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FKCC Student Handbook 2012-2013
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Message from the Dean of Student Affairs.......................................................................4
Academic Calendar ............................................................................................................. .....5
General Information ......................................................................................................... .......9
Fee Information........................................................................................................................11
Programs of Study ..................................................................................................................15
Student Advisement and Engagement...........................................................................19
Special Support Services.......................................................................................................25
Additional Student Services ...............................................................................................29
Student Activities.....................................................................................................................35
Financial Aid and Military Assistance ................................................................................37
Academic Regulations ..........................................................................................................45
The Gordon Rule .....................................................................................................................53
School Policies
Academic Amnesty ................................................................................................................55
Academic Integrity .................................................................................................................56
Classroom Activity and Grades ..........................................................................................57
Classroom Etiquette ...............................................................................................................57
Disciplinary Penalties and Sanctions .............................................................................. 57
Drug-Free Workplace ............................................................................................................ 60
Federal Laws That Relate To Students..............................................................................61
FKCC Acceptable Use Policy.................................................................................................66
FKCC Employee and Student Safety Protocol ..............................................................72
Harassment Policy...................................................................................................................72
Hazing Policy ............................................................................................................................75
Hepatitis B/Meningitis Awareness ....................................................................................76
HIV/AIDS Policy ........................................................................................................................76
Intellectual Property Developed by College Personnel.............................................79
Library/Learning Resources Center Policies...................................................................82
Nondiscrimination Policy .....................................................................................................88
Notification of Social Security Number Collection and Usage................................89
Participation by Student in Disruptive Activities.........................................................90
Reasonable Substitutions for Admissions & Graduation Requirements.............92
Religious Observances ..........................................................................................................94
Sexual Assault Policy .............................................................................................................94
Sexual Predator or Sexual Offender on Campus..........................................................98
Smoke Free Policy ...................................................................................................................98
Solicitation ................................................................................................................................99
Student Code of Conduct.....................................................................................................99
Student Right-to-Know Act of 1990 ..............................................................................101
Substance Abuse Policy....................................................................................... .............. 101
Glossary of Terms ................................................................................................................. 103
Every effort has been made to make the information in this Handbook as accurate
as possible at the time of publishing. Florida Keys Community College reserves
the right to change the policies, procedures, and regulations published in the
Handbook without prior notice.