Student opinion and viewpoint should be sought on matters affecting both the academic and nonacademic experiences of students, and especially those decisions which directly affect their welfare, through drawing upon official student representation, as well as additional means for seeking student input as appropriate.
a) Have published annually by the University those schedules of fees and charges which must be paid by all students as a condition of attendance; such schedules shall not be subject to change during the year, except on recommendation by the President and by action of The Regents. Each campus shall issue procedures as appropriate for challenging whether such fees and charges are due and for securing any refunds;
b) Have published annually by the University refund schedules for new and continuing students;
c) Have published annually by the University information about graduation rates of enrolled students and student athletes and information on campus crime statistics, as specified by applicable law;
d) Receive annually written information on the campus' standards of conduct regarding the use of drugs, alcohol, and other illegal substances, a statement affirming that disciplinary sanctions will be imposed for violations of the standards of conduct, a description of the sanctions, and other information specified by applicable law;
e) Protection against the improper collection of information about students' political and social views, beliefs, and associations;
f) Access to, and protection against the improper disclosure or withholding of, information from student records. Such access and protection is largely governed by State and Federal laws. It is the purpose of the Policies Applying to the Disclosure of Information from Student Records (Section 130.00 of these Policies) and implementing campus regulations to provide reasonable interpretations of pertinent laws and to protect the student's right of privacy. When the law is silent, the University shall be guided by two principles: (1) privacy of an individual is of great weight, and (2) the information in a student's file should be disclosed to the student on request;
g) Participate in the governance of the University, according to guidelines set forth by the campuses or by the appropriate department in the Office of the President (see also Section 80.00 and Section 120.00);
h) Have all academic decisions affecting their academic standing, including the assignment of grades, based upon academic considerations only, administered fairly and equitably under policies established by the Academic Senate. In professional curricula, such decisions may include consideration of performance according to accepted professional standards. Equitable grievance procedures, established pursuant to Section 114.00 of these Policies, shall be developed in consultation with student representatives and implemented;
i) Petition the Academic Senate on matters within the jurisdiction of the Senate;
j) Be free from University discipline for actions committed involuntarily or under duress. However, violations committed under the influence of drugs, alcohol, or illegal substances will be subject to discipline;
k) Equitable grievance procedures established pursuant to Section 111.00 through 112.00 of these Policies;
l) Petition for any change in these Policies, or in implementing campus regulations, through the appropriate campus or Universitywide office; and
m) Petition to appear before the Board of Regents, under procedures set forth in the Bylaws and Standing Orders of The Regents. Individual students are entitled to seek an appearance before the Board to speak in open committee or Board session on matters on The Regents' agenda. Students must follow administrative procedures established by their campuses to appeal individual academic or administrative decisions.
Students registered for a current term on any University campus shall be entitled to basic outpatient health care services on another University campus, under conditions that apply to students registered on that campus.
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