3.15 Extracurricular Activities Policies

3.15.1 Athletics Policy
A program of intercollegiate athletics, which fosters student development and enriches student life, will be encouraged.


A. The Board of Trustees will approve all intercollegiate sports.

B. Coaches and athletes will abide by the rules and regulations of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). A copy of the rules and regulations is available through the Chief Student Affairs Officer.

C. Intercollegiate athletics will be funded from student activity fees.


3.15.2 Student Organizations Policy
The establishment of and participation in student organizations, which support the mission of the College, is encouraged.


To be established and maintained on the East Central College campus, a student organization must meet the following requirements:

A. Have an employee sponsor.

B. File a mission statement and application with the Chief Student Affairs Officer.

C. Gain approval of the Student Senate as a beneficial and worthy college organization.

Student organizations are governed by the constitution of the Student Government Association. Failure to function in accordance with the aforementioned mission statement or constitution will bring about loss of approval.


3.15.3 Student Publications

The editor of the student newspaper will be chosen near the end of the school year by a committee consisting of: 1) the faculty sponsor; 2) the Chief Student Affairs Officer (non-voting member); 3) the present editor; and 4) the president of the Student Senate.

Guidelines for all student publications are available in the Student Publications Handbook available through the faculty sponsor or the Chief Student Affairs Officer.

(Revised 5-12-2003)