Federal regulations governing institutions of higher education require that information on the following data be made available to students and employees annually.
We hope you find this notification to be informative.
Annual Notice to Students & Employees (printable PDF).
Commonly referred to as FERPA or the Buckley Amendment, this federal law establishes policies and procedures to protect the privacy of education records. FERPA affords each Southeast Community College student certain rights with respect to his or her education records. These rights include:
The Student Right-to-Know Act, passed by Congress in 1990, requires institutions eligible for title IV funding, under the Higher Education act of 1965, to calculate completion or graduation rates of certificate or degree-seeking, full-time students entering that institution, and to disclose these rates to current and prospective students. These general disclosures include:
https://www.southeast.edu/consumer-information/ for more in-depth information on each of the above topics.
To read more about the Student Right-to-Know Act, please visit the National Center for Education Statistics website at http://nces.ed.gov.
In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus security and Crime Statistics Act, SCC publishes an Annual Security Report (ASR) by October 1. This report includes statistics for the previous three (3) years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, at certain off- campus buildings, and adjacent public property. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters.
A copy of this report is available online or upon request to any Campus Dean of Students.
In accordance with the Drug-Free Schools and Campuses Regulations, Southeast Community College annually notifies students and employees of the standards of conduct that prohibit unlawful possession, use or distribution of illicit drugs and alcohol on its property. Additionally, SCC provides a description of the health risks associated with the use of illicit drugs and the abuse of alcohol, the applicable legal sanctions under local, state, or federal law, the availability of applicable counseling, treatment, or rehabilitation or re-entry programs. SCC provides a clear statement and description of the disciplinary sanctions the institution will impose on students and employees for violation of College drug and alcohol free environment policies. See pages 7-11 of the Student Information section of the College Catalog and online.
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”) prohibits discrimination based on sex, which includes sexual and relationship violence at any federally funded education program or activity. When the College receives a report of sexual and relationship violence or discrimination, it will respond in a prompt and equitable manner, consider and process every report based on facts and prohibit retaliation against anyone for raising complaints or participating in a process related to Title IX.
For more information about SCC’s Access, Equity & Diversity Office, visit https://www.southeast.edu/diversity/.
For any questions regarding Title IX, please contact: Jose J. Soto, Vice President of Access, Equity and Diversity and Title IX Administrator at 301 S 68th ST PL, 402-323-3412 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have experienced any incidents of sexual misconduct, harassment, or violence, whether on- or off-campus, please know that you have rights, you have options, and support is available for you. This document is intended as an overview of various policies, procedures, resources, and supports. For more information regarding your rights and options visit https://www.southeast.edu/pdfs/about-scc/diversity/rightsandreportingoptions.pdf.