2019-2020 Catalog

Student Policy Guide

The information in this student policy guide is current. Changes that occur are updated in this online Catalog as they are approved. The guide is not intended to be, and should not be relied upon as, a statement of the college’s contractual undertakings.

The Berkshire Community College Board of Trustees and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Higher Education reserve the right to change its academic policies, procedures, and fees as set forth in this manual. Berkshire Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on basis of race, creed, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, maternity leave, military service, and national origin in its education programs or employment as required by Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments and other Federal and State anti-discrimination laws. The policies and procedures included in this publication have been extracted from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts' Community College's Policy on Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity & Diversity Plan, which is on file in the Office of Human Resources.

Berkshire Community College is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, Inc. (NECHE). Copies of the most recent accreditation report are available upon request from the Office of Academic Affairs. BCC’s Copyright and Intellectual Property Policy is available upon request from the Office of Student Affairs.