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Student Government Association SGA is the student governing and leadership organization of the College. A President, Vice President, and Secretary/ Treasurer are elected yearly. Student representatives attend SGA meetings twice a month, present student views, and report back to their program on current issues. The purpose of the SGA is: a. To plan activities which are of interest to the student body. b. To develop and maintain rapport between the student body, faculty, and administrative staff of the College. c. To be responsible for student activities conducted under college sponsorship. d. To advise the administration on the needs of the students. Student Organizations Student groups may organize upon receiving the approval of the appropriate or the delegated representative. Such groups shall operate in conformance with qualifications and regulations determined by the administration. Failure to comply with regulations may result in disbanding the organization by action of the Board of Trustees or the President. Student groups seeking approval to organize should provide the following documentation to the Coordinator of Residence Life and Student Activities: 1. Reason for organizing 2. By-laws/Constitution 3. College Staff Sponsor/s Student Presentations/Events Approval for a student presentation/event shall be secured from the Vice President of Student & Academic Services and the date of the presentation/event will be placed on the College calendar before any public announcement is made. Hours, behavior, and activities related to student presentations/ events shall be determined by the College administration. Only those persons who can be expected to recognize and respect the authority and responsibility of College personnel shall be permitted to attend. Tools, Books, and Personal Effects Security Even though the College buildings are secured nightly, NCC cannot assume responsibility for lost, stolen or damaged student tools, books and/or personal effects. Tools, books, and personal effects are generally covered by homeowner’s insurance. It is the student’s responsibility to check their policy or their parents’ policy to make certain that those items are properly insured. Student Telephone Calls Telephone calls for students will be directed to the appropriate division secretary who will take a message and deliver it to the student. In the case of an emergency, please call the main switchboard, (800)352-4907 or (712)324-5061. From a campus telephone, dial Ext. 114 to reach the main switchboard in the case of an emergency. STUDENT DISCIPLINE— STUDENT CONDUCT CODE ______________________________________________________ I. Statement of General Policy and Definitions It is expected that each student will obey federal, state, and local laws, will show respect for properly constituted authority, and will exhibit and maintain integrity and honor in all matters related to Northwest Iowa Community College. To this end, students are expected to adhere to the following Student Conduct Code. II. Definitions In this Code, unless the context otherwise requires: I. “Class day” means a day on which classes are regularly scheduled. II. “College property” or “College facilities” mean property, real or personal, owned, leased, controlled or managed by the College. III. “Complainant” means the person who submits a report or complaint alleging that a student violated this Student Conduct Code. If another member of the College community submits the report or charge on behalf of a student who believes that s/he has been a victim of another student’s misconduct, the student who believes s/he has been a victim will also be considered the “Complainant” for purposes of any rights afforded to a complainant under this Student Conduct Code. IV. “Vice President” means the Vice President of Student & Academic Services, and/or his/her delegate, designee, representative, or agent. V. “Faculty” means instructional employees, or who is otherwise considered by the College to be a member of its faculty. VI. “Major violation” means one which can result in suspension or expulsion from the College or denial of degree. VII. “Minor violation” means one which can result in any disciplinary action other than suspension or expulsion from the College or denial of degree. VIII. “Student” means any person enrolled in the College, whether on a part-time or full-time basis. A person who withdraws after allegedly violating the Student Conduct Code, who is not officially enrolled for a particular term but who have a continuing relationship with the College, or who has been notified of acceptance for admission are considered a “Student” for purposes of this Student Conduct Code. IX. “Preponderance of the Evidence” means supported by the greater weight of the evidence. In other words, whether it is more likely than not that something occurred. X. “President” means the President of the College, and/ or his/her delegate, designee, representative, or agent. XI. “Respondent” means the student accused of violating this Student Conduct Code. 31 College Information


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