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FOREWORD

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Bylaws

VISION, MISSION AND GOALS

Vision, Mission and Goals

ADMINISTRATION

College Seal

Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action

Archives Charter

Retail Services Corporation

Indemnification

Sexual Harassment

Harassment / Discrimination

Confidentiality of Library Records

Use and Abuse of Drugs and Alcohol

Diversity

AIDS Non-Discrimination

Open Public Records Act

Conflict of Interest in Grant Supported Activities

Institutional Review Board

Acceptable Use of Computer Network, Resources & Facilities

Procedures Developed Pursuant to Various Policies

Records Retention

Smoking

Permission for Use of Alcohol on Campus

Health Information Privacy

Facility Naming

Presidential Expense Review

Disabilities

Consensual Relationships

Supervision or Teaching of Relatives

Campus Demonstrations or Gatherings

HUMAN RESOURCES

Collective Bargaining - Faculty

Collective Bargaining - Teamsters

Collective Bargaining - Technical/ Clerical

Collective Bargaining - Police Officers

Outside Employment

Contracts for Professional Staff

Police Officers

Participation in New Jersey State Retirement System

Tuition- Employees and Dependents

Salary Reduction Agreements

Agreement to Provide Tax Sheltered Investment Opportunities 


Employee Exchange Agreements

Family and Medical Leave Act

Side Arms

Whistleblower 

Presidential Search

Eligibility Requirements for Health Coverage

FINANCE

Investment of Funds

Commercial Operations on Campus

Tuition-Senior Citizens of Middlesex County

Imprest Cash Fund

Purchasing

Campus Housing

Change Order for Construction Contracts 

Chargeback Eligibility

Student Scholarships and Loans

Payment of Tuition and Fees

Disposal of College Property

Grants and Special Contracts

Business Functions

Malpractice Insurance - Alllied Health Credit and Non Credit

Health Insurance Fee

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

Academic Freedom

Degree and Certificate Requirements


Honorary Degree Associate Degree in Humane Letters


Library Collection

STUDENTS AFFAIRS

Tuition and Fee Rates

Code of Student Conduct

Admissions

Student Privacy Rights

COLLEGE FOUNDATION

Middlesex County College Foundation, Inc.

 

FOREWORD
Middlesex County College is subject to applicable state and federal laws and regulations. This Policy Manual contains statements of policy adopted by the Board of Trustees of Middlesex County College.  It will be supplemented by the procedures required to implement the policies.  The President of the College will develop and apply such procedures consistent with these policies.

 

BYLAWS

ARTICLE I

NAME

The official name of the College is Middlesex County College, ("College."). The legal name of the body corporate is the Board of Trustees of Middlesex County College, ("Board").

ARTICLE II

PURPOSE

Recognizing the broad range of needs for greater educational opportunity beyond high school in the community, Middlesex County College will offer programs of study to meet the following major purposes:

a. Associate Degree and Certificate programs in the organized occupational fields of business, health services, commerce, and industrial and related technologies. Curricula in these areas are designed to prepare graduates for employment and careers in the business, commercial, industrial, and health facilities of Middlesex County in particular, and the State of New Jersey generally.

b. Associate Degree and Certificate programs in the fields of the liberal arts and sciences. Curricula in this area are designed to assure the graduate maximum transfer of credits to baccalaureate degree granting institutions.


c. Community centered programs of both degree credit and noncredit value, of varied length and character, in response to the particular educational, occupational, and cultural needs of the people of Middlesex County.


ARTICLE III

CONSTRUCTION AND APPLICATION

These Bylaws are a general statement of the powers and duties of the Board of Trustees and in no way limit the authority of the Board. Notwithstanding anything contained in these Bylaws, the Board of Trustees retains full authority to modify these Bylaws in whole or in part, and to otherwise establish policies for conducting the affairs of the College.


ARTICLE IV

POWERS AND DUTIES

Section 4.1 – Legislative Findings. The Board of Trustees is responsible for the overall planning and policy making of the College in fulfillment of the purposes stated in Article II of these Bylaws. The Board, appointed pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:64 A-1 et seq., shall be responsible for the management and control of the College and for the custody of College property. Subject to rules and regulations of the State, or other relevant authorities, the Board of Trustees will establish broad general policies and programs to govern the operations and management of the College, leaving the details of administration to the President of the College and his/her staff.

Section 4.2 – Duties and Powers. The Board, subject to law, shall have the following powers and duties:

a. To make and file an Annual Report in the manner prescribed by State regulation to appropriate state entities, and to the Board of Chosen Freeholders of Middlesex County.

b. To adopt or change the name of the College.

c. To adopt and use a corporate seal.

d. To sue and be sued.

e. To approve the educational curricula and programs of the College.

f. To set qualifications, appoint, and fix the compensation and term of office of President of the College who shall be the executive officer and an ex officio member of the Board.

g. To appoint, upon nomination of the President, members of the administrative and teaching staffs and fix their compensation and terms of employment.

h. To approve the administrative structure and personnel organization of the College.

i. Upon nomination of the President, to appoint or employ such other officers, agents, and employees as may be required, and to fix and determine their qualifications, duties, compensation, terms of office, and all other conditions and terms of employment and retention.

j. To fix and determine tuition rates and other fees to be paid by students.

k. To grant certificates and degrees.

l. To review and approve budgets for capital and operating requirements for submission to the State and the Board of School Estimate, and to authorize and approve expenditures.

m. To enter into contracts and agreements with the State or any of its political subdivisions; with the United States; with any public body, department, or other agency of the state or the United States; or with any individual, firm, or corporation which are deemed necessary or advisable by the Board for carrying out the purposes of the College.

n. To accept from any government or governmental department, agency, or other public or private body, or from any individual or other source, grants or contributions of money or property to be used for, or in aid of, any of the purposes of the College.

o. To acquire (by gift, purchase, condemnation or otherwise), own, lease, use and maintain, and operate property, whether real, personal or mixed, or any interest therein, which is necessary or desirable for College purposes.

p. To determine if any property, both real and personal, owned or leased by the College, is no longer necessary for College purposes, and to sell, lease, rent, or dispose of the same at such price, and in such manner, and upon such terms and conditions as shall be established or required by law.

q. To exercise the right of eminent domain, pursuant to the provisions of Title 20 of the New Jersey statutes, to acquire any property or interest therein.

r. To provide for an annual audit of the accounts of the College to ensure effective financial management, propriety of financial transactions, and full disclosure of fiscal activities of the College.

s. To make and promulgate such rules and regulations not inconsistent with law or with the rules and regulations of the State, that are necessary and proper for the administration and operation of the College.

t. To exercise all other powers which may be reasonably necessary for the establishment, maintenance, and operation of the College, not inconsistent with the laws or rules and regulations required by appropriate State or federal authority.

u. To establish committees and otherwise facilitate Board matters, and to alter and amend any function or procedure of Board activity not inconsistent with law or regulation.

Section 4.3 – Composition of the Board of Trustees: The Board of Trustees shall consist of:

a. Eight members appointed by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of Middlesex County.

b. Two members appointed by the Governor of the State of New Jersey.

c. The Middlesex County Superintendent of Schools shall be an ex-officio member.

d. The President of the College shall be a non-voting ex-officio member.

e. A representative of the previous year's graduating class, selected by the graduating class, shall be a voting member and shall serve a one-year term commencing at the first meeting in July immediately following his/her election. (See Procedure: Student Representative Selection Criteria)

f. Of the appointed members, at least two shall be women.

ARTICLE V

OFFICERS

Section 5.1 – Officers. The Board of Trustees shall organize annually at the November Annual meeting. At this meeting, the Board shall elect a Chairman, Vice Chairman, Treasurer, Secretary, and Assistant Secretary, and they shall take office immediately. They shall be elected by and from the members of the Board of Trustees, except for the Assistant Secretary. All officers shall be chosen by ballot, the votes of a majority of a quorum of the Board, as defined herein, being necessary for election. Officers will hold office until their successors take office. Any vacancy occurring in an office during the year shall be filled by an election of the Board as soon as possible thereafter.

Section 5.2 – Duties of Officers.

a. Chairman - The Chairman shall preside at all meetings of the Board and discharge the duties which ordinarily pertain to that office. He/she shall be a member ex officio of all committees and shall be entitled to vote at all meetings of the Board and of all its committees. Unless otherwise provided herein, or otherwise determined by the Board, the Chairman shall appoint all standing, special, ad hoc, and advisory committees and shall designate the chairman of such committees. The Chairman is empowered to execute all documents, receipts, releases, or other instruments requiring the signature of an authorized representative of the Board. The Chairman shall coordinate all Board activities and ensure that all Board directives and policies are complied with.

b. Vice Chairman - The Vice Chairman shall serve as Chairman and exercise the powers and duties of that office during the Chairman's absence or inability to act. He/she shall exercise such other powers and duties as may be delegated to him/her by the Chairman.

c. Treasurer - The Treasurer shall be responsible for ensuring the safekeeping of all funds paid to the College. These funds shall be kept in accounts in the name of the College, in a bank or banks designated by the Board. The Treasurer shall be responsible for the establishment and periodic review, with the Finance Committee, of a system of procedures and controls covering the collection, internal handling, and disbursement of all monies due to, or owed by, the College. Said system, and any changes therein, shall be approved by the Board of Trustees. The Treasurer shall render periodic accounts of the financial condition of the College as required by the Board of Trustees.

d. Secretary - The Secretary shall be responsible for taking the minutes for the Board meetings.

He/she shall have charge, under the direction of the Board, of all official records and papers belonging to the Board; certify copies of Board resolutions, as required; witness the signature of the Chairman of the Board on documents which require such signature; maintain the College seal; sign legal advertisements; and such other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Board.

e. Assistant Secretary - The Assistant Secretary shall, either in the absence of the Secretary or at the request of the Secretary or the Chairman of the Board, exercise the powers and duties of the Office of the Secretary.

ARTICLE VI

COMMITTEES

Section 6.1 – Creation and Composition. The Board may approve by a vote of not fewer than five affirmative votes at any regular or special meeting of the Board, the creation of any standing committees it deems necessary. All standing committees, unless otherwise specified by the Board, shall be composed of three members of the Board appointed by the Board Chairman, one of whom shall be designated as committee chairman by the Chairman of the Board. The Board may at any regular or special meeting approve the following modifications to the composition of any existing standing committee or newly created standing committee:

1. That such standing committee may consist of more than three members; and

2. That such standing committee may consist of both non Board members and members of the Board. Any non Board member of a committee shall be appointed by the Chairman of the Board of Trustees. The Chairman may change the composition of the membership of any committee at any meeting of the Board.

Section 6.2 – Function. All Board committees, unless specifically provided otherwise by the Board, are established solely for the purpose of conducting studies, making recommendations, reporting, informing, and advising the Board on matters pertaining to the operation of the College and other legal functions of the Board. Committees shall have no supervisory, administrative, or executive functions and shall not interfere with and shall not usurp or duplicate any function under the control or responsibility of College executive personnel. The Board shall specify the functions of any newly created standing committee.

Section 6.3 – Quorum. A majority of the members of a committee, exclusive of ex officio members, shall constitute a quorum. In addition, if Board members wish to attend a meeting of a committee of which they are not members, they need to inform the Assistant Secretary of the Board to ensure compliance with the Open Public Meetings Act.

Section 6.4 – Proceedings. Standing Committees shall submit such reports and recommendations as are appropriate to the Board for Board action. Except as otherwise specified, each standing committee will have full power to prescribe its own approach and procedures for resolving committee action and fulfilling its mission.

Section 6.5 – Standing Committees. The Standing Committees of the Board shall be:

a. Committee on Finance

  1. Review the proposed operating and capital budgets of the College as presented by the President of the College, and make recommendations for approval to the Board of Trustees;
  2. Review with management its plan for maintaining the fiscal integrity of the institution. To this end, the financial control system must assure internal and external constituencies that financial resources are being properly managed and accounted for and that the institution is complying with applicable policies and laws; and monitor the performance of management's internal financial control in conjunction with the independent auditor's annual review; and review with the College President and with the College's independent auditor, the annual audit report and the results of the auditor's annual examination;
  3. Review the long range financial and facilities master plan requirements for the operation of the College;
  4. Recommend the types and amounts of insurance to be carried by the College, and make recommendations relative thereto;
  5. To select an auditor and recommend retention to the Board of Trustees annually; and
  6. Examine all other financial matters which the Board shall designate.

b. Committee on Facilities

  1. Recommend to the Board of Trustees for approval, all requirements for buildings and grounds, construction and maintenance, both temporary and permanent, provided, however, that maintenance or alteration projects for which funds are available having a gross cost of $10,000 or less; and which do not involve outside contractors, may be approved by the President without prior committee review;
  2. Recommend professional personnel and consultants relating to facilities and grounds;
  3. Review plans to meet future facilities and requirements of the College, including cost estimates, review coordination of such plans and applicable capital financing with all appropriate organizations, committees and individuals;
  4. Recommend acceptance of bid responses for goods and services, based on parameters established by the County Colleges Contracts Law (N.J.S.A. 18A:64A 25.1 et seq.); Examine all other facilities matters which the Board shall designate.

c. Committee on Human Resources

  1. Receive recommendations from the President for the appointment of all personnel to the positions authorized by the Board and recommend to the Board the candidates to receive such appointment;
  2. Recommend to the Board: salary structure, grades, and titles for all college employees;
  3. All personnel policies and standards and salaries, working conditions, or grievance procedures for employees which the Committee deems appropriate for consideration by the Board;
  4. Provide liaison, through the President, to employees of the College with respect to salaries, working conditions, and grievance procedures;
  5. Review and recommend agreements entered into with bargaining unit employees that govern salaries, working conditions, and grievance procedures;
  6. Receive complaints or grievances from employees or their collective bargaining representatives, after exhaustion of administrative or contractual procedures, and recommend disposition of such cases to the Board; and
  7. Handle all other matters relating to personnel management or labor relations which the Board shall designate;
  8. Review and recommend policy regarding the Affirmative Action Plan with the Committee on Academic Student, Alumni, and Minority Affairs.

d. Committee on Academic, Student, Alumni and Minority Affairs

  1. Recommend to the Board for approval the educational programs, curricula, and admission policies of the College;
  2. Recommend policies leading to the attainment of high academic standards, accreditation, and quality of education in fulfillment of the stated purposes of the College; and
  3. Recommend methods of liaison with institutions, groups or individuals, public and private, for the express purpose of enhancing county, community, and College relations;
  4. Stimulate community interest in fulfillment of the stated purposes of the College; and
  5. Receive from the Chairperson or other members of the Board of Trustees, the College President, students or alumni, matters of direct concern to the Board; and
  6. Recommend policies relating to student and instructional support services;
  7. Review and recommend to the Board for approval College strategic plans and priorities;
  8. Review the results of instructional and program assessments;
  9. Recommend and present to the Board all other Academic, Student, Alumni and Minority Affairs matters which the Committee deems appropriate for consideration by the Board of Trustees;
  10. Review and recommend policies regarding the recruitment, enrollment and retention of minority students and employees;
  11. Serve as a resource for College personnel and groups regarding the interests, concerns, and needs of minority students and employees;
  12. Review and recommend, in conjunction with the Committee on Human Resources, policies regarding the Affirmative Action Plan.

e. Ad Hoc Committees – In addition to the standing committees, the Chairman of the Board shall appoint such ad hoc committees and special committees composed of Board members as the Board may, from time to time, deem necessary to conduct its business. The Chairman of the Board of Trustees shall be a member ex officio of all such committees, and exercise a vote. Each ad hoc and special committee shall submit a report to the Board of Trustees as directed by the Board. Such committee shall be considered disbanded on acceptance of this report by the Board of Trustees or when discharged by the Chairman of the Board.

f. Advisory Committees – The Board of Trustees shall approve the establishment of advisory committees. The Board Chairman shall appoint members of these committees, with Board members holding ex officio membership in all advisory committees. Members of advisory committees shall be appointed for up to a two year term and may be reappointed at the expiration of their term. Non Board members must receive prior written approval of the Board to incur any expense in pursuance of committee work in order to receive reimbursement.

g. Board of School Estimate – Election of two members of the Board of Trustees to represent the College on the Board of School Estimate shall be held at the Annual Meeting of the Board of Trustees, and any vacancy in the Board's membership by reason of the resignation, death, or removal of any member thereof shall be filled by the Board of Trustees at their next regular or special meeting.

ARTICLE VII

BOARD MEETINGS

Section 7.1 – Annual Meeting. The Annual Meeting of the Board of Trustees shall be held in November at the same time and place as the regular meeting. The regular order of business will be suspended to accommodate the election of officers, election of two members to serve on the Board of School Estimate, reaffirmation of existing policies, the adoption of revised or new policies, and the presentation of the annual report by the President of the College for the fiscal year ended on the preceding June 30th; and such other business as the Board may deem appropriate.

Section 7.2 – Regular Meetings. The Board of Trustees shall hold a regular meeting on the fourth Wednesday in each month for the conduct of its business or such other date as the Board may determine and disseminate pursuant to the Open Public Meetings Law. A regular meeting of the Board of Trustees will be convened by the Chairman immediately following the Annual Meeting.

Section 7.3 – Special Meetings. Special meetings shall be held on the call of the Chairman or on the written request of three trustees, addressed to the Secretary. Special meetings may be called on at least forty-eight hours notice to each trustee, either by telephone, mail, or electronically. Notice to the members of the Board may be waived if agreed to by all members of the Board. The Chairman, in calling a special meeting, shall give due consideration to the request of any trustee as to the time and place of any such meeting. The specific matter to be considered at a special meeting shall be stated and no other matter shall be considered at said meeting, except with the consent of all of the members of the Board of Trustees. Call for a special meeting, during a regular meeting, which call is approved by a majority of the members of the Board at that meeting, is not subject to the aforementioned requirements, provided that the Secretary of the Board shall give notice of the special meeting to any absent member of the Board prior to the date of the special meeting. Special meetings shall be held in compliance with the Notice and other provisions of the Open Public Meetings Law.

Section 7.4 – Attendance of Public. All regular meetings and special meetings shall be open to attendance by the public. At an appropriate point in any public meeting, any person shall be given the floor, subject to the control of the Chairman. Any trustee may request the privilege of the floor for any invited guest, official, or citizen in attendance.

Section 7.5 - Notices. Notice of the date, time, and place of the next following regular meeting shall be announced at every regular Board meeting. All regular meetings shall be held on the College campus. Regular meetings shall be attended by the President of the College or his/her designee, and such other personnel as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees may specifically request to attend.

Section 7.6 – Minutes. The Secretary shall ensure that the minutes of the meetings are properly prepared. In his/her absence at any particular meeting, the Assistant Secretary shall act as Secretary. Written minutes of meetings of the Board of Trustees shall be distributed to all trustees within one week prior to the next meeting. They shall also be distributed to such other persons as the Board may designate by resolution. The Minute Book shall be kept in the Office of the President and shall be open to the public.

Section 7.7 – Quorum. At all meetings of the Board, the presence in person, by telephone or electronically, of a majority of the entire Board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. Attendance at a regular or special meeting of the Board shall be recorded by the Secretary. If a quorum is not present at any meeting of trustees, the trustees present thereat may call the roll, record the names of absentees, and adjourn. All matters properly arising before a meeting at which a quorum is present shall be decided by vote of a majority of the members present, unless otherwise specified.

Section 7.8 – Presiding Officer. The Chairman, or the Vice Chairman in the Chairman's absence, shall preside at all meetings of the Board. In case the Chairman and Vice Chairman shall not attend at the time appointed for any meeting of the Board, the Secretary shall record attendance of the trustees present, and on appearance of a quorum, shall call the Board to order. A Chairman pro tempore shall be elected by the Board of Trustees for that meeting, or until the appearance of the Chairman or the Vice Chairman. The presiding officer shall decide all questions of order, subject to appeal by the members present.

Section 7.9 – Order of Business. At all regular meetings, excluding Special Meetings and the Annual Meeting, the business before the Board shall be disposed of in the following order. The Chairman may, with the consent of the Board, change the order of business for any valid reason.

a. Announcement by Secretary that a quorum is present.

b. Consideration of minutes of last regular meeting of the Board and any subsequent special meeting.

c. Approval or amendment of Minutes.

d. Unfinished business.

e. Reports of standing committees.

f. Reports of special, ad hoc, and advisory committees.

g. Reports of other officers and agents.

h. Report of the President.

i. New business and communications.

j. Recognition and hearing from citizens.

k. Adjournment.

Section 7.10 – Rules of Order. The Board shall be governed in its procedure by parliamentary rules and usage as set forth in Roberts Rules of Order, current edition, in determining questions of parliamentary procedure not herein specifically provided.

Section 7.11 – Roll Call. At the request of any member the individual member votes on any question shall be called and entered upon the Minutes.

Section 7.12 – Motions. All motions made and seconded shall be considered to be legally before the Board for action.

ARTICLE VIII

MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

Section 8.1 – College Fiscal Year. The fiscal year of the College shall be from July 1 to June 30,inclusive.

Section 8.2 – Security. The Board shall require each of its officers, (i.e., any) and each administrative officer and employee handling funds of the College to furnish such bond or other security for the faithful performance of his/her duties as shall, in the determination of the Board or Bylaws, afford reasonable protection to the College, the reasonable cost thereof to be borne by the College.

Section 8.3 - Books and Records. All books and records shall be kept at the Middlesex County College campus in Edison, New Jersey, unless otherwise specified in these Bylaws or by the Board.

Section 8.4 – Claims and Expenditures. No claim or demand shall be paid unless it is authorized by law and the rules of the Board of Trustees, and funds for which have theretofore been appropriated by the Board.

Section 8.5 – Compensation of Trustees. Trustees shall receive no compensation for their services, but shall be reimbursed, as the Board may direct, for their expenses actually and necessarily incurred by them in the performance of their duties.

Section 8.6 – Audit. The Board shall appoint annually an independent certified public accountant to audit the financial records of the College and related activities maintained at its direction, and report the results of the audits to the Board and such other authority as required. Such audits shall be in addition to the continuing review of the Finance Committee.

Section 8.7 - Encumbrances. No property or other valuables of the College and no present or future income or credit of the College shall be encumbered in any way without a majority vote at a meeting of six (6) members of the Board of Trustees, the notice for which meeting must set forth in writing full details of the proposed encumbrance. The Board shall retain full authority to encumber in behalf of the College.

Section 8.8 – Bank Depository. All funds received by the College shall be deposited promptly to the credit of the College in such banks, trust companies, or other depositories as the Board may approve or designate, and all such funds shall be withdrawn only when properly authorized. Authority to establish such bank accounts must first be authorized by the Board.

Section 8.9 – Amendment of Bylaws. An amendment to the Bylaws may be adopted at any regular or special meeting of the Board following a meeting at which it was proposed. Copies of the proposed amendment must be mailed to each member of the Board at least five working days before it is to be voted upon, together with a statement of the name of the sponsor and time and date of the meeting at which it is to be acted upon. No proposed amendment shall be adopted unless prior notice, as above, has been given and upon the affirmative vote of at least two thirds of those voting at a meeting of the Board.

Section 8.10 – Suspension of the Bylaws. The Bylaws may be suspended at any meeting of the Board, with the affirmative vote of six members of the Board

Section 8.11 Limitations. No part of these Bylaws shall in any way limit the statutory authority of the Board of Trustees, nor shall it be interpreted to be in conflict with the Laws of the State of New Jersey or the rules and regulations of the State.

Revised: 
October 24, 1989
March 27, 1990
May 22, 1990
March 24, 1993
November 17, 1993
December 18, 2002 
November 16, 2009

 

VISION, MISSION AND GOALS 

VISION
Middlesex County College puts learning first and measures its success only by the success of its students.  All members of the College community contribute to student success.

MISSION
The mission of Middlesex County College is to provide access to an affordable, quality education for diverse students and to promote lifelong learning opportunities to strengthen the economic, social, and cultural life of the community.

GOALS 

 

  1. To provide an excellent education to students pursuing professional, academic and personal goals
  2. To foster knowledge, encourage self-awareness and support personal and intellectual growth
  3. To work collaboratively with private, public and corporate groups to respond to the changing needs of the community
  4. To offer access to education and resources that enriches the quality of life for the community
  5. To provide a variety of learning experiences to promote success

 

Approved: Board of Trustees
June 23, 1999
Revised: October 20, 2002 
Revised: 2009

 

 

ADMINISTRATION

Policy No. 3.1.0

Area:  Administration

Adopted:  December 20, 1966

Description:  College Seal

The Board of Trustees adopts the proposed design for the College Seal.

mcc-seal

 

Policy No.  3.3.0

Area:  Administration

Adopted:  April 21, 1981

Revised:  August 25, 1993

Revised:  November 28, 2007

Revised:  November 14, 2011

Revised: November 13, 2012

Description:  Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action

Middlesex County College is firmly committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action. The College will implement this policy to assure that the educational programs, activities, services, benefits and employment opportunities offered by the College are available to all persons, regardless of sex, race, creed, national origin, ancestry, nationality, color, marital status, civil union or domestic partnership status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity, age, handicap (and/or disability), service in the armed forces, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, genetic information, refusal to submit to genetic tests, or refusal to make available results of genetic tests, in accordance with State and Federal laws.

 

 

Policy No.  3.4.0

Area:  Administration

Adopted:  January 13, 1982

Revised in format only:  November 16, 2009

Description:  Archives Charter

Middlesex County College Archives is the sole and official archival agency of Middlesex County College.  Its purpose is to collect, secure, organize, preserve, and provide access to institutional records and other appropriate materials which document the history and activities of Middlesex County College by whatever resources available.

 

Policy No.  3.5.0-A (Supersedes 3.5.0)

Area:  Administration

Adopted: November 16, 2009

Revised:  November 14, 2011

Description:  Retail Services Corporation

Pursuant to the authority granted in the Public College Auxiliary Organization Act, N.J.S.A. 18A:64-26, et seq., (the "Act") the Board has previously established (3.5.0) the Middlesex County College Auxiliary Organization.

  1. Said organization has been operating as the Middlesex County College Retail Services Corporation (RSC).
  2. The Board of Directors of the RSC shall be composed as described in N.J.S.A. 18A:64-31 except that the citizen members shall be limited to five.
  3. The RSC shall continue to operate with all other powers and obligations provided for in the Act and its Certificate of Incorporation.

 

Policy No.  3.6.0

Area:  Administration

Adopted:  July 10, 1985

Revised:  November 16, 2009

Revised:  November 14, 2011

Description:  Indemnification

  1. The New Jersey Tort Claims Act, N.J.S.A. 59:1-1 permits indemnification of public employees by Middlesex County College.
  2. The Board of Trustees hereby provides indemnification to its college employees, officers, and members of the Board of Trustees as permitted by law.


Policy No.  3.7.0

Area:  Administration

Adopted:  February 17, 1987

Revised:  August 25, 1999

Revised  November 18, 2007

Revised:  November 16, 2009

Description:  Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment in any form is against the law and will not be tolerated by Middlesex County College.  The College is committed to the belief that all individuals who work at or attend the College have the right to enjoy an environment that is free of inappropriate conduct and communications based on the employee's or student's gender.

Middlesex County College opposes sexual harassment in any form, by any employee, student, or representative of the College, regardless of whether the victim or actor is male or female.  Such conduct will not be tolerated and this policy will be vigorously enforced.  Violation of this policy is a serious matter and will be dealt with accordingly.


Policy No.  3.8.0

Area:  Administration

Adopted:  November 28, 2007

Revised:  November 14, 2011

Revised: November 13, 2012

Description:  Harassment / Discrimination

Middlesex County College is committed to the belief that any employee, student, or representative of the College has the right to enjoy an environment that is free of bullying and inappropriate conduct or communications. The College opposes discrimination and harassment in any form on the basis of sex, race, creed, national origin, ancestry, nationality, color, marital status, civil union or domestic partnership status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity, age, handicap (and/or disability), service in the armed forces, atypical hereditary cellular blood trait, genetic information, refusal to submit to genetic tests, or refusal to make available results of genetic tests, whether by any employee or student of Middlesex County College, or by any other party dealing with the College. This policy will be vigorously enforced. Violation of this policy is a serious matter, and will be dealt with accordingly. 

 

Policy No.  3.9.0

Area:  Administration

Adopted:  March 17, 1987

Revised:  November 15, 2010

Revised:  November 13, 2012

Description:  Confidentiality of Library Records

 

Policy No.  3.10.0

Area:  Administration

Adopted:  June 16, 1990

Revised:  November 14, 2011

Description:  Use and Abuse of Drugs and Alcohol

Middlesex County College will make every effort to provide an environment that is free of the problems associated with the use and abuse of alcohol and controlled substances.  The abuse of such substances is inconsistent with the behavior expected of employees and subjects our students, other employees, and the College to unacceptable risks that would undermine the College's ability to operate effectively and efficiently.  Working while under the influence of alcohol or drugs can seriously affect job performance, as well as jeopardize the safety of that employee and other employees.  Noncompliance with this policy mayresult in disciplinary action.


Policy No.  3.11.0

Area:  Administration

Adopted:  June 22, 1994

Revised:  November 16, 2009

Revised:  November 14, 2011

Description: Diversity

Middlesex County College reaffirms its commitment to equal opportunity for students, faculty, staff, and other members of the college community; and renews its pledge to seek to maintain a community that promotes mutual respect and individuality.

MCC is committed to fostering a community in which a diverse student, faculty, and staff population can work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility, and respect for the rights and responsibilities of each individual.

As an academic institution, MCC welcomes the open exchange of ideas and opinions and cherishes each person's freedom of speech and expression within the campus.  The College seeks to continue fostering a civil and tolerant atmosphere which permits the reasonable expression of and debate about divergent beliefs and opinions.


Policy No.  3.12.0

Area:  Administration

Adopted:  September 28, 1994

Revised:  November 16, 2009

Revised:  November 13, 2012

Description:  AIDS Non-Discrimination


Policy No.  3.13.0

Area:  Administration

Adopted:  June 26, 2002

Revised and renumbered:  November 16, 2009

Revised:  November 14, 2011

Description:  Open Public Records Act 

Pursuant to the New Jersey Open Public Records Act, (OPRA) N.J.S.A. 47:1A-1, et seq., a Custodian of Government Records shall be appointed.

 

Policy No.  3.14.0

Area:  Administration

Adopted:  December 28, 1995

Revised:  November 16, 2009

Revised:  November 14, 2011

Description:  Conflict of Interest in Grant Supported Activities

Any parties engaged in the design, conduct, or reporting of research or educational activities supported by Federal, state or local funds, shall comply with applicable Federal, state and local statutes and regulations regarding conflict of interest and financial disclosure.


Policy No.  3.15.0

Area:  Administration

Adopted:  September 26, 2007

Description:  Institutional Review Board

The Board of Trustees of Middlesex County College authorizes the College administration to establish an Institutional Review Board ("IRB") charged with reviewing any College research activities.


Policy No.  3.16.0

Area:  Administration

Adopted:  November 16, 2009

Revised:  November 14, 2011

Description:  Acceptable Use of Computer Network, Resources and Facilities

Middlesex County College is firmly committed to providing a safe, secure and robust technology infrastructure for use by faculty, staff and students.  The College will implement Acceptable Use Guidelines to assure that technical infrastructure remains safe, secure, robust, and in compliance with applicable state and federal laws.

 

Policy No.  3.17.0

Area:  Administration

Adopted:  November 16, 2009

Description:  Procedures Developed Pursuant to Various Policies

  1. Many of the policies enunciated herein explicitly call for the development of related procedures.  For other policies there is an implicit need for procedures to fully implement the policy.
  2. The President is authorized to adopt and implement procedures to effectuate policies.
  3. All such procedures shall be accumulated in a Procedures Manual and shall refer to the policy to which it applies.

 

Policy No.  3.18.0

Area:  Administration

Adopted:  November 16, 2009

Revised:  November 13, 2012

Description:  Records Retention

Middlesex County College’s record retention program will be in compliance with N.J.S.A. 47:3-16 et seq., as well as any other federal and state statutes or regulations.

 

Policy No.  3.19.0

Area:  Administration

Adopted:  June 23, 2010

Description:  Smoking

Effective July 1, 2010, the smoking of tobacco products shall be prohibited in all locations owned, leased or otherwise utilized for College purposes and over which the College has control of the smoking policy.

Smoking at any Middlesex County College location is permitted only in an individual's vehicle.

 

Policy No.  3.20.0

Area:  Administration

Adopted:  October 27, 2010

Description:  Permission for Use of Alcohol on Campus

The President shall adopt procedures concerning the permitted use of alcohol on campus, in College controlled facilities, and at College events.

 

Policy No.  3.21.0

Area:  Administration

Adopted:  October 27, 2010

Revised:  November 14, 2011

Revised:  November 13, 2012

Description:  Health Information Privacy

Middlesex County College is firmly committed to full compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA – Public Law 104-919).

 

Policy No.  3.22.0

Area:  Administration

Adopted:  October 27, 2010

Description:  Facility Naming

The Board of Trustees recognizes the appropriateness and value of naming College facilities in recognition of those who have rendered extraordinary service to Middlesex County College by way of financial contributions or otherwise.

 

Policy No.  3.23.0

Area:  Administration

Adopted:  March 30, 2011

Revised:  November 14, 2011

Description:  Presidential Expense Review

The Board of Trustees of Middlesex County College appoints the Vice Chairman of the Board to review quarterly the expenses of the Office of the President, and to report such review.

Policy No. 3.24.0

Area:  Administration

Adopted:  October 24, 2012

Description:  Disabilities 

The College shall ensure that the provision of any and all public services are administered in compliance with all state and federal laws.  The College shall provide reasonable accommodations except where such accommodations would result in a fundamental alteration in the nature of the College’s services, programs or activities, impose an undue financial and administrative burden or may impose a threat to the health and safety of others.

 

Policy No.  3.25.0

Area: Administration

Adopted:   October 24, 2012

Description:  Consensual Relationships

Consensual romantic or dating relationships create an apparent or actual conflict of interest if one of the parties has the responsibility for supervision, evaluating or directing the other or has the power to influence the other person’s educational or employment status.  Therefore:

  1. No employee may report functionally or administratively to a person to whom he/she is engaged in a consensual dating or romantic relationship; and

  2. No instructor may teach or evaluate a person to whom he/she is engaged in a consensual dating or romantic relationship.



Policy No.  3.26.0

Area:  Administration

Adopted:  October 24, 2012

Description:  Supervision or Teaching of Relatives

To avoid any actual or apparent conflict of interest:

  1. No employee may report functionally or administratively to a relative. 

  2.  No instructor may teach or evaluate a relative.

 

Policy No. 3.27.0

Area:  Administration

Adopted:  October 24, 2012

Description:  Campus Demonstrations or Gatherings

Middlesex County College promotes intellectual inquiry and exchange in a respectful and civil manner.  The safety of all participants is of utmost importance and the College will not approve any demonstration that will disrupt the mission or orderly operation of the College.  Middlesex County College does not tolerate disruptive behavior at any event. 

 

 

HUMAN RESOURCES

Policy No. 4.1.0

Area: Human Resources

Adopted:  November 4, 1968

Revised: November 28, 2007

Description: Collective Bargaining - Faculty

The Board of Trustees recognizes the American Federation of Teachers, Local 1940 (AFL-CIO), as the collective bargaining unit for the full-time faculty.

The Board of Trustees recognizes the American Federation of Teachers, Local 6017 (AFL-CIO), as the collective bargaining unit for the part-time faculty.

 

Policy No. 4.2.0

Area: Human Resources

Adopted:  July 15, 1969

Revised: November 28, 2007

Description:  Collective Bargaining – Teamsters

The Board of Trustees recognizes Local #11, affiliated with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen and Helpers of America, as the collective bargaining unit for the custodians, warehouse, grounds, and maintenance employees.


Policy No. 4.3.0

Area: Human Resources

Adopted:  January 15, 1974

Revised: November 28, 2007

Revised:  November 14, 2011

Description:  Collective Bargaining – Technical/ Clerical

The Board of Trustees recognizes the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Local 2269, as the collective bargaining unit for the technical and clerical employees.


Policy No. 4.4.0

Area: Human Resources

Adopted:  May 16, 1972

Revised: November 28, 2007

Description:  Collective Bargaining – Police Officers

The Board of Trustees recognizes the Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 85, as the collective bargaining unit for the full-time commissioned police officers and sergeants.


Policy No. 4.5.0

Area: Human Resources

Adopted: June 30, 1980

Revised: November 28, 2007

Revised and renumbered:  November 16, 2009

Revised:  November 14, 2011

Description: Outside Employment

The Board of Trustees establishes the guidelines regarding outside employment by full-time employees:

A full-time employee may engage in outside employment only if the outside employment does not:

  1. Constitute a conflict of interest
  2. Occur at a time when the employee is expected to perform his or her primary work obligation at the College
  3. Diminish the employee's efficiency in performing his or her primary work obligation at the College

Policy No. 4.6.0

Area: Human Resources

Adopted:  December 21, 1976

Revised: November 28, 2007

Revised and renumbered: November 16, 2009

Revised:  November 14, 2011

Description:  Contracts for Professional Staff

The Board of Trustees has reviewed "The State and County College Tenure Act," N.J.S.A. 18A:60-6 et seq and has determined that it is in the best interest of the College to award one year contracts to members of the professional staff.


Policy No. 4.7.0

Area: Human Resources

Adopted: July 21, 1970
Revised: November 17, 1970

Revised and renumbered: November 16, 2009

Revised:  November 14, 2011

Description:  Police Officers

All police officers at the college shall be appointed pursuant to the terms of Chapter 211 of the Laws of 1970; and the College Administration shall file the necessary papers with the Edison Police department, as prescribed by the law, to implement this action.

 

 

Policy No. 4.8.0

Area: Human Resources

Adopted: March 24, 1965

Revised: November 28, 2007

Revised and renumbered:  November 16, 2009

Description:  Participation in New Jersey State Retirement System

To the extent permitted by law, employees shall be eligible to participate in the appropriate New Jersey State retirement system.


Policy No. 4.9.0

Area: Human Resources

Adopted: December 20, 1966

Revised: November 28, 2007

Renumbered:  November 16, 2009

Description:  Tuition – Employees and Dependents

Free tuition shall be extended to employees, and defined eligible dependents, pursuant to the various bargaining unit agreements and employee handbooks.

 

 

Policy No. 4.10.0

Area: Human Resources

Adopted: February 20, 1968

Revised: November 28, 2007

Revised and renumbered: November 16, 2009

Description:  Salary Reduction Agreements

The Vice President for Finance and Administration, acting as payroll certifying agent on behalf of the Board of Trustees, is directed to enter into employee salary reduction agreements.

 

 

Policy No. 4.11.0

Area: Human Resources

Adopted: December 16, 1980

Revised: November 28, 2007

Renumbered: November 16, 2009

Description:  Agreement to Provide Tax Sheltered Investment Opportunities

The administration is directed to enter into an agreement with State approved vendors to provide supplemental retirement annuities.  It is understood that the College will make no contribution to this program other than providing recordkeeping services in accordance with the agreement.  Employee contributions will be limited to that sum permitted pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A: 66-190.


 

Policy No. 4.12.0

Area: Human Resources

Adopted: December 21, 1982

Revised: November 28, 2007

Renumbered: November 16, 2009

Description:  Employee Exchange Agreements

In support of its commitments to provide opportunities for revitalization and renewal of its faculty and staff, and to provide alternative means for staff development, the Board of Trustees may provide for the implementation of a program for employee exchanges.


 

Policy No. 4.13.0

Area: Human Resources

Adopted: July 28, 1993

Revised: November 28, 2007

Revised and renumbered: November 16, 2009

Revised:  November 14, 2011

Description:  Family and Medical Leave Act

In compliance with all federal and state laws, the Board of Trustees authorizes the establishment of a comprehensive State and Federal Family and Medical Leave Act Program for eligible College employees.


 

Policy No. 4.14.0

Area: Human Resources

Adopted: July 21, 1970

Revised: November 28, 2007

Renumbered: November 16, 2009

Description:  Side Arms

Members of the Police Department shall carry side arms at the discretion of the President, provided that only those who are graduates of the training course supported by the New Jersey Police Training Commission be authorized to carry side arms, and provided also that all statutes applicable to the carrying of side arms be complied with.


 

Policy No. 4.15.0

Area: Human Resources

Adopted: November 16, 2009

Revised:  November 14, 2011

Description:  Whistleblower Policy

All employees and students are encouraged to act in good faith to report suspected or actual wrongful conduct.  The College is committed to protecting individuals from interference with making a protected disclosure and from retaliation for having made a protected disclosure or for having refused an illegal order as defined in the procedure implemented to effectuate this policy pursuant to N.J.S.A. 34:19-3.


Policy No. 4.16.0

Area:  Board of Trustees

Adopted:  November 16, 2009

Description:  Presidential Search

When there is vacancy, or the Board anticipates a vacancy, in the Office of the College President, the Board shall appoint a presidential search committee consistent with procedures promulgated by the Board.

 

Policy No.  4.17.0

Area:  Human Resources

Adopted:  May 26, 2010

Revised:  November 14, 2011

Description:  Eligibility Requirements for Health Coverage

 

No employee shall be eligible to participate in either the Middlesex County joint Health Insurance Fund ("JHIF") or any other College sponsored health plan unless the hours of their work are fixed at a minimum of 35 hours per week.  Part-time employees who periodically exceed 35 hours are not, because of that, eligible for participation in JHIF or any other College sponsored health plan.

 

FINANCE

Policy No. 5.1.0

Area: Finance

Adopted: June 25, 1974

Revised:  November 16, 2009

Description: Investment of Funds

Available College funds will be invested in such a manner as to secure the highest interest rates for periods of time consistent with demands on these funds for College operations.

Investments shall be in accordance with regulations and statutes issued by the State of New Jersey, N.J.S.A. 17:9-41 et seq.

 

Policy No. 5.2.0

Area: Finance

Adopted: February 20, 1973

Revised:  November 16, 2009

Description: Commercial Operation on Campus

All rights to sell, or offer to sell, goods or services at retail on the Middlesex County College campus are hereby reserved to Middlesex County College Retail Services Corporation, subject to the terms and conditions of any agreement between the Board of Trustees and Middlesex County College Retail Services Corporation.

The financial activities of Middlesex County College Retail Services Corporation shall be audited and reported in accordance with the standards and guidance of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

 


Policy No. 5.3.0

Area: Finance

Adopted: April 12, 1973

Revised:  July 19, 1983

Revised and renumbered:  November 16, 2009

Revised:  November 14, 2011

Description: Tuition – Senior Citizens of Middlesex County

Middlesex County residents who are 65 years or older may register for certain courses on a space-available basis and have the tuition and late registration fees waived.


Policy No. 5.5.0

Area: Finance

Adopted: September 20, 1983

Revised and renumbered:  November 16, 2009

Description: Imprest Cash Fund

Imprest Cash funds can be used for the efficient purchase of goods and services in an amount not to exceed $100.


Policy No. 5.6.0

Area: Finance

Adopted: November 6, 1978

Revised:  1983, 85, 87, 89, 91

June 23, 1993

March 1, 2002

Revised and renumbered: November 16, 2009

Revised:  November 14, 2011

Description: Purchasing

Purchasing processes will be in conformity with the terms and requirements of the County College Purchasing Law, N.J.S.A. 18A:64A-25.1 et seq.

 

Policy No. 5.7.0

Area: Finance

Adopted: January 4, 1979

Revised:  March 26, 2003

Revised and renumbered:  November 16, 2009

Description: Campus Housing

President's Residence – The campus residence at 105 Hof Road is designated as the residence of the President.  This house is constructed to accommodate the personal living requirements of the President, as well as events to maintain communication with campus personnel, the Board of Trustees, and community support and related groups.  Tenancy of the President's residence is a condition of employment, provided rent-free, and includes utilities and maintenance of house and grounds as specified in the President's employment contract.

Director of Facilities Maintenance – A campus residence will be provided at a reduced rate to the director of Facilities Maintenance in recognition of the fact that this individual is on call 24 hours per day in the event of emergency.

Other Campus Residences – The remaining campus residences may be rented at fair market value, with preference given to College full-time employees.  The college administration may determine that one or more of these other campus residences be kept vacant or used for lawful non-residential purposes.

 

Policy No. 5.8.0

Area: Finance

Adopted: November 16, 2009

Revised:  November 14, 2011

Description: Change Order for Construction Contracts

Change orders on Board approved contracts for $1,000,000 or more for the construction, reconstruction, alteration, repair or improvement of buildings and infrastructure ("construction contract") must be approved by the Board of Trustees.

As timing of change order approvals may affect progress of the construction contract, a change order in an amount less than $50,000 may be approved by the Chair of the Facilities Committee of the Board of Trustees.  In addition, a change order in an amount less than $5,000 may be approved by the Executive Director of Facilities Management.

Any change order authorized by the Chair of the Facilities Committee of the Board of Trustees or the Executive Director of Facilities Management shall be presented to the Board of Trustees for ratification at its next scheduled meeting.

 

Policy No. 5.9.0

Area: Finance

Adopted: November 16, 2009

Description: Chargeback Eligibility

A student attending Middlesex County College on a chargeback basis because his/her local county college does not offer a particular program of study shall be permitted to register for and attend, on a chargeback basis, all course work necessary to satisfy the requirements of such a program of study.  This requirement shall apply whether or not any portion of that course work is offered at the student's local community college.  Determining chargeback eligibility shall be in accordance with regulations and statutes issued by the State of New Jersey.


Policy No. 5.10.0

Area: Finance

Adopted: November 16, 2009

Revised:  November 14, 2011

Revised:  November 13, 2012

Description: Student Scholarships and Loans

In accordance with federal and state law, the Scholarship Office is authorized to develop comprehensive plans and processes for the obtaining, evaluating, and awarding student financial aid, grants, and scholarships.

The President shall determine in which programs the College will participate.

 

Policy No. 5.11.0

Area: Finance

Adopted: November 16, 2009

Revised:  November 14, 2011

Description: Payment of Tuition and Fees

The President is authorized to establish a deferred payment plan.


Policy No. 5.12.0

Area: Finance

Adopted: November 16, 2009

Description: Disposal of College Property

The disposal of college property shall comply with applicable statutes (N.J.S.A. 18A:64A-12 and N.J.S.A. 18A:64A-25.27).

 

Policy No. 5.13.0

Area: Finance

Adopted: November 16, 2009

Revised:  November 14, 2011

Description: Grants and Special Contracts

Grants and special contracts are pursued to further the mission of the college.


Policy No. 5.14.0

Area: Finance

Adopted: November 16, 2009

Description: Business Functions

The President is responsible to the Board of Trustees for the proper conduct of all business functions of the College.  The authority to supervise these functions is delegated to the Vice President for Finance and Administration, who will be designated as the Chief Financial Officer of the College.

 

Policy No.  5.15.0

Area:  Student Affairs

Adopted:  March 15, 1966

Revised and Renumbered:  November 15, 2010

Revised:  November 14, 2011

Description:  Malpractice Insurance – Allied Health Credit and Non-Credit

Students enrolled in all allied health curricula are required to have malpractice insurance.  Such insurance must be obtained through the College.

 

Policy No.  5.16.0

Area:  Student Affairs

Adopted:  March 15, 1966

Revised:  April 23, 2003

Revised and Renumbered:  November 15, 2010

Revised:  November 14, 2011

Description:  Health Insurance Fee

Middlesex County College is mandated under the provisions of N.J.S.A. 18A:62-15 to provide student health insurance coverage to full-time students not otherwise covered by health insurance.

 

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

Policy No. 6.1.0

Area:  Administration

Adopted:  September 14, 1970

Revised:  November 16, 2009

Renumbered:  November 15, 2010

Description:  Academic Freedom

Faculty members shall have the freedom within their subject area to report the truth as they see it in the classroom, and to report the truth as they see it in the reports of research activities.  There shall be no restraints which would impair the faculty member's ability to present their subject matter in this context.

The College adopts the 1940 Statement of Principles on Academic Freedom and Tenure (as amended) promulgated by the American Association of University Professors.


Policy No.  6.2.0

Area:  Academic Affairs

Adopted:  April 20, 1976

Revised:  October 25, 1995

Revised:  April 23, 2003

Revised:  June 25, 2003

Revised:  November 15, 2010

Description:  Degree and Certificate Requirements

The College is authorized to award degrees of Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in Applied Science, and Associate in Fine Arts, and to award certificates to students who have successfully completed the curriculum requirements of approved programs, including general education, as established by the Board of Trustees and as periodically modified through the academic approval process.


Policy No.  6.3.0

Area:  Academic Affairs

Adopted:  May 18, 1982

Revised:  November 15, 2010

Description:  Honorary Degree Associate Degree in Humane Letters

The Board of Trustees authorizes the establishment of an Associate degree in Humane Letters to be awarded when deemed appropriate by the Board.


Policy No.  6.4.0

Area:  Academic Affairs

Adopted:  December 13, 1982

Revised:  November 15, 2010

Description:  Library Collection

The materials collection, whether in print or electronic media, shall be designed primarily to support the academic programs authorized by the Board of Trustees, including non-credit offerings.  Access on-site to materials will be allowed to those who are not students, faculty, or other employees of the College to the extent that it does not impact the use by the College community.

 

 

STUDENT AFFAIRS

Policy No.  7.1.0

Area:  Student Affairs

Adopted:  October 17, 1972

Revised:  November 20, 1979

Revised:  April 23, 2003

Revised and Renumbered:  November 15, 2010

Revised:  November 14, 2011

Description:  Tuition and Fee Rates

The Board of Trustees requires that the schedules of tuition and fees for In-County and Out-of-County residents be approved.


Policy No.  7.2.0

Area:  Student Affairs

Adopted:  December 19, 1972

Revised:  May 21, 1974

Revised:  August 19, 1975

Revised:  October 2, 1979

Revised and Renumbered:  November 15, 2010

Description:  Code of Student Conduct

The President shall cause to be developed a code of student conduct and related procedures.

 

Policy No.  7.3.0

Area:  Student Affairs

Adopted:  April 19, 1966

Revised March 16, 1976

Revised June 28, 1995

Revised and Renumbered:  November 15, 2010

Revised:  November 14, 2011

Description:  Admissions

The President shall cause to be developed admissions regulations and procedures that are consistent with the College's vision and mission.  Admission to some programs may be on a selective basis.  Overall enrollment may be limiteddue to insufficient funds or other resources.


Policy No.  7.4.0

Area:  Student Affairs

Adopted:  October 21, 1981

Revised and Renumbered:  November 15, 2010 

Revised:  November 14, 2011

Description:  Student Privacy Rights

Middlesex County College is firmly committed to full compliance with The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99), and other applicable federal and / or state privacy laws.

 

Policy No.  7.5.0

Area:  Student Affairs

Adopted:  October 27, 2010

Description:  Financial Aid

The President shall cause to be developed a comprehensive program of financial aid services for students.  He/she shall determine in which programs the College will participate.

  

COLLEGE FOUNDATION

Policy No.  8.1 .0

Area:  College Foundation

Adopted:  December 21, 1965

Revised:  January 18, 1966

Revised:  November 16, 2009

Description:  Middlesex County College Foundation, Inc.

Middlesex County College Foundation, Inc. is the primary fundraising arm for the College.

Revised: November 14, 2011