STUDENT CODE OF CONDUCT
MCC is committed to the philosophy that people should be given an opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge, as well as an awareness of their roles and responsibilities in society. The College is devoted to serving the educational and occupational needs for the four-county area and the State of Nebraska.
Registration at the College means a commitment to seriousness of purpose, academic integrity and high standards of personal and social behavior. Each student is expected to be cooperative and a responsible member of the College community, to comply willingly with College regulations and to abide by local, state, and federal laws.
Student Conduct Guidelines: Questions regarding academic misconduct should be made to the appropriate academic dean; questions regarding non-academic misconduct should be made to the appropriate campus dean or administrator. Violations of these standards are subject to sanctions as set forth in Procedures Memorandum V-4.
DRUG-FREE SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITIES ACT NOTICE
MCC's standards of conduct prohibit the unlawful possession, use or distribution of illicit drugs and/or alcohol by students and employees on College property or as part of any of the College's activities. â€œIllicit drug useâ€? means the use of illegal drugs and the abuse of alcohol and other drugs, including anabolic steroids. State and federal laws and any applicable city ordinances pertaining to the possession and use of illicit drugs and alcoholic beverages shall be observed by all College students and employees. A student's violation of the standards stated in this paragraph shall result in disciplinary sanctions.
Provisions of this act require the annual distribution to students of a notice of the standards of conduct. A copy of this brochure is available from any Student Services Office.
FAMILY EDUCATIONAL RIGHTS AND PRIVACY ACT
MCC upholds the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974. The act affords the student certain rights
with respect to his/her educational records. These rights include:
- the right to inspect and review his/her education records within 45 days of the day the College receives a request for access
- the right to request the amendment of his/her education records that she/he believes are inaccurate or misleading
- the right to consent to disclosures of personal identifiable information contained in his/her education records, except to the extent that FERPA authorizes disclosure without consent
- the right to file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education concerning alleged failures by the College to comply with the requirements of FERPA
MCC has designated the following contained in educational records as â€œdirectory informationâ€? so that the College may, at its discretion, disclose the information without the student's prior consent:
- Student's name
- Student's address
- Student's phone number
- Student's date of birth
- Student's email address
- Degrees and awards received
- Student's major field of study
- Confirmation of enrollment/degree
Students must notify the Assistant Dean of Enrollment Services in writing of any or all items they do not wish to be designatedas directory information in their records.
For detailed information regarding student rights as provided for in the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, see the Student Rights and Responsibilities Guidelines that are available in Admissions and Records.