2016-2017 Student Handbook

Revised May 2016

This Student Handbook supersedes all previous editions of the Bainbridge State College Student Handbook. This handbook is prepared for the convenience of students and is not to be construed as an official publication of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. In case of any divergence from or conflict with the Bylaws or Policies of the Board of Regents, the official Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents shall prevail.

All students are responsible for knowing and adhering to the guidelines and regulations contained in this Handbook.

Bainbridge State College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Bainbridge State College. This information is published exclusively for accreditation-related purposes and not to inquire regarding admissions or general educational policies and practices of the college.

The following individuals have been designated as the employees responsible for coordinating the College’s implementation of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the College’s implementation of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): Director of Human Resources, Gena Wilson, 229-243-6990 and Human Resources, Carolyn Funderburke, 229-243-6856.

For further information, contact the Office for Civil Rights at 1-800-421-3481 or 202-245-6800 or file an OCR Electronic Complaint Form at http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/complaintintro.html.

The student handbook is not a contract. It is for informational purposes only and provides no rights to the reader.