Student Handbook 2014 - 2015

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CHAPTER ONE: GUIDING PRINCIPLES & POLICIES 7

FAMILY EDUCATIONAL RIGHTS AND PRIVACY ACT (FERPA) of 1974 7

EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY’S CORE VALUES 11

KEY UNIVERSITY POLICIES 11

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ON CAMPUS, CONSUMPTION AND SERVING 12

BULLETIN BOARDS AND POSTING PLACES 16

DRUG FREE WORKPLACE ACT 19 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENT 19

SEXUAL HARASSMENT POLICY 22

SEXUAL MISCONDUCT 27

TAILGATING POLICY 32

TOBACCO-FREE CAMPUS 34

VETERANS NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT 35

DEADLY WEAPONS AND DANGEROUS MATERIALS/INSTRUMENTS ON CAMPUS POLICY 36

STUDENT COMPLAINTS – GENERAL PROCESS 38

CHAPTER TWO: ACADEMIC INFORMATION 40

ACADEMIC FREEDOM 40

ACADEMIC INTEGRITY 40

ACADEMIC STANDARDS 41

ATTENDANCE POLICY 42

CATALOG 43

CLASSIFICATION OF STUDENTS 43

ENROLLMENT AND CLASS SCHEDULE 43

CLASS SCHEDULE CHANGES 44

GRADING 45

GRADE APPEAL 47

GRADE CHANGE 48

GRADUATION 48

SATISFACTORY ACADEMIC PROGRESS 48

SCHEDULE CHANGES 49

STUDY ABROAD PROGRAMS 49

SYLLABUS POLICY 50

WITHDRAWING FROM CLASS/CLASSES 50

CHAPTER THREE: STUDENT ASSISTANCE & SUPPORT 54

OFFICE OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION 54

DIVISION OF STUDENT SUCCESS 58

OTHER STUDENT SERVICES 78

CHAPTER FOUR: STUDENT RIGHTS & RESPONSIBILITIES 89

EKU STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES 89

GENERAL REGULATIONS CONCERNING STUDENT BEHAVIOR 90

• Suspension** • Expulsion** 107