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Category: Records and Registration

Testing and Final Examinations

Tests and quizzes (oral and written), including comprehensive final exams, are given by the instructor in accordance with the approved course syllabus.

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Confidentiality of Student Records

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) is a Federal law that governs the maintenance of student records. This act, with which the College intends to comply fully, protects the privacy of educational records, establishes the right for students enrolled to inspect records kept by the College about the student and the [...]

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Transcript Request Policy

In accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA), students and former students needing official copies of their academic transcript must request them from the Student Services Office. The request must bear the original signature in pen and ink by the student, to include the name and address of the institution [...]

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Student Records and Student Responsibility

The student services office keeps complete student records. Each student, however, is responsible for making certain that all of the requirements for graduation have been met. For that reason, students are encouraged to check their records periodically, especially prior to registration for their last semester.

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Course Repeat Rule

Students may repeat one time a course for which they received credit regardless of the grade received unless specified in the curriculum. Although both grades will appear on the student’s record, only the higher grade will be counted toward the cumulative grade-point average. For students receiving Veteran’s benefits, approval is required prior to repeating any [...]

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Course Substitution

Student may request credit for a course required in their program of study based on successful completion of a substitute course. Action upon such substitutions must be initiated by the student’s advisor who in turn forwards the request to the appropriate academic dean for approval. A maximum of five courses may be credited for any [...]

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Course Residency Requirement

A minimum of 25% of the total number of credit hours required for graduation in a particular program must be taken at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. No more than75% of required credit hours can be accepted for transfer credit.

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Attendance Requirements

Student are expected to attend every class for which they are scheduled and to arrive on time. Instructors will keep an accurate record of class attendance. Students are responsible for contacting their instructors when unavoidable absences occur and for maintaining contact every few days during any necessary extended absence. Students are responsible for withdrawing from [...]

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Preparation for College Study

The college offers four courses to assist students in being ready for college level work in the 2011-2012 academic year.   ACA 085  is designed to improve academic study skills and introduce resources that will complement developmental courses and engender success in college-level courses. Topics include basic study skills, memory techniques, note-taking strategies, test-taking techniques, library [...]

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Academic Load – Students

A full-time student is one who is enrolled in 12 or more credit hours of course work per semester. Average full-time enrollment for most students will vary between 15 and 18 hours of credit. Students who wish to carry more than 21 credit hours must have prior approval from the Vice President of Enrollment and [...]

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