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STUDENT

HANDBOOK 2014 - 2015

www.csu.edu


Table of Contents SECTION I – STUDENT AFFAIRS

3

African-American Male Resource Center Counseling Center Housing and Residence Life

SECTION II – THE UNIVERSITY

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Alma Mater SECTION III – ACADEMIC LIFE

12

Learning Assistance Center

SECTION IV – CAMPUS LIFE Game Room

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SECTION V – HOUSING, DINING, & STUDENT UNION

21

Residence Life

SECTION VI – STUDENT SERVICES & RESOURCES

33

African American Male Resource Center

Counseling Center Latino Resource Center

Veterans Affairs SECTION VII – SAFETY & SECURITY

24-Hour Information Hotline

44


SECTION VIII – POLICIES & PROCEDURES

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Section I Department of Student Aairs

3


From the Department of Student Affairs


Interim Dean of Students African-American Male Resource Center Director

Counseling Center Director

Executive Director

Interim Director

Director

Director


Section II THE UNIVERSITY

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About the University The University:

Academics:

Our Faculty:

Our Campus:

Athletics:

Mission Statement


Statement of Mutual Responsibility

Statement of Appropriate Dress


Campus Map


Code of Excellence I will practice personal and academic integrity.

I will respect the dignity of all persons.

I will respect the rights and property of others.

I will strive for true cultural diversity and learn to accept and value the differences of others.

I will respect the basic human rights.

I will strive for personal and academic excellence.

I will strive to abide by the principles of this code and will encourage others to do the same.


Alma Mater

Chorus:

Chorus:

Chorus:


University Seal


Section III ACADEMIC LIFE

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Support

Mission Statement

Vision Statement

Key Values


Academic Evaluation and Advisement


Foreign Language Laboratory

Larry A. Harris Reading Center and College of Education Teacher Development Center


Learning Assistance Center


Non-Traditional Programs

University Library

The online library is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days per week @ http://library.csu.edu/


Information services offered include:


Section IV CAMPUS LIFE

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Campus Recreation Program

Game Room to


Student Activities Center

Student Government Association


Section V HOUSING, DINING, & STUDENT UNION

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Residence Life


Dining Services

Catering Service

Dining Behavior


Misuse of ID/Meal Card NOT

Residents will not be allowed meals without a CSU Resident ID Card Meal Hours

Monday - Saturday

Sunday

*Hours are subject to change Meal Plan


Sick Tray

ONLY

Special Meal Arrangements

Student Employment Opportunities

Cordell Reed Student Union

Background of Adinkra Symbols


(featured on its November 1996 cover)

Adinkra Symbols

ADINKRAHENE “Chief of the Adinkra symbols”


AKOBEN “War horn”

AYA “Fern”

BI NKA BI “No one should bite the other”


DUAFE “Wooden comb” The meaning of this symbol is characterized slightly differently in

DWENNIMMEN “Ram’s horns”


ESE NE TEKREMA “The teeth and the tongue”

GYAWU ATIKO

HWE MU DUA “Measuring stick”


AKOKO NAN “Hen’s feet”

KWATAKYE ATIKO “Hairstyle of an Asante war captain”

MFRAMADAN “Wind-resistant house”


MATE MASIE “I have heard what you have said”

NKYINKYIM “Twisting”

OWO FORO ADOBE


SANKOFA “Return and get it”

SUNSUM

WAWA ABA “Seed of the Wawa tree”


Section VI STUDENT SERVICES & RESOURCES

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African American Male Resource Center

include In addition to t

Campus Ministries


Career Development Center

Creative and Print Services


Cougar One University ID Card

Counseling Center


WALK – INS ARE WELCOME

Latino Resource Center

Si se Puede


Media Services

NOTE:

Financial Aid


(if male)

to be


Programs

Parking Department


Records and Registration

Registration

Readmission of undergraduate students

Student Employment


Student Health Insurance

f

IF YOU HAVE INSURANCE

IF YOU DO NOT HAVE INSURANCE


University Bookstore

TRiO Programs


Veterans Affairs

(Times are subject to change) Email:   The Office of Veteran Affairs (VA) is designed to provide a variety of essential services and to inform Veterans and military family members of their educational benefits and activities available to them.  Services provided by the Veterans Affairs office include the processing of applications/forms for VA educational programs such as the Montgomery GI Bill, Post -9/11 GI Bill, Illinois Veterans Grant, Illinois National Guard Grant, MIA/POW, Vocational Rehabilitation (Chapter 31), Reservist Tuition Assistance and Army ROTC.

Wellness/Health Center


Students who fail to comply, will be assessed a $25.00 non-compliance fee.


One dose is recommended at

Resource Center

Stop in and visit!


Section VII SAFETY & SECURITY

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Police Department

University Police


Police Powers

Patrol Division Patrol Division


Jeanne Clery Disclosure Act

Campus Crime Report

24-Hour Information Hotline


CSU Emergency

Personal Safety Tips


Campus Safety Tips


Campus Shuttle Service for Students, Administrators, Faculty and Staff

o o (based on staff availability)

o No shuttle service available


Support University Police

and


Section VIII POLICIES & PROCEDURES

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Anti-Hazing Statement and Policy

Chicago State University supports the Fraternity Executives Association’s “Statement of Position on Hazing and Pre-Initiation Practices”.


hazing as:

Acts of hazing include, but are not limited to:


Conceal and Carry Policy THE POSSESSION AND CARRYING OF WEAPONS ON CSU PROPERTY REMAINS ILLEGAL AND PROHIBITED.

Cyber-Bullying Policy


Drug and Alcohol Policy

A. Standards of Conduct:


B. Internal Sanctions and Federal, State, and Local Legal Penalties:


A student who has been convicted of any offense under any Federal or State law involving the possession or sale of a controlled substance shall not be eligible to receive any federal Title IV grant, loan, or work funds according to the Department of Education criteria.

C. Health Risks Associated with Alcohol:


D. Health Risks Associated with Drugs:

E. Resources:

Additional resources can be found online at F. Substances Violations:


Facilities Requests Policy


not

Faculty Advisors Policy

Information Security Policy

Access Control


Internet Security

Military Mobilization


Parking Policy

Policy Regarding Students with Disabilities

Posting Policy


Selling and Serving Alcoholic Beverages


Sexual Assault Prevention Program

University Police Counseling Center


Chicago Rape Crisis Hotline National Sexual Assault Hotline City of Chicago Domestic Violence Hotline -

Sexual Assault Policy

The University is committed to:


Prevention and Awareness of Sex Offenses

Procedures to Follow If a Sex Offense Occurs


Sexual Harassment Policy

submission to or rejection of such conduct by an individual is used as the

environment


Complaint Procedures


Student Code of Conduct


Social Security Number and Student ID Policy

Student Code Of Conduct Student Code of Conduct

Student Code of Conduct


Student Code of Conduct

Student Code of Conduct are intended to

Rights and Responsibilities

Code of Excellence Student Code of Conduct Student Code of Conduct

Deidre Cato-Baker

Anika Miller


Policy

Student Clubs and Organizations Policy


I. Membership

II. Annual Renewal/Registration

III. Withdrawal of Registration


Tuition Waiver Policy for Senior Citizens

University-Sponsored Student Travel Policy


Student Code of Conduct and


Volunteer Emergency Worker Policy


Policy

Waiver of Tuition for University Students


Section 1:

Section 2: Eligibility.

Section 3: Limitations.


Section 4: Processes.


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2014 CSU Student Handbook