Academic Policies

Blue Mountain College and its faculty are dedicated to providing students with a thorough background in the liberal arts, as well as academic and professional skills which will help them become productive members of society. To accomplish this task, the recognition of mutual rights and responsibilities of faculty and students to each other is essential in the activities of the higher education community.

The following academic polices and procedures, established by The Blue Mountain College Board of Trustees, govern the operations of Academic Affairs at the College.

Policy 2.01   Academic Organization

Policy 2.02   The College Catalog and the Student Handbook

Policy 2.03   Admissions
          2.03   Admissions Procedures

Policy 2.04   Registration

Policy 2.05   Earning Non-Traditional Undergraduate Credit
          2.05   Earning Non-Traditional Undergraduate Credit Procedures

Policy 2.06   Transfer Credit

Policy 2.07   Classification of Students

Policy 2.08   Core Curriculum (General Education Program)

Policy 2.09   Academic Load

Policy 2.10   Class Attendance
         2.10  Class Attendance Procedures

Policy 2.11   Auditing Courses

Policy 2.12   Time Requirements Credit for Semester Hour Credit

Policy 2.13   Change of Class Schedule
         2.13 Change of Class Procedures

Policy 2.14   Withdrawal from the College

Policy 2.15   Grading
         2.15 Grading Procedures

Policy 2.16   Requirements for Graduation
         2.16 Requirements for Graduation Procedures

Policy 2.17   Honorary Degrees

Policy 2.18   Academic Standards

Policy 2.19   Academic Honesty and Integrity
         2.19  Academic Honesty and Integrity Procedures

Policy 2.20   Textbooks
         2.20   Textbooks Procedures

Policy 2.21   The Library
         2.21 Library Procedures
Policy 2.22   Acceptable Computer Use
         2.22   Aceptable Computer Use Procedures

Policy 2.23   Chapel Requirements
         2.23   Chapel Requirements Procedures

Policy 2.24   Copyright
          2.24   Copyright Procedures

Policy 2.25   Counseling and Career Services

Policy 2.26   International Study
         2.26 International Study Procedures
         2.26 International Study Form 1
         2.26 International Study Form 2

Policy 2.27   Research
2.27 Research Procedures

Policy 2.28   Internships

Policy 2.29   Distance Education
         2.29 Distance Education Procedures

Policy 2.30   Satisfactory Academic Progress for Financial Aid Eligibility
         2.30 Satisfactory Academic Progress for Financial Aid Eligibility Procedures

Policy 2.31 Curriculum and Program Approval and Program Closure        
         2.31   Curriculum and Program Approval and Program Closure Procedures

Policy 2.32   Student Scholarships
         2.32   Student Scholarships Guidelines
         2.32   Student Scholarships Procedures

Policy 2.33   Non-Academic Credit

Policy 2.34   Dead Week and Final Examinations

Policy 2.35   Collaborative Academic Arrangements

           2.35 Collaborative Academic Arrangements Procedures

Policy 2.36   Substantive Change

Policy 2.37   Accommodating Students with Disabilities

Policy 2.38   Civil Classroom Behavior

            2.38 Civil Classroom Behavior Procedures

Policy 2.39 Academic Bankruptcy


Student Policies

Blue Mountain College expects each student to become an active citizen of our college community. This community is based upon individual honor and the trustworthiness of every student. The College and her students work together to promote both an increasing intellectual maturity and continuous growth in personal responsibility, social maturity, respect for the dignity and rights of others, and a responsible respect for the moral and spiritual values that characterize Blue Mountain College.

The following student polices, established by the Blue Mountain College Board of Trustees, govern the operations of Student Affairs at the College.

4.01 Continued Association with College
4.02 Confidentiality of Student Records and Information
4.03  Student Loans Higher Education Act
4.04 Requirements for Representing the College or Student Body
4.05 Traffic Regulations
4.06 Identification Cards

4.06 Identification Cards Procedures
4.07 Social Functions
4.08 Establishment and Management of Student Organizations
4.09 Campus Sales / Fund-raisers
4.10 Student Health Services
4.11 Student Food Services
4.12 Crime Awareness, Campus Security, and Civil Actions
4.13 Student Conduct and Judiciary
4.14 Residential Life and Campus Housing Requirements
4.15 Student Complaints

4.15 - Student Complaints PROCEDURES

4.15 - Student Complaints Form
4.16 Pets in Residence Halls
4.17 Students with Disabilities
4.18 Responsibility for Personal Property
4.19 Inappropriate Phone Calls
Threats or Harm to Self or Others
Intellectual Property

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Office of Student Services
Blue Mountain College
P.O. Box 160
Blue Mountain, MS  38610
Phone:  662.685.4771 (Ext. 144 or 247)
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