III:11:03 Qualifying for Student Title/Office

Purpose

Volunteer State Community College expects academic excellence from all students who hold elected positions or titles of leadership in student organizations or activities. This policy establishes minimal academic and citizenship qualifications for those who seek student leadership roles.

Qualifications

Any currently enrolled full-time or part-time student may qualify to run for office or honorary title if he/she:

  1. Has a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 at Volunteer State Community College
  2. Is a responsible member of the campus community who abides by institutional rules and regulations and by the laws of local, state and national governments
  3. Submits a "Qualifying Petition" with the endorsement of fellow students, if applicable

Any student who is elected to office or honorary title must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 throughout the term of office.

Exceptions

A first term student who wishes to qualify to run for office or honorary title must have a high school or transfer cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or above and meet all other qualifying conditions for student leaders.

VSCC Source: Former III:09:03, July 5, 1989, April 30, 1990, February 24, 1999, President; November 27, 2007, President