Students Rights and Responsibilities
This webpage contains some of the regulations, rights, and responsibilities that all students in the Maricopa Community College District need to know. The complete MCCCD Administrative Regulations document can be found at:
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Academic Misconduct Policy
This section describes the type of behaviors/acts that constitute academic misconduct, sanctions for violation of the policy, and the appeal process.
Attendance and Absence Policies
This section covers class attendance requirements, official absences, and religious holidays.
Children on Campus Policy
This section outlines the rules regarding children on campus.
Complaint (Grievance) Process for Instructional Issues
This section provides a step by step guide of the student complaint (grievance) process for instructional issues such as grades, assignments, and other course-related issues.
Complaint Resolution Process for Non-Instructional Issues
This section provides a step by step guide of the student complaint resolution process for non-instructional issues not related to grades, assignments or other course-related concerns.
Consensual Relationships Policy
This section outlines the parameters of romantic/amorous and/or sexual relationships between Maricopa Community College employees and students (18 years or older) currently enrolled at one of the community colleges as well as the procedures for disclosure.
Course Withdrawal Procedures
This section provides information on the course withdrawal process.
Credit for Prior Learning/Transfer Credits
This section provides information on previous college credit earned another institution and/or via assessment methods.
Discrimination Complaint Process
This section outlines the process for filing an informal or formal discrimination complaint. Complaints may be brought under this procedure for discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and sexual harassment), sexual orientation, age, Vietnam-era veteran status, and physical or mental disability.
Drug, Alcohol, and other Substance Abuse Prevention Policies
This section lists the rules, regulations, and sanctions for use of alcoholic beverages and illegal drugs on Maricopa Community Colleges premises.
Hazing Prevention Regulation
This section outlines the rules on hazing activities on and off Maricopa Community Colleges’ premises.
Parking and Traffic Regulations
This section contains information on parking and traffic regulations for employees and students.
Placement Testing Policies
This section outlines the placement testing process and procedures.
Refund Policies and Appeal Process
This section provides information on the refund policy for students who officially withdraw from credit and non-credit classes, cancelled classes, refund exceptions, and the refund appeal process.
EMCC Process and Appeal Forms
Sexual Harassment Policy
This section outlines the types of behaviors/acts that constitute sexual harassment and the process for filing a complaint.
Smoking Regulations (Tobacco-Free Policy)
This section lists the guidelines regarding the use and/or sale of tobacco products on Maricopa Community Colleges premises.
Student Code of Conduct (Discipline Code)
This section delineates the standards of conduct that is expected of all students, sanctions, and the student code of conduct hearing process.
Students with Disabilities
This section provides information on the accommodation application process for students with disabilities.
Taping of Faculty Lectures
This section provides information on the taping of instructors lectures.
Technology & Computer Usage Standards
This section outlines acceptable and non-acceptable use of Maricopa Community Colleges Technology Resources including but not limited to, desktop and laptop systems, printers, central computing facilities, District-wide or college-wide networks, local-area networks, telephones, facsimile machines, scanners, access to the Internet, electronic mail and similar electronic information.
Transfer Credit Policies
This section provides information on the process for transfer of college credit earned at another institution(s).
This section lists the services and eligibility requirements for educational benefits for students who are U.S. Military Veterans.
This section outlines the rules and regulations regarding weapons on Maricopa Community Colleges premises.
Workplace Violence Prevention
This section defines what type of behaviors/acts constitute workplace violence and the sanctions for violation of the policy.