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What to do if you are called to Active Duty
Passaic County Community College is committed to supporting our students who are called to active duty service.
If you are activated, please e-mail your orders to the School Certifying Official, Elizabeth Harrison email@example.com to assist in your transition from Passaic County Community College to active duty.
Passaic County Community College Policy
Policy Name: Mobilization to Active Military Duty, Academic Credit and Tuition Refunds
Approval Authority: Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs
Responsible Executive: Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs
Responsible Office: Office of Academic Affairs
MOBILIZATION TO ACTIVE MILITARY DUTY, ACADEMIC CREDIT AND TUITION REFUNDS
A. Pursuant to
N.J.S.A. 18A:62-4.2, A student at PCCC who is unable to complete a course because the student is called to partial or full mobilization for State or federal active duty as a member of the National Guard or a Reserve component of the Armed Forces of the United States shall be entitled to the options set forth in this policy with respect to the student’s grade for the course and the availability of refunds.
B. A student who has completed at least eight weeks of attendance in a course may choose to:
(1) Receive a letter grade; or
(2) Receive a grade of pass or fail; or
(3) Receive a grade of incomplete; or
(4) Withdraw from the course.
C. A student who has completed less than eight weeks of attendance in a course may choose to:
(1) Receive a grade of incomplete; or
(2) Withdraw from the course.
D. A letter grade or a grade of pass shall only be awarded if, in the opinion of the faculty member teaching the course, the student has completed sufficient work, and there is sufficient evidence of progress toward meeting the requirements of the course, to justify the grade.
E. A grade of incomplete shall remain valid for a period of one year after the student returns to PCCC.
F. A student who chooses to accept a grade of pass or fail may, within one year after returning to PCCC, receive a letter grade for the course by completing the work required for the course, in which case the letter grade shall replace the pass or fail grade as the student’s grade for the course.
G. A student who chooses to withdraw from a course shall receive a full refund of tuition and fees attributable to that course.
H. Any refund payable to a student who is a financial aid recipient shall be subject to the applicable state and federal regulations regarding refunds.
I. Any withdrawal or incomplete recorded on the student’s transcript will include a note which ascribes the reason for said grade to being mobilized for service in the National Guard or a Reserve Component of the Armed Forces of the United States.