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.

 2.01Academic Organization
The College Catalog and the Student Handbook
 Admissions Procedures
 2.05Earning Non-Traditional Undergraduate Credit
 Earning Non-Traditional Undergraduate Credit Procedures
2.06Transfer Credit
 2.07Classification of Students
 2.08Core Curriculum (General Education Program)
 2.09Academic Load
 2.10Class Attendance
 Class Attendance Procedures
 2.11Auditing Courses
 2.12Time Requirements Credit for Semester Hour Credit
 2.13Change of Class Schedule
 Change of Class Procedures
 2.14Withdrawal from the College
 Grading Procedures
2.16Requirements for Graduation
 Requirements for Graduation Procedures
 2.17Honorary Degrees
 2.18Academic Standards
 2.19Academic Honesty and Integrity
 Academic Honesty and Integrity Procedures
 Textbooks Procedures
 2.21The Library
 Library Procedures
 2.22Acceptable Computer Use
 Acceptable Computer Use Procedures
 2.23Chapel Requirements
 Chapel Requirements Procedures

Copyright Procedures
2.25Counseling and Career Services
2.26International Study

International Study Procedures

International Study Form 1

International Study Form 2

Research Procedures
2.29Distance Education

Distance Education Procedures
2.30Satisfactory Academic Progress for Financial Aid Eligibility

Satisfactory Academic Progress for Financial Aid Eligibility 
2.31Curriculum and Program Approval and Program Closure

Curriculum and Program Approval and Program Closure
2.32Student Scholarships

Student Scholarships Guidelines

Student Scholarships Procedures
2.33Non-Academic Credit
2.34Dead Week and Final Examinations
2.35Collaborative Academic Arrangements

Collaborative Academic Arrangements Procedures
2.36Substantive Change
2.37Accommodating Students with Disabilities
2.38Civil Classroom Behavior

Civil Classroom Behavior Procedures
2.39Academic Bankruptcy
2.41Continuity of Operations Plan
2.42Accuracy of Student Records

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

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

Student Complaints PROCEDURES

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
Student Organization Accounts
Drug-Free, Alcohol-Free and Tobacco-Free Environment

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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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