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3.You can also contact confidentially, off-campus, the Lancaster
Domestic Violence Center Hotline at 299-11240/299-1249, or
the Pennsylvania Coalition against Rape (PCAR) local Sexual
Assault and Counseling Center Hotline at (800) 392-7273.
*You may also contact the U.S. Department of Education, Office
for Civil Rights, at (800) 421-3481 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Medical personnel are on duty at the College's Health Office on
the first floor of Brenner Hall from 7:30 am until 5:00 pm, Monday
through Friday. This service is available to all students. There is
no fee for health office services. Serious medical situations are
referred to the Lancaster General Hospital or other appropriate
agencies. Students are responsible for medical costs incurred at an
outside clinic, physician's office, or hospital.
All student-operated vehicles are to be registered with the
institution within 48 hours of being brought on campus. Parking
permits are available from the College's Business Office for
an annual fee of $15. The parking permit fee is nonrefundable.
(See Student Handbook and/or Parking Manual for additional
Important Note: The College cannot be held liable for medical
costs incurred as a result of injury or illness.
The shuttle van is available Monday through Friday for
transportation between the Branch Campus and main campus
from 6:30 am to 8:00 pm.
Weekends: Students should contact security to obtain a cab ride
from campus to campus if needed.
Any student found in possession of a weapon will be subject to
disciplinary action ranging from suspension to expulsion. (See
Student Handbook for further details and definitions.)
Rights of Privacy and Access for Students
College policy safeguards the rights of privacy and access
regarding students' educational records as stipulated in the
Buckley Amendment (Family Educational Rights and Privacy
Act of 1974). Generally, information is not released without the
written consent of the student.
The following are released for what is deemed as directory
information: Student's name; address; telephone number; date
and place of birth; major field of study; participation in officially
recognized activities and sports; weight and height of members of
the teams; dates of attendance; degrees and awards received; and
other similar information.
See other information on the Privacy Act in the Student Handbook.
Students who wish to restrict the release of this information must
fill out the appropriate form, available in the Office of Financial
Aid and Registration.
An orientation program, scheduled for new students prior to
the start of each fall semester, is designed to answer questions
and to help students adjust to the college environment. Students
participate in short seminars such as success strategies, diversity,
and conflict resolution. Informational sessions are held in the
areas of student employment, resident life, campus activities and
organizations, general rules and regulations, as well as tutorial,
counseling, and other related services.
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The College does not provide health insurance. Students are
encouraged to provide their own medical/surgical hospitalization
insurance. If not covered by a family policy, the student should
purchase an individual policy or participate in a medical assistance
Student Right-to-Know Campus Security Act
In accordance with the Student Right-to-Know and Campus
Security Act, the institution is required to make readily available
information regarding graduation rates and campus safety policies
and procedures. Graduation information is obtainable from the
director of assessments and accountability, while campus safety
information is filed in the Campus Safety Office, the Office of the
Vice President for Finance and Administration, and the Office of
Student Services. A log of all reported crimes with the names and
addresses of those who have been charged in those incidents is
available in the Business Office during normal working hours.