300-399 Student Affairs

PTCC campus policies - 300-399 Student Affairs

300 New Student Assessment

The purpose of this policy is to improve student success in college courses through student assessment and course placement that addresses reading comprehension, written English, and mathematics knowledge and skills.

300 Appendix to Policy

All students entering the College will take the incoming student assessment for course placement unless otherwise exempt.

301 Evaluation of Students with Limited English Proficiency

To identify, assess and place students with Limited English Proficiency (LEP)

302 Counseling and Communications with Students with Limited English Proficiency

To counsel and communicate with students with Limited English Proficiency ( LEP )

303 Student Complaints and Reporting

To give each student at PTCC clear understanding and due process regarding complaints and appeals that may affect academic standing, participation in programs or activities, or access to any of the college services.

304 Academic Forgiveness

The purpose of this policy is to provide students who have been away from PTCC for at least seven years, a one-time opportunity to seek Academic Forgiveness for prior courses completed, in order to establish a new grade point average (GPA).

307 Absence and Attendance Policy

The purpose of the attendance policy is twofold. First, the policy acknowledges that specific attendance requirements for a course are the prerogative of the instructor.

308 Student Club Bank Accounts

PTCC programs and divisions supervise and mentor student organizations and clubs in order to provide extra-curricular experiences for the study body.

309 Student Club Advisors

PTCC wishes to encourage the formation of student clubs and organizations by providing a mechanism for faculty/staff sponsorship.

310 Satisfactory Academic Progress

PTCC requires that students make satisfactory progress toward a degree, diploma, or certificate to remain in good standing.

311 Petition Policy

The purpose of this policy is to provide students a process whereby they can request, through a formal process, waivers or other exceptions to existing academic or other college policies or procedures

311 Appendix to Policy

Student Petition

312 Release of Information (USA Patriot Act)

The purpose of this policy is to outline responses to search warrants, subpoenas/court orders and other requests for private data under the USA Patriot Act of 2001.

313 Student Data Privacy Policy

The purpose of this policy is to outline college procedures ensuring compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act (MGDPA).

314 Student Code of Conduct

Students of the College have certain rights as both citizen and student. In the same manner, students, as members of the greater College community, have certain obligations and responsibilities.

315 Waivers and Refunds

The purpose of this policy is to establish procedures for the administration of student refunds or waivers.

316 Financial Aid - Work Study

Work- study positions will be available in those departments whose work directly impacts the greatest number of students in an environment that adds value to the students’ education.

317 Admissions

To provide guidelines for an open and fair admissions process, regardless of an applicant’s religious affiliation, race, ethnic heritage, gender, age, sexual orientation, or physical ability.

317 Appendix to Policy

PTCC or MnSCU standard application form (either the paper or online form).

318 Credit Load

To support student success and program retention

319 Post-Secondary (High School) Education Options

This policy is to govern how high school (post-secondary education options) students earn secondary and post-secondary credit for college courses.

319 Appendix to Policy

The Post-Secondary Enrollment Options program is the program established by Minnesota State Statute 124D.09 to "promote rigorous educational pursuits and provide a wider variety of options for students.