Student Regulations Committee
October 30, 2001
L. Barajas (G. Student); P. Benkeser (BME), Chair; R. Barke (PUBPOL); A.
Larson (ME); N. Watson (UG Student); B. Walker (LIB); and L. Wilcox (Student
D. Allen (Ex. Board Liason); E.K. Barefield (CHEM); L. Jacobs (CEE);
E.W. Looney (UG Student); and J. McIver (Registrar)
minutes of the September 20, 2001 meeting were approved.
Committee reviewed a proposal (attached) from Nate Watson to revise the Section
XXIII (i.e. Student Bill of Rights) of the Student Rules and Regulations. After a lengthy discussion, the Committee
unanimously recommended that the following changes (addition,
XXIII. Student Bill of Academic
right to attend classes during regularly scheduled times without deviation
from such time and without penalty if the student cannot attend
instructional, lab, or examination hours not institutionally
right to consult with an assigned and qualified advisor for a reasonable
amount of time each term
right to transfer core curriculum within the University System.
right to receive an evaluation of academic performance in a class prior to
the point at which one may withdraw from the course without penalty.
right to consult with faculty outside
classroom time such as regularly scheduled office hours or by appointment.
right to have reasonable access to campus facilities of which use is
required to complete course assignments and/or objectives.
right to receive a syllabus for each course at the first class
meeting. The syllabus should
include an outline of the course objectives, criteria used in determining
the course grade, and any other requirements. Students should be informed in writing
or e-mail of any changes made to the syllabus with reasonable time to
adjust to these changes.
right to receive each term for each course a syllabus that outlines course
objectives and requirements and to be informed of any changes in these syllabi
at the beginning of each term.
- The right to have reasonable time to learn course material
prior to the administration of an examination
of timely review of lecture and/or reading
material before a major examination is administered.
- The right of each student to receive access to any of
his/her records kept by the institution.
- The right to have reasonable access to
grading instruments and/or evaluation
materials criteria and
to have graded material returned in a timely fashion.
- The right to be informed of the grade appeals process.
- The right to have reasonable facilities in which
to receive instruction and examinations.
- The right to be informed in each course of the
definition of academic misconduct.