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Campus Policies

Nondiscrimination and Equal Opportunity at PTC

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment and education opportunity. No person shall be discriminated against in the terms and conditions of employment, personnel practices or access to and participation in programs, services and activities with regard to race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, marital status, status with regard to public assistance or sexual orientation. In addition, discrimination in employment based on membership or activity in a local commission as defined by law is prohibited. More information about non discrimination at Pine Technical College.

1B.1 Nondiscrimination in Employment and Education Opportunity

1B.1 Nondiscrimination in Employment and Education Policy

1B.1.1 (Procedure) Report/Complaint of Discrimination/Harassment Investigation and Resolution

1B.1.1 (Procedure) Report/Complaint of Discrimination/Harassment Investigation and Resolution Policy

Campus Policies

While PTC faculty and staff members work hard to keep all policies current, some policies on this page may not reflect the most current policy revisions. For the most current and official copy, we encourage you to visit the Office of the President.


100-199 General Administration

100 Policy Development, Review and Approval
101 College Fleet Vehicle Checkout
102 Driver's License
103 Weather/Emergency Closings, Delays & Cancellations
105 Facility/Equipment Use Agreement
106 PTC Crisis Team Designation and Responsibilities
107 Chain of Command
108 Report/Complaint of Discrimination/Harassment Investigation and Resolution
109 Fire/Tornado Emergencies & Drills
110 Bomb Threat
111 Employee Exit Process
112 New Employee Orientation
113 Employee Name Tags
114 Fraudulent or other Dishonest Acts
115 Signs on Campus
116 Possession or Carry of Firearms
117 Departmental Collections/Resources
118 Parking Fees
119 Armed Intruder
120 Drug and Alcohol-Free College
121 Community Use of the Learning Resource and Technology Center
122 Live Project Work
123 Violence Prevention -- Documentation Form to Policy 123 
124 Record Retention -- Appendix A to Policy 124
125 Grant Management
126 Data Integrity
127 Scholarship Distribution
128 U.S. Dept. of Labor Supportive Services
129 U.S. Dept. of Labor Case Management Co-Enrollment
130 Medical Emergency and Health Issues
131 Behavioral Assessment and CARE Team

200-299 Academic Affairs

201 Scheduling Courses
203 Sabbatical Leave
204 Faculty Professional Development Funds
205 Academic Honors Policy
207 Credit Courses Delivered via Instructional/Interactive Television
209 Grade and Credit System -- Appendix to Policy 209
210 Academic Division and Program Review and Improvement Process
212 Senior Citizen Enrollment Procedure for Open Enrollment Hour-Based Classes
214 Final Examination Schedule
215 Corporate Credit Programs
216 Continuing Education Refunds
217 Experiential and Non-Academic Learning Credit -- Appendix to Policy 217
219 Graduation Requirements -- Appendix to Policy 219
220 Faculty Credentialing for Temporary Faculty
221 Substitute Teaching
222 Student Activity Hour Scheduling
223 Background Checks
224 Definition of General Education
225 Minnesota Transfer Course Development Process -- Appendix A -- Appendix B
226 College Awards for Excellence
227 Faculty Development Plan; Development Plan Policy Appendix
228 Credit by Examination
230 Advanced Placement Credit
231 College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) Credit; CLEP Policy Appendix
232 Student procedure for Access to Disability Services and/or Filing a Disability Complaint
233 Credit Transfer
234 Course Syllabi
235 Make-Up Tests
236 Grade Appeal
237 Curriculum Design, Development and Approval
238 Program Advisory Committee
239 Individualized Studies
240 Library Collection Development and Management
241 Advanced Standing Policy
242 Firearms Acquisition/Disposition Records
243 Credit Hours and Program Length
244 Distance Education
245 Audio and Video Recordings of Classroom Lecture
246 Alternate Text

300-399 Student Affairs

300 New Student Assessment -- Appendix to Policy 300
301 Evaluation of Students with Limited English Proficiency
302 Counseling and Communications with Students with Limited English Proficiency
303 Student Complaints and Reporting
304 Academic Forgiveness
307 Absence and Attendance Policy
308 Student Club Bank Accounts
309 Student Club Advisors
310 Satisfactory Academic Progress
311 Petition Policy -- Appendix to Policy 311
312 Release of Information (USA Patriot Act)
313 Student Data Privacy Policy
314 Student Code of Conduct
315 Waivers and Refunds
316 Financial Aid - Work Study
317 Admissions
318 Credit Load

400-499 Fiscal Affairs

401 Establishment of Budget for Grants and Contracts
402 Budget Planning, Control and Reporting
403 Initiating and Processing Purchase Requisitions, Purchase Orders and Related Payments
404 Budget Change Process
405 Payment of Memberships for Professional Organizations
406 General Fixed Asset Inventory for General Fund
407 Tuition Payment and Collection
408 Transcript Fee
409 Travel Management
410 Campus Store Inventory Management
411 Indirect Costs for Grants and Contracts
412 Accounts Receivable Management
413 Purchasing Credit Card Program

500-599 Personnel

500 Job Description Development/Revision
501 Hiring Process
502 Faculty Overload
503 Payroll Distribution Change
504 Overtime
505 Time Reporting and Absence from Campus Policy
506 Reasonable Accommodations in Employment
507 Uniforms & Uniform Purchasing

600-699 Physical Plant

600 Smoking, Food and Beverage Policy
601 Designated Free Speech Area

700-799 Information Systems

700 Statewide Electronic Communications and Technology Ethics
701 Information Security -- Appendix to Policy 701
702 Web Publishing and Hosting
703 Information Technology Selection and Purchase
707 Disposal and Transfer of Computer Data Storage Media
708 Acceptable Use of Computers and Information Technology Resources

800-899 Employment and Training

800 Delegation of Authority
801 Support Service Card Tracking

Federal Law Compliance Contact

-- Amy Kruse: Chief Human Resource Officer, Administration Room 41, 320-629-5129, KruseA@pinetech.edu

Responsible Party Contact

-- Robert Musgrove: President, Administration Room 43, 320-629-5120, MusgroveR@pinetech.edu