Policies & Procedures

Welcome to the policies and procedures homepage. Here you will find an assortment of Indian Hills Community College Policies and Procedures. Please use the left hand navigation or the buttons below to find what you are looking for.

 

Title IX

Indian Hills Community College is dedicated to providing a learning, living, and working environment that is free from sexual assault and sex discrimination. We are committed to ensuring a safe campus climate for all of our students and the entire College community. We promote fundamental rights, advance individual and institutional integrity, and uphold the vital aims of Title IX.

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Non-Discrimination/Equal Opportunity

It is the policy of Indian Hills Community College to provide equal educational and employment opportunities and not to illegally discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, religion, genetic information or disability in its educational programs, activities or its employment and personnel policies as required by the Iowa Code sections 216.9 and 256.10(2), Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. § 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX Educational Amendments, 20 U.S. C §§ 1681 – 1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.). It is the further policy of Indian Hills Community College that no retaliatory action shall be taken against any person exercising their rights as an employee or student irrespective of the outcome of any procedure instituted hereunder.

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Sexual Misconduct Policy

This Policy prohibits sexual misconduct in any form, including sexual assault, sexual harassment, sexual exploitation, stalking, domestic violence, dating violence, and retaliation, all as defined in Section II. The College will respond to reports of sexual misconduct in accordance with This Policy.

Sexual misconduct is a broad term encompassing any unwelcome behavior of a sexual nature that is committed without consent by force, intimidation, coercion, or manipulation.  Sexual misconduct can be committed by a person of any gender, and it can occur between people of the same or different gender.

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Student Code of Conduct

Indian Hills Community College is an academic community built on the principles of mutual respect, integrity, and honesty. The college strives to provide a community wherein individuals have the right to express their opinions and ideas, to assemble peacefully, and to associate freely in a manner that does not interfere with the rights of others and is in the confines of intellectual honesty. In order to thrive as an educational institution, the college has adopted this Student Conduct Code ("Student Code") to promote and preserve its educational mission for the benefit of all who are invited to be a part of the community.

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Weather Procedures

Severe Weather Procedures:

The decision to cancel or delay classes will be made by the college president before 6:00 a.m. if at all possible. Please do not call the campus for cancellation or postponement information.

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Winter Weather Procedures:

Welcome to Iowa!  One day sunny and the next day snow has hidden your car.  Never fear!  With a little planning you can be prepared to survive and thrive during an Iowa winter.

Indian Hills Community College will assess weather reports and make decisions on classes or possible closings as soon as possible.

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