Academic Standards Handbook

3.1 Students Rights and Responsibilities

All students enrolled for any credit course are responsible for knowledge of the information appearing in the College Catalog and any updates of costs, course revisions, curriculum changes and published course schedules.  All students are responsible for knowledge of the procedures in the Student Handbook.  The Student Handbook contains all general student procedures and the basic residence hall rules and procedures.  The college reserves the right to change procedures in the Catalog and the Student Handbook as deemed necessary and revise the college curricula as may be necessary and desirable.

All students registered for any courses at Northeastern Junior College accept a commitment to seriousness of purpose, academic integrity and high standards of personal and social behavior. Students are expected to be cooperative and responsible members of the college community and the city of Sterling, comply willingly with college regulations and abide by all local, state and federal laws. All students have the right of due process and the right to file grievances and the college has the right to restrict, evict, suspend and dismiss any student whose academic achievement and personal conduct do not meet the standards set forth in the College Catalog and the Student Handbook.

In accordance with the regulations and procedures assuring due process, the Chief Judicial Officer may dismiss any student whose conduct does not meet the standards of the college as set forth in the Student Code of Conduct.