Frederick Community College Policies & Procedures Frederick Community College Policies & Procedures

Frederick Community College Policies & Procedures

Administrative Policies

Employee Handbook

Frederick Community College Employee Handbook The Employee Handbook provides the official conditions of employment for all employees at Frederick Community College. All College employees are required to read and adhere to the Employee Handbook. The Employee Handbook is supported by the College policies and procedures, and state and federal labor laws. The Employee Handbook is Board of Trustees approved and is reviewed and revised on an annual basis.


2023-2024 Employee Handbook

Employee Handbook

Repealed Policies

College Policies & Procedures Repealed

1.10 Board Composition, Terms of Office and Principles of Operation
1.11 Election of Officers - Board of Trustees
1.12 Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment Procedure
1.12a. Responsibilities of the Board
1.12b. Board E-Mail Communication
1.13 Duties and Powers of Officers
1.14 Meetings of the Board of Trustees
1.14 Meetings Procedures
1.15 Board-President Relationships
1.16 Amendment of Bylaws
1.17 Consent Items for Board Agendas
1.18 Code of Ethics, Trustees Job Descriptions
1.19 Board of Trustees Open Meetings Act
1.20 Board of Trustees Public Information Act Policy 
1-20 Board of Trustees Public Information Act Procedure 
2.10 Forward and Preamble Policy
2.11 Policies - Creation Policy
2-11 Approving and Modifying Institutional Policies and Procedures
2.12 Office of the President Policy
3.10 Policy Statement 
3.11 Conditions of Employment - All Employees Policy 
3-11a Grievance Procedure for Employees Procedure
3-11b Workers Compensation Procedure
3.12 Additional Conditions of Employment Policy
3-12a Classification, Reclassification, & Compensation for Administrative & Support Positions Procedure
3-12b Additional Conditions of Employment for Faculty Procedure
3-12c Work/Life Procedures
3-12d Ethical Standards of Professional Behavior Procedure 
3-12e Years of Service Recognition Procedure
3-12g Employee Evaluation Procedure
3-12h Rewards and Recognition for Administrators & Staff Procedure
3-12i Faculty Rewards and Recognition Procedure
3.13 Other Types of Employment Policy
3.14 Separation From Employment Policy
3-14a Separation from Employment – Appeal Procedure
3-14b Separation and Retirement Procedure
3-14c Retrenchment Procedures
3.15 Employee Exchange Program Policy
3.16 Professional Ethics Policy
3.17 Non-discrimination Policy
3-17 Discrimination Complaint Procedures
3.18 Sexual Harassment Policy
3.19 Eligibility for Benefits Policy
3.20 Insurance Benefits Policy
3.21 Leave Benefits Policy
3-21 Sabbatical Leave Procedure
3.22 Retirement/Pension Benefits Policy
3.23 Tuition Benefits Policy
Business Expense and Reimbursement Policy and Procedures
3.24 Travel and Other Professional Growth Expenses Policy
3.25 Recognition of Staff for Completion of Degrees Policy
3.26. Emeritus Status Policy
3-26 Emeritus Status Procedure
Support Personnel Association Distinguished Status Policy and Procedures
3.27 Employee Sick Leave Bank Policy
3-27 Employee Sick Leave Bank Procedure
3.28 Family and Medical Leave Policy
3-28 Procedures for Requesting Family and Medical Leave 
3.29 Employee Assistance Program Policy
3.30 Auxiliary Employee Benefits Policy
3.31 Nepotism Policy 
3-31 Nepotism Procedure 
4.00 Academic Freedom
4-10 Admissions Procedure
4.11 Academic Assessment and Placement Policy
4-11 Academic Placement and Assessment Procedures
4.12 Academic Standards Policy
4-12a Awarding of Credit Procedure
4-12b Academic Progress Procedure
4-12c Grading Procedure
4-12d Computation of Grade Point Average Procedure (GPA)
4-12e Change of Schedule Procedure
4-12f Change of Major Procedure
4-12g Catalog Year Procedure
4-12h Articulation Agreements Procedure
4-12i Graduation Requirements Procedure
4-12j Course Substitutions Procedure
4-12k Academic Clemency Procedure
4.13 Student Records
4-13 Student Records - The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act Procedure
4-14 Field Trips
4.15 Academic Integrity
4-15 Violation of Academic Integrity Procedure
4.16 Intellectual Property
4-16 Intellectual Property Procedures
4.17 Course Participation Policy
4-17 Course Participation and Attendance Procedure
4.18 Awarding a Posthumous Degree or Special Recognition Award Policy 
4.18 Awarding a Posthumous Degree or Special Recognition Award Procedure
5.10 Student Publications Policy
5.11 Code of Student Conduct Policy
5-11a Code of Student Conduct Procedure
5-11b Behavior Evaluation and Response Team Procedures
5-11c Administrative Withdrawal and Evaluation
5.12 Residency Policy
5-12 Residency Procedure 
5.13 Tuition and Tuition Refund Policy
5-13 Tuition and Tuition Refund Procedure
5.14 Contract Agreements with Employers for Employee Training Policy 
5.15 Intercollegiate Athletics Policy
5.17 Classroom Behavior Policy
5-17 Classroom Behavior Procedure
5.18 Student Grievance Policy
5-18a Grievance Procedure for Students: Grade Disputes Procedure
5-18b Student Grievance Procedure for Non-grade Complaints Procedure 
5-18c Grievance Procedure for Students: Americans with Disabilities and Section 504 Procedure
5.19 Student Sexual Harassment Procedure
6.10 Alcoholic Beverages Policy
6.11 Auxiliary Enterprise Operations Policy
6.12 Communicable Diseases Policy
6.13 Control and Supervision of College Fiscal Records Policy
6.14 Display of National Flag Policy
6.15 Equal Educational Opportunity Policy
6.16 Inclement Weather Policy
6.17 Naming of Buildings, Spaces & Programs Policy
6-17 Naming of Buildings, Spaces, and Programs Procedure
6.18 Parking Policy
6-18 Parking and Fines Procedures
6.19 Posting of Information On Campus Policy
6.20 Use of College Facilities Policy 
6-20 Use of College Facilities Procedure 
6.21 Smoking 
6-21 Smoking Procedures 
6.22 Weapons Policy 
6-22 Weapons Procedure 
6.23 Employee and Student Drug and Alcohol Policy 
6-23 Employee and Student Drug and Alcohol Procedures 
6.24 Sexual Assault Policy
6.24 Sexual Assault Response Procedure
6.26 Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources Policy
6-26a Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources Procedure
6-26b General E-mail Procedure
6-26c PeopleSoft System Access Procedure
6-26d Administrative Access Rights Procedure
6-26e Password Security Network Application and Voicemail Procedure 
6-26f Software Acquisition Installation and Support Procedure
6-26g Disposal of Surplus Computer Equipment Procedure
6-26h Account Termination Procedure
6-26i Telephone Procedure
6-26j myFCC Procedure
6-26k Computer Lab Usage Procedure
6-26l Laptop Loan Procedure
6-26z Violations of Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources Procedure
6.27 Web, Marketing & Promotions Policy
6-27 Web, Marketing & Promotions Procedure
6.28 Whistleblower Protection Policy
6-28 Whistleblower Protection Procedure
6.29 Copyright Compliance Policy
6-29 Copyright Compliance Procedures
6.32 Safety and Security Policy
6-32a Key Procedures
6-32b Mailroom Procedures
6-32c Procedures for Visitors and Children on Campus Procedures
6-32d Contract and Document Signing Procedures
6-32e Closed Circuit Television (CCTV)
6-32f Workplace Violence
6.40 Cash Policy
6-40 Cash Procedures
7.10 Contingency Fund Reserve.