About the Policy Committee

The development, approval, and communication of college policies and procedures is guided by the Policy Committee. In collaboration with the appropriate institutional unit, the Policy Committee will review existing policies and proactively develop new college policies and procedures. In an effort to provide transparency, the Policy Committee will distribute draft policies and procedures to the college community for review and comment.

All college faculty, staff, and students are welcome to provide comment. After reviewing any received feedback, the Policy Committee will finalize policies and procedures, assign numbers, obtain appropriate approval, and communicate approved policies and procedures to the entire college community. The Policy Development and Implementation Policy governs this process.

The Policy Committee includes:

Policies and Procedures Under Review

Policies and procedures under review are listed below. Please forward any feedback you have regarding the policies and procedures listed below to any member of the Policy Committee. The Policy Committee will review all feedback and make changes as appropriate. Your feedback is important and welcome.

Spring 2020 Policies for Review

The review of these policies was interrupted right after th Campus Community Review period due to COVID-19. These policies will continue through the process Fall 2020.

  1. 5.31 Use of Email for Official Communication Policy
  2. 5.31.1 Use of Email for Official Communication Procedure
  3. 5.33 Tobacco Use Policy
  4. 5.33.1 Tobacco Use Procedure
  5. 6.12 Facilities Use Policy
  6. 6.12.1 Facilities Use Procedure

Fall 2020 Policies for Review

Campus Community Review Period: October 19–November 6, 2020

  1. 1A.1 Policy Development and Implementation Policy—Updated committee structure and aligned language with practice
  2. 3.4.1 Admission Procedure—Updated Orientation language to align with practice
  3. 3.8 Student Complaints and Grievances Policy—Removed from review; will be reintroduced Spring 2021
  4. 3.8.1 Student Complaints and Grievances Procedure—Removed from review; will be reintroduced Spring 2021
  5. 3.15 Advanced Placement Policy—Updated formatting
  6. 3.15.1 Advanced Placement Procedure—Aligned language with practice
  7. 3.16.1 International Baccalaureate Procedure—Updated formatting only
  8. 3.26.1 Intellectual Property Procedure—Updated language about classroom recordings
  9. 3.56 Academic Amnesty Policy—Added language to permit flexibility in extraordinary circumstances
  10. 3.56.1 Academic Amnesty Procedure—Added language to permit flexibility in extraordinary circumstances
  11. 5.30 Electronic Signature Policy—Updated formatting, renumbered to 5.25 to align with MinnState Board Policy
  12. 5.30.1 Electronic Signature Procedure—Updated formatting, renumbered to 5.25, aligned language with practice

Campus Community Comments and Responses