Student Activities (Policy 3.050)
||F.S. 1001.64; FAC 6A-14.057
||7/82; Rev. 7/92, 5/02, 11/03, 12/04, 05/09
The following policies shall apply to Student Activities at the College:
- Student Activities Office
The Office of Student Activities, has responsibility for the planning, oversight, and implementation of the student activities program of the College. The Office of Student Activities shall be responsible for supervising all student success services, including, but not limited to, the following: Student Activities Leadership Institute program, the weekly entertainment variety series, Student Government Association, student clubs and organizations, community service programs, student leadership mentoring, The Scribe (student newspaper), judicial affairs and the athletics program.
- Student Government Association
The Student Government Association is an alliance of students working together to create a campus environment that supports the teaching-learning process and to provide a forum for students to participate in institutional decision-making. The Student Government Association charters campus clubs and organizations, provides appropriate leadership activities for students, sponsors co-curricular events, and recommends students for membership on campus committees.
- Florida Community College Activities Association
The College is a member of the Florida Community College Activities Association which is the governing body for colleges that participate in intercollegiate sports competition within the State.
Students who participate in intercollegiate athletics are required by the College to have an accident insurance policy and to have completed a liability release form. The insurance company name and policy number must be on file in the office of the Athletic Director.
- Activities Period
During Terms I and II, time is set aside each week for a period of activities planned for students. Every attempt shall be made to have a well-rounded program of cultural, educational, and recreational activities open to all students and faculty.
- Faculty Advisors
Faculty members shall be assigned by the President or designee to serve as advisors of various student activities and organizations. Faculty advisors will monitor student activities in accordance with College policies and procedures.
- Admission to Activities
The student identification card, available to all students, admits students to programs held on or off campus. All employees of the College are admitted free-of-charge to all College sponsored activities and programs.
- Student Activities Budget
Expenditures from student activity and service fees shall be according to a budget prepared jointly by students and College staff and approved by the President. The President shall cause to be adopted procedures for student participation in the development of the budget for expenditures funded from the Student Activity and Service Fee. Such procedures shall require the budget to be based upon an estimate of total funds generated from this fee as well as an estimate of funds carried forward from the prior year. All lawful expenditures which benefit the student body in general may be funded from the Student Activity and Service Fee fund if such expenditures are included in the approved budget for this fee.