College Responsibilities Include
- Providing an admissions and records process that will enable the College to collect state-required demographic information that will be used as a basis for providing students with appropriate services.
- Facilitating a student self-guided placement process that uses multiple measures to determine academic readiness in English, reading, and math.
- Providing an orientation process designed to acquaint students with college programs and services, facilities and grounds, academic expectations, and College policies and procedures.
- Providing counseling and advisement services to assist students in course selection, development of an Abbreviated Student Education Plan (SEP) prior to enrolling the first time, and the development of a Comprehensive SEP. Follow-up advisement and counseling services will be provided to all students with a particular focus on students who have not declared an educational goal, are enrolled in basic skills courses, are on academic or progress probation/disqualification, or have been identified as high-risk students.
- Establishing a process to monitor student progress and provide the necessary assistance toward meeting the student’s goals.
As part of the State of California Title 5 Regulations, all students are expected to participate in the activities to promote success unless they are exempt (see Exemptions section on "How do I enroll in courses at COD?").