Chapter 3358:14-7 Student Policies

3358:14-7-01 Admission to the College.

(A) Northwest state community college is committed to the principle of providing each student access to quality educational programs and lifelong learning. Information provided on the college admissions application will be used to determine initial admission status.

(B) Additional documentation may be required for certain applicant categories such as international, early admit and transfer students or credit or non-credit classes offered through custom training solutions. Specific information pertaining to each category will be maintained in the admission office. Applicants not providing appropriate documentation may be denied admission.

(C) Admission to a specific program of study for the purpose of earning a degree or certificate shall be according to requirements and procedures established for the specific program of study.

(D) Admission procedures, including changes in conditions of admission status, will be adopted and implemented by the college.

Effective: 3/16/2015
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3358
Rule Amplifies: 3358

3358:14-7-02 Classification of students.

The college classifies students for purposes of local, state, and /or federal reporting requirements or regulations. The college will develop student classification procedures.

Effective: 3/16/2015
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3358
Rule Amplifies: 3358

3358:14-7-03 Services to students.

The college provides supportive services to students to assist in their educational, career, and personal development. Supportive services include, but are not limited to, admissions and information-giving, records and registration, academic advising, counseling, mental health services, alcohol and other drug prevention education, tutoring, services to students with disabilities, financial aid, student activities, athletics, intramural sports, recreation, health and wellness, and placement and career services. Services to students will be provided in accordance with procedures adopted by the college.

Effective: 3/16/2015
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3358
Rule Amplifies: 3358

3358:14-7-04 Student financial aid.

(A) Financial aid, in the form of grants, scholarships, loans, and employment, will be made available to qualified applicants without discrimination against an individual for reasons of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status.

(B) Applications for financial aid can be obtained and filed in accordance with procedures adopted by the college.

(C) Information pertaining to financial aid available to students shall be published in the college catalog and other appropriate media.

Effective: 3/16/2015
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3358
Rule Amplifies: 3358

3358:14-7-05 Student groups.

(A) It is the policy of the board of trustees that student groups be recognized as authorized college organizations only if they are approved by the college administration, sponsored by college approved personnel, composed of members of the current student body, hold the majority of their meetings at college, and have established aims which are educational in nature.

(B) The board will make college facilities available and provide appropriate staff for the conduct of those social events which have been approved by the vice president for academics and student services.

(C) As voluntary participants in college social events, students shall be held responsible for compliance with rules set forth for their conduct and infractions of those rules will be subject to the same disciplinary measures as are applied during the regular college program.

Effective: 3/16/2015
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3358
Rule Amplifies: 3358

3358:14-7-06 Student records.

(A) Access to and release of student records shall be in accordance with college policy and federal and state statutes and regulations, and in accordance with procedures adopted by the college.

(B) Students will be advised of their rights concerning educational records and of certain categories of public information the college designates as directory information in accordance with procedures adopted and implemented by the college.

Effective: 3/16/2015
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3358
Rule Amplifies: 3358

3358:14-7-07 Print management policy.

College printing privileges are provided in support of Northwest state community college's educational mission. In an effort to promote a greener environment, Northwest state will maintain a network print auditing system. The auditing system will track and maintain printer usage to eliminate the waste of paper, to reduce the cost of printer maintenance, and to reduce the cost of ink and toner incurred by the college for unauthorized, as well as excessive printing.

Effective: 3/16/2015
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3358
Rule Amplifies: 3358

3358:14-7-08 Valuing our veterans support and assistance policy.

Northwest state community college seeks to assist service members and veterans as they pursue an advanced degree and/or certificate. In an effort to better serve this population. Northwest state community college has adopted this policy as required by division(B) of section 3345.421 of the Revised Code. The purpose of this policy is to set forth the support and assistance the college will provide to service members and veterans.

(A) In alignment with Revised Code section 3345.42 of the, this policy utilizes the definitions for "service member" and "veteran.

(B) "Service member" means a person who is serving in the armed forces of the United States.

(C) "Veteran" means any person who has completed service in the armed forces, including national guard of any state or a reserve component of the armed forces, and who has been discharged under honorable conditions from the armed forces or who has been transferred to the reserve with evidence of satisfactory service.

Effective: 3/16/2015
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3358
Rule Amplifies: 3358