We want our students to be well informed about our college and our community. The college’s web site contains important information that you should know as you begin your studies at LCSC. The following pages will guide you to web pages we consider to be critically important.
The links provided here are guides to making informed decisions as a Lewis-Clark State College student. A broad range of topics provide the understanding and tools to encourage a successful academic experience, as mandated by federal requirements set forth in the Higher Education Act of 1965 (amended in 1988 and 2008).
“Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681 et seq., and its implementing regulations, 34 C.F.R. Part 106, prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs or activities operated by recipients of federal financial assistance. Sexual harassment of students, which includes acts of sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX.” (Source: U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights, Dear Colleague Letter, April 4, 2011).
By becoming a member of our campus community, you have garnered many new privileges and have accepted several new accountabilities. The purpose of this handbook is to showcase a few of them.
This is not a substitute for your General Catalog, course syllabi, or other instructional materials given to you by college faculty and staff. Instead, you should view this as a critical complement to your other campus resources.
Federal regulations require that we verify that you have actively participated in each of your classes to be eligible to receive Title IV funding.
Federal law says that you must be making “Satisfactory Academic Progress” (SAP) toward a degree for you to be eligible for and to receive federal financial aid funds. These standards apply to all periods of attendance, even periods when you did not receive financial aid.
Idaho State Board of Education policy requires all students to have health insurance coverage. With requirements to be:
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (1974) is a federal law designed to protect the privacy of education records and is enforced by the Family Policy Compliance Office of the U.S. Department of Education (FPCO). Essentially, the act states that 1) "students" must be permitted to inspect their own “education records” and 2) “school officials” may not disclose personally identifiable information about a student without written permission from the student.