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Student Advocacy Group

The Student Advocacy Group advises students who may be respondents or complainants involved with Student Code of Conduct cases administered by the Office of Student Services.  Committee members also may serve as advisors for students involved with Title IX investigations. Student Advocacy Group members are knowledgeable of the Student Handbook and Code of Student Conduct…

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Athletic Engagement Committee

The Athletic Engagement Committee (AEC) fosters student attendance and engagement with McNeese sports programs. This is done through programs, activities, and initiatives that promote a student connection to sporting events. The AEC also bridges the divide between student-athletes and their peers in the student community. The committee’s work is funded through an annual allocation from the student self-assessed…

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Grievance Committee

The Grievance Committee serves as a hearing and recommending body, reporting its findings to the president of the University or his/her designee. Senior Staff will appoint the committee members as necessary, and both parties retain the right to petition Senior Staff regarding those committee appointments. Membership is comprised of appropriate faculty or staff, depending on the…

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Student Location for Licensure Notification Policy

McNeese State University recognizes the state of the most recently entered mailing address in its student information system as a student’s state for professional licensure notification purposes. It is the student’s responsibility to update their address with Student Central or through Banner Self-Service immediately if an address change occurs. Communication This policy is distributed via…

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Information Technology Incident Response Plan

1. Purpose Security incidents must be reported promptly through the proper University and/or University System channels and resolved by designated professionals in a manner that is consistent with University policies, applicable laws, and this plan. This document establishes the procedures for identifying, reporting and responding to an information security event. It establishes the basic language…

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Dual Enrollment Policy

Purpose   Dual Enrollment refers to courses taught to high school students for which the students receive both high school credit and college credit, regardless of location or mode of delivery. This policy serves to ensure that dual enrollment efforts align with the mission of McNeese State University and that the academic rigor of such courses…

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Submission of Academic Progress Rate (APR) and Graduation Success Rate (GSR) Data Policy

Purpose   As per NCAA bylaw 14.01.4, the purpose of the Academic Performance Program (APP) “is to ensure that the Division I membership is dedicated to providing student-athletes with exemplary educational and intercollegiate-athletics experiences in an environment that recognizes and supports the primacy of the academic mission of its member institutions, while enhancing the ability…

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Dual Degree Policy

Purpose To promote graduate education and reduce the time and cost related to the earning of degrees, McNeese State University provides select dual degree opportunities for academically qualified undergraduates to earn graduate credit while completing a bachelor’s degree, accelerating the time it takes to complete both the bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Policy A dual (or…

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Unclassified Staff Compensation Policy

Policy To recognize educational achievements, full-time unclassified staff will receive a $500 base salary increase upon earning an initial master’s degree and a $2,000 base salary increase upon earning an initial doctoral degree. Employees will not receive a salary increase for subsequent master’s or doctoral degrees. The increase is not retroactive, unless otherwise specified, but…

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Electronic Signatures Policy

Purpose To increase the efficiency of transactions that require approval or authorization by signature, McNeese State University supports the use of electronic signatures, as recognized and allowed by Louisiana Revised Statute 9:2607, as long as their use meets legal and security requirements.  Policy Electronic signatures are valid wherever a traditional ink signature by the same…

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