitions of terms, and resolution of complaints regarding student conduct, including those involving sexual harassmen

PART VI SECURITY Gateway Community College complies with the State of Connecticuts Campus Safety Act, Public Act 90259, which mandates the annual publication of a Uniform Campus Crime Report, and establishes a process for raising awareness of safety on College campuses. Broader awareness of campus safety issues and procedures at Gateway Community College is the first step toward improving the security of students and staff. The College is located in Downtown New Haven, with some programs located

Gateway Community College Parking Garage. When on campus, the photo identification card must be visibly displayed on your person at all times and must also be presented when borrowing books from the library and to secure admission to college sponsored activities and special events when required. Faculty and staff must present their photo identification card to security when requested Students must present their photo identification card to faculty, staff or security when requested. There is a

Hours of College Parking Garage Operation Spring and Fall Semesters, both Garages Monday Friday 600 a.m. 1100 p.m. Saturday 700 a.m. 300 p.m. Sundays Closed Winter Intersession and Summer Reduced daily hoursNo Saturdays or Sundays Traffic violations are punishable by fines andor towing of vehicles at the owners expense. Parked vehicles that create a hazard, impede traffic flow or restrict parking will be tagged andor towed at the owners expense. Fines are payable in the Business Office withi

student or employee of such institution to file a complaint with the state police, local police department or special police force established pursuant to Section 10a142 of the general statutes concerning crime committed within the geographical limits of the property owned or under the control of such institution. SecurityGateway Police Emergency Procedures Contacting Gateway Police and Campus Security by College Telephone ROOM N105 2032852246 Campus security is present in the building from 7 A

PART VII APPENDICES PERSONNEL Chief Administrative Officers APPENDIX A President Dean of Academic Affairs Dean of Administrative Affairs Dean of Workforce Development and Continuing Education Dean of Development and Community Partnerships Dean of Student Affairs Director of Human Resources Dr. Dorsey L. Kendrick Dr. Mark Kosinski Mr. Louis DAntonio Ms. Victoria L. Bozzuto Ms. Mary Ellen Cody Dr. Wilson Luna Ms. Lucy Brown STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES DIRECTORY Dean of Academic Affairs Dean of St

APPENDIX B WHERE TO GO FOR ASSISTANCE Obtain information regarding Academic Problems Academic Programs Books and Supplies Career Planning Change AddressName Change of Major Change of Schedule Childcare Computer Help Counselor Course Overload Current Events Faculty Member Graduation Audits I. D. Cards International Students Lost and Found Making Photocopies News ReleasesMedia Parttime Employment Career Success Password Assistance Payments Tuition, Fees Personal Problems Research Scholarships, G

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