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2017 2018 GCC Student Handbook GatewayCT.edu

ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2017 2018 Fall 2017 August 25 August 28 August 29 September 2 4 September 5 October 17 October 21 November 3 November 10 November 22 November 23 November 26 December 11 December 1

20 Church Street New Haven, CT 06510 GatewayCT.edu An institution of Connecticut State Colleges Universities Mission Statement Gateway Community College offers high quality instruction and comprehe

A Letter From the President I am pleased to welcome you to Gateway Community College GCC. Within these pages you will find a wealth of information about student life, campus policies and procedures, a

A Letter From the Dean of Student Affairs Dear Student The faculty and staff of Gateway Community College congratulate and welcome you as a student. You have made a wise choice in coming to this highl

GATEWAY COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENT HANDBOOK TABLE OF CONTENTS INDEX PART I PART II PART III COLLEGE TELEPHONE DIRECTORY STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES STUDENT ACTIVITIES LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS PART IV PART V

INDEX Academic Planning Advising ..................................................... 8 Academic Calendar 20162017 ................................................ IFC Affirmative Action ...........

Registrar ........................................................................................ 19 Security ........................................................................................

PART I TELEPHONE DIRECTORY Toll Free College Number ...... 18003907723 College Web Address .............. GatewayCT.edu General Information .................... 2032852000 Administration and College S

PART II STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES ACADEMIC PLANNING ADVISING ROOM N213 2032852090 Counseling Student Success Center Academic Advising is an integral part of the college experience. It is a collaborat

BOOKSTORE ROOM N109 2038655614 The bookstore carries all course textbooks, reading materials, art and science supplies, notebooks school supplies, sundries, snacks, clothing, gifts and other items. Th

Placement Testing In its committment to an open admissions policy, the college welcomes students with different levels of academic preparation. The college believes that proper preparation and course

economic stability. The Center for Working Students has the capacity to provide prescreening for public benefits. Financial ServicesAsset Building supports intervene when students experience a financ

Your Office 365 Account Includes Free Exchange Online the student email account, and will be the official communication channel between the student and the campus. Mobile Settings IPadIPhone Setting

Kiosks The student service area features more than 50 selfhelp kiosks that are designed to assist students in retrieving their campus related information. These kiosks are located throughout the Stude

website httpsupportcenter.edu NetIDindex.asp If you still have problems, call 2032852040 for assistance. Security Question The security question is a feature introduced to ensure that only the authori

Meet with a counselorprogram coordinator at least, once per academic semester to make sure that you are fulfilling major requirements and enrolling in courses transferable to your selected collegeuni

FINANCIAL AID Room N215 203 2852030 Gateway Community College is committed to providing access to higher education by minimizing economic barriers. The College provides several options for financial a

on sexual orientation, womens health, sexual orientation and identity. LIBRARY LEARNING COMMONS ROOM L200 2032852057 Homepage httpwww.gatewayct. edulibraryhome Text Us 2032128329 Email librarygateway

Instruction classes and library workshops. Electronic Devices Graphing Calculators, Kindle and Nook may be borrowed for a designated period. IPads can only be used in the library. Proper identificatio

career options. Conduct and Care allows students to interact with any student conduct information they may have. Disability Services allows students to request appropriate academic adjustments and upl

encourages you to identify yourself to our office even if you do not use any other adjustmentsauxiliary aids. By registering with the SAS office we can better assist you in the event of an elevator ma

standing to receive V.A. benefits. A student whose Combined Academic Standing indicates suspension is academically ineligible to receive V.A. educational benefits. Benefits will resume when the studen

PART III STUDENT ACTIVITIES THE OFFICE OF STUDENT ACTIVITIES Along with its formal academic life, Gateway Community College facilitates a wide variety of social, cultural and special activities that e

societies and academic student disruption of the educational organizations, are subject to purpose of the institution cannot College policies, regulations, and will not be permitted. and guidelines as

11. A current Constitution and a current roster of officers, general members and Advisors must be submitted once each semester. 12. All student organizations must submit meeting minutes to the Office

be submitted to the President of the SGA. 5. Upon submitting your Constitution to the president of the Student Government Association, make an appointment to present your organizations Constitution fo

ORGANIZING EVENTS General Policy for Organizing Student Events Student organizations at Gateway Community College are free to organize activities for the student body. Student Activities is the only e

Fundraising Events Solicitations, Drives, and Sales On occasion, student organizations will wish to hold a fundraiser to supplement their organizational costs. All fundraisers must be approved and sch

Supervisory Responsibilities of College Representatives for Student ActivitiesDay Trips No less than two College Representatives are required for any student organization sponsored bus trip. Every at

Travel Authorization must be completed prior to travel arrangements and registration due date BOT Activity Waiver Form SGA Conference Travel Contract prior to payment of registration, hotel and fli

behalf of the club. Upon approval, the club may proceed with event planning. This may include catering request, transportation, ticketing needs and costs, room set up, College Representative, publici

ADVERTISING COPYRIGHT POLICIES Use of the College Name No organization may use the name, sponsorship or facilities of Gateway Community College unless the organization is an approved College organiza

right to refuse requests for posting of information by nonCollege related organizations, private individuals, groups, etc. 1. All posters, flyers, banners, etc. must be approved and stamped by the Off

12. Easel displays may be exhibited in each of the three lobbies for up to 7 days to promote an activity or function of the college. Due to fire code and the high traffic, only one easel will be permi

Student Activity Fund monies are prohibited for the use of purchasing alcohol, items for organization use only, rental of cars for personal use and to purchase food for private meetingsparties. Items

Student Activities, where you may obtain a Student Organization Fundraising Event Revenue Deposit Form. In order to use raised monies for charitable means, clubs must utilize the Student Activity Fund

The Student Activity Fund will be broken down utilizing a scale based on percentages for the following line items Student Government Association to be set aside for the SGA conference and programming

FINANCE COMMITTEE General Information Student Government Association funds should provide students with a means for intellectual, cultural and social development on campus. The Finance Committee is a

Committee to consider a request All organizations planning to appear before the Finance Committee for monetary requests, must submit a copy of the request to the SGA Treasurer and a copy to the Direct

2. A club officer must fill out the conference travel and 10 weeks for Student Activity Fund Payment out of state conference travel Student Request Form Activity Fund Payment Requests. 3. The Student

7. All purchases are to be completed 5. PSAs requiring deposits are usually not allowed, with some through the College Purchasing exceptions after meeting with the Office after submitting appropriate

Equipment Purchases Purchasing equipment with Student Government Association funds places the responsibility for the respective equipment with the organization that bought the items however, Student G

PLEASE NOTE If remaining monies and receipts are not turned over to the Office of Student Activities within 2 business days of Petty Cash advance, organizational funds may be frozen for up to one year

d. Required to attend the conference due to their respective leadership position. Threefourths 34 of a clubs membership must be present to vote on which members will attend a conference or c

A written or verbal report of the convention and an attendance list must be presented to the Student Government Association no later than two weeks after the conference. All participants must fill o

Student Government Association Constitution Adopted January 2005 Preamble We the students of Gateway Community College, in order to form a democratic, efficient and responsible Student Government to r

Section 3. The term of office for all officers is one 1 year. The President may serve only one 1 term. The other Executive Officers may hold the same position more than once pending reelection to that

F. Catalogue Club Minutes. G. Be available to students during office hours. Section 4. Duties of the Treasurer A. Work in conjunction with the Office of Student Activities and Leadership to maintain r

various policies and regulations of the College. E. Liaison To serve as a liaison between the organization and the faculty, staff, and administration of the college. F. Evaluation To provide the Presi

Section 4. Procedure for picking up checks from the Business Office A. The only persons authorized to pick up checks from the Business Office are the SGA Executive Board members, Director of Student A

B. The proposed amendment must be accompanied by a petition with the signatures of no less than 5 of the entire student body to establish support for ratification and submitted to the SGA Executive Bo

Administration to represent Community College, and must be student affairs issues. in good standing with the college. 2 There shall be one 1 Senator C. All elected officers must meet for the Campus Ac

F. There will be a transitional B. Each Official Organization period of two 2 weeks from Representative will have one vote May 1st to May 14th to acquaint on any and all legislative matters. the newly

A. There will be one 1 week of campaigning in lieu of the usual two 2 week campaigning. Section 3. Quorum A. Quorum shall consist of fifty 50 percent plus one of the Executive Council of the SGA. B. Q

confirmed with a majority vote of Government Association with the exception of the GCC Foundation the Executive Council. which the SGA President sits on as a Section 3. voting member. Campus Activitie

that it meets the necessary requirements. G. If the minimum requirements are met, the application will be submitted to the voting body of the SGA for consideration and a vote. H. Clubs and Organizatio

PART IV STUDENT RIGHTS SR AFFIRMATIVE ACTION Gateway Community College is an academic unit of the Connecticut State Colleges Universities System. The administration is charged with a responsibility t

Each College President shall designate an individual responsible for coordination, delivery, and evaluation of the college AIDS education program. A committee representative of the college community s

FERPA permits disclosure without consent to school officials with legitimate educational interests. A 2. The right to request school official includes but is not amendment of an education limited to t

amount or conditions of the financial aid, or to enforce the terms and conditions of the aid To certain officials of the U.S. Department of Education, the Comptroller General, to state and loc

to people with disabilities since it aims to increase every students access to those valued experiences, activities, and roles. Improving access for students and employees means removing existing phys

with under the employee affirmative action grievance procedures and the student grievance and disciplinary procedures. Each college will provide a comprehensive educational program designed to foster

STATEMENT OF STUDENT RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS In June 1967, a joint committee, comprised of representatives from the American Association of University Professors, U.S. National Student Association, and ot

defined in Section 46A608 of the Connecticut General Statutes. Further, the system will not discriminate against any person on the grounds of political beliefs or veteran status. Students are entitled

c. In the case of a grievance against a Dean, the grievance shall be filed with the President. The President may accept or reject the recommendation, or direct such further investigation as he or she

STEPS 1 2 require verification of completion i.e.,signatures or email correspondence from the instructor andor Department ChairDivision Director prior to proceeding to STEP 3 Step 3 If the grade issu

PART V STUDENT CONDUCT, CIVILITY COLLEGE GUIDELINES What is Civility Freedom to teach and freedom to learn are inseparable facets of academic freedom. The freedom to learn depends upon appropriate op

STUDENT CODE OF CONDUCT Preamble Academic institutions exist for the transmission of knowledge, the pursuit of truth, the development of students, and the general wellbeing of society. In line with th

Application, distribution, and administration of the Student Code of Conduct 1. Application of the Student Code The Student Code shall apply to the four Connecticut State Universities, the twelve Comm

must be aware that, as citizens, they are subject to all federal and state laws in addition to all CSCU regulations governing student conduct and responsibilities. Students do not relinquish their rig

of a sexual nature when submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of an individuals education submission to or rejection of such conduct by an individual i

results from 1 sexual assault, Prostituting another as defined in Section 5 above person 2 sexual assault in a spousal Nonconsensual visual or cohabiting relationship 3 e.g., video, photograph domes

without a partners knowledge or permitting others to view or listen to such video or audio tapes without a partners knowledge and consent. Publicizing or threatening to publicize such records will als

19. Use, possession or distribution of firearms, ammunition for firearms, other weapons or dangerous instruments, facsimiles of weapons or firearms, fireworks, explosives 14. Unauthorized possession,

duties andor failure to identify oneself to these persons when requested to do so. 24. Conduct that violates published BORCSCU policies, rules, and regulations, including, but not limited to, residenc

prior to, andor during the course of the disciplinary proceeding h. Failure to comply with the sanctions imposed under the Student Code and i. Influencing or attempting to influence another person to

any, and any sanction imposed against the accused student. 6. The reported victim shall have the same right to request a review of the decision of the Hearing Body appeal rights in the same manner and

either the Universities or Charter Oak State College. This is due to the environmental, cultural and administrative differences within the types of the institutions comprising CSCU. Procedures for add

soon as possible, normally within ten 10 calendar days from the date the interim suspension was imposed. The decision of the Dean regarding an interim suspension shall be final. 3. Following the impos

be appointed by the Office b. if the Office appoints an impartial panel, to have a Student on the panel if requested by the Student c. to appear in person and to have an advisor who not shall attend a

justify the decision andor c. the sanctions imposed was were disproportionate to the seriousness of the violation 11. Decisions under this procedure shall be made only by the college officials indicat

of sexual misconduct and relationship violence. The BOR strongly encourages the reporting of sexual misconduct, including sexual harassment, sexual assault and intimate partner violence, as an effecti

Confidential resources, such as off campus counseling and psychological services, health services providers, members of the clergy, and the local Sexual Assault Crisis Center are bound by state statut

shall create and provide information specific to its campus detailing the procedures to follow after the commission of such violence, including people or agencies to contact for reporting purposes or

The president has designated the Dean of Student Affairs to implement this policy. Students should contact the office for more information. Sexual Misconduct Stalking and Intimate Partner Violence Stu

Procedures for Dealing with Classroom Disruption The classroom is a small vital community devoted to teaching and learning. Instructors run their classes for everyones benefit and have the right to ex

have a pervasive effect upon many segments of society all socioeconomic groups, all age levels, and even the unborn, Education and learning are especially impaired by alcohol abuse and illicit drug u

4. 5. This policy shall be published in all college catalogs, faculty and staff manuals, and other appropriate literature. Failure to comply with this policy will result in invocation of the appropr

HOVER BOARDS ON CAMPUS Due to safety concerns about both fire and rider safety, hover boards shall not be allowed to be either charged, operated or stored on CSCU campuses. This prohibition is consist

Policy Authority This policy is issued by the Board of Regents for Higher Education for the Connecticut State Colleges Universities. Definitions Knowledge of the following definition is important to

strain on IT resources such as downloading large files, unless prior authorization from the appropriate ConnSCU authority as determined by the institution is given Use ConnSCU IT resources for unauth

PART VI SECURITY Gateway Community College complies with the State of Connecticuts Campus Safety Act, Public Act 90259, which mandates the annual publication of a Uniform Campus Crime Report, and esta

COLLEGE IDENTIFICATION CARD ROOM N008 College ID Center Each student, faculty and staff member must obtain a Gateway Community College issued photo identification card. The photo identification card m

NonCredit CCE Students parking access will begin the first day of the course and end the last day of course for which they have registered Faculty Staff parking access is granted based on active em

any controlled substance on the College campus or off the College campus at a Collegesponsored activity, function, or event. Use or possession of a drug authorized by a medical prescription from a reg

Security Stations Downtown Campus Campus security station is located on the first floor of the North Building N105. All off street entrances have Security Stations. Security will patrol North and Sout

PART VII APPENDICES APPENDIX A PERSONNEL Chief Administrative Officers President. Interim .....................................................Paul Broadie II, Ph.D. Dean of Academic Affairs .........

APPENDIX B WHERE TO GO FOR ASSISTANCE Obtain information regarding Academic Problems Academic Programs Books and Supplies Career Planning Change AddressName Change of Major Change of Schedule Childcar

Academic A airs airs N321 Academic A N321 Academic Planning Advising Academic Planning Advising N206 N206 Admissions N207 Admissions N207 Allied Health S405S405 Allied Health Art Gallery S101S101 Ar

George St. S. ENTRANCE Academic AffairsAdvising N321 Academic N208 Academic Planning Affairs N206N321 N207 Academic Planning Advising N206 Admissions Academic Planning Advising N207N206 S405 Admiss

2017 AUGUST MONTHLY GOALS ................................. ................................ ................................ ................................ ................................ ........

WEDNESDAY 2 3 THURSDAY 4 FRIDAY 5 SATURDAY 9 10 11 12 16 17 18 19 23 High School Partnership 14 24 25 Semester Begins 26 30 31 NOTES ................................................

2017 SEPTEMBER MONTHLY GOALS ................................. ................................ ................................ ................................ ................................ .....

WEDNESDAY THURSDAY 1 s FRIDAY 2 SATURDAY Labor Day Recess COLLEGE CLOSED 6 7 8 Last Day to drop a class Inperson 50tuition refund 9 13 14 15 16 20 21 22 First day to apply for Fall 2017

2017 OCTOBER MONTHLY GOALS ................................. ................................ ................................ ................................ ................................ .......

WEDNESDAY 4 5 THURSDAY 6 FRIDAY 7 SATURDAY 11 12 13 14 18 19 20 21 MidTerm Deficiency Reports Due from Faculty 25 26 27 28 NOTES ......................................................

2017 NOVEMBER MONTHLY GOALS ................................. ................................ ................................ ................................ ................................ ......

WEDNESDAY 1 2 THURSDAY 3 Online Registration begins Spring 2018 at 600 am FRIDAY 4 Last Day to Make Up Incomplete Grades from Spring 2016 SATURDAY 8 9 10 Last day to apply for Fall 2017 Graduati

2017 DECEMBER MONTHLY GOALS ................................. ................................ ................................ ................................ ................................ ......

WEDNESDAY THURSDAY 1 FRIDAY 2 SATURDAY 6 Reading Day 7 Reading Day 8 Reading Day First day to apply for May 2018 Graduation 9 13 Final Examinations 14 Final Examinations 15 Final Examination

2018 JANUARY MONTHLY GOALS ................................. ................................ ................................ ................................ ................................ .......

WEDNESDAY 3 4 THURSDAY 5 FRIDAY 6 SATURDAY 10 11 12 13 17 First day of Spring Semester Classes Begin 18 19 20 24 Last Day to Add Classes 25 26 27 31 NOTES ...........................

2018 FEBRUARY MONTHLY GOALS ................................. ................................ ................................ ................................ ................................ ......

WEDNESDAY 1 THURSDAY 2 FRIDAY 3 SATURDAY 7 8 9 10 14 15 16 Presidents Day Recess COLLEGE CLOSED 17 Presidents Day Recess COLLEGE CLOSED 21 22 23 24 28 NOTES .........................

2018 MARCH MONTHLY GOALS ................................. ................................ ................................ ................................ ................................ .........

WEDNESDAY 1 THURSDAY 2 FRIDAY 3 SATURDAY 7 8 9 MidTerm Dificiency Reports Due from Faculty First day to apply for MY 2018 Graduation 10 14 Spring Recess NO CLASSES 15 Spring Recess NO CLASSES

2018 APRIL MONTHLY GOALS ................................. ................................ ................................ ................................ ................................ .........

WEDNESDAY 4 5 THURSDAY 6 FRIDAY 7 SATURDAY 11 12 13 14 18 19 20 21 25 26 27 28 NOTES ..................................................................................................

2018 MAY MONTHLY GOALS ................................. ................................ ................................ ................................ ................................ ...........

WEDNESDAY 2 Reading Day THURSDAY 3 4 FRIDAY 5 SATURDAY Last Day of Classes 9 Final Examinations 10 Final Examinations 11 Final Examinations 12 Final Examinations 16 17 Graduation 18 19 23

2018 JUNE MONTHLY GOALS ................................. ................................ ................................ ................................ ................................ ..........

WEDNESDAY THURSDAY 1 FRIDAY 2 Spring Semester Ends SATURDAY 6 7 8 9 13 14 15 16 20 21 22 23 27 28 29 30 NOTES .....................................................................

2018 JULY MONTHLY GOALS ................................. ................................ ................................ ................................ ................................ ..........

WEDNESDAY 4 5 THURSDAY 6 FRIDAY 7 SATURDAY 11 12 13 14 18 19 20 21 25 26 27 28 NOTES ..................................................................................................

2018 AUGUST MONTHLY GOALS ................................. ................................ ................................ ................................ ................................ ........

WEDNESDAY 1 2 THURSDAY 3 FRIDAY 4 SATURDAY 8 9 10 11 15 16 17 18 22 23 24 25 29 30 31 NOTES ........................................................................................

REGISTRARS OFFICE IMPORTANT DATES FALL 2017 Last Day for 100 Tuition Refund In person Last Day for 100 Tuition Refund Online Classes begin Last Day to Add a Class Last Day for 50 Tuition Refund In

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