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Each person has the right and ability to make personal decisions about his or her own conduct; and each person must live with the consequences of his or her decision-making. The purpose of the BSC Student Rights and Responsibilities booklet is to protect individuals, the campus, and the college community as well as create an environment conducive to achieving the mission of the college.

Academic Affairs

Academic Honor Code

Academic Standing

Academic Suspension Appeal

Academic Suspension Readmission

Admission of Incarcerated Persons Standardized
Test Scores


CLEP - College Level Examination Program

Communication Proficiency

Course Substitution

DSST - DANTES Subject Standardized Tests

Phi Theta Kappa - International Honor Society

Portfolio Development

Posthumous Degree

President's Honor Roll

Student Eligibility for Intercollegiate Athletics

Student Publications

Campus Life

Access to and Security of Campus Facilities

Animals On Campus - Service/Emotional Support/Pets

Establishment and Operation of Student Organizations, Societies, and Clubs

Significant Infectious Diseases

Solicitations and Posting Materials

Speech, Expression and Assembly

Tobacco Free Campus




Use of Computer & Network Facilities


Academic Forgiveness

Challenge Examinations

CLEP - College Level Examination Program

College Credit for Advanced Placement

Course, Drop, Withdraw to Zero Credits

Course Drop, Withdraw to Zero Credits Appeals

Credit for Military Training Programs

Credit through StraighterLine

DSST - DANTES Subject Standardized Tests

Final Grade Change


Honor Points and GPA

Incomplete Course

Industry Training Credit

Portfolio Development

President's Honor Roll

Repeating a Course

Student Credit Load and Overload

Transfer Credit



Application Fee Waiver - Active Duty Military

Bookstore Refund

Delinquent Accounts and Defaulted Perkins Loans

Outstanding Payments Due

Standards of Satisfactory Academic Progress for Financial Aid Eligibility (SAP)

Tuition and Fee Waivers


Safety and Security

Access to and Security of Campus Facilities

Accurate and Timely Reporting of Crimes

Emergency Notification

Firearms and Weapons

Missing Student

Timely Warnings

Weapons on Campus


Student Relations

Alcohol and Illegal Drugs

Class Attendance

Criminal History Background Checks


Harassment Complaint Procedure 

Nursing Mothers

Posthumous Degree

Privacy and Regulation of Student Records

Sexual Harassment and Title IX Compliance

Sexual Misconduct

Student Grievance & Appeal

Travel of Student Groups Off-Campus