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Academic Freedom Statement

Section 1 - Entering the College

1.1 Recruitment (coming soon) Policy Glossary

Crosswalk of ASOM and SAP policies to new policy numbers

1.2 Standards for Admissions
1.2.1 Admission to Limited Enrollment Programs
1.3 English Proficiency for International Students
1.4 Credential Evaluation for International Students
1.5 Initial Course Placement
Appendix A - Initial Course Placement Chart
1.5.1 ACCUPLACER Course Placement
1.5.2 WebCAPE Course Placement
1.6 Transferring Courses into Ivy Tech
1.6.1 Reverse Transfer Policy
1.7 Credit for Prior Learning
1.8 Prior Learning Crosswalk Development
1.9 Prior Learning Portfolio Standards
1.10 Prior Learning Portfolio Assessment Process
1.11 Establishing a Program of Study
1.12 MyIvy/Email Expectations (under construction)
1.13 Residency for Tuition and Fee Purposes

Section 2 - Paying for College

Current policy related to tuition, fees, billing, and payment can be found in the Financial Management Manual (FMM), specifically Section G.

Current policy related to financial aid can be found on InfoNet under Departments > Financial Aid > Policies and Procedures.

2.2 Fees and Billing for Distance Education
2.4 Veterans

Section 3 - Registration and Student Records

3.1 Advising
3.2 Course Drop and Add
3.3 Student Withdrawal
3.3.1 Medical Hardship Withdrawal
3.4 Release of Dependent Student's Information
3.5 Office of the Registrar Functions
3.7 Academic Transcripts
3.8 Electronic Signature Policy

Section 4 - Student's Classroom Experience

4.1 Academic Skills Advancement Programs
4.2 Prerequisites
4.3 Credit Transfer Awarding/Dual Credit
4.3.1 Dual Credit Faculty Non-Compliance Policy
4.5 Distance Education Course Scheduling
4.6 Course Delivery Considerations for Courses at a Distance
4.7 Testing Policy
4.8 Attendance Expectations and Reporting
4.8.1 Military Deployment
4.9 Information Resource Development
4.10 Maintenance of the Collection
4.11 Currency of Print Resources for the School of Health Sciences and School of Nursing
4.12 Library Records Privacy Policy
4.13 Workforce Certification in Curriculum
4.14 Criminal Background Check and Drug Screening
4.14.1 Reasonable Suspicion Drug and Alcohol Policy and Testing Guidelines - School of Health Sciences
4.15 Vaccine and Immunization
4.16 Grading Student Learning
4.17 Grade Point Average Calculation
4.17.1 Academic Clemency
4.18 Grade Appeals
4.19 Standards of Progress
4.19.1 Progression Stop-Out Policy
4.20 Academic Integrity
4.21 Embedded Course Evaluation
4.22 Technical Outcomes Assessment
4.23 General Education Outcomes Assessment
4.24 Course Substitution
4.25 Degree/Certificate Completion and Graduation Requirements
4.26 Honorary Associates Degree
4.27 Posthumous Degrees
4.28 Graduation Ceremony
4.29 Student Domestic Travel Policies
4.30 International Travel for Students
4.31 Academic Standing

Section 5 - Student Development and Support Services

5.1 Student Rights, Responsibilities and Due Process
5.2 Distance Education Student Support
5.3 Accommodation for Admitted Students
5.4 Use of Service Animals
5.5 Student Life Activities (under construction)
5.5.1 Establishing and Maintaining a Registered Student Organization
5.6 Domestic Student Travel (under construction)
5.7 Career Development
5.8 Career Services Conduct
5.9 Employment Professionals
5.10 Student References
5.11 Third Party Recruiting
5.12 Drug Free Schools and Workplace Act
5.13 Student Housing
5.14 Counseling (under construction)
5.15 Students Experiencing Pregnancy Childbirth and Related Conditions

Section 6 - Instructional Programs

6.1 Institutional Effectiveness
6.2 Academic School Structure
6.3 Academic Degree Structure & Table
6.4 Changes to Program Inventory
6.5 Adding New Programs (under construction)
6.6 Curriculum Standards
6.7 Distance Education Program Design and Development
6.8 Program, Curriculum Development and Maintenance
6.8.1 Non-Voting Curriculum Committee Participant Roles/Expectations
6.9 Development and Maintenance of Special Topic and Internship Courses
6.10 Instructional Modalities
6.11 Online Course Materials and Distribution
6.11.1 Open Educational Resources
6.13 Program Accreditation
6.14 Ratio of Contact to Credit Hours
6.15 Affiliation Agreements
6.16 Advisory Committees
6.17 Service Learning Policy
6.18 Parts of Term
6.19 Online Course Design and Development

Section 7 - Faculty

7.1 Faculty Credential Standards
7.2 Faculty Job Descriptions and Loading
7.3 Faculty Evaluation Process
7.4 Faculty Classification and Promotion
7.5.1 Faculty Use of Instructional Technology
7.5.2 Faculty Expectations for Training for and Instruction of Online and Distance Courses
7.6 Faculty Sabbatical
7.7 Faculty - Support for Presentations
7.8 Employee-Authored Text Adoption Deliberations
7.9 Adjunct Faculty Compensation
7.10 Graduate Student Intern Teaching Program
7.11 Faculty Leading Students on International Travel Study (under construction)
7.12 Faculty Travel (under construction)
7.13 Glenn W. and Mary Catherine Sample Awards
7.14 Adjunct Faculty Awards
7.15 International Travel for Faculty/Staff
7.16 Emerit Faculty

Section 8 - Workforce Alignment

8.1 Awarding Credit in Workforce Alignment Course Offerings
8.2 Reporting of Workforce Alignment Credit Course Offerings
8.3 Pricing of Workforce Alignment Course Offerings
8.4 Records Retention in Workforce Alignment
8.5 Federal Grant Reporting in Workforce Alignment
8.6 Apprenticeship
8.9 Grading Non-Credit Courses

Section 9 - College Environment

9.1 Campus Security
9.2 Student Equal Opportunity, Harassment, and Nondiscrimination Policy
9.3 Non-Discrimination
9.3.1 Transgender Policy
9.4 Intellectual Property
9.5 Research Involving Human Subjects
9.6 Use of Copyright Materials
9.7 Computer Usage
9.8 Student and Faculty Health and Wellness
9.9 Repair of Privately Owned Equipment
9.10 Voting Procedures
9.11 Smoking and Tobacco Use Policy
9.12 Protection of Minors Policy

Section 10 - Addendum

*The addenda section of ASOM is not an official part of our academic operations manual. It is designed to provide an easily accessible location to communicate a timeline of annual events and policies and procedures governing pilot projects. As such, the policies in this section have not gone through the normal approval process.

10.6 Free Course Guarantee
10.7 MATH 118 Substitution Clarifications  
10.8 Key Reporting for Faculty  
10.9 Proposed Intersession Approach  
10.10 Course Materials Selection Guidelines  
10.12 Administrative Faculty Contract
10.13 Reverse Transfer Guiding Principles
10.14 UAS Guidelines | UAS Request for Approval
Ivy Tech Community College Strategic Plan
Ivy Tech Photography Guidelines & Best Practices