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College Policies and Administrative Procedures

College Policies and Administrative Procedures

Recent Policy Updates

​​​July 13, 2021​ Board of Trustees Meeting

8007 Student Code of Conduct

Background for policy reaffirmation and AP revision:

                                   This policy was reaffirmed by specific individuals from both Cumberland and Glouceste campuses who worked collaboratively to review this policy.  The AP was revised to provide the definition of a “student” in the RCSJ community.

8205 Student Credit Limits

Background for policy reaffirmation:

This policy was reaffirmed by specific individuals from both Cumberland and Gloucester campuses who worked collaboratively to review this policy.

8207 Transfer and Reverse Transfer Students

Background for policy reaffirmation and AP revision:

                                            This policy was reaffirmed by specific individuals from both Cumberland and Gloucester campuses who worked collaboratively to review this policy.  The AP was revised to provide information regarding further opportunities to earn transfer credit and deleted a section regarding selective admissions programs.

8401 Financial Aid

Background for policy and AP reaffirmation:

This policy and AP was reaffirmed by specific individuals from both Cumberland and Gloucester campuses who worked collaboratively to review this policy and AP.

8405 Tuition Waivers for Students and Community

Background for policy reaffirmation and AP revision:

This policy was reaffirmed by specific individuals from both Cumberland and Gloucester campuses who worked collaboratively to review this policy.  The AP was revised by deleting redundant information, removing the section on NJ Stars, and providing additional  information for Senior Citizen Waivers.

8409 Second Degree Student Financial Aid

Background for policy reaffirmation:

This policy was reaffirmed by specific individuals from both Cumber​land and Gloucester campuses who worked collaboratively to review this policy.  

7107.1 Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

Background for AP rescindment:

This AP was rescinded as a result of the FFCRA benefits expiration date on December 31, 2020.


June 8, 2021​ Board of Trustees Meeting
 
8103 Criminal History Background Checks for Students

Background for policy and AP revisions:

                                   This policy and AP were reaffirmed by specific individuals from both Cumberland and Gloucester campuses who worked collaboratively to review this policy. 

                                           8105 Placement Testing, Foundation Courses, and Testing Exemptions

                                   Background for policy revision and AP development:

                                           This policy was revised to strengthen verbiage and unify the website address for the Cumberland and Gloucester campuses.  The AP was revised as a result of combining the separate Gloucester and Cumberland campus documents.

                                           8107 Testing Services and AP 8107.1 Cumberland and 8107.2 Gloucester

                                    Background for policy and AP revisions:

                                            This policy was revised to provide updated information for the location of the Gloucester campus testing center location.  The APs were revised with updated testing locations and documents.

                                           8111 Preferred Name

                                    Background for policy and revisions:

                                          This policy was revised to strengthen verbiage for defining the term “Preferred Name”.  The AP provides additional clarification regarding preferred first name and legal name.

                                          8201 Academic Amnesty

                                    Background for policy and revisions:

                                           This policy was revised to further define the criteria for a student to qualify for academic amnesty. The AP includes information to support a student who does not meet the criteria for academic amnesty.

                                           8203 Student Attendance Documentation

                                    Background for policy reaffirmation and AP revisions:

                                           This policy was reaffirmed by specific individuals from both Cumberland and Gloucester campuses who worked collaboratively to review this policy.  The AP was revised to provide additional information and clarification regarding student attendance documentation for each campus.​


 May 5, 2021​ Board of Trustees Meeting


8001 Academic Integrity
Background for policy reaffirmation and AP revision:
 

​                                    This policy was reaffirmed by specific individuals from both Cumberland and Gloucester campuses who worked collaboratively to review th​is policy.  Upon review, by this policy team, additional procedural information was provided in the administrative procedure.

                                           8003 Anti-Bullying and Intimidation

                                   Background for policy reaffirmation:

                                   This policy was reaffirmed by specific individuals from both Cumberland and Gloucester campuses who worked collaboratively to review this policy.​

                                           8005 Student Appeals

                                   Background for policy and AP revision:

                                   This policy was revised to provide additional information regarding Cumberland and Gloucester campus office locations and individuals to contact for appeals.  All other content remains intact.  Upon review, by this policy team, additional procedural information was provided in administrative procedure 8005.1, 8005.2, 8005.3, and 8005.4.

                                           8009 Student Rights and Responsibilities

                                   Background for policy and AP reaffirmation:

                                   This policy and AP were reaffirmed by specific individuals from both Cumberland and Gloucester campuses who worked collaboratively to review these documents.

                                           8101 Admissions (General, Selective, Special, and International)

                                   Background for policy reaffirmation and AP revised:

                                           This policy was reaffirmed by specific individuals from both Cumberland and Gloucester campuses who worked collaboratively to review this policy.  Upon review, by this policy team, additional procedural information was revised in the administrative procedure.


​​​​​​​November 10, 2020 Board of Trustees Meeting

3109 Awarding a Degree Posthumously

Background for policy and AP development:
This policy and administrative procedure was developed to award an honorary degree, posthumously, to a student who has passed away prior to completing all degree requirements, in extraordinary circumstances.
 
5103 Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)​

Background for policy revision and AP development:
This policy was revised to remove redundancy in verbiage.  The administrative procedure was reviewed and revised by both campus Facilities Departments in order to further align practices and notification information from the Gloucester and Cumberland campuses to formulate one comprehensive document. 

8007.2 Face Covering and Social Distancing in Pandemics

Background for AP development:
This administrative procedure was developed by Student Services in order to establish student guidelines for safe practices during a pandemic while attending College sponsored courses/programs.
 
9011 Lost and Found

Background for AP development:
This administrative procedure was reviewed and revised by both campus Safety and Security Departments in order to further align practices and notification information from the Gloucester and Cumberland campuses to formulate one comprehensive document. 
 
9013 Parking and Traffic
 
Background for policy revision and AP development:
​This policy was revised to align introductory wording with the AP.  The AP was reviewed and revised by both campus Safety and Security Departments in order to further align practices and notification information from the Gloucester and Cumberland campuses to formulate one comprehensive document. 
 
September 8, 2020 Board of Trustees Meeting

 

3003 Grading System and Grade Point Average (GPA)

Background for policy and AP development:

​This new policy and administrative procedure was developed as a result of committee review and combining of previous separate policies from the Gloucester and Cumberland campuses in order to formulate one comprehensive document.

The following Administrative Procedures were revised for current contact information.

AP 7001 – Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity (AA/EEO)

AP 7011 – Harassment and Discrimination

AP 7013 – Sexual Misconduct and the Rights of Victims

AP 7017 – Conscientious Employee Protection (Whistleblower)

AP 8003 – Anti-Bullying and Intimidation

Note: Policy 3003 Distance Learning has been renumbered to 3013.

 

​​Contact:

​Meg Resue,​ Special Assistant to the President and Board of Trustees, Institutional Effectiveness and Policy, Institutional Compliance
mresue@rc​gc.edu
856-415-2101​​







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