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Title 5. Education.Division 6. California Community Colleges.Chapter 6. Curriculum and Instruction.Subchapter 6. Matriculation Programs.Article 4. Rights and Responsibilities, Exemptions, and Appeals. Institutional Responsibilities   

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(a) The governing board of each community college district shall adopt policies reflecting the provisions of section 55530, Student Rights and Responsibilities. Colleges shall take steps to ensure that information regarding its matriculation policies are accessible and available to all students during or prior to enrollment (e.g., during orientation) and are included in class schedules, catalogs, or other appropriate communications describing student rights and responsibilities under this subchapter.

(b) Once the student has identified a course of study and completed 15 semester units or 22 quarter units of degree applicable course work, the college must provide the student with an opportunity to develop a comprehensive student education plan pursuant to section 55524 within a reasonable time period. Student responsibilities shall also be identified in the student's education plan developed pursuant to section 55524.

(c) Colleges are required to provide nonexempt students with the services specified in sections 55520, 55521, 55522, 55523, and 55524. Initial implementation of these services is required for first time students identified in section 55530(b) by the fall 2015 term. Beginning with the spring 2015 term, districts shall notify students of the requirements established by this subchapter.

(d) Districts may establish a policy providing that a nonexempt student will have a hold placed on registration or lose registration priority pursuant to section 58108 if a student fails to fulfill the responsibilities set forth in section 55530(b) and (c).

(e) Districts and colleges shall make reasonable efforts to avoid duplication of the orientation, assessment, counseling, advising, or other education planning services, and development of student education plans funded through this subchapter or funded through other programs.

(f) It is the intent of this subchapter that instructional and student services departments at each college shall use multiple sources of data from student education planning efforts and identified courses of study to coordinate course scheduling.

Authority cited:

Education Code 66700

Education Code 70901


Education Code 76000

Education Code 76001

Education Code 78212

(New by Register 2013, No. 38.)