2013-14 Student Handbook

TABLE OF CONTENTS


MISSION STATEMENT OF BLUFFTON UNIVERSITY

Student's rights and responsibilities 

  • Community of respect
  • Objectives and expectations 
  • Honor system
  • Standards and policies
    • Plagiarism
    • Harassment policy
    • Discrimination
    • Disability discrimination /Disability services
    • Emergency removal and return policy 
    • Grievance procedure
    • Telephone and voice mail policies
    • E-mail policies
    • Responsible use of campus computing & networking resources
  • Salespersons on campus
  • Campus conduct system
  • Security
    • University policy
    • Reporting procedures
    • Weapons
    • Drugs and alcohol
    • Sexual offenses
    • Sex offender registry 
    • Crime statistics report
  • Residence life
    • Housing requirements
    • Hall directors
    • Resident advisors
    • Facilities
    • Furnishings and care
    • Security deposit and charges
    • Community billing 
    • Security and safety
    • Hours & guests policies
    • Entering student rooms
    • Room assignment/changes
    • Consolidation policy
    • Single room policy
    • Break housing policy
    • Summer school housing
  • Parking and traffic regulations
    • Motor vehicle registration
    • Parking and operating violations
    • Fines and loss of privilege

 

ACADEMIC PROCEDURE

  • Academic affairs office
  • Student responsibility
  • Academic advising
  • Registration
  • Grade appeals and academic grievance procedures
  • Class attendance
  • Final exam policy
  • Records policy

 

STUDENT SERVICES

  • Bookstore and duplicating
  • Business office
  • Campus pastor
  • Career Development Center
  • Counseling services
  • Curriculum Resource Center
  • Financial aid
  • Dining service
  • Health Center
  • Learning Resource Center 
  • Library
  • Marbeck Center
  • Multicultural affairs 
  • Music facilities
  • Student life office
  • Technology Center 
  • Writing Center

 

OPPORTUNITIES FOR INVOLVEMENT

  • Calendar of events 
  • Activity fee
  • SOUL
  • Student organizations 
  • Department activities
  • Performance groups
  • Criteria for student organizations
  • Privileges of student organizations
  • Procedures from starting a new student organization
  • Fund-raising policy
  • Dining services policy
  • Travel policy

 

TRADITIONS, SPECIAL EVENTS AND FACTS