100 Jurisdiction, Changes, and Distribution of Academic Regulations

101 Jurisdiction

The regulations contained herein have been adopted by the Faculty Senate and approved by the college president and will apply to all college students, faculty, and administration, except where variation of these regulations has been adopted herein for the Applied Technology campus.

102 Responsibility

Each individual student has ultimate responsibility for understanding and adhering to each of these regulations and for meeting the requirements for graduation as stated herein.

103 Changes

Changes in these regulations must originate as recommendations by the Committee for Academic Affairs. Before becoming an official part of the "Academic Regulations," proposed changes must be adopted by the Faculty Senate and approved by the president of the college.  Approved changes will go into effect immediately unless otherwise stated.

104 Official Copy and Distribution

The vice president for academic affairs will maintain the official copy of the "Academic Regulations." Upon approval by the college president, official changes will be transmitted to the vice president for academic affairs by the college president. At the beginning of each academic year the vice president for academic affairs will distribute a copy of the official "Academic Regulations" in electronic form. Any changes effective during the academic year will be published by the vice president for academic affairs upon notice from the college president.

105 Interpretation

In any case where a question arises regarding the interpretation of these regulations, the vice president for academic affairs or his appointed representative will have the final authority in resolving such matters.

106 Waiver

Requests for a waiver of any particular provision of these regulations will be made in writing to the Committee for Academic Affairs. Requests that are received by the chair of the committee following the last scheduled committee meeting of the semester will be considered during the following semester. The Committee for Academic Affairs has the authority to grant such a waiver only if it deems that unusual or extenuating circumstances warrant such action. The vice president of academic affairs (or appointee), in consultation with the appropriate department chair, will make decisions on waivers that need immediate attention when school is not in session. NOTE: High School students enrolled in credit bearing courses should submit written appeals directly to the vice president for academic affairs for decision.