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 study, participation in officially recognized activities and sports, weight and height of members of athletic teams, degrees and awards received, dates of attendance, part-time or full-time status, most recent previous educational agency or institution attended by the student, college within the Maricopa Community Colleges where the student has been enrolled, photograph of student, and electronic mail address.
6 .Use of Education Records for Advisement Purposes
All colleges within the Maricopa Community Colleges have access to the computerized degree audit program. During the advisement process, each student may have his or her academic record reviewed for coursework taken at any of the District's colleges or centers. The institution retains the right to exercise discretion in determining the release of directory information.
7. Disclosure to Parents
In accordance with federal law, college officials may disclose educational records to parents of minors or to parents of a student who have established the student's status as a dependent according to the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, section 152, without the written consent of the student.
2.5.4 Student Employment
More information can be found at https://chancellor.maricopa.edu/public-stewardship/governance/administrative- regulations/2-students/2.5-student-rights-and-responsibilities/2.5.4-student-employment
2.5.5 Student Governance
Student governing bodies derive their authority from the Maricopa County Community College District Governing BoardthatexistsinaccordancewithArizonaRevisedStatutes. TheadministrationoftheDistrictisvestedinthe Chancellor who delegates responsibility for each college to the college president who serves in a management and policyimplementationcapacityhavingtheultimateresponsibilityforallactivitiesofthecollege. Thepresidentshall designate the administrator(s) (i.e., directors of student leadership) at each college who will be charged with the responsibility for working with the college student governing body(ies) in the development of college student activities and programs.
A representative form of student governance may exist at each college/center as well as district wide to provide an effective means of communication among students, faculty, staff and administration and to provide student input in college and District matters. Eligibility requirements are to be met and spelled out in detail in each student governanceconstitution. Theseconstitutionsshallestablishtheminimumrequirementsfortheelective/appointive officers. AllstudentgovernmentconstitutionsshallbesubmittedtotheGoverningBoardGeneralCounselto ensure compliance with federal and state laws, and the Maricopa Community Colleges Governing Board Administrative Regulations. Since Rio Salado Community College is a countywide non-campus college, the president shall ensure that opportunities exist for student involvement.
College student constitutions should be reviewed annually by student governance. The appropriate vice president or designee of each college shall be responsible for submitting any changes to the president of the college for transmittal to the Governing Board General Counsel.
1. Officers/Members
All reference in this document to positions will designate whether the position is an officer position or a member position.
Each student governance constitution shall define which of its elected positions (maximum of 5) within its structureshallbedesignatedasofficers. Thepersonsfillingthosepositionsshallbereferredto,inthis document, as officers. Persons filling all other positions, elected or appointed, shall be referred to as members (excluding non-voting committee members).
All positions filled by election shall be considered as elected positions, even though the person filling the position may have been appointed to fill an unexpired term of another individual.
2. Designation
Colleges with two (2) student governments shall designate the governments as "day" or "evening." Colleges with one (1) government shall be considered day students, for the purposes of this document.
3. Eligibility for Office
All student governance constitutions shall prescribe that all persons elected or appointed as officers shall be enrolled in and maintain a minimum of six (6) credit hours for day student governments, three (3) credit hours for evening student governments. Officers shall have and maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.50 and be in good standing (not on probation) according to the written district policy. Convicted felons shall be ineligible for office (ARS ยง 13-904). The constitution may, however, set more rigid requirements, if so desired by college student governance.
4. Tenure of Position
Tenure in any student governance position shall be determined by the respective student governance constitutions. In no case shall any student be allowed to serve in any combination of officer/member
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