Policies and Legal Notices

Finger Lakes Community College is committed to ensuring compliance with the laws and regulations that inform higher education practices and standards. To promote transparency and social responsibility, FLCC has made its policy and procedure documents available to the public through the policy index below. Use the search tool to find a specific policy document quickly, along with the office responsible for maintaining it.

Please note that official policy review is an ongoing process and that the documents in this collection may change in accordance with the FLCC policy approval procedure.

Policy Index

Policy Name Policy Number Functional Area Responsible Date Approved
24 Credit Hour Program Adobe Acrobat, PDF none Academic & Student Affairs none
Academic Calendar Adobe Acrobat, PDF A-1 Academic & Student Affairs 2014
Academic Credit Hour Load Adobe Acrobat, PDF A-2 Academic & Student Affairs 2014
Academic Freedom Adobe Acrobat, PDF A-3 Academic & Student Affairs 2014
Academic Grievance Policy none Academic & Student Affairs 2020
Academic Standards of Progress Adobe Acrobat, PDF A-4 Academic & Student Affairs 2020
Access for Military Recruiters & ROTC Programs Adobe Acrobat, PDF C-1 Academic & Student Affairs 2014
Access to Campus Facilities Adobe Acrobat, PDF D-1 Administration & Finance 2010
Access to Electronic Information: Charles J. Meder Library Adobe Acrobat, PDF B-12 Academic & Student Affairs 2014
Admission Guidelines for Students with Disciplinary Dismissal or Suspensions from another Institution Adobe Acrobat, PDF none Enrollment Management/Academic & Student Affairs 1/2/19
Admission of Home-Schooled Students Adobe Acrobat, PDF C-3 Enrollment Management 2015
Admissions Adobe Acrobat, PDF C-4 Enrollment Management 2015
Affirmative Action Plan (2010-2015) Adobe Acrobat, PDF none Human Resources none
Air Emission Compliance Adobe Acrobat, PDF E-1 Administration & Finance 2015
Amendment of the Operating Budget Adobe Acrobat, PDF G-1 Administration & Finance 2015
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Adobe Acrobat, PDF I-2 Human Resources 2012
Animals on Campus Adobe Acrobat, PDF F-3 Administration & Finance 2019
Annual Notification of Student Rights under the Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act Adobe Acrobat, PDF C-6 Enrollment Management 2015
Appointment of Independent Auditors & Conduct of Independent Audit Adobe Acrobat, PDF G-2 Administration & Finance 2015
Approval of New Divisions & Departments and Administrative & Academic Positions Adobe Acrobat, PDF B-1 President 2014
Art Acquisition Adobe Acrobat, PDF B-2 Advancement 2014
Asbestos Management Adobe Acrobat, PDF E-2 Administration & Finance 2019
Authorized Access to Campus Facilities Adobe Acrobat, PDF D-2 Administration & Finance 2010
Availability of Policies and Procedures to Review Adobe Acrobat, PDF B-3 Assessment, Planning & Continuous Improvement 2014
Award Honorary Associate Degree Adobe Acrobat, PDF B-9 President 2014
Background & Reference Checks Adobe Acrobat, PDF I-3 Human Resources 2010
Basic Skills Testing & Placement Adobe Acrobat, PDF A-5 Academic & Student Affairs 2020
Bias-Related Crime Prevention Adobe Acrobat, PDF D-4 Academic & Student Affairs 2010
Blood-borne Pathogens Adobe Acrobat, PDF E-3 Administration & Finance 2019
Campus Safety & Security Advisory Committee Adobe Acrobat, PDF D-5 Administration & Finance 2010
Campus Sustainability Adobe Acrobat, PDF K-6 Administration & Finance 2011
Certification of Financial Report Adobe Acrobat, PDF G-3 Administration & Finance 2015
Changes to Registration & Program Status Adobe Acrobat, PDF A-6 Enrollment Management 2015
Chemical and Petroleum Spill Response Adobe Acrobat, PDF E-4 Administration & Finance 2019
Chemical Management: Toxic & Hazardous Substances Adobe Acrobat, PDF E-5 Administration & Finance 2019
Child Protection Adobe Acrobat, PDF D-19 Administration & Finance 2017
Classification & Compensation Adobe Acrobat, PDF I-4 Human Resources 2011
Colleague Administrative Information System Adobe Acrobat, PDF J-1 Information Technology 2017
Collection Development: Charles J. Meder Library Adobe Acrobat, PDF B-10 Academic & Student Affairs 2014
College Involvement in Off-Campus Housing Issues Adobe Acrobat, PDF N-1 Enrollment Management 2015
College Seal Usage Adobe Acrobat, PDF B-4 President 2014
College-owned Facilities Renovation & New Construction Adobe Acrobat, PDF F-4 Administration & Finance 2015
Computer Device Management and Use Adobe Acrobat, PDF J-2 Information Technology 2017
Conflict of Interest & Disclosure of Certain Interests Adobe Acrobat, PDF B-5 President 2015
Contractor / Construction Safety Adobe Acrobat, PDF F-1 Administration & Finance 2015
Copying Materials Protected by Copyright Adobe Acrobat, PDF L-1 Academic & Student Affairs 2011
Copyright Infringement Notifications & Takedown Procedures under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act/Higher Education Opportunity Act Adobe Acrobat, PDF J-3 Information Technology 2017
Copyright Policy: Charles J. Meder Library Adobe Acrobat, PDF B-11 Academic & Student Affairs 2014
Course Drop and Withdrawal Adobe Acrobat, PDF A-7 Academic & Student Affairs 2012
Credentials Adobe Acrobat, PDF I-6 Human Resources 2010
Credit/Contact Hour Adobe Acrobat, PDF none Academic & Student Affairs 2017
Dean's List Eligibility Adobe Acrobat, PDF A-7 Academic & Student Affairs 2014
Declaration of College Property as Surplus Adobe Acrobat, PDF G-4 Administration & Finance 2015
Defense & Indemnification of College Trustees, Officers, Employees & Volunteers Adobe Acrobat, PDF B-6 President 2014
Degree & Certificate Requirements Adobe Acrobat, PDF A-9 Academic & Student Affairs 2012
Development, Adoption and Acceptance of the Operating Budget Adobe Acrobat, PDF G-5 Administration & Finance 2015
Development, Adoption, Acceptance & Amendment of the Capital Budget Adobe Acrobat, PDF G-6 Administration & Finance 2015
Disclosure & Use of Student Social Security Numbers Adobe Acrobat, PDF C-5 Enrollment Management 2015
Disclosure of Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics (Jeanne Clery Act) Adobe Acrobat, PDF D-7 Administration & Finance 2011
Disorderly Conduct on Campus Adobe Acrobat, PDF D-8 Administration & Finance 2010
Disposition of Abandoned Property Adobe Acrobat, PDF G-7 Administration & Finance 2015
Drug & Alcohol Use Adobe Acrobat, PDF I-7 Human Resources 2015
Early College Scholars Adobe Acrobat, PDF none Academic & Student Affairs none
Electronic Messaging Acceptable Use Adobe Acrobat, PDF J-5 Information Technology 2017
Email Distribution Lists Usage Adobe Acrobat, PDF J-4 Information Technology 2014
Emeritus Status Adobe Acrobat, PDF none Human Resources 2018
Employee Uniformed Services Military Activation & Leave Adobe Acrobat, PDF I-8 Human Resources 2011
Employment of Relatives (Nepotism) Adobe Acrobat, PDF I-9 Human Resources 2010
Environmental, Health & Safety External Audits/Inspections Adobe Acrobat, PDF E-10 Administration & Finance 2015
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Adobe Acrobat, PDF I-10 Human Resources 2012
Equipment Inventory Adobe Acrobat, PDF G-19 Administration & Finance G-19
Facility Use Adobe Acrobat, PDF F-2 Administration & Finance Jun-20
Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Adobe Acrobat, PDF I-11 Human Resources 2010
Financial Management Adobe Acrobat, PDF G-8 Administration & Finance 2015
Financial Responsibilities: FLCC Board of Trustees Adobe Acrobat, PDF G-9 Administration & Finance 2015
FLCC Emergency Response Adobe Acrobat, PDF D-9 Administration & Finance 2011
FLCC Grading Policy Adobe Acrobat, PDF A-9 Academic & Student Affairs 2015
FLCC Official Public Hours of Operation Adobe Acrobat, PDF D-3 Administration & Finance 2013
FLCC Spokesperson, Media & Public Statements Adobe Acrobat, PDF K-1 Advancement 2011
FLCC Web Site Privacy Adobe Acrobat, PDF J-6 Information Technology 2017
FLCC/FLCC Foundation, Inc. Naming Opportunities Adobe Acrobat, PDF K-2 Advancement 5/5/10
Formulation, Issuance, Amendment and Repeal of Policies Adobe Acrobat, PDF B-8 President 2014
Fraud and Irregularities/Whistleblower Adobe Acrobat, PDF I-22 Human Resources 5/7/14
Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) Compliance Adobe Acrobat, PDF B-7 President 2014
Freedom of Speech Adobe Acrobat, PDF None President 4/3/19
Fundraising & Solicitation Adobe Acrobat, PDF K-3 Advancement 2014
Graduation & Commencement Adobe Acrobat, PDF A-10 Academic & Student Affairs 2014
Grant - Sponsored Project Activities & Compensation Adobe Acrobat, PDF I-20 Advancement 2017
Guidelines for Students with Felony Convictions Adobe Acrobat, PDF none Enrollment Management/Academic & Student Affairs 1/2/19
Hazard Communication Program and Right to Know Adobe Acrobat, PDF E-6 Administration & Finance 2019
Health Information Confidentiality Adobe Acrobat, PDF H-1 Academic & Student Affairs 2014
Health Services for Minors on Campus Adobe Acrobat, PDF H-2 Academic & Student Affairs 2014
Hiring & Salary Increases for Part-time Professional Staff Adobe Acrobat, PDF I-12 Human Resources 2010
Hiring of Administrative, Teaching & Professional Staff Adobe Acrobat, PDF I-13 Human Resources 2010
Hot Work Permitting Adobe Acrobat, PDF F-6 Administration & Finance 2019
Human Subjects in Research Adobe Acrobat, PDF A-12 Assessment, Planning & Continuous Improvement 2010
Immunization Requirements for College Students Adobe Acrobat, PDF Unknown Academic & Student Affairs 9/4/21
In-Kind Gift Receipt Adobe Acrobat, PDF K-4 Advancement 2010
Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC) Adobe Acrobat, PDF A-12 Assessment, Planning & Continuous Improvement 2014
Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment Adobe Acrobat, PDF B-21 Assessment, Planning & Continuous Improvement 2014
Institutional Grant Development Adobe Acrobat, PDF K-5 Advancement 2011
Institutionally Recognized Name Adobe Acrobat, PDF Unknown Academic & Student Affairs 1/6/21
Intellectual Ownership in Creative Works & Patentable Inventions Adobe Acrobat, PDF L-2 Human Resources Apr-18
Intercollegiate Athletics Participation Adobe Acrobat, PDF N-2 Enrollment Management 2015
Intranet Employee Announcements Adobe Acrobat, PDF J-7 Information Technology 2017
Investigation of Violent Felony Offenses & Reports of Missing Students Adobe Acrobat, PDF D-10 Administration & Finance 2010
Investments Adobe Acrobat, PDF G-10 Administration & Finance 2015
Laboratory Safety Adobe Acrobat, PDF E-7 Administration & Finance 2015
Leasing Off-Campus Facilities Adobe Acrobat, PDF G-20 Administration & Finance 2015
Lockout/Tagout Adobe Acrobat, PDF F-7 Administration & Finance 2019
Management Confidential Employees Employment and Handbook Adobe Acrobat, PDF I-13 Human Resources 2017
Mandatory Registration Advisement Adobe Acrobat, PDF none Academic & Student Affairs 1/2/19
Matriculation Adobe Acrobat, PDF A-13 Academic & Student Affairs 2012
Medical Emergencies Response on Campus Adobe Acrobat, PDF none Administration & Finance 1/2/19
Medications on Campus Adobe Acrobat, PDF none Administration & Finance 1/2/19
Military Service Refund & Credit Adobe Acrobat, PDF A-14 Enrollment Management 2015
Non-Discrimination & Sexual Harassment Response & Prevention I-11 Human Resources Jun-20
Open Meetings Law (OML) Compliance Adobe Acrobat, PDF B-13 President 2014
Operating Budget Transfers Adobe Acrobat, PDF G-11 Administration & Finance 2015
Overload Policy Adobe Acrobat, PDF none Academic & Student Affairs 6/5/19
Parking & Traffic Regulations Adobe Acrobat, PDF D-12 Administration & Finance 2011
Personal Health Information (PHI) Adobe Acrobat, PDF I-16 Human Resources 2011
Personal Possessions on College Property Adobe Acrobat, PDF D-13 Administration & Finance 2011
Pesticide Application/Handling Adobe Acrobat, PDF E-8 Administration & Finance 2019
Petroleum Bulk Storage Adobe Acrobat, PDF E-9 Administration & Finance 2015
Petty Cash Adobe Acrobat, PDF G-12 Administration & Finance 2015
Procurement Adobe Acrobat, PDF G-13 Administration & Finance 2016
Program Approval Adobe Acrobat, PDF A-15 Academic & Student Affairs 2014
Program Deactivation, Reactivation, and Discontinuation Adobe Acrobat, PDF A-25 Academic & Student Affairs 2016
Proper Placement of Postings Adobe Acrobat, PDF F-8 Administration & Finance 2015
Property on Loan to the College B-14 Administration & Finance 2011
Recording Lectures and Other Classroom Activities Adobe Acrobat, PDF Unknown Academic & Student Affairs 3/3/21
Records Retention Requirements Adobe Acrobat, PDF B-15 Assessment, Planning & Continuous Improvement 2014
Refund of Tuition and Fees M-1 Administration & Finance 2015
Reimbursement of Criminal Defense Costs Incurred by College Trustees, Officers, Employees & Volunteers Adobe Acrobat, PDF B-16 President 2014
Religious Freedom Adobe Acrobat, PDF A-16 Academic & Student Affairs 2014
Remedial & Developmental Courses Adobe Acrobat, PDF A-25 Academic & Student Affairs none
Reporting and Use of Assessment Results Adobe Acrobat, PDF A-17 Assessment, Planning & Continuous Improvement 2014
Responding to Legal Papers on College Business Adobe Acrobat, PDF B-17 President 2014
Responsible Network Use Adobe Acrobat, PDF J-8 Information Technology 2017
Retiree Privileges & Benefits Adobe Acrobat, PDF I-17 Human Resources 2011
Right to Know (HEA/HEOA) Adobe Acrobat, PDF A-24 Academic & Student Affairs 2014
Risk Management Adobe Acrobat, PDF G-14 Administration & Finance 2015
Security of IT Systems and Data Adobe Acrobat, PDF J-9 Information Technology 2017
Senior Citizens & Course Audit Adobe Acrobat, PDF A-18 Enrollment Management 2015
Services to Students with Disabilities Adobe Acrobat, PDF A-19 Academic & Student Affairs 2011
Sexual and Romantic Relationships Adobe Acrobat, PDF I-5 Human Resources 4/3/19
Sexual Assault Prevention Adobe Acrobat, PDF D-14 Academic & Student Affairs 2010
Sexual Misconduct & Non- Discrimination Policy for Students (2019-20) none Academic & Student Affairs none
Signature & Transaction Authority for Bank Accounts Adobe Acrobat, PDF G-15 Administration & Finance 2015
Signature Authority for Contracts Adobe Acrobat, PDF B-18 Administration & Finance 2011
Smoking and Tobacco Use Adobe Acrobat, PDF I-19 Human Resources 2020
Social Media Adobe Acrobat, PDF L-3 Advancement 2016
Strategic Planning Adobe Acrobat, PDF B-19 Assessment, Planning & Continuous Improvement 2014
Student Code of Conduct none Academic & Student Affairs 4-Aug-21
Student Computer Use Adobe Acrobat, PDF J-10 Information Technology 2017
Student Fees Adobe Acrobat, PDF M-2 Administration & Finance 2015
Students Under Age Sixteen Adobe Acrobat, PDF C-15 Academic & Student Affairs 2010
Summer Facility Usage Policy (WITH EDITS) F-8 Academic & Student Affairs 2011
Title IX Grievance Policy none Academic & Student Affairs 44048
Trademark and Service Mark Use Adobe Acrobat, PDF L-4 Enrollment Management 2015
Transcripts Adobe Acrobat, PDF A-20 Enrollment Management 2015
Travel Authorization & Reimbursement Adobe Acrobat, PDF G-16 Administration & Finance 2015
United States Flag Protocol Adobe Acrobat, PDF D-15 Administration & Finance 2011
Use of College Credit Cards Adobe Acrobat, PDF G-17 Administration & Finance Jun-20
Use of College Tax Exempt Organization Numbers & Certificate Adobe Acrobat, PDF G-18 Administration & Finance 2015
Use of College-owned Equipment Adobe Acrobat, PDF F-5 Administration & Finance 2015
Use of College-owned Vehicles Adobe Acrobat, PDF D-16 Administration & Finance 2011
Use of Identification Cards Adobe Acrobat, PDF C-9 Administration & Finance 2011
Vendors on Campus Adobe Acrobat, PDF B-20 Academic & Student Affairs 2010
Weapons on Campus Adobe Acrobat, PDF D-17 Administration & Finance 2011
Web Page Updates and Maintenance Adobe Acrobat, PDF L-5 Enrollment Management 2015
Withholding Records/Prohibiting Registration Adobe Acrobat, PDF A-21 Enrollment Management 2015
Workplace Violence Prevention & Response Adobe Acrobat, PDF I-23 Human Resources 2010

Need Assistance?

We are here to help. General questions about FLCC policies and procedures listed on this page can be directed to the Assessment, Planning, and Continuous Improvement (APCI) office. For more detailed questions regarding individual policies, please reach out to the area responsible for that information.