College Procedures


1-12 Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment

  • A Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment
  • B Institutional Effectiveness Evaluation/Assessment Cycle
  • C Effectiveness Reporting Practices
  • D Institutional Effectiveness Procedure Assumptions
  • E Institutional Effectiveness Resources

1-20 Board of Trustees Public Information Act


2-11 Approving and Modifying Institutional Policies and Procedures

  • A Preface
  • B Employee Welfare
  • C Non-Welfare
  • D General Administrative Protocols


3-11a Grievance Procedure for Employees

  •  A Defined
  •  B Procedural Steps
  •  C Specific Conditions 

3-11b Workers Compensation

  • General
  • Responsibilities

3-12a Classification, Reclassification, & Compensation for Administrative & Support Positions

  •  A Position Classification
  •  B Requests for Reclassification
  •  C Reclassification Appeal Process
  •  D Salary Scale Placement
  •  E Extra Hours Compensation and Overtime

3-12b Additional Conditions of Employment for Faculty

  •  A Conditions and Responsibilities of Employment
  •  B Resignation
  •  C Qualifications for Academic Rank
  •  D Qualifications for Specific Academic Rank-Traditional Method
  •  E Qualifications for Specific Academic Rank-Substitution Method
  •  F Promotion
  •  G Salary Increases

3-12c Work/Life Procedures

  •  A Work/Life
  •  B Procedure
  •  C Tools for Our Flexible Workplace

3-12d Ethical Standards of Professional Behavior

3-12e Years of Service Recognition

  • A General
  • B Definitions
  • C Years of Service Awards

3-12g  Employee Evaluation

  • A General
  • B  Administrators and Support Staff
  • C  Faculty
  • D  Step Increases
  • E  Less than Satisfactory Evaluations
  • F  Employee Rights

3-12h  Rewards and Recognition for Administrators & Staff

3-12i Faculty Rewards and Recognition

3-14a Separation from Employment – Appeal Procedure

  •  A Involuntary Termination, Dismissal, or Suspension
  •  B Procedure for Appeal

3-14b Separation and Retirement

3-14c Retrenchment Procedures

3-17 Discrimination Complaint Procedures

  •  A Procedures
  •  B Initiation of a Complaint
  •  C Fact Finding
  •  D Conference with the President
  •  E Appeal
  •  F Standard of Evidence
  •  G Confidentiality
  •  H Reprisals and False Complaints
  •  I  Disciplinary Action
  • J  Retaliation

3-21 Sabbatical Leave Procedure

  • A General Application
  • B Sabbatical Categories and Guidelines
  • Note: Sabbatical project presentations will be utilized to enhance FCC’s current
    employee and faculty development programs. Presentations will also be provided to
    the Board of Trustees.

3-26 Emeritus Status

  • A Eligibility and Criteria
  • B Procedures
  • C Privileges

3-27 Employee Sick Leave Bank

  •  A Rules and Procedures
  •  B Administration 

3-28 Procedures for Requesting Family and Medical Leave

  •  A General
  •  B Definitions
  •  C Eligibility
  •  D Substitution of Sick Leave, Compensatory Time and Annual Leave
  •  E Benefits
  •  F Reinstatement of Employment
  •  G General Provisions
  •  H Procedures for Requesting Leave 

3-31 Nepotism Procedure

  •  A General
  •  B Definitions
  •  C Employment Activities
  •  D Learning Activities
  •  E Remedies


4-10 Admissions

  • A Procedures for Credit Courses or Programs
  • B Procedures for Continuing Education Courses or Programs

4-11 Academic Placement and Assessment Procedures

4-12a Awarding of Credit

4-12b Academic Progress

4-12c Grading

4-12d Computation of Grade Point Average (GPA)

4-12e Change of Schedule

4-12f Change of Major

4-12g Catalog Year Procedure

4-12h Articulation Agreements

4-12i Graduation Requirements

4-12i Graduation Requirements (effective June 1, 2015)

4-12j Course Substitutions

4-12k Academic Clemency

4-13 Student Records - The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

4-15 Violation of Academic Integrity

  • A Introduction
  • B Definitions
  • C Investigation of Alleged Violations
  • D Imposition of a Sanction
  • E Appeals

4-16 Intellectual Property

  • A Definitions
  • B Creator
  • C College Resources
  • D Ownership of and Rights to Intellectual Property
  • E College Participation in Ownership of Intellectual Property

4-17 Course Participation and Attendance


5-11a Code of Student Conduct

  • A Philosophy and Purpose
  • B Application and Scope of Jurisdiction
  • C Student Rights and Responsibilities
  • D Definitions
  • E Procedural Safeguards
  • F Proscribed Conduct
  • G Sanctions
  • H Emergency Disciplinary Procedures
  • I  Additional Conditions
  • J  Reporting an Alleged Violation of the Code of Student Conduct
  • K Conference with Alleged Violator
  • L  Investigation of an Alleged Violation of the Code of Student Conduct
  • M Administrative Hearing
  • N Initiation of a Hearing by the Student Discipline Committee
  • O Hearing Procedure
  • P Appeal of the Decision by Student Discipline Committee
  • Q Reenrollment Following a Disciplinary Suspension
  • R Records

5-11b Behavior Evaluation and Response Team

  • A Introduction
  • B Team Composition
  • C Reporting Concerns
  • D Responding to Reports

5-11c Administrative Withdrawal and Evaluation

  • A Administrative Withdrawal
  • B Determinations with Respect to Administrative Withdrawals
  • C Medical and/or Psychological Evaluation Procedure
  • D Response to Suicidal Behavior

5-12 Residency

5-13 Tuition and Tuition Refund

5-17 Classroom Behavior 

5-18a   Grievance Procedure for Students:  Grade Disputes

5-18b   Student Grievance Procedure for Non-grade Complaints

5-18c   Grievance Procedure for Students:  Americans with Disabilities and Section 504 



6-17 Naming of Buildings, Spaces, and Programs

  • A Introduction
  • B Definitions
  • C General Conditions
  • D Procedure
  • E Responsibility
  • F Naming for Individuals
  • G Naming for Corporations
  • H Financial Contributions
  • I  Changed Circumstances and Renaming
  • J Donor Contribution Levels

6-18 Parking and Fines Procedures

6-20 Use of College Facilities

6-21 Smoking Procedures

  • A Introduction
  • B Notification about the Policy/Procedures
  • C Enforcement
  • D Reporting and Tracking Violations
  • E Adjudication
  • F Smoking Prevention and Cessation Resources

6-22 Weapons

6-23 Employee and Student Drug and Alcohol Procedures

  • A Drug and Alcohol
  • B Standards of Conduct
  • C Employee Regulations
  • D Student Drug Free Pledge
  • E Reporting an Alleged Violation of the Employee & Student Drug & Alcohol Policy
  • F College Sanctions
  • G Local, State and Federal Law Descriptions Relating to Alcohol and Drug Use
  • H Health Risks Associated with Alcohol and Drug Use
  • I  Substance Abuse Prevention Program and Notification to Employees
  • J Getting Help
  • K Area Drug and Alcohol Abuse Services

6-26a Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources

6-26b General E-mail

6-26c PeopleSoft System Access

6-26d Administrative Access Rights

6-26e Password Security Network Application and Voicemail

6-26f Software Acquisition Installation and Support

6-26g Disposal of Surplus Computer Equipment

6-26h Account Termination

6-26i Telephone Procedures

6-26j myFCC

6-26k Computer Lab Usage

6-26l Laptop Loan

6-26z Violations of Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources

6-27 Web, Marketing & Promotions

6-28 Whistleblower Protection

6-29 Copyright Compliance

6-32a Key Procedures

6-32b Mailroom Procedures

6-32c Procedures for Visitors and Children on Campus

6-32d Contract and Document Signing Procedures

  • A General
  • B President
  • C Vice President for Administration
  • D Vice President for Learning/Provost
  • E Vice President for Learning Support

6-32e Closed Circuit Television (CCTV)

  • A Purpose
  • B Scope
  • C General Information
  • D Responsibilities
  • E Procedures

6-32f Workplace Violence

  • A Definition
  • B Incident Reporting
  • C Investigation and Action

6-33 Use of Force

6-40 Cash Procedures

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