STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
ADOPT: APRIL 8, 1985
REVISED: NOVEMBER 14, 1995
REVISED: NOVEMBER 14, 2000
REVISED: MARCH 11, 2008
ED CODE: 76000
Title 5: 55530
As the pivotal members of the campus community, students shall receive the consideration and respect
they deserve as individuals and citizens.
It shall be the policy of the Sonoma County Junior College District to honor and protect the rights of each
student. These rights include freedom of expression, including peaceable assembly, peaceable picketing,
and dissemination of literature on campus; access to the rules and regulations of the College; and the
right of petition for the waiving of such rules and regulations, for change of administrative officer's finding
or verdict, or for a hearing related to alleged mistreatment by an instructor or staff member.
In addition, Sonoma County Junior College District recognizes that students enrolled at the College must
assume certain responsibilities.
1. The exercise of student rights imposes a responsibility for the recognition and acceptance of the
rights and privileges of fellow students and other members of the campus community.
2. The student is expected to know the rules and regulations of the College. Such rules and
regulations are published in the College Catalog.