STUDENT GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES
Definition of Student
Grievance and Due Process Terms
The elected representative body of the College faculty.
College President or another person designated by him or her who holds a
status identified by the Governing Board as an administrative position.
Associate Dean of
The Associate Dean of Student Affairs at each College
of the District.
The elected student representative body at each College.
Chief Student Services
Officer: The Vice President of Student Services at Grossmont College or
the Vice President of Student Development and Services at Cuyamaca College.
which College is in session and regular classes are held, including summer
session days, and excluding Saturdays and Sundays, unless otherwise
specified in the procedures.
outcome of the Grievance Council. This includes tie votes or no decision.
Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District.
academic employee of the District who is the instructor of record for a
class in which a student is enrolled, or a counselor who is providing or has
provided services to the student, or other academic employees who provide
services related to the student’s educational program.
The Formal Grievance Hearing Committee is appointed
by the College President and shall consist of two (2) students, two (2)
faculty members, and one (1) College administrator, supervisor, or staff
The Grievance Council is composed of the Chief Student Services Officer, the
Vice President of Instruction, and the Chief Business Officer of the College
or their designees.
grievant is a person currently enrolled or a person who has filed an
application for admission to the College or a former student. Former
students shall be limited to grievances relating to course grades to the
extent permitted by Education Code Section 76224(a), and must file their
grievance within one year of the date the grade was awarded.
The student or any persons
claimed to have been responsible for the student’s alleged grievance,
together with their representatives. Party shall not include the Formal
Grievance Hearing Committee, members of the Grievance Council, or the
Associate Dean of Student Affairs.
party who is a student and who is claimed by a grievant to be responsible
for the alleged grievance.
An individual selected from a panel established by the College President to
assist a grievant.