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Admissions of Persons with Prior Felony Convictions or Disciplinary Dismissals
The State University of New York (University) policy requires applicants for admission to report whether they have been convicted of a felony or have been dismissed from an institution of higher education for disciplinary reasons. Applications from such c

Academic Probation and Dismissal at the Undergraduate Level
Academic performance problems can lead to probation and/or dismissal based on the Collegeís rules for satisfactory performance.

Adding, Dropping and Withdrawing from Courses
This link addresses policies that have to do with adding, dropping and withdrawing from courses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Affirmative Action Compliance
The State University of New York College at Brockport does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or status as a Vietnam-era or disabled veteran, in admission, employm

Affirming Enrollment/Accepting Financial Responsibility
Students must acknowledge financial responsibility in order to remain enrolled in courses.

Allowable Credit Loads (Undergraduate)
This policy refers to the maximum credit load allowed for undergraduate students in a semester based on Academic Class.

Appeals of SUNY to SUNY Transfer Course Equivalency
Students have the right to appeal Brockport decisions on award of transfer equivalency for lower-division courses recently taken at other SUNY units.

Appeals of the Withdrawal Policy
Students can appeal the department chairís decision not to allow a withdrawal from a course.

Assessment of Professional Dispositions for Teacher Education Candidates
Professional disposition transgression by a teacher candidate may lead to remediation or program dismissal based on the Professional Education Councilís assessment of candidate performance.

Attendance Policy
College faculty value regular attendance in all classes as explained in this policy on attendance.

Attendance Policy Appeal Process
Under certain conditions, students can appeal a faculty decision on enforcement of the attendance policy.

Biennial Review of High-Risk Drinking and Substance Abuse Prevention
This report contains a comprehensive analysis of the Collegeís alcohol and drug prevention program, including policy and enforcement and fulfills the requirements of the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act.

Billing Statements (Billing, Refunds, Collection, Write-offs Policy for Tuition, Fees, Other Charges)
The College at Brockport will generate billing notification to students with an outstanding balance of $5 or more.

Campus Life Event Policy
Policy for programming events on campus.

Campus Safety Report (Clery Act and Campus Crime Statistics)
Important campus safety and security issues including crime prevention and reporting information, University Police responsibilities and recent crime statistics required by the Clery Act.

Code of Student Conduct
The Code of Student Conduct states the behavioral expectations and standards of conduct for all students. Rules pertain to the actions of individuals as well as student clubs, organizations and/or groups.

Collection of Delinquent Accounts - External Agency and Attorney General
Delinquent student debt is subject to referral to an external collection agency and/or the New York State Attorney General.

College Policy on Student Organization Affiliation
This college policy informs students of disciplinary action that may occur with affiliation with any organization or group that has had its College recognition withdrawn.

Credit Loads for Non-matriculated Students (Undergraduate)
This policy refers to the credit load limits allowed for non-matriculated students.

Credit Loads in Summer Sessions
This policy refers to credit load totals allowed in Summer Sessions.

Declaring a Major or Minor
This policy describes how to declare a major, second major, or minor.

Determination of Academic Class at the Undergraduate Level
This policy describes what your class status is based on the number of credits completed. It is important to note that a studentís class standing at any point is based only on the number of credits completed, and does not include those in progress.

Disability Accommodation Appeals
Students as well as faculty have the right to protest the decisions of the Section 504 Coordinator in regard to academic accommodations using established appeal procedures.

Dismissals without Probation for Undergraduate Students in their First Semester
Students with very poor performance in their first semester at the College can be academically dismissed without a probationary semester.

Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act
This policy provides information on the Collegeís compliance with the regulations set forth by the Drug-free Schools and Communities Act concerning alcohol and drug prevention services, program and policies and publication of the Biennial Review. In addit

Earning Credit
Failure to earn credits will cause a studentís status to become inactive.

Email and Network Policy
This policy informs the college community of the email and network rules and regulations.

Equity in Athletics
This act requires co-educational institutions of postsecondary education that participate in a Title IV federal student financial assistance program and have an intercollegiate athletic program to prepare an annual report on athletic participation, staffi

Extended Absence
This policy includes the protocols to follow for and extended student absence.

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 grants certain rights, privileges and protections to students concerning educational records maintained by the College. The law requires that the institution shall protect the confidentiality of studen

Federal Academic Standards for Title IV Financial Aid Recipients at the Undergraduate Level
This policy explains the federal academic requirements to maintain eligibility for Federal Title IV financial aid.

Federal Aid Credit Census
The Financial Aid Office is required by the US Department of Education to verify that a student is enrolled for the number of credits that they indicated on the FAFSA for federal aid eligibility.

Federal Title IV Authorization (Federal Aid Funds)
Students must provide authorization in order to use Federal Title IV aid to pay for miscellaneous account charges.

Final Examination Policy
The College has rules on scheduling final exams and on the studentís right to reschedule final exams under certain conditions.

Financial Aid for Study Abroad
It is possible to receive additional financial aid for overseas study.

Fund raising/Vending Policy
Fundraising and Vending Policy for the campus, and guidelines for the Seymour College Union

Getting the Credit You Deserve
This policy explains how and what credits will transfer to Brockport.

Grade Point Averages (GPA) at the Undergraduate Level
How to compute your undergraduate GPA.

Graduation/Completion and Transfer-out Rates
The Student Right-to-Know Act requires the College to disclose to all enrolled and prospective students statistics on the graduation rates of undergraduate students.

Guide for Review of Research Involving Human Participants from the College Institutional Review Board (IRB)
This policy provides the standards and guidelines required for conducting research involving human participants.

Hazing Policy
This policy defines hazing and informs students and organizations of possible disciplinary action(s) when found in violation of The Collegeís hazing policy. Students and organizations may also be subject to criminal prosecution for violation of the New Yo

Health Insurance Coverage for International Exchange, Research and Study Programs
International exchange, research and study program students are charged for SUNY-mandated health insurance coverage.

HEOA Fire Safety Report
The College's Annual Fire Safety Report document.

High School Final Transcript
Final High School transcripts are required in order to receive federal financial assistance.

HIV and AIDS Confidentiality
This policy informs the College community of the HIV and AIDS confidentiality and privacy regulations and expresses compliance with the New York State Public Health Law, Article 27-F.

How Eligibility is Determined, Awarded, and Disbursed
Details regarding how aid eligibility is determined, awarded and disbursed are available for students studying at The College at Brockport.

How to Apply for Aid
Applications are required when applying for financial aid.

The College's immunization requirements and consequences for non-compliance.

In-progress (PR) Grades
The grade given for certain courses that cannot be finished in one semester.

Independent and Directed Study at the Undergraduate Level
This deals with the criteria required to take a course as an Independent or Directed Study.

Late Fees (Fees, Rentals and Other Charges)
Payments not received by the published deadline will be subject to penalty.

Leaving Brockport or Withdrawing from all Courses Before Graduation and Returning
This policy addresses matriculated undergraduate students who want to withdraw completely, either by leaving during a semester or not enrolling in an upcoming semester.

Mandatory (International) Student Insurance
All international students on visas are mandated to be covered under the SUNY international insurance program. In order to be waived from this policy you will need to show proof of comparable coverage. Very few policies fulfill these requirements. If y

Miscellaneous Student Fees (Fees, Rentals, and other Charges)
Fees, rentals and other charges.

Music, Video, Software and Games: Your obligations and rights.
With the entire world available on-line, it is sometimes difficult to know what is OK to do. While it might seem the most natural thing in the world to download a song and copy it to CD for a friend, copyright violation is illegal.

Notice to this Institution of any Planned Assembly, Picketing or Demonstration upon the Grounds of this Institution
Procedures for the Giving of Reasonable Advance Notice to this Institution of any Planned Assembly, Picketing or Demonstration upon the Grounds of this Institution

OSHA Blood-borne Pathogens Standard
This policy addresses the Collegeís compliance with occupational safety and health standards promulgated under the OSHA Act of 1970, SEC.5.Duties.

Parking Permit Registration, Enforcement and Visitor Regulations
The Operating Policy and Procedures of the Welcome Center and Parking Services include parking permits, parking citations, parking enforcement times and meters.

Payment Deadline (Billing, Refunds, Collection, Write-offs Policy for Tuition, Fees, Other Charges)
SUNY-mandated payment deadline information.

Payments (including Web Payment and Installment Payment)
Student payment options.

Permanent Address Required
Students are required to maintain an active permanent address on file with the College at all times.

Policy on Bringing Children to Class
The College has rules that govern whether or not children may accompany their parents to class.

Policy on Student Academic Dishonesty
It is important for students to understand that the College faculty and staff value student honesty and integrity as explained in this policy.

Policy on Student Grade Appeals
Students have certain rights to appeal grades as explained by this policy.

Posting Policy
Rules for posting posters, banners and signs on College property.

Procedures for Accessing Services for Students with Disabilities
This policy informs students on rules and regulations for accessing services for students with disabilities.

Procedures for Dealing with Students Who Are Disruptive in Class
The College faculty and staff value maintaining an orderly learning environment in the classrooms and service areas as explained by this policy.

Professional Education Unit Assessment Data Collection, Storage, Access, and Use
Appropriate procedures to assure confidentiality must be used for the collection, storage, access, and use of Professional Education Unit data for candidates and programs.

Professional Education Unit Policy Faculty, Instructor, and College, Clinical Supervisors Responsibilities for the Assessment of Education
Faculty, instructors, and college supervisors must complete key assessments of candidate performance by established deadline dates.

Progress Toward the Degree
This policy explains how your degree requirements are determined.

Readmission at the Undergraduate Level
This policy outlines the policy for readmission to the College after separation, leave of absence, academic dismissal and/or conduct suspension.

Reinstatement at the Undergraduate Level after Dismissal
Students may appeal their first dismissal from the College for poor academic performance.

Relationship Statement Between The College at Brockport and its Affiliated Fraternities and Sororities
Rules and regulations that governed recognized Brockport Greek lettered organizations.

Repeating Courses at the Undergraduate Level
Before repeating a class, students should be aware of what impact it will have on their GPA and/or financial aid package. This policy explains the impact of repeating classes at the undergraduate level on a student's GPA and/or financial aid package.

Residence Hall Policies
Policies for students living in the residence halls.

Residency Requirement
This policy discusses the minimum number of credits needed at Brockport for your degree, major and/or minor.

Residency, Establishment of for Tuition Purposes
Eligibility for New York State tuition rate.

Rights and Responsibilities of Students Receiving Financial Aid
Students have certain rights and responsibilities regarding the receipt of financial aid.

Rule on Other Official Academic Relationships with Relatives
The College has rules that govern employee official interactions with close relatives in classes and the service offices.

Rules and Regulations for Maintenance of Public Order on Premises of State-operated Institutions of the State University of New York
Maintain the public order appropriate to a college or university campus.

Smoke-free Campus with Minor Exemptions Policy
The health risks resulting from second-hand smoke exposure are well documented. This policy will reduce involuntary exposure of second-hand smoke and facilitate a healthier environment for students, faculty, staff, administrators, visitors and community m

Special Opportunities after the Baccalaureate Degree
After earning an undergraduate degree, students can do further undergraduate work to earn a second baccalaureate degree or a Certificate of Completion of a Second Major.

State-Established Academic Standards for New York State Financial Aid Ė Undergraduate and Graduate
This policy explains the New York State academic requirements to maintain eligibility for state financial aid programs.

Student Absence Due to Religious Beliefs (Section 224-A of New York State Education Law
Student absences due to religious beliefs.

Student Complaints about Sexual Harassment in the Instructional Setting
The College is committed to preventing sexual harassment and other forms of intimidation and discrimination.

Student Employee Supervisors' Manual
Supervisors' manual for student employees.

Student Employment Basic Training
Online self-scoring quizzes for student employees.

Student Health Insurance Policy
This policy informs students of the health insurance requirements of the College.

Student Injury Policy
The process for student injury reporting and referral process.

Student Organization Registration Policy
To ensure the educational integrity of co-curricular activities on campus, the College at Brockport has established registration procedures for student organizations.

Student Relatives of a Course Instructor Need Special Permission to Take the Course- Nepotism
The College has rules that govern the situation when students take courses taught by a close relative.

Student Responsibility for Graduation Requirements (Undergraduate)
The College provides you an advisor and a Degree Audit Report (DARS Report), to assist you in tracking your graduation requirements. However it is ultimately your responsibility to track your graduation requirements.

Student Right to Know
The Student Right-to-Know Act requires the College to disclose certain information including crime statistics, institutional graduation rates and student privacy guidelines to all enrolled and prospective students.

Student Rights to Make up Work Missed Due to Observation of Religious Holidays
New York State Education law (Section 224-A) allows students to miss classes/work because of their observation of religious holidays.

Student Townhome Policies
Policies for students living in the townhomes.

Title IV (Withdrawal) Refunds/Impact on Student Account
Financial implications of reduced Title IV awards caused by student withdrawal from course(s).

Tuition Overpayment Refunds
Refunding student account overpayment(s); direct deposit option

Tuition Schedule
SUNY-mandated tution charges.

Types of Financial Aid
A variety of financial aid programs are available for students studying at The College at Brockport.

Undergraduates Taking Graduate Courses
A list of criteria that must be met and cautions that should be noted by undergraduate students who wish to enroll in graduate courses.

Use of Electronic Devices in the Classroom
The College is committed to educationally-sound uses of technology and the classroom and to preventing technology from becoming disruptive to the learning environment.

Visiting Student Financial Aid Policy
It is possible to receive financial aid if you are taking courses at another institution.

Warning: Campus Email, Downloads, and Social Networking Services Are Not Private
The College encourages students to obey the law when using electronic technology (downloads, file sharing) and to use good judgment with personal information that they send through email and post in social networking services.