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Section F
Admissions Requirements and Criteria

F-1: Admissions Requirements and Criteria

Adoption Date: 03/16/92  |  Revision Date: 04/26/04  |  Revision Date: 09/26/06  |  Revision Date: 08/26/08  |  Revision Date: 10/26/10

Eligible individuals shall be admitted into the College without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, military status, unfavorable discharge from military service, or membership in any other groups protected against discrimination under federal, state or applicable local law.

The following categories of students are eligible for admission to the College:

  1. Graduates of accredited high schools or students who have completed the General Educational Development certificate (GED);
  2. Individuals who are eighteen (18) years of age or older and who can benefit from courses and/or programs of instruction or any student who is 16 or 17 years of age and has severed connection with secondary school, as certified in writing by the chief executive officer of the secondary school in which the student has legal residence;
  3. Transfer students from other colleges;
  4. Currently enrolled high school students who, with permission, may enroll in credit or noncredit courses; and,
  5. Other categories of students as the Board of Trustees may determine.

Admittance into some programs of limited and selective access may require special additional criteria as approved by the College President or designee.

Special admission criteria shall also be required of international students.

Individuals 15 years or younger shall be handled on a case-by-case and course-by-course basis. Such admission requires high school consent, parental consent, and/or approval by the College President or designee.

District residency will be a consideration in admission of students into programs of limited access.

The Office of Enrollment Services shall develop detailed procedures regarding applicable admission criteria.