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This manual is maintained and updated by the office of the Vice President of Administrative Services and converted to HTML and PDF formats by the office of the Web Manager. Please direct questions or comments to Sandra Braedt, Executive Assistant to the VP of Administrative Services and HR, or Marie Harris.

Chapter One: General Policies

Policy Name Policy Number
District College Policies 1.01.0000
Board of Trustees Authority/Delegation 1.02.0000
Board of Trustees Bylaws 1.03.0000
Board of Trustees Organization 1.04.0000
Board of Trustees Individual Authority 1.05.0000
Board of Trustees Meetings 1.06.0000
Board of Trustees Records of Board Action 1.07.0000
Board of Trustees Trustee Responsibilities 1.08.0000
Board of Trustees Job Description/Chair 1.09.0000
Board of Trustees Job Description/Member 1.10.0000
Delegation of Board Powers and Duties to the District Chancellor 1.11.0000
Duties to the College Chancellor Board Member Evaluation Checklist 1.12.0000
Chancellor Search Policy 1.13.0000
Chancellor Performance Review 1.14.0000
Safety, Health, and Accident Prevention 1.15.0000
Infectious Disease 1.16.0000
Preventing Sexual Harassment 1.17.0000
Drug & Alcohol Workplace Prevention 1.18.0000
Alcohol & Drug Rehabilitation Policy 1.19.0000
Governance 1.20.0000
District Smoking Policy 1.21.0000
Computer Information Systems Resources Acceptable Use Policy 1.22.0000
Limited Personal Use of Computers, Electronic Mail, the Internet and other Computer Information Systems Resources (CISR) 1.22.0001
Pierce College District Web Sites 1.22.0002
Pierce College District Web Privacy Notice 1.22.0003
Pets and Other Animals on Campus 1.23.0000

Chapter Two: Faculty and Staff Personnel

Policy Name Policy Number
Faculty and Classified Collective Bargaining 2.01.0000
Leave Provisions-Administrative Exempt Employees 2.02.0000
Nepotism 2.03.0000
Discipline/Corrective Action/Dismissal 2.04.0000
Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action 2.05.0000
Personnel Records 2.06.0000
Conflict of Interest 2.07.0000
Academic Freedom 2.08.0000
Professional Improvement 2.09.0000
Faculty Tenure 2.10.0000
Work Action 2.11.0000
Teleworking 2.12.0000
Medical Expense Plan for Eligible Employees of Pierce Colleges 2.13.0000
Non-Discrimination Policy 2.14.0000
Board of Trustees Delegation of Scheduling Authority Policy 2.15.0000

Chapter Three: Student Personnel

Policy Name Policy Number
Student Rights and Responsibilities/Student Code of Conduct 3.01.0000
Academic Adjustments, Auxiliary Aids & Services for Students with Disabilities 3.02.0000
Student Records 3.03.0000
Grading 3.04.0000
Admission 3.05.0000
Use of Human Subjects 3.06.0000
Academic Standards 3.07.0000
Scholarship Committee 3.08.0000
Hazing 3.09.0000
Service Animals at Pierce College Facilities Policy 3.10.0000
Grade Forgiveness 3.11.0000

Chapter Four: Instructional and Program Development

Policy Name Policy Number
Academic Program 4.01.0000
Associate Degrees, Certificates and Diplomas 4.02.0000
Academic Calendar 4.03.0000

Chapter Five: Sites and Facilities

Policy Name Policy Number
Use of District Facilities 5.01.0000
Regulation of Auxiliary Enterprises 5.02.0000

Chapter Six: Publications and Information

Policy Name Policy Number
Advertising of College Programs and Services 6.01.0000
College Publications 6.02.0000
Use of the Official College Logo 6.03.0000
News Media Contact 6.04.0000

Chapter Seven: Finance

Policy Name Policy Number
Fund Raising and Solicitation of Funds 7.01.0000
Expenditures for Political Activities 7.02.0000
Debts to the College 7.03.0000
Authorization of Checking Account Signatures 7.04.0000
Authorization for Investment of Cash Balances 7.05.0000
Tuition and Fees 7.06.0000
Tuition and Fee Refunds 7.07.0000
College Tuition Rate, Fees and Waivers Policy 7.08.0000
Cash Reserves 7.09.0000

Chapter Eight: Miscellaneous

Policy Name Policy Number
Copyrights and Patents 8.01.0000
Fraudulent Certification 8.02.0000
Public Records 8.03.0000