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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. Exemptions   

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(a) Community college districts may elect to exempt certain students from participation in orientation, assessment, counseling, advising, or student education plan development, as required by subdivisions (a), (b), (c), or (d) of section 55520. Each district shall establish policies specifying the grounds for exemption. Such policies shall be identified in the Student Success and Support Program plan required under section 55510 and the number of students so exempted shall be reported, by category, to the Chancellor pursuant to section 55511.

(b) Districts may adopt policies that exempt a student from orientation, assessment, counseling, advising, or student education plan development if the student:

(1) has completed an associate degree or higher;

(2) has enrolled at the college for a reason other than career development or advancement, transfer, attainment of a degree or certificate of achievement, or completion of a basic skills or English as a Second Language course sequence;

(3) has completed these services at another community college within a time period identified by the district;

(4) has enrolled at the college solely to take a course that is legally mandated for employment as defined in section 55000 or necessary in response to a significant change in industry or licensure standards.

(5) has enrolled at the college as a special admit student pursuant to Education Code section 76001.

(c) Any student exempt from orientation, assessment, counseling, advising, or student education plan development shall be notified and may be given the opportunity to participate in those services.

(d) District policies shall not exempt a student solely because a student has not selected an education and career goal or course of study.

Authority cited:

Education Code 66700

Education Code 70901

Education Code 78215

Reference:

Education Code 78215

(Amended by Register 2013, No. 38.)