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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:

http://www.maricopa.edu/publicstewardship/governance/adminregs/adminregs_toc.php

Where do I find out about…

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.

http://www.maricopa.edu/publicstewardship/governance/adminregs/students/2_3.php#academic

Attendance and Absence Policies

This section covers class attendance requirements, official absences, and religious holidays.

http://www.maricopa.edu/publicstewardship/governance/adminregs/students/2_3.php#attendance

Children on Campus Policy

This section outlines the rules regarding children on campus.

http://www.maricopa.edu/publicstewardship/governance/adminregs/students/2_4.php#children

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.

http://www.maricopa.edu/publicstewardship/governance/adminregs/appendices/S-6.php

 

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.

http://www.maricopa.edu/publicstewardship/governance/adminregs/appendices/S-8.php

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.

http://www.maricopa.edu/publicstewardship/governance/adminregs/auxiliary/4_18.php

Course Withdrawal Procedures

This section provides information on the course withdrawal process.

http://www.maricopa.edu/publicstewardship/governance/adminregs/appendices/S-7.php

Credit for Prior Learning/Transfer Credits

This section provides information on previous college credit earned another institution and/or via assessment methods.

http://www.maricopa.edu/publicstewardship/governance/adminregs/students/2_2.php

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. 

http://www.maricopa.edu/legal/harassment/dcpstudent.htm

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.

http://www.maricopa.edu/publicstewardship/governance/adminregs/students/2_4.php#tobacco

Hazing Prevention Regulation

This section outlines the rules on hazing activities on and off Maricopa Community Colleges’ premises.

http://www.maricopa.edu/publicstewardship/governance/adminregs/students/2_6.php

 

Parking and Traffic Regulations

This section contains information on parking and traffic regulations for employees and students.

EMCC Website

http://www.estrellamountain.edu/public-safety/parking

MCCD Regulation

http://www.maricopa.edu/publicstewardship/governance/adminregs/students/2_10.php

Placement Testing Policies

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

http://www.estrellamountain.edu/students/student-payment/tuition-refund

MCCD Regulation

http://www.maricopa.edu/publicstewardship/governance/adminregs/students/2_2.php#refund2.2.10

 

Sexual Harassment Policy

This section outlines the types of behaviors/acts that constitute sexual harassment and the process for filing a complaint.

http://www.maricopa.edu/publicstewardship/governance/adminregs/eeo/5_1.php#sexual

Smoking Regulations (Tobacco-Free Policy)

This section lists the guidelines regarding the use and/or sale of tobacco products on Maricopa Community Colleges premises. 

http://www.maricopa.edu/publicstewardship/governance/adminregs/auxiliary/4_12.php

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.

http://www.maricopa.edu/publicstewardship/governance/adminregs/students/2_5.php#discipline

Students with Disabilities

This section provides information on the accommodation application process for students with disabilities.

EMCC Website

http://www.estrellamountain.edu/students/disability-resources

MCCD Regulation

http://www.maricopa.edu/publicstewardship/governance/adminregs/students/2_8.php

Taping of Faculty Lectures

This section provides information on the taping of instructors lectures.

http://www.maricopa.edu/publicstewardship/governance/adminregs/instruction/3_4.php

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.

http://www.maricopa.edu/publicstewardship/governance/adminregs/auxiliary/4_4.php

Transfer Credit Policies

This section provides information on the process for transfer of college credit earned at another institution(s).

http://www.maricopa.edu/publicstewardship/governance/adminregs/students/2_2.php#credit

Veterans Services

This section lists the services and eligibility requirements for educational benefits for students who are U.S. Military Veterans.

EMCC Website

http://www.estrellamountain.edu/students/veterans-services

MCCD Regulation

http://www.maricopa.edu/publicstewardship/governance/adminregs/students/2_9.php

Weapons Policy

This section oulines the rules and regulations regarding weapons on Maricopa Community Colleges premises.

http://www.maricopa.edu/publicstewardship/governance/adminregs/auxiliary/4_6.php

Workplace Violence Prevention

This section defines what type of behaviors/acts constitute workplace violence and the sanctions for violation of the policy.

http://www.maricopa.edu/publicstewardship/governance/adminregs/students/2_4.php#violence