FEDERAL COMPLIANCE (BP)
DATE OF ADOPTION: June 24, 2010
LEGAL REFERENCE: 34 CFR 668.14, 34: CFR 668.41 © & (d); 34: CFR 668.43 (a) (10); and 668.45, 34 CFR: 668:18, 34CFR: 668.46 & 668:49
Seminole State College will comply with requirements of the Higher Education Opportunity Act and the Code of Federal Regulations as may be amended. Minimal compliance shall include:
- Readmission of Service Members: Seminole State College will create procedures and comply with the readmissions requirement for service members as required by the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), and outlined in the Federal Register.
- Institutional Security and Crime Statistics: Seminole State College will update procedures to comply with the supplementary requirements of Annual Reporting on Campus Safety (Cleary Act Reporting) as required by the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA). The procedures will comply with the requirements of the Federal Register: Hate Crime Reporting; Timely-Warning and Emergency Notification; Emergency Response and Evacuation Procedures; Missing Student Notification and, Fire Safety.
- Related and General Consumer Information: Seminole State College will provide Related Consumer Information as required by the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA). Seminole State College will make available to enrolled or prospective students all required information, which includes: retention rates as reported on IPEDS, financial assistance available, graduation & completion rates, placement and types of employment for degree or certificate programs may be gathered from any of the following: institutional statistics, state data system, alumni or student satisfaction surveys and other relevant sources. This information will be available via a link on the College website.
- Unauthorized File Sharing: Seminole State College has developed and will periodically update written procedures and plans as required by the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), to monitor the College’s network and effectively combat the unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material without excessive interference to educational and research use of the network.
These will include:
- The use of one or more technology-based deterrents;
- Mechanisms for educating and informing the College community about appropriate versus inappropriate use of copyrighted material;
- Procedures for handling unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material, including disciplinary procedures;
- Procedures for periodically reviewing the effectiveness of the plans to combat the unauthorized distribution materials by users of the College’s network; and
- Consultation with the SSC IT Director to:
- Offer legal alternatives for downloading or otherwise acquiring copyrighted material;
- Periodically review the legal alternatives for downloading or otherwise acquiring copyrighted material; and
- Make the results of reviews available on the College website or by other means.