2017-2018 Student Handbook 
    Jul 19, 2024  
2017-2018 Student Handbook [Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

2017-2018 Student Handbook

Student Resources, Policies and Procedures

Getting Started

Admissions Policy  

2017 New Student Checklist   

Understanding Degree Options  


Academic Abbreviations  

Academic Advisors  

Academic Appeals  

Academic Calendar

Academic Clemency  

Academic Freedom  

Academic Honesty  

Academic Probation and Suspension  

Accommodations for Students with Disabilities  

Adding a Course  

Administrative Withdrawal/Drop Policy  

Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS)  


Audit a Class  

Class Schedules  

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)  

Continuing Education  

Course Evaluations  

Credit Load (Enrollment Status)   

Course Type Definitions  

Credit Hour   

Dean’s List and President’s List  

Degree Plan  

Developmental Courses  

Dropping a Course  

Freedom of Expression  

General Education Core Requirements  

General Education Objectives  

Grade Change Policy  

Grade Point Average (GPA)  

Grading System  

Honors Program  

Incomplete Grades  

Instructor Complaints/Problems/Grievances  

Lab Safety  

Online Learning  

Prior Learning Assessment   

Repeating a Course  

Student Records: FERPA  

Transcripts and Records  

Transfer Credit  


Withdrawal from College  

Financial Information

Career Pathways  

Financial Aid  

Holds on Account/Records  

Important Dates  

Payment Plans  


Residency Determination for Billing Purposes  


Special Fees  

Student Accounts Receivable  

Tuition and Fee Schedule  

Veterans Services Office  

Withdrawal from College  

Student Life

Accidents & Incidents Procedure  

Alcohol & Drug Policy  

Campus Recreation  

Campus Store  

Career Services 

Computer Services  

Counseling and Psychological Services  

Criminal Violations Reporting  

Dining Services  

Disciplinary Proceedings  

Talent Search  

Emergency Procedures  


Firearms Policy  

Freedom of Expression  

Health Services  


Lost and Found  


Off-Campus Conduct  


Posting Policy and Literature Distribution  

Printing & Copying  

Inclement Weather  

Sexual Discrimination/Harrassment/Misconduct  

Sexual Offender Registration  


Student Center  

Student Code of Conduct  

Student Government Association (SGA)  

Student Organizations  

Student ID Cards  

Telephone Numbers  

Testing Center  

Tobacco Policy  

Tornado Alert  


Verification of Enrollment  

Veterans Services Office  

Graduation and Beyond

Alumni & Friends Association  


Moving on to a Career  

National Park University  

Transferring to a Four-Year University  

Related College Policies

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)  

Annual Campus Security Report (CLERY)  

Annual Notification of Consumer Information  

Equal Education and Employment Opportunity Statement  

Student’s Right to Know  

Student Rights and Responsibilities  

Title IX