Absentee Policy

Texarkana College’s absentee policy allows instructors to withdraw a student from a course due to excessive absences. If a student leaves and returns during class or leaves the class before the class is over, he/she may be considered absent. Three tardies constitute one absence. It is the student’s responsibility to check the syllabus for each instructor’s tardy […]

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Excused Absences for Military Service

51.9111. EXCUSED ABSENCE FOR ACTIVE MILITARY SERVICE. (a) In this section: (1) “Institution of higher education” has the meaning assigned by Section 61.003. (2) “Active military service” includes active military service performed by a member of the Texas National Guard or the Texas State Guard. (b) This section applies only if: (1) a student enrolled […]

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Excused Absences for Religious Holy Days

Students may take an examination or complete an assignment scheduled for that day within a reasonable time for the observance of a religious holy day if: The student notifies the instructor of each class scheduled on the date that the student would be absent for a religious holy day no later than the 15th day after […]

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Inclement Weather Policy

Texarkana College has scheduled its instructional program to comply with the Common Calendar of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, as well as to meet instructional requirements for awarding credit hours earned. College instructors are obligated to meet all scheduled classes. If severe weather makes it necessary to cancel classes, Texarkana College will utilize the […]

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Date of Last Attendance

Date of last attendance, as defined by Texarkana College according to the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 34, Part 668.22, includes but is not limited to: Physically attending a class where there is an opportunity for direct interaction between the instructor and students Participating in an online activity (just logging into an online class without […]

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Change of Classes

Students may make schedule changes on any day that is considered a registration day. A class cannot be added that has met two times without approval from a division chair or the Vice President of Instruction. Classes meeting once weekly may not be added after one meeting.

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Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974

Texarkana College complies with the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, which was designed to protect the privacy of education records, to establish the right of students to inspect and review their education records, and to provide guidelines for the correction in inaccurate or misleading data through informal and formal hearings. Students also […]

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Directory Information

The College will release the following items of directory information (as defined by the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act) without the written consent of the student: name, address, telephone number, college email address, major, dates of attendance, degrees awarded, full and part-time status, enrollment and withdrawal verifications, student classification and most recent previous institution […]

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Confidentiality and Access of Student Records

The Registrar’s Office maintains permanent education records of both credit and non-credit courses. The permanent record for credit courses contains the following: student’s name, social security number, address, sex, date of birth, mode of admission, TASP/THEA/TSI or alternative exam scores, academic work undertaken, grades and grade points and credit hours earned, scholastic standing, and degrees […]

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Transcripts

Official transcripts are available through the National Student Clearinghouse. The cost for each transcript is $5.00 plus an additional $2.25 processing fee to the Clearinghouse.  The student may obtain transcripts from the Texarkana College Office of Admissions and Records with proper identification. Per College policy, Texarkana College does not produce unofficial transcripts except through the […]

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Name, Address, Social Security Number Changes

Name and address changes may be made in the Texarkana College Enrollment Services Office by completing and signing a change form. Social Security number changes may be made only by presenting the signed Social Security card. Name changes require some form of official documentation such as a marriage certificate or court document.

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Distribution of Literature on Campus

Distribution of non-commercial literature or leaflets by organizations chartered by the College or individual students is permitted in areas designated for this purpose. Prior to posting a sign on College-controlled property, a student or registered student organization must contact the Dean of Students and follow the procedure pertaining to this activity. Literature and materials for […]

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Solicitation

Individual salespersons or solicitors will not be permitted to contact students on campus, except in connection with sales through the College Bookstore. On-campus solicitation or sales by employees or students on behalf of any group or organization, profit or non-profit, is prohibited.

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Campus Visitors

Those persons not enrolled in at least one class, either credit or non-credit, and who are not guests of a faculty or staff member, not to include such persons visiting the campus on calls of a business nature, must be cleared for campus visits by the Vice President of Instruction or Dean of Students. Visits […]

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AIDS Policy

Texarkana College recognizes that Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and HIV-related conditions such as AIDS-Related Complex (ARC) pose significant issues in an academic setting. Because of our commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe campus environment, this policy and other procedures emphasize the education of employees and students concerning AIDS and the management of each […]

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