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<br /> Massachusetts Bay Community College<br /> Student Handbook 2013-2014<br /> This Handbook belongs to<br /> Massachusetts Bay Community College<br /> Student Handbook 2013-2014<br /> Published by<br /> Office of Student Development<br /> 2<br /> TABLE OF CONTENTS<br /> I. General Information……………………………………………………..… 5<br /> II. Academic Calendars………………………………………………………. 8<br /> III. College Resources & Services……………………………………….....12<br /> IV. Institutional Policies……………………………...……………………… 44<br /> V. Code of Conduct …………................................................................. 69<br /> VI. Student Rights and Grievance Procedure ………………………….. 78<br /> 3<br /> FROM THE PRESIDENT<br /> Dear MassBay Student,<br /> I am pleased to welcome you to campus as we begin the 2013-14 academic year at MassBay<br /> Community College. Congratulations on making an excellent choice for your college education!<br /> As you begi<a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=1"> Massachusetts Bay Community College </a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=2"> Massachusetts Bay Community College Stu</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=3"> 2</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=4"> TABLE OF CONTENTS I. General Information………</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=5"> FROM THE PRESIDENT Dear MassBay Student, I am </a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=6"> Section I- GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE COLLEGE</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=7"> Section I- GENERAL INFORMATION ACCREDITATION & A</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=8"> 7</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=9"> Section II- ACADEMIC CALENDARS DAY AND ONLINE- </a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=10"> Section II- ACADEMIC CALENDARS EVENING- FALL 20</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=11"> Section II- ACADEMIC CALENDARS DAY AND ONLINE- </a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=12"> Section II- ACADEMIC CALENDARS EVENING- SPRING </a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=13"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES ACADE</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=14"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES 4. </a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=15"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES ACADE</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=16"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES ACADE</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=17"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES Trans</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=18"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES MassT</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=19"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES MassT</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=20"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES MassT</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=21"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES ATHLE</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=22"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES BOOKS</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=23"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES CAREE</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=24"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES COMPU</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=25"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES COMPU</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=26"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES COMPU</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=27"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES FINAN</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=28"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES FINAN</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=29"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES HONOR</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=30"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES To q</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=31"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES LIBRA</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=32"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES LOCKE</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=33"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES ORIEN</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=34"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES What </a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=35"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES PARKI</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=36"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES PAYME</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=37"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES PAYME</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=38"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES Emerg</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=39"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES REGIS</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=40"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES REGIS</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=41"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES REGIS</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=42"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES STUDE</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=43"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES STUDE</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=44"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES TEXTB</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=45"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES ABSENCE DUE </a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=46"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES ADMISSIONS M</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=47"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES ALCOHOL AND </a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=48"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES ATTENDANCE P</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=49"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES CANCELLATION</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=50"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES COMPUTER COD</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=51"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES COMPUTER COD</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=52"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES FACILITY USE</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=53"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES FACILITY USE</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=54"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES Facility Use</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=55"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES FINANCIAL AS</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=56"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES HARASSMENT- </a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=57"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES HAZING Hazin</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=58"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES IMMUNIZATION</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=59"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES LIBRARY Some</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=60"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES PLACEMENT TE</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=61"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES College Emer</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=62"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES REFUND POLIC</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=63"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES REGISTRATION</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=64"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES STUDENT GOVE</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=65"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES STUDENT RECO</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=66"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES STUDENT RECO</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=67"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES STUDENT RECO</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=68"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES TICKET POLIC</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=69"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES WITHDRAWAL F</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=70"> Section V- CODE OF CONDUCT Code of Conduct Tabl</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=71"> Section V- CODE OF CONDUCT THE CODE OF CONDUCT A</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=72"> Section V- CODE OF CONDUCT DEFINITIONS Accused </a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=73"> Section V- CODE OF CONDUCT DISCIPLINARY OFFENSES</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=74"> Section V- CODE OF CONDUCT DISCIPLINARY OFFENSES</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=75"> Section V- CODE OF CONDUCT Discipline in the Cla</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=76"> Section V- CODE OF CONDUCT CODE OF CONDUCT DISCI</a> <a title="2013-2014 Student Handbook page 77" 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