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2023-2024 Student Handbook 
2023-2024 Student Handbook

2023-2024 Student Handbook

The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College Student Handbook is published by the Office of Student Affairs.

Notice of Nondiscriminatory Policy

Under Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments, no person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity operated by the University of Rio Grande or Rio Grande Community College (“Rio Grande”). Title IX ensures equal access to those programs and activities for our students and employees of all gender identities. Rio Grande is dedicated to providing a safe environment for students, faculty, and staff.

It is the policy of the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College not to discriminate on the basis of gender in the educational programs, activities, or employment policies as required by Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments. Inquiries regarding compliance with Title IX may be directed to the Affirmative Action Officer/Director of Human Resources of the University and the Community College, 740-245-7228, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington D.C.

Furthermore, the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College affirm that policies and practices relating to housing, academic and social life, and employment are applied without discrimination based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, genetic information, gender identity, genetic information, religion, disability, age, marital status, national or ethnic origin, socioeconomic status, veteran status, political affiliation or other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local law. Inquiries in this regard should be directed to the President of the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College

Provisions of Student Handbook

The provisions of this student handbook are not to be regarded as an irrevocable contract between the student and the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College. A conscious attempt has been made to provide accurate and up-to-date information. The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College reserves the right to make and designate the effective date of changes in curriculum, course offerings, fees, requirements for graduation, and any other regulations at the time that such changes are considered to be desirable or necessary. Please visit the Rio Grande website at www.rio.edu for up-to-date catalog information.

This student handbook is effective from Fall 2023 through Summer 2024.