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Rules, Regs & Rights

Check the 2014-2015 Student Handbook to learn the College's rules and regulations and your rights as a student.

Bias incidents are taken very seriously by the College. Learn more about the Bias Incident Response Protocol.

Heritage Months Celebrated

September 15th – October 15th: Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month begins on September 15, the anniversary of independence for five Latin American countries—Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. In addition, Mexico declared its independence on September 16, and Chile on September 18.

November: Native American Indian Heritage Month

What began at the turn of the century as an effort to gain a day of recognition for the significant contributions the First Americans made to the establishment and growth of the United States has resulted in the month of November being designated for that purpose. National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month is celebrated to recognize the intertribal cultures and to educate the public about the heritage, history, art, and traditions of the American Indian and Alaska Native people.

February: Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual remembrance of important people and events in the history of the African Diaspora.

March: Women’s History Month

In 1987, March was declared the Women’s History Month, recognizing women from all walks of life regardless of their caste, color, creed, culture and age for their valuable contributions towards our shared history.

May: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian Pacific American (APA) Heritage Month—a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. On October 5, 1978, President signed a Joint Resolution designating the annual celebration.