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<br /> Massachusetts Bay Community College<br /> Student Handbook & Planner 2015-2016<br /> This Handbook bel<br /> ongs toStudent Handbook 2015-2016<br /> Massachusetts Bay Community College<br /> Student Handbook 2015-2016<br /> Published by<br /> Student Development<br /> !<br /> MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT<br /> Dear MassBay Student,<br /> It is with great pleasure to welcome you to the 2015-2016<br /> academic year at Massachusetts Bay Community College.<br /> MassBay is your college. As a member of our community,<br /> you have full access to the resources available here to help<br /> you thrive as a student. As you begin making your own mark Yves Salomon-Fernandez, Ph.D.<br /> on this institution, I invite you to take advantage of all we !"#$%&'()%$*&+$"#(<br /> have to offer:<br /> · Get to know your professors. Our distinguished faculty members are not only experts in<br /> their areas of study, but<a title="Student Handbook page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=1"> Massachusetts Bay Community College </a> <a title="Student Handbook page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=2"> Massachusetts Bay Community College Stude</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=3"> ! MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT Dear MassBay S</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=4"> TABLE OF CONTENTS I. General Information </a> <a title="Student Handbook page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=5"> Section I- GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE COLLEG</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=6"> Section I- GENERAL INFORMATION ACCREDITATION & </a> <a title="Student Handbook page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=7"> Section II- ACADEMIC CALENDARS Day and Online -</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=8"> Section II- ACADEMIC CALENDARS Evening - Fall 2</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=9"> Section II- ACADEMIC CALENDARS Winter Session 2</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=10"> Section II- ACADEMIC CALENDARS Evening - Spring</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=11"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES ACAD</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=12"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES 4. </a> <a title="Student Handbook page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=13"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES othe</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=14"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES TRAN</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=15"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES Whet</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=16"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES For </a> <a title="Student Handbook page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=17"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES The </a> <a title="Student Handbook page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=18"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES The </a> <a title="Student Handbook page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=19"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES Any </a> <a title="Student Handbook page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=20"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES CHIL</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=21"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES Lear</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=22"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES What</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=23"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES FINA</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=24"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES Whe</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=25"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES FOOD</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=26"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES clic</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=27"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES The </a> <a title="Student Handbook page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=28"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES ! Ho</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=29"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES LOCK</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=30"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES MBTA</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=31"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES Ride</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=32"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES What</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=33"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES In </a> <a title="Student Handbook page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=34"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES REFU</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=35"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES prev</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=36"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES SHUT</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=37"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES All </a> <a title="Student Handbook page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=38"> Section III – COLLEGE RESOURCES & SERVICES Cert</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=39"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES ABSENCE DUE</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=40"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES provided by</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=41"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES APPEALS (No</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=42"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES Students en</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=43"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES CHILDREN A</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=44"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES · Be respon</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=45"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES the comp</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=46"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES with your A</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=47"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES operated at</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=48"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES Food and n</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=49"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES FINANCIAL </a> <a title="Student Handbook page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=50"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES ·</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=51"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES College off</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=52"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES For student</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=53"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES PAYMENT &</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=54"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES In order fo</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=55"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES </a> <a title="Student Handbook page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=56"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES Day Courses</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=57"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES the Divisio</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=58"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES information</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=59"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES sexual hara</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=60"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES common; (c)</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=61"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES Inspection</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=62"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES supported e</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=63"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES identifiabl</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=64"> Section IV – INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES available i</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=65"> Section V – CODE OF CONDUCT Code of Conduct </a> <a title="Student Handbook page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=66"> Section V – CODE OF CONDUCT THE CODE OF CONDUCT</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=67"> Section V – CODE OF CONDUCT DEFINITIONS Accuse</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=68"> Section V – CODE OF CONDUCT DISCIPLINARY OFFENS</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=69"> Section V – CODE OF CONDUCT o Pla</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=70"> Section V – CODE OF CONDUCT Discipline in the C</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=71"> Section V – CODE OF CONDUCT CODE OF CONDUCT DIS</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=72"> Section V – CODE OF CONDUCT " A written State</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=73"> Section V – CODE OF CONDUCT Judicial Board. If </a> <a title="Student Handbook page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=74"> Section V – CODE OF CONDUCT d. The Appeals Of</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=75"> Section VI – STUDENT RIGHTS & GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=76"> Section VI – STUDENT RIGHTS & GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=77"> Section VI – STUDENT RIGHTS & GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=78"> Section VI – STUDENT RIGHTS & GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=79"> Section VI – STUDENT RIGHTS & GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=80"> Section VI – STUDENT RIGHTS & GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=81"> Section VI – STUDENT RIGHTS & GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 82" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=82"> Section VI – STUDENT RIGHTS & GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 83" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=83"> Section VI – STUDENT RIGHTS & GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE</a> <a title="Student Handbook page 84" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=84"> Massachusetts Bay Community College </a> <a title="Student Handbook page 85" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=85"> info@massbay.edu www.massbay.edu </a> <a title="Student Handbook page 86" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6253c2ac?page=86"> info@massbay.edu www.massbay.edu </a>