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Alma Mater “All Hail to Austin Peay” Words and Music by Dr. Aaron Schmidt, professor of music and band director, 1956-87

All Hail our Alma Mater, All Hail to Austin Peay, Forever faithful to thy standards will we ever be, We love thy campus beauty, serene in dignity, And so we proudly sing this song in praise of thee, All Hail, All Hail, We sing in praise of thee, We love our Alma Mater, All Hail to Austin Peay. If found, please return to:

Name: Phone number: Email address: About the Austin Peay State University Student Handbook & Calendar This Student Handbook and Calendar was compiled and produced by APSU Student Publications and Student Affairs Programs, a part of the Division of Student Affairs, and printed by Walsworth Publishing Company, Inc. , Marceline, MO. For information about the Student Handbook & Calendar, please contact us using the information below. APSU Student Publications • P.O. Box 4634 • Clarksville, TN 37044 Phone: 931-221-7376 • Email: studentpublications@apsu.edu The information contained herein was the most up to date at the time of publication and is subject to change. Please visit www.apsu.edu/student-affairs/student-handbook for updated information. Austin Peay State University (APSU) does not discriminate against students, employees, or applicants for admission or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, age, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or any other legally protected class with respect to all employment, programs and activities sponsored by APSU. Inquiries or complaints regarding the non-discrimination policies, including Title IX complaints, should be directed to the Director of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action and Title IX Coordinator, Sheila Bryant, 601 College Street, Browning Building/Rm 151, Clarksville, TN 37044, bryantsm@apsu.edu, 931-221-7178 or EEO Compliance Officer and Investigator, Steven Grudzinski, College Street, Browning Building/Rm 6A, Clarksville, TN 37044, grudzinskis@apsu.edu, 931-221-7160. Title IX complaints may also be directed to the Deputy Title IX Coordinator, Greg Singleton Associate Vice President and Dean of Students, 601 College Street, Morgan University Center/Rm 206D, Clarksville, TN 37044, singletong@apsu.edu, 931-221-7005. AP331/6-17/7.5m/WalsworthPublishing/Marceline, MO. 3


Govs Programming Council Fall 2017 Schedule For the Students, By the Students AUGUST Aug. 25 Aug. 26

Ice Cream Social and Greek Fest Inaugural “Moonlit Concert”

7-9 p.m. 7 p.m.

Governors Terrace Quad Intramural Field

SEPTEMBER Sept. 5 Sept. 7 Sept. 18-22 Sept. 30

Outdoor Dinner and Movie: “Fast & Furious” Cards Against Hypnosis Family Weekend Ivan Pecel: Juggling Made Tolerable

7 p.m. 6 p.m.

TBD MUC Plaza

12:15 p.m.

Clement Auditorium

OCTOBER Oct. 10 Oct. 20 Oct. 30

Acapella: Kazual AP Apollo Talent Show Virtual Reality Emotion Matrix

7 p.m. 7 p.m. 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Clement Auditorium Foy MUC Plaza

DECEMBER Dec. 6 Precram Jam: Arcade

TBD

TBD

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TABLE OF CONTENTS About APSU 7 From the President 8 The Basics 8 History 8-9 Mission Statement 9 Vision Statement 10 Fight Song 10 Govs Creed 10 Academic and Student Services 11 Academic Affairs 12 Academic Alert 12 Academic Honesty 12 Academic Honors and Awards Ceremony 13 Academic Support Center/Tutoring 13 Bookstore 13 Cancellation and Withdrawal from classes 13-14 Class Attendance 14 Class Load 14 Computer Labs 14 Dean’s List 14 Graduate School/College of Graduate Studies 15 Graduation 15 Honors Program 16 Study Abroad and International Exchange 16-17 Library Information 17 Appealing University Decisions 17 Registrar’s Office 17-18 Registration and Advisement 18 OneStop 18 Testing Services 18 Transcripts 18 TRiO Student Support Services 19 Tutoring 19 Financial 20 Student Account Services (formerly Bursar’s Office) 20 Confirmation of Classes 20 Financial Aid and Veterans Affairs 20-22 Tennessee HOPE Lottery Scholarship 22 Check Financial Aid Status 22-23 Payment Information 23 Student Employment 23-26 Tennessee Promise 26 Tuition and Fees 26 Student Life 26 Adult & Nontraditional Student Center 26 Athletics 26-27 AP Dining/Food Services 27 Emergency Information 27 Public Safety/Campus Police 27-28

Career Services 28 Center for Service-Learning & Community Engagement 28 Food Pantry 28 Child Learning Center 29 Computer and Network Help Desk 29 Counseling Services 29 Dean of Students 29-30 Disability Services 30-31 Family Weekend 31 Fraternity & Sorority Affairs 31-32 Govs I.D. Card Center 32 GovsLEAD 32 Health Services 32-33 Hispanic Cultural Center 34 Homecoming 34 Housing/Residence Life & Dining Services 34 Media and News 34-35 Military Student Center 35 Ministries 35 Morgan University Center 36 APSU email 36 OneStop 36 Parking Information 36 Post Office 37 Printing Services 37 ROTC 37 Student Affairs 37-38 Student Government Association 38 Student Life & Engagement 38 Student Publications/The All State, student newspaper 38 University Recreation, Foy Fitness and Rec Center 38-39 VetSuccess/Military & VA Support 39 Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center 39 Wireless Setup/Computer Labs 40 Impact Your Experience 43 Quick Reference Guides/How-To 49 Emergency Information/Safety 58 FAQs 59 APSU at Fort Campbell/Calendar 60-61 General Education Core Checklist 62 2017-18 Calendar 63 Code of Conduct, Regulations, Student Rights 193 Code of Student Conduct 194 Code: Traffic and Parking Enforcement 202 APSU Campus Security Policies & Procedures 212 Student Rights 213 Appeals and Complaints 216 APSU Policies and Guidelines 218 Campus Map 234 5


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IMPORTANT ACADEMIC CALENDAR DATES TO REMEMBER: CLARKSVILLE CAMPUS Full Fall Semester 2017

Full Spring Semester 2018

Aug. 21

Jan. 8

Last day to pay/confirm classes for preregistered students; Classes will be dropped for nonpayment and/or nonconfirmation at 9 p.m. Aug. 28 Classes begin Aug. 28-30 Late registration Aug. 30 Last day to add a class Sept. 4 Labor Day Holiday: University closed Sept. 10 Last day to drop without record Last day for 75% fee adjustment Sept. 23 Last day to receive a 25% fee adjustment Oct. 2 Last day to apply for December 2017 graduation Oct. 8 Last day to drop classes with an automatic “W” Oct. 16-17 Fall Break: No classes Oct. 19 First eight-week classes end Oct. 25 Second eight-week classes begin Nov. 8-21 Priority advising and preregistration begins for currently enrolled students for Spring 2018 Nov. 9 Last day to drop classes with a “W”, “F” or “FA” Nov. 10 Veterans Day: No classes Mandatory “F” period begins Nov. 22 Thanksgiving Holiday: No classes; University open Nov. 23-24 Thanksgiving Holiday: University closed Dec. 6 Last day of classes Dec. 7 Study day Dec. 8-14 Final Exams Dec. 15 Commencement

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Last day to pay fees, confirm for preregistered students; Classes will be dropped at 9 p.m. for nonconfirmation and/or nonpayment. Jan. 15 Last day to receive 100% fee adjustment Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday: University closed Jan. 16 Classes begin Jan. 16-18 Late registration Jan. 18 Last day to add a class Jan. 29 Last day to receive 75% fee adjustment; Last day to drop a class without a record Feb. 11 Last day to receive 25% fee adjustment Feb. 18 Last day to apply for May 2018 graduation Feb. 26 Last day to drop with an automatic “W” March 4-10 Spring Break: No classes March 6 First eight-week classes end March 14 Second eight-week classes begin March 30 Last day to drop a class with a “W”, “FA” or “F” No classes; University closed March 31 Mandatory “F” period begins April 2-13 Priority advising and preregistration begins for currently enrolled students for Summer and Fall 2018 April 25 Last day of classes April 26 Study day April 27-May 3 Final exams May 4 Commencement June 25 Last day to apply for August 2018 graduation

For important fee payment dates for eight-week courses and important dates for future semesters, please visit the calendar available on the Registrar’s website at www.apsu.edu/registrar and click on Academic Calendar.

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From the President Dear Student: My husband, Elliott, and I are happy to be members of the Austin Peay State University community. I am especially excited to welcome you to campus for the 2017-18 academic year and look forward to meeting you during the coming weeks. When you see us around, please introduce yourself. You’ll also meet students, faculty and staff who are welcoming, happy to show off the campus and proud of our University. I hope you’ll get out and about and get to know as many of these individuals as you can, because they can help you get the most out of your Austin Peay experience. Proud to #BeAGov!

Alisa White, President, APSU The Basics Gov. Austin Peay Austin Peay was governor of Tennessee and a favorite son of Clarksville. Peay signed a law establishing Austin Peay Normal School on April 26, 1927. Although Austin Peay State University has an 90-year history, institutions of higher learning have occupied the campus since 1806. Campus and enrollment Austin Peay State University consists of more than 75 buildings on four sites occupying more than 650 acres. These sites include the Clarksville campus downtown, the Fort Campbell campus, Highland Crest in Springfield and the Environmental Education Center. With an enrollment of approximately 10,400 students, Austin Peay continues to be a leader in growth among public universities in Tennessee. We serve students from every region of Tennessee, many of the 50 states and several foreign countries. The Govs In the infant years of intercollegiate competition, Austin Peay’s athletic representatives were often called“Normalites”or“Warriors.” The present “Governors” tag surfaced around 1937, probably as a tribute to Gov. Austin Peay.

Contact Information Austin Peay State University 601 College St. Clarksville, TN 37044 Telephone 931-221-7011

Toll Free: 1-877-861-APSU Email: gov@apsu.edu www.apsu.edu Office Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday

History Austin Peay State University is located on an urban campus that, for more than 211 years, has been used for educational purposes, and on which the buildings of seven colleges have stood: Rural Academy, 1806-1810 Mount Pleasant Academy, 1811-1824 Clarksville Academy, 1825-1848 Masonic College, 1849-1850 8


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Montgomery Co. Masonic College, 1851-1854 Stewart College, 1855-1874 Southwestern Presbyterian University, 1875 - 1925

The University began as Austin Peay Normal School when it was created as a two-year junior college and teacher-training institution by Act of the General Assembly of 1927 and named in honor of Gov. Austin Peay, who was serving his third term of office when the school was established. Limited in purposes and resources initially, the school gradually grew in stature over the years to take its place among the colleges and universities under the control of the state Board of Education. In 1939, the state board of education authorized the school to inaugurate a curriculum leading to the Bachelor of Science degree. The degree was first conferred on the graduating class at the 1942 Spring Commencement. By Act of the Tennessee Legislature of Feb. 4, 1943, the name of the school was changed to Austin Peay State College. In 1951, the state board authorized the College to confer the Bachelor of Arts degree and, in 1952, to offer graduate study leading to the degree of Master of Arts in Education. During its history, 10 presidents and three acting presidents have served the institution: John S. Ziegler, 1929-1930 Philander P. Claxton, 1930-1946 Halbert Harvill, 1946-1962 Earl E. Sexton (Acting), September-December 1962 Joe Morgan, 1963-1976 Robert O. Riggs, 1976-1987 Oscar C. Page, 1988-1994 Richard G. Rhoda (Interim), July-October 1994 Sal D. Rinella, 1994-2000 Sherry L. Hoppe (Interim), 2000-2001 Sherry L. Hoppe, 2001-2007 Timothy L. Hall, 2007-2014 Alisa R. White, 2014-present

Mission Statement Austin Peay State University is a comprehensive university committed to raising the educational attainment of the citizenry, developing programs and services that address regional needs, and providing collaborative opportunities that connect university expertise with private and public resources. Collectively, these endeavors contribute significantly to the intellectual, economic, social, physical and cultural development of the region. APSU prepares students to be engaged and productive citizens, while recognizing that society and the marketplace require global awareness and continuous learning. This mission will be accomplished by: • Offering undergraduate, graduate and student support programs designed to promote critical thinking, communication skills, creativity and leadership; • Expanding access opportunities and services to traditional and nontraditional students, including the use of multiple delivery systems, flexible scheduling and satellite locations; • Promoting equal access, diversity, an appreciation of all cultures and respect for all persons; • Serving the military community at Fort Campbell through complete academic programs; • Providing academic services that support student persistence to graduation; • Fostering a positive campus environment that encourages active participation in university life; and • Developing programs (credit and noncredit), conducting research and providing services that contribute significantly to the quality of life, learning and workforce development needs of the region.

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Vision Statement APSU’s vision is to create a collaborative, integrative learning community, instilling in students habits of critical inquiry as they gain knowledge, skills and values for life and work in a global society.

Fight Song Smash! Bang! To victory Go the Governors of Austin Peay Clash! Clang! It’s misery For the minions of the Enemy Fight on and Smash! Bang! to Score Again For it’s ready, set 1, 2, 3! Smash Bang! Biff Bam! Clash Clang! Rim Ram! Dash along to Victory! Let’s Go Peay!

Govs Creed “As a member of the Austin Peay State University community, I will agree to act with personal and academic integrity while interacting with my fellow students, faculty and staff members. I will charge myself to be accountable in all phases of interaction. I will respect the dignity of all persons and will appreciate and celebrate a climate of diversity. I will contribute to the greater good of the community. I will take pride in Austin Peay State University.” — Established by the SGA Student Tribunal in 2008

IMPORTANT: About This Handbook The policies, procedures and programs of APSU are continually reviewed. Every effort is expended to ensure this handbook represents accurate information at the time of publication, but it cannot be guaranteed that information contained herein will not change. This handbook does not constitute a contract between the University and the student. APSU may cancel or revoke any part of this handbook without notice. The University reserves the right to make changes as required or as needed to dates, programs, events, policies and regulations and rules, as well as determine the effective date for such changes. Failure to read this handbook does not exempt students from following regulations, requirements, procedures and policies described herein.

SEE THE CLARKSVILLE CAMPUS MAP ON THE INSIDE BACK COVER.

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ACADEMIC Academic Affairs, Browning 109, 931-221-7676 The Office of Academic Affairs, led by the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, is committed to student, faculty and staff advancement. The office oversees the University’s colleges and academic programs, including College of Arts and Letters, College of Behavioral and Health Sciences, College of Business, College of Education, College of Graduate Studies, College of STEM, APSU Center at Fort Campbell, F. G. Woodward Library, Enrollment Management, Center for Extended and International Education, President’s Emerging Leaders Program, Honors Program, Center for Teaching and Learning, Research and Sponsored Programs, Quality Enhancement Plan/Learning Opportunity Center and Study Abroad and International Exchange.

Academic Alert, Marks 127, 931-221-6555 Academic Alert is a web-based, early-alert system used to notify students on how to address problems they may be having in class. Alerts are submitted by faculty members who are concerned that a student is in academic jeopardy due to issues such as poor class attendance, tardiness, lack of participation, incomplete assignments and/or poor performance on quizzes and tests. Alerted students are notified through APSU email and asked to contact the Office of Academic Alert to discuss the alert; students may also receive a phone call, a letter or additional emails from the Academic Alert staff. Recommendations to support and enhance the opportunity for academic success of alerted students may include tutoring, improving of study skills and/or personal counseling.

Academic Honesty Austin Peay State University strives to promote values and attitudes that are reflective of solid academic character and integrity. All students are expected to complete their own work, conduct research and author assignments independently of others (unless specifically authorized to work together by your respective faculty). Academic integrity is the cornerstone of any student’s educational experience. When students participate in behavior that is considered academic misconduct, the scholarly value of their education is diminished. Academic misconduct is defined as the following: • Plagiarism. The adoption or reproduction of ideas, words, statements, images or works of another person as one’s own without proper attribution. • Cheating. Using or attempting to use unauthorized materials, information or aids in any academic exercise or test/ examination. The term academic exercise includes all forms of work submitted for credit or hours. • Fabrication. Unauthorized falsification or invention of any information or citation in an academic exercise. • Facilitation or Collusion. Assisting or attempting to assist another to violate a provision of the institution’s Student Code of Conduct regarding academic misconduct. Students should be aware that a violation of the University’s Academic Misconduct Policy can result in disciplinary action which could include failure for an assignment, failure for an entire course, probation, suspension or expulsion from the University. If students are not certain whether a practice would be considered academic misconduct, they should always consult their instructor. Student Academic Misconduct Policy: 3:035

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Academic Honors and Awards Ceremony This ceremony, produced by the Honors and Awards Committee, recognizes all students holding a 3.70 GPA for undergraduates fully enrolled (12 credit-hours or more in all classes except freshmen, for whom a minimum of 16 credit-hours are required) and a 3.85 GPA for graduate students fully enrolled (eight credit-hours or more). The student must be fully enrolled in the previous fall term and fully enrolled per the criteria for the current spring term. It is a yearly program held in the month of April. The ceremony also showcases recipients of senior student awards and outstanding faculty awards culminating in a reception.

Academic Support Center/Tutoring, Marks 124, 931-221-6550 The Academic Support Center focuses on helping students succeed. The Center offers the following free support to APSU students: peer tutoring on most core courses (undergraduate), writing tutoring for any paper, in any class, using any writing style, technology assistance with the software most frequently used on campus, Academic Alert to coordinate intervention for students who may need assistance and workshops on select topics. Additionally, test-preparation workshops are offered to help students considering the GRE, GMAT, TEAS, PRAXIS I or other standardized tests.

Bookstore, Catherine Evans Harvill Building, 931-221-7655 The Ann Ross Bookstore provides all of the textbooks, materials and merchandise that college students, faculty and staff will need. From college gear and school supplies, to tech and accessories, we have that and everything in between. Want to save money? Price match or rent your textbooks. Don’t want to wait in line? Shop online and pickup in store where we’ll have your order ready and waiting for you. At the end of the semester, make sure to visit the bookstore to sell back all of your books, wherever you purchased them. We buy all books. For more information on Ann Ross Bookstore, visit www.apsu.bncollege. com, or find us at www.facebook.com/apsubookstore.

Cancellation and Withdrawal from class Not attending class does not relieve students from their financial obligations or entitle them to a refund. Charges remain the student’s obligation, unless he or she properly withdraws from the University. If you withdraw before the first day of class, you will not incur tuition liability. On or after the first day, students will be responsible for charges in accordance with the refund schedule. See important dates on page 6 for refund schedule. Students who confirmed their registration must withdraw officially from the University if they decide not to attend APSU. Official withdrawals must be completed online in AP OneStop. If you have questions regarding withdrawals, please contact the Office of the Registrar at 931-221-7121.

Withdrawal from all classes for resident students Students living in campus housing who wish to withdraw from the University during the fall or spring semesters or summer term must completely vacate their assigned housing before a University withdrawal form is signed. Specifically, the student must remove all personal belongings and complete a proper checkout with hall staff. Please follow the steps to complete a proper housing withdrawal checkout: • Remove all personal belongings from the room, bathroom and kitchen and restore the room/apartment to the original condition at check-in. 13


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• Clean your room/apartment by properly disposing of trash, removing any and all personalization, sweeping and mopping the floors, cleaning bathrooms and, if applicable, kitchen appliances. • Have an RA complete your checkout or express checkout through the main office in Miller 121. • Bring your University Withdrawal Form to the Housing Office for signature, with a copy of the checkout form or key to express checkout. In the case of illness or other situations whereby a student cannot personally complete a checkout, their proxy may initiate a withdrawal through the Office of the Registrar and checkout with residence hall staff and/or express checkout. Upon request, residence hall staff will inventory and store all belongings for a maximum of 30 days. A daily rate is charged for storage.

Class attendance Students are expected to attend class regularly, to participate in class and to be prepared with assignments. The University requires all faculty to report students who have never attended or who stopped attending class. The impact of class attendance on the final grade is at the discretion of the teaching faculty, and faculty will inform class members of their attendance policies through a course syllabus distributed at the beginning of the semester or term. Irregular attendance may result in a referral to the Office of Academic Alert. Students who miss an exam due to extenuating circumstances must request approval from the faculty member. Unless the student is officially representing the University off-campus, the discretion of the faculty member determines the action regarding missed exams or work. To view the University Excused Absences for Students policy, visit www.apsu.edu/policy. Class absenteeism that results in the grade of “FA” (failure — stopped attending) or “FN” (failure — never attended) may affect the student’s enrollment status, financial aid repayment and/or veteran’s benefits.

Class load The basic unit of all college work is the “semester credit-hour.” For undergraduate students, 12 semester hours for fall or spring semester is a full-time load in determining such things as veteran status, financial aid and insurance eligibility. However, the usual load for a full-time undergraduate student is at least 15 semester hours in order to graduate in four years. Because the summer term is approximately one-third the length of the semester, the workload for one course is three times as heavy. APSU strongly recommends that students register for no more than six semester hours in each summer term. Graduate students who enroll for nine hours during the semester are considered full time.

Computer labs For a listing of computer labs and their hours of operation, visit www.apsu.edu/information-technology/computer-lab or the listing on page 40 of this section. Computers are also available for use in the Woodward Library.

Dean’s List At the end of each specific semester or term, a list of honor students, known as the Dean’s List, is published. To qualify for this distinction, the student must earn at least 12 credits (university-level courses only) and meet the 3.5 GPA for the semester or term.

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Graduate School/College of Graduate Studies, McReynolds 119, 931-221-7662 Further your education by earning a master’s degree at Austin Peay State University! We offer numerous degrees that will broaden your understanding in a field of study, enhance your research and leadership skills or position you for personal growth and job advancement. Obtaining a master’s degree will greatly increase your earning potential. Many online options are available and some programs can be completed in as little as one year. Advantages to consider: • Many graduate programs do not require specific undergraduate degrees. • There are no GRE or GMAT requirements for selected programs. • Some programs offer eight-week sessions. • Small class sizes allow for personalized learning. • Quality faculty members are committed to ensuring student success. • Graduate students enjoy collaborative relationships among peers while pursuing educational and professional goals. Graduate programs of Study: • Biology • Communication Arts (Corporate Communications; Media Management; Marketing Communications) • Computer Science (Predictive Analytics; Data Management, Information Assurance and Security) • Counseling (Mental Health Counseling; School Counseling) • Education (MAEd; EdS) • Engineering Technology • English • Health and Human Performance (Public Health Education; Sports and Wellness) • Healthcare Administration • Industrial Organizational Psychology • Leadership & Organizational Administration • Management • History • Music • Nursing • Social Work • Teaching Financial opportunities are available to reduce the cost of furthering your education, including the Diversity Fellowship Grant and Graduate Assistantships. In addition to participating in valuable teaching, research, and work opportunities, graduate assistants receive tuition assistance and stipends. For more information on graduate programs and financial assistance, visit www.apsu.edu/grad-studies.

Graduation, Registrar’s Office, Ellington 316, 931-221-7150 Students who will complete all degree requirements must apply for graduation by the application deadline date for the semester in which they intend to graduate. Students must meet specific requirements before they are approved to graduate. Visit www.apsu.edu/commencement for detailed information about graduation. 15


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Honors Program, Honors Commons, Room 142, 931-221-7403 or 7119 The Honors Program is designed to challenge students and provide opportunities for creative exploration and intellectual development. The program requires students to fulfill 30 honors-credit hours, both in the lower-level and in upper-division major courses. Students in the Honors Program must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.25. They are also required to complete at least one three-credit hour Honors experience each semester in the following areas: honors sections of individual courses, study-abroad courses, service-learning courses, research-intensive courses and credit-bearing internships. Students in Honors-approved courses have close interaction with their instructors and fellow students. Most departments at Austin Peay have identified specific courses and activities required of Honors Program students in their last two years of study. Honors Program students also have access to the Honors Commons. This space includes computers, a printer, study areas, a classroom, an Honors Library and areas for students to meet and socialize. For more information, visit www.apsu.edu/honors.

Office of Study Abroad and International Exchange, Miller Hall 223, 931-221-6851 The Office of Study Abroad and International Exchange prepares APSU students to be knowledgeable about the world, experienced with intercultural communication and equipped with an international skill set necessary to support our future community needs in an increasingly global society. The office also serves incoming international students and scholars. The mission of the Office of Study Abroad and International Exchange is to support and engage all students with diverse global opportunities. APSU study abroad program coordinators are: • Antigua, Dr. Amy Thompson and Dr. Antonio Thompson • APSU Goes Global (PELP), Dr. Matthew Kenney • Argentina, Dr. Osvaldo Di Paolo Harrison and Dr. Katherine Honea • Austria, Dr. Norbert Puszkar • Belize, Dr. Sergei Markov • Cooperative Center for Study Abroad programs (CCSA), Dr. Mickey Wadia • France/Belgium, Dr. David Snyder • Galapagos Islands, Dr. Osvaldo DiPaolo Harrison and Dr. Katherine Honey • Greece, Dr. Tim Winters • International Student Exchange Program (ISEP), Dr. Marissa Chandler • Italy, Professor Ken Shipley • Italy (Rome), Dr. Tamara Smithers and Professor Paul Collins • Japan, Dr. David Rands & Dr. David Major • Kyungpook National University Exchange Program (South Korea), Dr. Kathy Lee Heuston • Magellan Exchange, Dr. Marissa Chandler • Mid-Sweden Exchange Program (Sweden), Professor Tracy Nichols • National Changhua University Exchange Program (Taiwan), Dr. Chin-Zue Chen • Quebec, Dr. Karen Sorenson and Dr. Christophe Konkobo • Taiwan/China, Dr. Chin-Zue Chen and Dr. Ling Wang • Poland, Dr. John Steinberg 16


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• Russia, Dr. Sergei Markov • Sengal, Dr. Christoph Konkoba • Spain, Dr. Miguel Ruiz • Spring Break Ireland, Dr. Christopher Wright • Spring Break London (COMM), Dr. Tracy Nichols • Spring Break London (ART), Dr. Jennifer Snyder • Tennessee Consortium for International Studies (TnCIS), Dr. Marissa Chandler • Université d’Orléans Exchange program (France), Dr. Karen Sorenson and Dr. Christophe Konkobo • Université du Québec à Chicoutimi Exchange Program (Canada), Dr. Karen Sorenson and Dr. Christophe Konkobo • University of Klagenfurt Exchange Program (Austria), Dr. Norbert Puszkar • University of Pardubice Exchange Program (Czech Republic), Dr. Andriy Kovalskyy APSU students can also benefit from international programs by participating in the Bridge Program. The Bridge Program is a peer-mentor group which consists of both international and domestic students enrolled at APSU. It is designed to help international students explore American culture and history while teaching First Friends (domestic students) about the culture and history of their countries. Find out more about our programs, scholarships and the experiences of student participants by visiting www.apsu.edu/ study-abroad-exchange.

Library, Information and Check-Out Desk: 931-221-7346 The Woodward Library provides services and support for all your information needs. Librarians can help you find, evaluate and use information necessary for completing papers and research assignments. Research assistance is available in person, via online chat and email and on the phone. The library provides access to a wealth of print and electronic information via the library website at library.apsu.edu. Student instruction is a major focus of the library’s services that include LILT (an online, self-paced information literacy tutorial), library instruction classes and one-on-one instruction. Students have access to 35 computers in the Library Instruction Room when it is not in use for instruction and 93 computers in the Library Information Commons. Additionally, the library has a wireless network and 24 laptops and MacBooks for use in the building. Other services available are free book check-out, reserves, group study rooms and study space for approximately 450 people, interlibrary loan, document delivery, self-service photocopiers, microfilm/ fiche copiers and specialty collections, such as the Dorothy Dix Collection and Clarksville photographs. The Library also offers a lactation room for mothers and houses the Writing Center, Printing Services, and Starbucks.

Appealing University decisions Any student may appeal the assessment, application, calculation, collection or interpretation of any University fee, charge, deposit or refund. Please refer to the appeals section in the back of this book for processes on filing an appeal on page 216.

Registrar’s Office, Ellington 316, 931-221-7150 The Registrar’s Office maintains student academic records (courses, grades, GPA, transcripts, etc.) and coordinates registration and graduation exercises. The office also offers a variety of student services including registration assistance,

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verification of enrollment, transcript services, address and official name changes, course transfer equivalency and graduation.

Registration and advisement Currently enrolled students may use this checklist as a brief summary of registration requirements. During or before the designated preregistration period: • Students will receive priority registration information by APSU email. The student should then schedule an appointment with their academic adviser. • Once a student has been advised, he or she will be able to register through AP OneStop. • Prior to preregistration, students should check AP OneStop (onestop.apsu.edu) for any registration holds. All registration holds must be removed prior to preregistration. There are several types of holds that can prevent a student from preregistering. Some of these holds include, but are not limited to: Type of Hold Financial Aid debt Balance due to the University Graduate maximum hours Health Services fees due Library fines/overdue books Traffic fines

Office to Contact Office of Student Financial Aid and Veterans Affairs Student Account Services Student’s Graduate College Coordinator Student Account Services Library Student Account Services

• Students should access AP OneStop (onestop.apsu.edu) to register in accordance with their first registration dates as indicated in the priority preregistration email. • After preregistration, students may make adjustments to their schedules through AP OneStop. Any adjustment made to a schedule after the date fee statements are printed will not appear on the statement, but for verification, students may check their current schedules in AP OneStop. • After registering, students must meet the fee payment deadlines and confirm their classes.

AP OneStop, onestop.apsu.edu Students may apply, register, pay fees, add or drop classes, obtain grades, order student transcripts and obtain information on admissions, financial aid, veteran services, housing and testing by accessing AP OneStop at onestop.apsu.edu. If you have trouble logging in, contact the Technology Help Desk at helpdesk@apsu.edu or call 931-221-4357 (HELP).

Testing Services, Ellington 207, 931-221-6269 The Academic Testing Center offers a variety of tests which includes Accuplacer, ACT Residual, CLEP, MAT, and various certification/licensure exams. The center is also a full-funded DSST test center, offering DSST exams for free for eligible active duty military members. Information regarding other tests not offered at APSU such as PRAXIS, GRE and the national ACT is available at the testing center. For more information or to schedule a testing session, call 931-221-6269.

Transcripts, Ellington 316, 931-221-7150 Transcript requests may be made online through AP OneStop (onestop.apsu.edu), by mail, by fax or in person to the Office of the Registrar. For more information, visit www.apsu.edu/registrar. 18


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TRiO Student Support Services, Ellington 337, 931-221-6142 Student Support Services is a federally funded TRiO program established to assist eligible low-income, first-generation and/or disabled college students in making a connection with the various campus resources. In order to participate in TRiO Student Support Services, one or more of the following must be met based on the legislative requirements of the U.S. Department of Education: • Family income meets published federal guidelines (low-income, Pell grant eligible) • Neither parent earned a four-year college degree (first-generation) • Referred by the Office of Disability Services (disabled) • The student must demonstrate an academic need for services and must have the potential to benefit from the services. Application forms are available in the Ellington Building, Room 337 or visit www.apsu.edu/sss to download an application. All services of TRiO Student Support Services are free to eligible participants.

Tutoring, 931-221-6550 The Academic Support Center provides FREE tutoring to currently enrolled APSU students. Please visit our website at www.apsu.edu/asc to schedule a time with a tutor. Students may also visit one of our locations on a walk-in basis. Students should call 931-221-6550 to determine availability of tutors for specific subjects. Military members and their dependents may also receive free online assistance 24/7 from tutor.com in addition to the support they receive from APSU.

PEER TUTORING TIMES & LOCATIONS LOCATION HOURS SUBJECTS SUPPORTED Academic Support Center (MX 124) Mon: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Most core courses (Clarksville Campus, MX 124) Tues: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Some upper division courses Wed: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Thurs: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Fri: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Army Education Center Mon. - Thurs.: 4:30 - 8:30 p.m. Mon and Tues: Math (FTC, APSU Building, 2nd Floor Wed and Thurs: Writing Conference room) Writing Center Mon.-Thurs.: 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. Writing for any subject, in any (Library, Main Floor) style Fri.: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sat.: 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sun.: 1 p.m. - 9 p.m. Online Based on tutor availability Most core courses (Writing: email writinglab@apsu.edu Some upper division courses Other courses: Coordinate with Academic Support Center) Writing support 19


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FINANCIAL Student Account Services, Ellington 101/107, 931-221-6285 Student Account Services is responsible for handling student accounts, which includes fee payments, placing charges and credits on accounts, answering inquiries about accounts, preparing and disbursing student refund/balance checks and disbursing student pay checks. The office also prepares bills for student accounts and is responsible for the collection of past due accounts. The responsibilities of the office include accounting and reporting functions for Accounts Receivable and Perkins Loans. APSU’s Student Account Services provides and maintains the official University accounting records and related systems of internal control in accordance with accounting principles, University policies and the requirements of the University Board, the federal government and external funding sources. Confirmation of classes Confirmation is necessary to prevent a student’s classes from being dropped. Even if a student’s account shows a zero or credit balance, they must complete the confirmation process to retain his or her classes. Students may confirm their classes by logging on to AP OneStop at onestop.apsu.edu. Confirmation of classes must occur every semester. Instructions for confirming classes: • After logging into the student account on OneStop, select the “Web Self Service” tab. • Click on “Student” tab. • Click on “Student Account” from the listing. • Then click on “Confirm and Pay or Enroll in a Payment Plan.” • Select the term to confirm from the drop-down box (e.g., Fall 2017 or Spring 2018) and click “Submit. “ • At the top of the Account Detail for Term screen, two options are shown: 1. Yes, I will attend... • Choosing “Yes, I will attend...” will result in the screen “Your registration has been confirmed. Your confirmation number is XXXXX” if no charges are owed. • If a student still owes money, he or she will be prompted to pay the balance or sign up for a payment plan. Once the payment is processed, a confirmation email will be sent. 2. No, I will not be attending... • Choosing “No, I will not be attending...” will result in the screen “You have chosen to not attend [specific term]. Your classes will be deleted.” • Students who are withdrawing from the University must follow the procedures for withdrawing outlined in the Cancellation and Withdrawal section of this handbook, on Pages 13 and 14. • If you select “No” in error, please contact Student Account Services.

Financial Aid and Veterans Affairs, Ellington 216, 931-221-7907 The purpose of financial aid is to enhance the growth, development and performance of all qualified students by providing financial resources and information that will enable students to maximize their educational experience. Financial aid is available in the form of scholarships, grants, loans and work study. Federal government, the state of

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Tennessee, lending institutions, private agencies and postsecondary institutions may offer financial aid assistance. Most federal and state-funded financial aid programs are awarded on the basis of proven financial need. Need is defined as the difference between the cost of attendance and the Expected Family Contribution (EFC). The EFC is determined by a standard formula established by the U.S. Congress. Financial aid does not always cover the cost of books. It is each student’s responsibility to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at www.fafsa.gov. Other required forms may be obtained online at www.apsu.edu/financialaid. The student must reapply each academic year for financial aid. Austin Peay State University has a Veterans Affairs Office at two locations. The Clarksville campus location is in the Ellington Student Services Building and at the Education Center at Fort Campbell, Ky., in the SSG Glenn H. English Jr. Army Educational Center (931-221-1462). Although the university considers each location as part of the same University, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) has determined each location as a separate institution for payment of VA education benefits. Types of financial aid • Grants: Based on financial need (exception: Teach Grant), and normally do not have to be repaid. • Student Loans: Borrowed money that must be repaid beginning six months after graduation, or if no longer enrolled at half-time status. The maximum annual amount for dependent freshmen is $5,500 per year. For more details, visit www.apsu. edu/financialaid or www.studentaid.gov. • Parent Plus Loan: Borrowed money that must be repaid beginning 60 days from the time funds are disbursed or other payment plans are available. • Federal Work Study: Based on financial need. Student works on campus up to 20 hours per week. • Scholarships: For information please visit the scholarship website at apsu.edu/scholarships. Other Important Loan Information • Students may accept their loans on AP OneStop. • Parents applying for a PLUS loan will print application from www.apsu.edu/financialaid and submit to the financial aid office. • Loan agreement is between the student and/or parent and the Department of Education. • The master promissory note is required by the Department of Education. • Entrance counseling is required before loan can be disbursed to student’s account. Satisfactory Academic Progress for Federal Aid • Academic progress is evaluated at the end of the fall and spring terms. Satisfactory academic progress must be met in order to be eligible for financial aid. • Students must attend class. • Students must maintain good academic progress in order to continue eligibility for financial aid, to include loans. • Students can lose eligibility to receive aid based on poor grades or attendance. • Review Satisfactory Progress guidelines at www.apsu.edu/financialaid. Enrollment Status Undergraduate Students Graduate Students • Full Time = 12+ hours • Full Time = 9+ hours • 3/4 Time = 9 to 11 hours • 3/4 Time = 5 to 8 hours • Half-Time = 6 to 8 hours • Half-Time = 4 hours • Less than Half-Time = 1 to 5 hours • Less than Half-Time = 1 to 3 hours NOTE: If students are awarded financial aid for full time and drop to 3/4 or part-time, they may be billed for the difference. 21


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Verification • The federal government randomly selects approximately 30% of all financial aid application files for verification of data. • Students may be asked to provide the following: — IRS tax return transcripts for parent and/or student — Various verification worksheets — Other information • The student’s financial aid cannot be finalized until all verification documents are received.

Tennessee HOPE Lottery Scholarship • FAFSA — Completing the FAFSA is the only way to apply, and must be submitted each year. • Sept. 1 — Final deadline to submit the FAFSA (recommended as early as possible). • Maintain the enrollment status for which you were awarded. For example, if awarded for full time, you must maintain full-time enrollment. • Cannot drop to part-time status without authorization from the Office of Financial Aid. • GPA reviewed at 24, 48, 72, 96 and 120 attempted hours. • Must maintain required GPA. • Strict appeal process — most cannot be appealed — if scholarship is lost, it is typically lost for the remainder of a student’s enrollment. • Seek tutoring assistance immediately if struggling academically. • Students are responsible for knowing and understanding criteria for retaining the scholarship(s). • Go to www.apsu.edu/financialaid for additional information.

CHECK YOUR FINANCIAL AID STATUS Eligibility You may review your financial aid eligibility by following the steps below: 1. Go to onestop.apsu.edu 2. Login to AP OneStop using your username and your six-digit pin number. If you have NEVER used the OneStop system, your password is APA and your A number. [Example: APA01234567] 3. Select “Web Self Service” 4. Select “Financial Aid and Veterans Affairs” 5. Select “Eligibility” 6. From the dropdown menu, select the aid year for which you are checking eligibility. There are three tabs that will help you understand your eligibility. These tabs are explained below: Student Requirements • Unsatisfied student requirements will need to be addressed as soon as possible. Unsatisfied student requirements are the number one reason financial aid does not post to your student account. Not all students will have requirements; however, it is important that you check often. • Satisfied student requirements will allow you to view whether the submitted documents are being reviewed, completed or denied.

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Holds • Common holds are loan defaults, satisfactory academic progress violations and transfer monitoring holds. You will need to clear any holds on your account before your financial aid can be processed. Transfer monitoring holds are the only exception; these holds will be cancelled after seven days. Academic Progress • The status of Academic Progress is based on your academic performance for each term that you are enrolled. Progress towards the completion of your program of study, or poor academic performance can affect eligibility. Accept your Financial Aid Award Offers 1. Click on “Financial Aid and Veterans Affairs” tab. 2. Select “Award.” 3. Select the “Award for Aid Year.” 4. Select “Accept Award Offer.” 5. Use the dropdown menu to “Accept” or “Decline” each award amount or change the amount you are requesting. Keep in mind this is the amount for the entire academic year. 6. Once you have entered your decisions, select “Submit Decision.” Report Additional Resources 1. If you are receiving outside aid not listed on your award letter, you must complete the Additional Resources Form. Examples could include outside scholarships, discounts or benefits. 2. The form is located at www.apsu.edu/financialaid 3. Failure to report additional financial aid may result in an overaward and require you to pay back any excess funds you receive that exceed your cost of attendance.

Important fee payment and calendar dates Visit apsu.edu/registrar for future semesters’ important dates.

Payment Information, Student Account Services, Ellington 101/107, 931-221-6285 Checks/money orders should be made payable to Austin Peay State University (APSU). Payment can be made with Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover. The student’s name and “A” number should be listed on any check, money order and correspondence. An installment plan is available for fall and spring terms: You can obtain more information about the installment plan via the APSU website at www.apsu.edu/student-account-services or through AP OneStop. Payments also may be made in person at the cashier’s window in the Ellington Building from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday or online via onestop.apsu.edu. For more payment information, please visit the Student Account Services’ website, www.apsu.edu/student-account-services.

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position. Federal law requires that students be enrolled at least half-time to work on campus. Undergraduate students must be enrolled for at least six credit hours at Clarksville Campus or for at least three credit hours at Austin Peay Center at Ft. Campbell. Graduate students must be enrolled for at least three credit hours. Student employees may work no more than two assignments at any given time. All student employees must maintain a minimum 1.8 overall combined GPA. (Specific positions may require a higher overall combined GPA.) How Many Hours May a Student Work? During the academic year, students are permitted to work a total of 20 hours per week while classes are in session (through the end of finals week). International students on F-1 visas are never permitted to work beyond 20 hours per week. During the summer, students who are enrolled at least half-time for the upcoming fall session are permitted to work all summer. Eligible students who are not enrolled for summer session(s) are permitted to work up to 37.5 hours per week. When enrolled in summer session(s), students are permitted to work up to 20 hours per week. When working during summer session(s), students who are not enrolled for the upcoming fall session must be enrolled for at least three credit hours. Students who are not enrolled for summer session(s) are subject to Social Security and Medicare tax withholding for employment during the summer break. Pay and Compensation Information Starting pay for most General Campus positions is $7.25 per hour. Pay rates for other positions might be higher depending on skills, seniority, etc. Student employees are paid biweekly and are considered temporary, part-time employees. Student employees may make deferrals to 403(b), 401(k), and 457(b) plans. Information regarding the deferred compensation options available to all employees is accessible at www.treasury.tn.gov/dc/. How to Apply for a Job To search for a job, follow these steps: 1. View student job postings by accessing www.apsu.edu/human-resources and clicking the “Student General Campus positions”link. New positions are posted as they are received in Human Resources (HR) and are posted for at least five working days. 2. Click on the position title for details about the position. 3. Complete and submit an online student employment application by clicking the “Apply for this Job” link/button and “Create an Account.” After the posting “Close Date,” the department hiring manager will review all applications and notify students to be interviewed. During the student employment process, students will be contacted only if selected for an interview. Visit the Human Resources Web page often since the number of General Campus positions and timing for availability of positions varies. Contact Human Resources at 931-221-7177 with any questions regarding student employment. Employment Paperwork Students hired for General Campus employment submit the following employment documentation to the hiring department: — Form W-4 — Copy of Social Security card (for payroll purposes) — Form I-9 (original,unexpired documents are required) Because federal law requires proof that each employee is a U.S. citizen or legally authorized to work in this country, all 24


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employees must provide evidence of identity and employment authorization. Lists of acceptable documents,are available with the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification Form. There are no exceptions to these identification requirements. Direct deposit you earnings by accessing Web Self-Service and entering your setup information. Select the Employee tab, click Pay Information, Direct Deposit Allocation and Update Direct Deposit Allocation. Enter your financial institution information into the available fields. Confirm that the information is correct and click Save. Contact Payroll at 931-221-7465 for assistance. After employment forms have been received and processed, Human Resources will assign a start date and will email the start date to the student and the supervisor. Please note that students are not permitted to begin working until Employment Authorization email has been issued by Human Resources. Austin Peay State University (APSU) does not discriminate against students, employees, or applicants for admission or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, age, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or any other legally protected class with respect to all employment, programs and activities sponsored by APSU. Inquiries or complaints regarding the non-discrimination policies, including Title IX complaints, should be directed to the Director of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action and Title IX Coordinator, Sheila Bryant, 601 College Street, Browning Building/Rm 151, Clarksville, TN 37044, bryantsm@apsu.edu, 931221-7178 or EEO Compliance Officer and Investigator, Steven Grudzinski, College Street, Browning Building/Rm 6A, Clarksville, TN 37044, grudzinskis@apsu.edu, 931-221-7160. Title IX complaints may also be directed to the Deputy Title IX Coordinator, Greg Singleton Associate Vice President and Dean of Students, 601 College Street, Morgan University Center/Rm 206D, Clarksville, TN 37044, singletong@apsu.edu 931-221-7005. Federal Work Study Employment Federal Work Study (FWS) is an employment program funded by the federal government to promote and encourage parttime employment of students to assist the University and its surrounding community. FWS provides job placement for eligible students to earn money to assist in paying for educational expenses. FWS is not available to pay registration, tuition, or fees. Repayment of income earned through FWS is not required. To determine FWS eligibility, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at fafsa.gov each year after October 1. If awarded FWS, follow these steps to seek job placement: 1. Accept the offer online through AP One Stop within the 14-day time frame. 2. Schedule an appointment with the Office of Financial Aid at 931- 221-7907 for job placement. 3. Report to the department listed on the Placement Form to determine if a suitable work schedule is available. 4. Return the signed Placement Form to the Office of Financial Aid. 5. Complete employment paperwork in Human Resources. The following documentation is needed: • Form W-4 • Copy of Social Security card (for payroll purposes) • Form I-9 6. Direct deposit you earnings by accessing Web Self-Service and entering your setup information. Select the Employee tab, click Pay Information, Direct Deposit Allocation, and Update Direct Deposit Allocation. Enter your financial institution information into the available fields. Confirm that the information is correct and click Save. Contact Payroll at 93125


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221-7465 for assistance. After employment forms have been received and processed Human Resources will assign a start date and will email the start date to the student and the supervisor. Please note that Federal Work Study students are not permitted to begin working until the Federal Work Study Student Employment Authorization email has been issued by Human Resources. Contact the Office of Financial Aid at 931-221-7907 for a job placement appointment if a new assignment is needed.

Tennessee Promise at APSU

To be considered eligible for the Tennessee Promise at APSU, students must complete the following: • Must complete the TN Promise application and service hours and be determined eligible for the program (please refer to TSAC Tennessee Promise checklist). •Although the Tennessee Promise Scholarship is considered a last dollar scholarship, it does not pay last dollar when utilitzed at a four-year institution. The scholarship only covers the average state community college costs of tuition and mandatory fees not met by gift aid from the Pell, TELS (including the HOPE scholarship, Access Grant, Aspire Scholarship, etc.) or TSAA programs. •The community college fee tuition amount is subject to change and would be the maximum amount ofTennessee Promise payment (less gift aid) allowed at Austin Peay State University. • Must be admitted to APSU seeking an associate degree. Students participating in athletics must declare a bachelor’s degree, per NCAA regulations, and are not eligible for the Tennessee Promise Scholarship. • Must be enrolled full time, which is 12 credit hours or more for undergraduate students. Upper-division (3000-4000 level) courses cannot count towards the full-time eligibility requirement and are not eligible for payment under Tennessee Promise. • This scholarship may be used for two and one-half years of assistance, provided continuing eligibility is met.

Tuition and fees, Student Account Services, Browning 134, 931-221-6285

For current tuition and fee information for main campus, see www.apsu.edu/student-account-services.

STUDENT LIFE Adult & Nontraditional Student Center, Morgan University Center 112, 931-221-6854 The ANTS Center is a lounge and social space for students who are nontraditional. If you are older or feel like you are wearing a lot of hats (i.e. parenting, self-supporting, married or a veteran) visit us and meet many more students just like you. Use the center as your grounding zone, leave your lunch in the fridge in the morning, grab a cup of coffee and come back after class to use the microwave, toaster oven, TV or computer lab. The center also provides programming throughout the year designed specifically for nontraditional students. Programs like Family Movie Night or Take Me Out to the Ballgame will welcome you and your family to campus while the CoffeeBRAKES provide opportunities to share relevant experience and information with peers. To get involved in campus life, go to www.apsu.edu/student-life/ants and visit the center often.

Athletics, www.letsgopeay.com, Dunn Center 141, 931-221-7904 Admission is free for main campus students to all regular-season home games with a valid Govs I.D. Card. Austin Peay State University’s Department of Intercollegiate Athletics strives to maintain a Division I athletics program that serves and supports the academic mission of the University. The student-athlete experience is the core mission and focus 26


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of the athletics program as it maintains a culture of excellence in the classroom, in competition and in our community. Our traditions and the people they represent celebrate our past and define our future. Athletics teams include baseball, men’s basketball, women’s basketball, cheerleading, dance, men’s cross country, women’s cross country, football, men’s golf, women’s golf, women’s soccer, softball, track and field, men’s tennis, women’s tennis, volleyball and beach volleyball. For more information visit www.LetsGoPeay.com, or follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: @LetsGoPeay.

AP Dining, Morgan University Center 216, 931-221-7474 AP Dining Services provides dining and catering solutions for the entire campus community. With locations throughout campus and always less than a 5 minute walk away, there’s something for all appetites. From morning coffee at Einstein Bros. Bagels or Starbucks to a delicious mid-day meal in The Caf, you’re sure not to be left hungry. Visit the AP Dining website for the latest menus, hours, and events: dineoncampus.com/APSU. Also, Snap, Like, and Follow your way to everything delicious with AP Dining on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat!

Public Safety/Campus Police, Shasteen 133, 931-221-7786 Austin Peay State University Department of Public Safety is a full-time law enforcement agency. The Public Safety Department and police station, located in the Shasteen Building, is open for walk-in service or calls for service by telephone 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The department’s dispatcher can be reached at 931-221-7786 both on-and-off campus. On-campus emergency calls should be made by dialing 911. All police officers are certified by the Tennessee Peace Officer’s Standard Training Commission (P.O.S.T.) and must meet the same requirements as all law enforcement officers in the state. Officers patrol the campus by various means. Public Safety works closely with city, county, state and federal agencies to ensure the safety of the University community. Crime statistics are available online at www.apsu.edu/police/crime. The Public Safety/Campus Police staff strives to meet the needs of the diverse groups of the University. It is the goal of the department to maintain and provide an environment free of fear that is conducive to learning, not only in the classroom, but also in the University community. It is the department’s goal to enforce the laws of the state of Tennessee, the rules and regulations of Austin Peay State University without regard for nationality, race, creed, color, gender or sexual orientation. Emergency Calls to Campus Police The department’s dispatcher can be reached 24/7 at 931-221-7786 both on and off campus. Call 911 in an emergency. LiveSafe App You can also download the LiveSafe app which allows students, faculty and staff to quickly and conveniently communicate with APSU Campus Police. Emergency Telephones, or “Blue Boxes” Emergency telephones are found in numerous locations around campus. If you have an emergency, simply press the button on the callbox. This will immediately connect you with a dispatcher. They will send the appropriate agency to respond to your call. You can also utilize emergency telephones to request the security escort service. Emergency Text Message Warning System: AP Alert Austin Peay State University offers AP Alert, an emergency text message warning system that enables designated APSU officials to send an alert about an imminent emergency via text message. 27


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This emergency text-messaging system provides another means for members of the University community to be notified regarding weather related closings and emergencies. Students can sign up to receive the emergency notifications by providing his/her cell phone information, as described on the web at getrave.com/login/apsu. For more information on the APSU text message alert system, go to www.apsu.edu/police. Motorist Assistance Program (MAP) Services The Motorist Assistance Program (MAP) can come to your rescue, and best of all, it’s free! The Public Safety Division provides a variety of services to assist motorists at Austin Peay. Public Safety provides this service 24/7. • Jump Start: Provided to those vehicles with a “dead” or weak battery. • Gas: An officer will provide a gas can and transportation to a service station in order that you may pay for gasoline for your vehicle. • Water: Provided for a vehicle that has overheated. • Wrecker: Should you need a wrecker, Public Safety will contact the service of your choice and wait with you until your tow arrives. Public Safety is not responsible for the cost of the tow. Security Escort Service, Shasteen 133, 221-7786 For the safety and convenience of the campus community, APSU Public Safety provides a security escort service within the confines of the campus. The security escort service operates 24/7. To obtain an escort, phone 931-221-7786. Crime Prevention Programs and Presentations Austin Peay State University Public Safety Division offers crime prevention and safety related programs to the university community. In addition, programs and information are available to the local and regional communities as part of our outreach initiatives. Crime prevention and safety programs are available upon request. ANONYMOUS reporting to police, via text, picture message or online Send your ANONYMOUS texts or picture messages to Campus Police at 931-494-6672. You may also send anonymous reports online by visiting www.apsu.edu/police.

Career Services, Morgan University Center 210, 931-221-6544 The Office of Career Services at Austin Peay State University assists students in connecting with local, regional and national employers. Our mission is to assist undergraduate students, graduate students and alumni in making a successful transition from academia to the world of work by equipping them with the tools to take ownership of their professional and personal development for lifelong career satisfaction. As part of this mission, we strive to provide access to career-related services and meet students where they are in their career development process. These services include: resume, cover letter and interview workshops; one-on-one career counseling; career assessments and interpretations; personal branding and salary negotiation practice; “What Can I Do With This Major?”exploration and much more. Visit our website www.apsu.edu/careers for more information. Questions? Email us at careerservices@apsu.edu.

Center for Service-Learning & Community Engagement, 322 Home Ave., 931-221-6590 The Center for Service-Learning & Community Engagement provides students with opportunities to connect their academic and personal growth to the betterment of their community. The Center for Service-Learning & Community Engagement strives to provide the space and opportunity for students to become active citizens in the classroom and into their community 28


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by making their mark on the world. Students, faculty and community agencies benefit from the use of this space to train, present, collaborate and connect the campus with our community. Students can experience an array of community engagement programs, including Alternative Break Trips, ENGAGE living community, days of service, volunteer opportunities, and the Save Our Students Food Pantry and free thrift shop. Students have the opportunity to enhance their education with the hands-on experiences of service-learning courses coordinated through the Center. Visit the Center at 322 Home Ave., behind Hand Village, or email volunteer@apsu.edu.

Little Govs Child Learning Center, 637 N. Eighth St., 931-221-6234 The CLC is available to children of APSU students, staff, faculty and the local community and serves preschool children ages 2-5 years. Full-time and part-time programs are available. The CLC maintains a three-star rating from the Department of Human Services Star Quality Child Care Program. The CLC is also a Gold Sneaker Facility. The center hours of operation are 7:15 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.

Computer and Network Help Desk, Browning 12A, 931-221-4357 The Help Desk provides the first point of contact to the University for computing, networking, hardware/software, PC and printer problems. The Help Desk staff assists University students, faculty and staff with computing and networking problems. The Help Desk also works with other technical groups and the Office of Information Technology to resolve more complex problems, issues computer accounts and prepares and distributes informational and promotional materials. The Computer Help Desk is located in the Browning Building, Room 12A. If you need assistance from the Help Desk, please call 931-221-4357, or email the Help Desk at helpdesk@apsu.edu.

Counseling Services, Ard Building, 931-221-6162 Student Counseling Services offers a variety of services, including confidential individual, group and couples counseling, outreach and prevention services and consultation. All currently enrolled APSU students are eligible for counseling services free of charge, typically during normal business hours, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. A limited number of evening counseling sessions are also available. Our caring, professional staff is made up of individuals experienced in dealing with a broad range of problems. For more information, visit the Counseling Center’s website at www.apsu.edu/health-and-counseling or at the Ard Building at the intersection of College Street and University Avenue.

Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, Morgan University Center 206, 931-221-7341 The Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students is an advocate for student interests, a resource for questions and assistance, and the primary contact for student emergencies. The Dean of Students is responsible for overseeing the student disciplinary/judicial process through the Code of Student Conduct. The Code provides students with a comprehensive document that explains the rights and responsibilities of students who are enrolled at Austin Peay State University. Anyone who enrolls at APSU is entitled to all rights granted to him/her by the Constitution of the United States and is entitled to the full protection of the law. Apart from those rights and duties enjoyed by non-students, enrollment in the University carries with it special privileges and imposes special responsibilities. The University has established regulations and certain due process procedures essential to an atmosphere of mutual respect that is sensitive to the rights of all individuals. The Code of Student Conduct can be found in the policies section of this Student 29


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Handbook and Calendar on page 194. Additionally, a complete listing can be found online at www.apsu.edu/student-affairs. The Dean of Students also advises the Student Government Association.

Disability Services, Morgan University Center 114, 931-221-6230, TTY 931-221-6278 The Office of Disability Services is dedicated to providing academic assistance to students with disabilities enrolled at APSU. Disability Services provides information to students, faculty, staff and administrators about the needs of its students. It also ensures the accessibility of programs, services and activities to students with a disability. The office is a resource of information pertaining to disability issues and advocates participation in campus life. Who is eligible for assistance? A “person with a disability” is someone with a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities. A person is considered to be a person with a disability if he/she has disability, has a record of the disability, or is regarded as having the disability. The following list is not limited to the common disabilities an individual may be eligible for: • Blind and/or visually impaired • Deaf or hard of hearing • Learning disabled/Attention Deficit Disorder • Mobility impaired • Neurologically impaired • Chronic health conditions • Psychological Accommodations Accommodations are academic adjustments that apply to access materials in alternate formats, adjustments to exam conditions, such as extended time or taking an exam in a minimal distraction area, as well as having a notetaker. Requesting Accommodations It is the responsibility of the student to register with the Office of Disability Services and request accommodations. The first step is to complete an Intake Form. The form can be downloaded and printed from www.apsu.edu/disability. Students are encouraged to contact the office for guidelines pertaining to the specific documentation required. Services Disability Services coordinates services with the available community resources, such as: • Community and regional high schools • TRiO Student Support Services • Academic Support and Academic Alert •VetSuccess • Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) The office also coordinates other accommodations deemed necessary, such as: • Extended time on tests • Physical access • Alternate format texts

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Family Weekend: Sept. 29- Oct. 1, 2017, www.apsu.edu/student-life/familyweekend You are invited to Austin Peay State University’s Family Weekend! Family Weekend is a great time for students and their families to enjoy the weekend on campus together. Events for the weekend include an opening act with live entertainment, tailgate experience, football game, Mudbowl and more! You will also have the opportunity to meet APSU Administration and interact with faculty members. For more information and an updated list of events, visit the Family Weekend website at www.apsu.edu/student-life/ familyweekend. There, you can preregister for the weekend’s activities, find information about local hotels and activities, and see all of the events planned. Preregister by Sept. 10 to claim a T-shirt!

Fraternity & Sorority Affairs, Morgan University Center 208, 931-221-6570 Sororities and fraternities have a history on campus dating back to the early 1970s. These organizations are rooted in founding principles that foster academic achievement, student involvement, community service and lifelong friendships. Fraternities and sororities are groups of men and women who come together to form a personal network of individuals with similar ideas, interests and a mutual pursuit of a well-rounded college education. Advantages include: • A support group to help make the adjustment to college easier • Scholastic resources to help student achieve their academic goals • Leadership skills acquired through hands-on experience • Encouragement to get involved and maximize their potential on campus • Opportunities for active participation in community service projects Sororities and fraternities serve as a great resource for students academically, through study hours and tutoring programs. Most chapters require a high grade-point average for initial membership into the organization. To participate in fraternity or sorority recruitment/intake, one must be enrolled full time (12 credit-hours). GPA requirements are as follows: • Interfraternity Council fraternities: Each chapter has their own requirements for membership regarding GPA. • Panhellenic Council sororities: Each chapter has their own requirements for membership regarding GPA. • National Pan-Hellenic Council fraternities and sororities: Each chapter has their own requirements for membership regarding GPA. A 2.5 college GPA is required by Fraternity &Sorority Affairs. All fraternities and sororities have strict policies regulating the consumption of alcohol for underage members and guests. Organizations work closely with the staff to conduct safe social activities. All fraternities and sororities are held accountable to the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Affairs risk management guidelines, their national organization regulations and Tennessee state laws. The costs of membership go toward the inter/national fees, chapter operating expenses and social functions. Financial obligations differ among individual chapters. New members can expect to pay higher dues their first semester than in subsequent ones. 31


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Additional costs throughout the semester will go toward chapter events, educational programs and other chapter-related materials, pictures, gifts, T-shirts, etc. There are payment plans available for students, as well as scholarships within the individual chapters. While participating in the recruitment/membership/intake process, make sure to ask about the financial obligations of membership. Austin Peay State University has a zero-tolerance policy regarding hazing that is consistent with Tennessee state law. Hazing includes any activity that subjects members to harassment, ridicule, intimidation, physical exhaustion, abuse or mental distress. If you are asked to participate in inappropriate activities as a result of membership in a fraternity or sorority, you should contact the Office of Student Affairs at 931-221-7341. Calls will be handled in a discreet manner. Individual chapters elect officers to manage the day-to-day operations of the organization. These officers are assisted by alumni who act as advisers. Each chapter also is responsible to its national organization, which offers support, advice and direction through paid professional staff and regional volunteers. At APSU, the Coordinator for Fraternity & Sorority Affairs is on staff and serves as the primary university contact for the fraternity and sorority community. For more information and for information on active chapters, please visit www.apsugreeks.com.

Govs I.D. Card Center, Morgan University Center, Room 207, 931-221-7888 The Govs Card is the official identification card for every student, faculty and staff member at APSU. Keep your Govs I.D. card with you at all times. It offers a convenient, easy and safe way to make purchases and use campus services. Use your Govs Card as your only card on campus. It is used as your library card, meal plan card and meal money, Govs Bucks, admittance to athletic events, admittance to activities and events, access card to residence halls, use in vending machines and can be used as a bank ATM/debit card. Your Govs Card can be used as a declining balance card for on-campus purchases. There are two separate accounts on your Govs Card: Govs Bucks and Plus Dollars. Govs Bucks can be deposited at the ADM (Automatic Deposit Machine) in the Morgan University Center, the library, or online. Deposits may be made as often as needed. The Automatic Deposit Machine (ADM) will accept $1, $5, $10 or $20 bills. Deposited funds are available for immediate use. Plus Dollars come with the purchase of a meal plan and can be used at various campus meal locations. Plus Dollars will transfer from the fall semester to the spring semester only. Meals are only valid for the semester they were purchased. Govs Bucks will remain active as long as you are a current APSU student.

GovsLEAD, Leadership Education and Development, Morgan University Center 211 GovsLEAD connects students to leadership opportunities, educates on theory, builds skills and offers opportunities for leaders to showcase their strengths and experiences. We believe that growing as a leader is a major aspect of the college experience. There are many great opportunities offered through our office including leadership workshops, career preparation, campus-wide leadership conference, and a leadership certificate. For more information, check out the program online at www.apsu.edu/student-life, or stop by the Morgan University Center, Room 211.

Health Services, Ard Building, 931-221-7107 Health care is available for currently enrolled students and is provided by certified nurse practitioners and consulting physicians. Additional Health Services personnel include a pharmacist, certified medical assistant, front office administrative support staff and a Graduate Assistant/Health Educator. Services include illness visits, gynecological visits, family planning, treatment of minor injuries, preventative health screenings and mental health concerns. Allergy injections and immunizations are also administered. 32


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Lab testing provided, including STD testing, strep screening, urinalysis, blood glucose and pregnancy testing are provided. Costs and Insurance Costs will be incurred for lab work or medications obtained at Boyd Health Services, and for supplies and procedures required for treatment. However, the office visit provided by our medical staff is free. Students may request a prescription if they prefer to obtain medication from a local pharmacy. All costs will be billed to the student’s account. Additionally, if referred off campus, the student will be responsible for all costs. APSU strongly encourages each student to have private health insurance. Hours and Location Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays: • 7 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Closed noon-1 p.m. for lunch) Thursdays: • 7-11:30 a.m. for provider visits, and 7 a.m.-4:30 p.m. for administrative functions and immunization processing. Summer hours are 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (Closed noon-1 p.m. for lunch) Boyd Health Services is a walk-in clinic located at the intersection of College Street and University Avenue. Except for emergencies, patients are generally seen in order of arrival. In order to be seen same-day, it is advisable to come in as early as possible as appointments are fully booked frequently, especially between the hours of 10 a.m. and noon, and 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The office opens at 7 a.m., so come in and receive your health care before classes begin. A listing of local resources for after-hours care is available for patients who cannot be seen when the clinic is already booked for the day. Well-women exams/pap exams are by appointment only and can be scheduled by calling our office at 931-221-7101. No appointment is required for family planning or STD testing. Immunizations The state of Tennessee requires all new and readmitted full-time students to provide proof of two immunizations with Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccines, which were administered on or after the first year of birth. Also, as of July 1, 2011, two Varicella (chickenpox) vaccines or proof of immunity will be required. The student will not be allowed to register for classes until these requirements are met. The state of Tennessee mandates that each public or private postsecondary institution provide information concerning Hepatitis B infection to all students entering the institution for the first time. Those students who will be living in on-campus housing for the first time must also provide proof of meningitis vaccine within the past five years. Tennessee law requires that such students complete and sign a waiver form provided by the institution that includes detailed information about the diseases. Students under the age 18 are required to provide a parent-signed copy of the waiver form to APSU, Boyd Health Services, P.O. Box 4655, Clarksville, TN 37044, or fax to 931-221-7388. APSU will adhere to vaccine requirements set forth by the Tennessee Department of Health and state laws. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, meningococcal disease is a potentially life-threatening bacterial infection. While it is relatively rare with fewer than 3,000 cases reported in the U.S. each year, it can cause serious long-term effects and permanent disabilities as well death in approximately 10 percent of cases. There is a vaccination available as a preventive measure for those who have not yet been exposed. The American College Health Association (ACHA) recommends all first-year students living in residence halls receive the meningococcal vaccine. The ACHA further recommends that other college students under the age of 25 consider receiving the vaccination to reduce their risk for the disease. Meningococcal disease rates climb during adolescence and peak between the ages of 15 and 20 years. APSU strongly encourages all students to consider taking the vaccine. 33


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Hispanic Cultural Center, Morgan University Center 213, 931-221-6645 The Hispanic Cultural Center is a place where students of all ethnicities can gather, learn, share and support the Hispanic culture. The center promotes learning through house resource materials such as Spanish language books, videos and computers. The center’s plans call for celebrations of special Hispanic events, such as Dia de los Muertos and host a variety of educational activities, such as Spanish game nights. All Austin Peay students are welcome to visit the center to experience “where strangers become amigos and amigos become familia.” For more information about the center and upcoming events, visit the website at www.apsu.edu/student-life/hcc.

Homecoming: Oct. 17-21, 2017 Homecoming is the highlight of fall semester and brings students, alumni and the community to campus. The activities begin on Oct. 17 and culminate in the football game on Saturday, Oct. 21, when the Governors host Southeast Missouri. Events during the week include: student organization banner contest, lip-sync competition, court announcement, APSU Apollo student talent show, pep rally, NPHC Step Show, Homecoming Parade and the crowning of the king and queen. There are many opportunities to get involved in Homecoming activities through student organizations, departments or residence halls, with friends and family, and the parade, football game and tailgate. For more information, contact the office of Student Life & Engagement at 931-221-7431 or visit apsu.edu/student-life/homecoming.

Housing/Residence Life & Dining Services, Miller Hall 121, 931-221-7444 Life in University housing provides students with an essential part of their educational experience. Living in a residence hall affords the student opportunities for involvement in campus activities, shared responsibilities and community experiences. Students have the benefit of laundry facilities, the Housing Channel, cable, Internet access and meal plans. For more information about campus housing, visit www.apsu.edu/housing.

Media and News on Campus Newspaper: The All State and www.theallstate.org The All State is produced by students and publishes weekly on Wednesdays during the fall and spring semesters when school is in session, and online at www.theallstate.org throughout the year. The All State has served the APSU campus as its independent student news source since 1930. The All State received 19 awards last year from state, regional and national competitions, and is operated and produced by students who are advised by the Coordinator for Student Publications. One of its main purposes is to provide a forum for the expression of student opinion as well as disseminate timely news to the APSU campus. Enrolled students of any major or experience level may apply to join The All State staff, which includes reporters, photographers, editors, social media, multimedia, design, advertising sales representatives, a circulation manager and other positions. Applications are available online at www.apsu.edu/student-pubs. For more information, visit Morgan University Center 111, call 931-221-7376 or email studentpublications@apsu.edu. The All State also operates several social media accounts that help students stay informed with breaking news happening on campus and around the area with articles, photos and videos. You can follow them on: Facebook: /TheAllState | Twitter: @TheAllState and #TheAllState | Instagram: @theallstate_apsu | YouTube: /TheAllStateAPSU Radio WAPX-FM, Magic 91.9, is the voice and broadcast service of Austin Peay State University, playing a variety of music and offering news and sports to its many listeners. The station and its general manager, Dr. David Von Palko, have received many 34


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awards for public affairs and news programming in addition to public service. Students produce programs and serve as radio announcers. Students should have completed COMM 2100 to join the staff of WAPX-FM. For more information, visit MMC 168, call 931-221-6364 or email vonpalkod@apsu.edu. Television APSU-TV operates 24-hours a day featuring national news, weather, local sports, and original programming. APSU-TV specializes in the production and broadcast of APSU and Ohio Valley Conference Athletics and other special events. APSU-TV is available on campus cable Channel 9, as well as locally on Spectrum cable Channel 192, CDE Lightband Channel 9 and AT&T U-verse on PEG Channel 99. The APSU Department of Communication offers the only Sports Broadcasting major in the state of Tennessee. The department provides students with live production experience on APSU football and men’s/women’s basketball broadcasts, and video scoreboard productions in the Dunn Center and at Fortera Stadium. Opportunities are available for producer/ director, announcer, camera operator, replay operator, audio engineer, and graphics. For more information about APSU-TV, contact Steve Sawyer at sawyercs@apsu.edu. For more information about joining the sports broadcasting production team, contact Barry Gresham at greshamb@apsu.edu. Online The Office of Public Relations and Marketing posts official University news releases and statements at www.apsu.edu/news.

Military Student Center, Morgan University Center 120, 931-221-1685 The Military Student Center assists veterans, active duty, reservist, national guardsmen, retirees, ROTC students and family members that attend the university with their transition from the military to college life. The center provides a computer center, a lounge, and dining area to allow students to either work on homework or to relax and unwind from the day surrounded by fellow like-minded students. The Center offers programs throughout the academic year to address the unique challenges our student population faces. One such program is the Texts for Vets program; which relies on textbook donations to provide textbooks to students free of charge. The Center also helps to resolve academic and personal issues for military-related students. The Center works with a diverse population of students. In order to meet the needs of this diverse population, the Center works closely with other campus offices — Disability Services, Financial Aid and Veterans Affairs, Registrar’s Office, Career Services, Student Counseling Services, VetSuccess On Campus, etc. to ensure the students’ needs are being met. The Center is located in MUC Room 120 behind the Post Office and is open Monday–Thursday from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Arrangements can also be made for other availability to meet student’s needs.

Ministries At APSU, a student’s spiritual growth can be part of the education and continued personal growth through participation in the activities of the campus ministries. Campus ministries at APSU are organizations of students who are dedicated to service to others. These students gather to enhance their religious experience, while helping create a positive atmosphere of diversity. These campus ministries sponsor spiritual, social and service programs for students at Austin Peay. For more information and for campus ministry organizations, please contact Student Life & Engagement at 931-221-7431 or visit PeayLink at www.apsu.edu/peaylink. 35


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Morgan University Center, MUC 207, 931-221-6617 The Morgan University Center houses the Post Office, coffee shop, the food court and cafeteria, Student Publications (including The All State student newspaper), Student Government Association, Student Affairs, Associate VP of Student Affairs/ Dean of Students/Deputy Title IX Coordinator, Student Conduct, Student Life and Engagement, Fraternity and Sorority Affairs, Career Services, Adult and Nontraditional Student Center, Hispanic Cultural Center, Military Student Center, Disability Services, Peay Pod convenience store and University Facilities. Student I.D.s are available in MUC 207 and reservations for MUC facilities can be made at apbrems.apsu.edu/EmsWebApp/.

APSU Email System (Office 365) APSU email through the Office 365 system is the official means of communication to students at APSU. Correspondence between the University and students will be sent to the students’ email accounts, other email accounts will not be used. Students are encouraged to check their APSU email account on a regular basis. To check APSU email, visit onestop.apsu.edu.

OneStop, onestop.apsu.edu APSU OneStop is your personalized OneStop portal, with information about your APSU email, class registration, financial aid, housing, admissions and more. To login, you will need your APSU username and APSU Password. To login, go to onestop.apsu.edu. Students may access AP Self Service through OneStop by clicking on the “Web Self Service” tab. Please continue to go into OneStop regularly for important Austin Peay announcements and information. Through OneStop you will learn of opportunities, important dates, official communication, fun events and more. If you have questions, please contact the Help Desk at helpdesk@apsu.edu or 931-221-4357.

Parking All persons who live, work and/or attend classes at Austin Peay State University Clarksville Campus are required to have a parking decal for the vehicle they operate. The cost of the decal for students is included in the student access fees. The University uses a hanging decal system. This allows the decal to be moved and used with any vehicle the registered person operates. Because of this flexibility and the limited parking on campus, each person is issued only one decal. Exceptions are made for married housing student families with two licensed drivers and in other extraordinary circumstances. Students may apply for a decal online or in the Public Safety Office (Shasteen Building). To obtain a decal, students must have confirmed courses for the current semester. Students also will need to provide a description and tag number for the vehicle most commonly used with the decal. Resident students park in their assigned lot, and commuter students must park in commuter parking lots. The following represents the color-coding system for parking on campus: • Red: Faculty and Staff • Blue: Disabled • Green: Commuters, Emerald Hills and Two Rivers • White: Temporary pass • Silver: All residence *Visitor and 30-minute parking spaces will be labeled as such. The APSU parking regulations and map can be found at apsu.edu/police/parking. 36


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Post Office, Morgan University Center 121, 931-221-6161 All students who live in APSU residence housing have a pre-assigned post office box. Boxes can be rented for $9 per semester. Students must visit One Stop to get their post office box assignment and mailing information. Any students who do not live in residence housing and would like to have a campus post office box can come to the service window to pay and be assigned a campus P.O. Box. The Campus Post Office functions as a contract station with the U.S. Postal Service. All general services are provided. Service window hours are 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, and closed weekends and when the university is closed. Boxes may still be checked after normal operating hours. For more information, go to Postal Services on the APSU website, call 221-6161 or email silvat@apsu.edu.

Printing Services, Library 124 (lower level of Library), 931-221-7187 Austin Peay Printing Services offers full-service printing, copying and bindery service to APSU students and the campus community. We provide high-quality printing at reasonable prices, and some services are offered free of charge. Our services include: • Black and white, full-color and large-size prints • Computer stations for self-service printing • High-resolution scanning • Variety of paper styles, weights and colors; art supplies, poster board, illustrator board and foam board • Folding, collating, stapling, hole punching, perforating, numbering, plastic spiral binding and saddle-stitch binding • Faxing (local calls are free; long distance calls are charged) For more information, please contact us at 931-221-7187 or email printingservices@apsu.edu.

ROTC, Memorial Health Building, 931-221-6156 Army ROTC (Reserve Officers’Training Corps) provides students with the leadership skills, training, and experiences they need to become officers in the U.S. Army or be competitive in any professional field. Army ROTC is an elective curriculum students can take along with their required college classes. Along with leadership training, Army ROTC can pay for your college tuition. ROTC scholarships pay all tuition and fees, $1,200 per year for books and $300-$500 per month as a living allowance depending on academic year. Because Army ROTC is an elective, students may participate during their freshman and sophomore years without any obligation to join the Army. Students who choose to participate in Army ROTC throughout their college careers will participate in challenging physical and mental exercises in order to prepare to be commissioned as officers in the Army. Junior military officers are paid very competitively with respect to recent college graduates in numerous fields, receive full medical and dental benefits, have 30 days of paid leave per year and have outstanding continuing educational opportunities, among many other benefits.

Student Affairs, Morgan University Center 206, 931-221-7341 Austin Peay State University believes the collegiate experience of students is enhanced through involvement in educationally purposeful programs and activities outside of the classroom environment. The mission of the Division of Student Affairs is to promote student success through collaborative, holistic and inclusive experiences. The Division is led by the Vice President for Student Affairs and includes the Adult & Nontraditional Student Center; African American Cultural Center; Associate VP for Student Affairs/Dean of Students/Deputy Title IX Coordinator; Career Services; Center for Service-Learning & Community Engagement; Little Govs Child Learning Center; Counseling and Health Services; Disability Services; Fraternity 37


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& Sorority Affairs; Hispanic Cultural Center; Housing, Residence Life & Dining Services; Military Student Center; Student Affairs Programs and Assessment; Student Conduct and Case Management; Student Life & Engagement; Student Publications; University Recreation and VetSuccess. For more information, or if you need assistance, please visit our office or website at www.apsu.edu/student-affairs.

Student Government Association, Morgan University Center 115, 931-221-7262 The SGA is the representative body of all students, and its mission is to enhance and improve the quality of student life. As a part of this mission, the SGA strives to provide programs and activities that encourage student leadership and participation on campus. SGA has a total of 25 senators, six justices and four executive council members. Three freshmen and three graduate senators are elected in the fall. Three senators from the sophomore, junior and senior class are elected each spring along with two students each from the Colleges of Professional Studies, Business, Arts and Letters, Education and Science and Mathematics. Also in the spring, the president, vice president and secretary are elected and the chief justice is selected by committee. SGA appoints students to serve on university standing committees. SGA holds regular meetings at 5 p.m. each Wednesday in MUC 307 that are open to the student body. For more information, contact SGA by emailing sgapres@apsu.edu.

Student Life & Engagement, Morgan University Center 211, 931-221-7431 The Office of Student Life & Engagement is the nexus of student involvement and where information is available regarding student organizations, programming opportunities, leadership development, campus activities and events. Students have the opportunity to join the Govs Programming Council and provide fun events for fellow students. Students can also apply to join the Student Organization Council, the governing body of all student organizations. For more information visit www.apsu.edu/student-life.

Student Publications/The All State, Morgan University Center 111, 931-221-7376 The Office of Student Publications houses The All State student newspaper, collaborates with departments on marketing and promotional projects, produces the Student Handbook and Calendar, New Student Guide and other Student Affairs publications, and coordinates announcements on the Outdoor Message Board next to the Morgan University Center. Writing, photography, design, advertising, leadership, multimedia and editing positions on The All State are open to application for any and all qualified students of any major. The department provides an area for students to gain resume-worthy experience and work samples and build quality skill sets in a unique and engaging environment. For more information about Student Publications, please visit www.apsu.edu/student-pubs for the latest department news and announcements.

University Recreation, Foy Fitness and Recreation Center 112, 931-221-7564 University Recreation provides casual and competitive recreational activities for the APSU community. Facilities include the state-of-the-art Foy Fitness and Recreation Center, and the Foy Center Pool. The Foy Fitness and Recreation Center houses a 25-foot climbing wall, 12-foot climbing boulder, three multipurpose courts for basketball, volleyball, badminton and indoor soccer, four racquetball courts, two fully equipped fitness studios, an indoor cycling studio, a 1/10-mile elevated indoor track, 10,000 square feet of cardio and weight training space, and welcomes facility reservation requests. The department sponsors a variety of activities, including intramural leagues and tournaments, group fitness classes such as yoga, zumba, indoor cycling, H.I.T.T. and toning, wellness education and activity workshops, exercise assistance and personal trainers. Adventure Recreation offers outings like white-water rafting, hiking and rock climbing. During summer months, the department hosts an exciting youth camp and offers group and private swim lessons. 38


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2017-18 OPERATING SCHEDULE Location Days Hours* • Foy Fitness Center Monday-Thursday 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday Noon-10 p.m. • Indoor Climbing Wall (located inside the Foy) Monday-Thursday 2 p.m.-7 p.m. Friday 2 p.m.-6 p.m. • Foy Center Pool (seasonal) Monday-Friday Noon-7 p.m. Saturday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday Noon-6 p.m. *Hours may be subject to change. For more information about University Recreation programs and services, visit the website at www.apsu.edu/recreation.

VetSuccess On Campus, Ellington 210, 931-221-6194 VetSuccess On Campus at APSU is a comprehensive program offering adjustment counseling, support services, career counseling, peer to peer mentoring and tutoring, employment assistance and guidance on the full range of VA benefits and health services for veterans. In a collaborative and cooperative effort, APSU and VA work together to develop highly innovative and targeted transitional programs, services and activities for Veterans, Military and family members with their transition to college life and to maximize their opportunities for success, both educationally and occupationally.

Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center, Clement 120, 931-221-7120 The Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center is located in Clement 120. The hours of operation are 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, and Friday as well as 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday for student, faculty, and staff use. The Center hosts a wide variety of curricular and co-curricular programs and provides calculators (TI-83), lap tops and netbooks, and over 1,600 library resources for students to check out. For students interested in foreign languages, the Center also provides Rosetta Stone tutorial CDs in Portuguese, Swahili, French and Spanish. There are stationary computers, with the Respondus program also available. In addition, the Center provides a SMART board for students to use for practicing presentations. Students may stop by to eat snacks, study, relax, watch TV or use the Playstation 2 game system as well. Website: www.apsu.edu/aacc | Facebook: /AACCAPSU | Twitter: @WNDAACC | Instagram: @wndaacc

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Wireless Network Setup for Students To access the wireless network (called APSU-Students), you must perform the following: In order to have access to the APSU student wireless, you must be registered for classes. 1. On your device, locate the wireless network named APSU-Students. 2. Input the username and password: a. Username: Your OneStop username (such as jdoe1) b. Anonymous Identity (if prompted): Your OneStop username (such as jdoe1) c. Password: Your OneStop password 3. When the security certificate pops up, click or tap Trust. For assistance, please contact the Help Desk at helpdesk@apsu.edu or call 931-221-4357.

APSU COMPUTER LABS LOCATIONS, AVAILABILITY AND HOURS OF OPERATION Room Department TR 212 Art TR 212A Art CX 226 Education MMC 236 Music MMC 327 Communication KB213 Business MX 114 Academic Support DU 288 HHP HH 108 Lang. Lit. HH 207 Lang. Lit MC 336 Nursing Library MMCS 133 CSCI SSC C307 Chemistry

Daytime (Monday-Friday) Yes By swipe* Until 4:30 p.m. By swipe* 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., in-between classes Yes Yes, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. 8 a.m.-9 p.m. (Monday-Friday) 4-7 p.m. (Mon., Wed., Fri.) 9 a.m.-7 p.m. (Monday-Friday) 8 a.m.-4:15 p.m. (Monday-Friday) Yes 7:30 a.m.-8 p.m. (Monday-Thursday) 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. (Friday) 9 a.m.-7 p.m. (Monday-Friday)

After 6 p.m. Sat. By swipe* By swipe* By swipe* By swipe* No No By swipe* By swipe* No No No No Yes No Yes No Yes No No No No No Yes Yes Yes No

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Study Abroad What is Study Abroad?

Why do it?

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The Facts:

100% Study abroad participants who recommend it to other students.

50+ Number of countries you can choose from where you can study abroad.

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Designated service-learning course opportunities for students Academic departments offering service-learning courses Students taking service-learning courses during an average semester Non-profit organizations benefiting each semester from student work

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Think service-learning has helped them see real-life application of coursework

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Believe their course has helped to clarify career plans

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$52,650 Value of volunteer work each semester

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Average hours of volunteer time per semester

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What is an internship? Why do an internship?

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$17.69 Career Services

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The mission of the Office of Student Research and Innovation is to support the incorporation of research training in the areas of BUSINESS, EDUCATION, HUMANITIES, SOCIAL SCIENCES, and STEM into the APSU experience as a means to engage, retain, and promote students and their success.

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Student Research and Innovation McReynolds 118, PO Box 4577 Clarksville, TN 37044 931-221-7625 www.apsu.edu/osri

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Commuter CoffeeBRAKE Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the Semester in the A.N.T.S. Center MUC 112 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Sept. 6th and 20th, Oct. 4th and 18th, Nov. 1st and 15th.

Adult & Nontraditional Student Center

The Office of Disability Services (ODS) mission is to ensure equal access for students with disabilities to all curricular and co-curricular opportunities offered by Austin Peay State University.

ACCOMMODATIONS MAY INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO: • Testing accommodations • Note-taking accommodations • Interpreting/CART services • Alternate format materials • Assistive technology • Large print materials

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Reader Scribe Preferential seating Adaptive technology Housing accommodations Special table/chair

Morgan University Center 114 · Phone: (v) 931-221- 6230 Email: disabilityservices@apsu.edu · Website: www.apsu.edu/disability


REFERENCE GUIDE/HOW-TO


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Confirm and pay for classes

REMEMBER: You MUST do this every semester to keep your schedule!

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1. Log into your personal OneStop account at onestop.apsu.edu.

2. Click on the Web Self Service tab on the main OneStop screen.

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3. Click on the Student link under the Web Self Service main menu.

4. Click on the Student Account link.

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6. Select the academic term you would like to confirm. Click Submit. Carefully read and follow on-screen prompts to complete confirmation.


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Check your grades online

Use OneStop to check both midterm and final grades for your courses.

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1. Log into your personal OneStop account at onestop.apsu.edu.

2. Click on the Web Self Service tab on the main OneStop screen.

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3. Click on the Student link under the Web Self Service main menu.

4. Click on the Student Records link.

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5. Select either Final Grades or Midterm Grades option. 6. Confirm mailing address as well. 7. Then select the term.

NOTE: Not all midterm grades will be posted. If you have questions or are concerned about your grades, consult with your instructor. Free tutoring options on campus are available. For information regarding tutoring and academic support, contact the Academic Support Center at 931-221-6553, or send an email to academicsupportctr@apsu.edu. 51


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Set up and check student email Check your APSU student email daily.

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1. Log into your personal OneStop account at onestop.apsu.edu.

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2. Click on the “Email” tab on the main OneStop screen.

NOTE: The first time you select the “Email” icon in OneStop, you will be directed to the initial account setup page for your student email account. You will be asked for your password. This is the six-digit date of your birth. After completing all the necessary information, don’t forget to press the ‘Submit’ button. If you need further assistance, please visit the “Help” tab in OneStop, or contact the IT Help Desk.

Set up Wi-Fi

Stay connected almost anywhere on campus.

To access the wireless network (called APSU-Students), you must perform the following: In order to have access to the APSU student wireless, you must be registered for classes. 1. On your device, locate the wireless network named APSU-Students. 2. Input the username and password: a. Username: Your OneStop username (such as jdoe1) b. Anonymous Identity (if prompted): Your OneStop username (such as jdoe1) c. Password: Your OneStop password 3. When the security certificate pops up, click or tap Trust.

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Log into Desire2Learn (D2L) D2L is APSU’s online course navigation system.

You can log into D2L in two different ways.

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On your OneStop homepage, click the button labeled “D2L.”

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Get involved using PeayLink

Connect and stay informed about student organizations and events on campus.

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Use the navigation bar at the top to find the list of organizations or upcoming events to attend. Go to peaylink.com to find the homepage of PeayLink, the hub of APSU’s involvement and student organizations.

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APSU has more than 150 registered student organizations for students to join, ranging from professional organizations to social fraternities and sororities and honor societies. Participating in student organizations can improve your performance in the classroom and add valuable skills to any resumé.


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Accessing the Woodward Library online Search, navigate a wide array of academic resources while on campus.

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Go to library.apsu.edu to find the homepage of the Felix Woodward Library.

Use the search bar and menu tabs above the bar to locate resources you are looking for directly from the homepage.

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Use the tabs in the blue navigation bar to navigate databases of articles and published research, as well as other services and information the library offers.

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To find scholarly articles and books, go to “Article Databases” under the “Search & Find” tab and choose “Databases by Subject Area” to browse resources by subject area.

Can’t find what you need? If you can’t find what you need, consult with a librarian via phone, email, chat or text message using the link in the center of the home page. The Library is open to students until 2 a.m. five days a week (Sunday-Thursday) during the Fall and Spring semesters. To speak with a librarian, call 931-221-6186 or 1-800-250-1890. You can also text the Library at 931-320-9489.

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Accessing the Woodward Library off campus Access and use the Library from anywhere, anytime.

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When accessing the Library from an off-campus location, you will be prompted to login. Your username information is your last name and your password is your “A” number.

Go to library.apsu.edu to find the homepage of the Felix Woodward Library.

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Once logged in, you will be able to access and navigate the Library’s digital archives, databases and reserve print materials as if you were on campus.

Under the “Search & Find” tab, use the “Austin Peay Catalog” and “Other Catalogs” to find information and resources on campus and elsewhere.

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Campus safety and security information

APSU has a full-service police department and security protocols.

EMERGENCY PHONES are located across campus. Pressing the emergency button activates alarm lights and connects you to campus police. A dispatcher will send the appropriate personnel to your aid. CAMPUS POLICE PATROL CAMPUS 24/7. They are armed, trained and empowered with the same authority as city police. AP ALERT TEXT MESSAGES AND EMAILS are sent to registered students, faculty and staff whenever there is a threat on campus, including bad weather. Current students can register for the free service at www.apsu.edu/police. Your mobile provider will charge for these texts according to the terms of your plan. You can also download the LiveSafe app which allows students, faculty and staff to quickly and conveniently communicate with APSU Campus Police. You can also send ANONYMOUS texts or picture messages to Campus Police at 931-494-6672. SECURITY ESCORTS ARE AVAILABLE to accompany students across campus 24 hours a day. Call 931-221-7786. CARD SWIPE TECHNOLOGY ensures only students who live in a specific residence hall can gain entrance. Also, all residence room doors have peepholes. FREE MOTORIST ASSISTANCE is available 24/7 to help students who need a jump-start, gas, towing service or other such aid. Call 931-221-7786. CRIME PREVENTION AND SAFETY PROGRAMS are available to teach students how to avoid becoming a victim — and prepare them to act in an emergency situation. Programs include Personal Safety/ Active Shooter, Substance Abuse, Date Rape Prevention, Violence in the Workplace, Alcohol Awareness, Rape Aggression Defense, Traffic Safety/ Vehicle Safety, Operation ID, and Identity Theft. Other programs such as Identity Theft, Computer Mediated Communication and Domestic Violence Awareness are also available upon request.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Quick answers to some of the most asked questions. Where can I receive student discounts?

How do I make the Dean’s list?

Many places around Clarksville give discounts with a valid APSU ID so always ask! For a list check out www.apsu.edu/sga.

At the end of each specific semester a list of honor students, known as the Dean’s List, is published. To qualify for this distinction, the Clarksville Campus student must earn at least 12 credit hours (university-level courses only) with a minimum semester GPA of 3.50.

What are dining options on campus after regular hours? For a complete list of dining locations and hours of operation, please visit www.dineoncampus.com/apsu and click on places to eat.

What is my “classification”? The number of earned credit-hours determines your classification. Freshman: 0-29 credit hours Sophomore: 30-59 credit hours Junior: 60-89 credit hours Senior: 90 & above credit hours For more information on academic policies visit: www.apsu.edu/policy.

What is the Undergraduate Bulletin? This Bulletin, also called the catalog, is where undergraduates can find the most updated information regarding Austin Peay academic requirements for degrees, graduation, and other academic information. There is a Graduate Bulletin for grad students too! Visit: catalog.apsu.edu.

What is the Degree Compass? This is a course recommendation system developed by Austin Peay to help students find courses based on their talents and their majors. For more information on Degree Compass go to: onestop.apsu.edu.

What do I do if I am locked out of my residence hall?

I can’t find the answer I need, who do I contact?

If you get locked out please contact an RA (resident assistant) or Campus Police. Always keep your Govs I.D. with you so they can confirm you have access. Look for the signs hanging up in your hall to know who to contact at which time.

You can always call Student Affairs and we will assist you. Come by our office in the University Center, Room 206, or call us at 931-221-7341.

How do I calculate my GPA? GPA is calculated by Quality Points ÷ Quality Hours = GPA. Example: 123 quality points ÷ 48 quality hours = 2.563 GPA 59


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Austin Peay Center at Fort Campbell

Buildings 202 and 203, Bastogne Ave., Fort Campbell, KY 42223

CONTACT INFORMATION Phone: 931-221-1400 800-844-APSU Website: apsu.edu/apfc At the Austin Peay Center at Fort Campbell, you’ll enjoy: • Accelerated eight-week terms instead of the traditional 16-week semesters. • Quick access to classes. If you’re a civilian or don’t live on post, you’ll get a pass for hassle-free entry to the installation throughout the term. • Space of your own. We’re the only university in the nation with its own facility on a military installation. • Online classes and programs. You can complete some degrees completely online! • More opportunities to take evening classes.

APSU at Fort Campbell degree options » Associate of Applied Science in Management Technology Concentrations: Management Technology, Restaurant Management » Associate of Applied Science in Engineering Technology Concentrations: Automotive Engineering Technology, Construction Engineering Technology, Electronics Communications » Associate of Science in Liberal Arts Concentration

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» Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Information Systems: Information Systems, Internet and Web Technology, Database Administration » Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Concentration: Homeland Security » Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology Concentrations: Electrical, Manufacturing, Automotive, Construction, Mechatronics, Mechanical » Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies Concentration » Bachelor of Science in Public Management Concentrations: Criminal Justice, General Management, or any APSU minor » Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) » Master of Professional Studies (MPS) » Master of Science in Engineering Technology (MSET)


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APSU at Fort Campbell Calendar

Important dates for registration, fee payment

AUSTIN PEAY CENTER AT FORT CAMPBELL ABBREVIATED ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2017-18 FALL II 2017: OCT. 25-DEC. 15 Aug. 30 Active Duty military registration begins Sept. 27 Civilian/family members/veterans registration begins Oct. 23-24 Open registration Oct. 24 Last day to pay fees and/or confirm classes by 9 p.m. or classes will be dropped Last day to receive 100% fee adjustment Oct. 25 Classes begin Oct. 25-26 Late registration SPRING I 2018: JAN.13-MARCH 6 Nov. 18, 2017 Active duty military registration begins Dec. 16, 2017 Civilian/family members/veterans registration begins Jan. 11-12 Open registration Jan. 12 Last day to pay fees and/or confirm classes by 9 p.m. or classes will be dropped Last day to receive 100% fee adjustment Jan. 13 Classes begin Jan. 13-17 Late registration SPRING II 2018: MARCH 14-MAY 4 Jan. 17 Active duty military registration begins Feb. 14 Civilian/family members/veterans registration begins March 12-13 Open registration March 13 Last day to pay fees and/or confirm classes by 9 p.m. or classes will be dropped Last day to receive 100% fee adjustment March 14 Classes begin March 14-15 Late registration SUMMER III 2018: MAY 29–JULY 19, 2018 See APSU Academic Calendar (www.apsu.edu/registrar) For more information on APC@FC, visit www.apsu.edu/apfc. 61


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General Education Core Checklist 2017-18

Promoting academic student success

STUDENT_____________________________________________

STUDENT ID__________________________

ADVISOR_____________________________________________

MAJOR_______________________________

__APSU 1000 (1) COMMUNICATIONS (9) __ENGL 1010 (3) __ENGL 1020 (3) __COMM 1010 (3) HUMANITIES AND/OR FINE ARTS (9) __ENGL 2030 (3) (Select two courses from two different disciplines below.) __ART 1030 (3) __MUS 1030 (3) __MUS 2030 (3) __PHIL 1030 (3) __PHIL 1040 (3) __PHIL 2200 (3) __THEA 1030 (3) HISTORY (6) (Select two courses.) __HIST 1210 (3) __HIST 1220 (3) __HIST 2010 (3) __HIST 2020 (3) __HIST 2030 (3) MATHEMATICS (3) (Select one course.) __MATH 1010 (3) __MATH 1110 (3) __MATH 1420 (3) __MATH 1530 (3) __MATH 1710 (3) __MATH 1730 (4) __MATH 1810 (3) __MATH 1910 (5)

Academic Deficiencies: Reading: _____ HIST 2010E Writing:______ ENGL 1010E Math:_____ MATH 1010E or 1530E

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SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES (6) (Select two courses from two different disciplines below.) __AAST 2200 (3) __COMM 2020 (3) __ECON 2010 (3) __GEOG 1010 (3) __GEOG 1020 (3) __GEOG 1030 (3) __HHP 1250 (3) __POLS 2010 (3) __POLS 2040 (3) __POLS 2070 (3) __PSY 1010 (3) __SOC 1010 (3) __SOC 2050 (3) __SOC 2500 (3) __WS 2050 (3) NATURAL SCIENCES (8) (Select two courses with labs.) __ASTR 1010/1011 (4) __ASTR 1020/1021 (4) __BIOL 1010/1011 (4) __BIOL 1020/1021 (4) __BIOL 1040/1041 (4) __BIOL 1110/1111 (4) __BIOL 2010/2011 (4) __BIOL 2020/2021 (4) __CHEM 1010/1011 (4) __CHEM 1020/1021 (4) __CHEM 1110/1111 (5) __CHEM 1120/1121 (5) __CHEM 1710 or PHYS 1710 (4) __GEOL 1040/1041 (4) __GEOL 1050/1051 (4) __PHYS 1010/1011 (4) __PHYS 1020/1021 (4) __PHYS 2010/2011 (5) __PHYS 2020/2021 (5) __PHYS 2110/2111 (5) __PHYS 2120/2121 (5)

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2017-18 CALENDAR


WELCOME BACK TO THE PEAY! ABOUT THE 2017-18 CALENDAR

The 2017-18 calendar includes a variety of events, important dates and deadlines throughout the year. For more information on the event, contact the corresponding office of each event, using the information below. Please note: Events are subject to change. ANTSC: Adult & Nontraditional Student Center 931-221-6854, www.apsu.edu/student-life/ants CS: Career Services 931-221-6544, www.apsu.edu/careers CSLCE: Center for Service-Learning & Community Engagement 931-221-6590, www.apsu.edu/volunteer FGWL: Felix G. Woodward Library 931-221-7346, www.library.apsu.edu FSA: Fraternity and Sorority Affairs 931-221-6570, www.apsugreek.com GPC: Govs Programming Council 931-221-7431, www.apsu.edu/student-life/gpc HCC: Hispanic Cultural Center 931-221-6645, www.apsu.edu/student-life/hcc IM: Intramural Sports 931-221-7564, www.apsu.edu/recreation/im MSC: Military Student Center 931-221-1685, www.apsu.edu/msc ODS: Office of Disability Services 931-221-6278, www.apsu.edu/disability SA: Student Affairs 931-221-7341, www.apsu.edu/student-affairs SCHS: Student Counseling & Health Services 931-221-6162, www.apsu.edu/health-and-counseling SGA: Student Government Association 931-221-7262, www.apsu.edu/sga SLE: Student Life and Engagement 931-221-7431, www.apsu.edu/student-life VSC: Veterans Success Center 931-221-6194, www.apsu.edu/military/vet-success UREC: University Recreation 931-221-7564, www.apsu.edu/recreation WNDAACC: Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center 931-221-7120, www.apsu.edu/aacc *Visit LetsGoPeay.com for full schedules of all APSU athletics teams.


24 THURSDAY APSU at Fort Campbell: Registration

UREC New River Gorge Trip, All day, New River Gorge, WV

TODAY’S CLASSES:

25 FRIDAY APSU at Fort Campbell: Registration APSU at Fort Campbell: Payment and/or confirm classes due SA/FSA Greek Fest & Ice Cream Social, Time and Location TBA TODAY’S CLASSES:

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APSU at Fort Campbell: Classes Start APSU at Fort Campbell: Late Registration (Aug. 26-29)

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AUGUST 2017


www.apsu.edu/MSC 931-221-1685

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Clarksville Campus: Classes begin Clarksville Campus: Late registration (Aug. 28-30)

FSA Discovery Day, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m., MUC Plaza FSA Sigma Chi Pizza Pie, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m., MUC Plaza TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 29

MSC Welcome Back Breakfast, 9-10 a.m., MUC 120 SLE Involvement Fair, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., MUC Plaza FSA IFC Preview Event, 5 p.m., MUC Ballroom WNDAACC Peay Soup & Party on the Plaza, 5-9 p.m., MUC Plaza

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 30

Clarksville Campus: Last day to add a class

SLE Vendor Fair, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., MUC Plaza WNDAACC Welcome Back Lunch, Noon - 1:30 p.m., CL 120 SGA Election Applications Due. Available at www.apsu.edu/sga

TODAY’S CLASSES:

UREC Get Rec’d, 5-7 p.m., Foy

AUGUST 2017


31 THURSDAY HCC Bienvenidos- Welcome Back Brunch, 10 a.m.-noon, MUC 213 FSA Fraternity & Sorority Discovery Day, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m., MUC Plaza FSA Panhellenic Recruitment Orientation, 6 p.m., Clement Auditorium Athletics Football at Cincinnati, 6 p.m.

TODAY’S CLASSES:

1 FRIDAY ANTS Welcome Back Breakfast, 8-10 a.m., MUC 112

SLE First Friday, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m., MUC Plaza

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3 SUNDAY AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2017


For up-to-date parking information, follow Campus Police on Twitter @APSUPolice

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LABOR DAY: UNIVERSITY CLOSED

LABOR DAY: All campuses closed

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 5 SGA Elections(Sept. 5-7), all day, MUC and online at www.apsu.edu GPC Outdoor Dinner and Movie, 7 p.m., Location TBD

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ANTS Commuter Coffee BRAKE, 8:30-10 a.m., MUC 112

SLE Wisdom Walk, 12:30-1 p.m., MUC Main Entrance HCC Not All About Tacos, 12:20-1:15 p.m., MUC 305 CS Manage Your Career, 1-2 p.m., MUC 308

TODAY’S CLASSES:

SEPTEMBER 2017

CS Majors Fair, MUC Plaza


7 THURSDAY FSA NPHC Convocation, 6 p.m., MUC Ballroom GPC Cards Against Hypnosis, 6 p.m., MUC Plaza

TODAY’S CLASSES:

8 FRIDAY APSU at Fort Campbell Fall I: Last day to drop class without record; Last day to receive 25% fee adjustment UREC Ocoee River Whitewater Trip, Sept. 8-10, All Day, Ocoee, TN TODAY’S CLASSES:

9 SATURDAY Athletics Football at Miami (OH), 2:30 p.m.

10 SUNDAY Clarksville Campus: Last day to drop class without record; Last day to receive 25% fee adjustment (1st Eight Weeks); Last day to receive 75% fee adjustment (Full Semester)

SEPTEMBER 2017


CELEBRATE HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH, SEPT. 15-OCT. 15!

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TUESDAY 12

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 13

SLE Wisdom Walk, 12:30-1 p.m., MUC Main Entrance

CS Discover Your Strengths, 1-2 p.m., MUC 308

TODAY’S CLASSES:

SEPTEMBER 2017


14 THURSDAY HCC Campus Fiesta-Hispanic Heritage Month Kick Off, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., MUC Plaza WNDAACC Hot Topic, 6-8 p.m., CL 120 TODAY’S CLASSES:

15 FRIDAY APSU at Fort Campbell Fall I: Last day to drop with an automatic “W” SLE/Athletics Friday Football Frenzy, 6:30 p.m., Fortera Stadium

TODAY’S CLASSES:

16 SATURDAY UREC Radnor Lake State Park Hike, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Nashville, TN Athletics Football vs. Morehead St., 6 p.m., Fortera Stadium

17 SUNDAY Clarksville Campus: Last day to drop with an automatic “W” (1st Eight Weeks)

SEPTEMBER 2017


Check your APSU email daily for THE GOV SAYS campus announcements

MONDAY 18

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 19

MSC Vet Successful Workshop, 11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m., MUC 120

Study Abroad Fall Study Abroad Fair, 5-6:30 p.m., MUC Ballroom

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 20

ANTS Commuter CoffeeBRAKE, 8:30-10:30 a.m., MUC 112

GPC Make and Takes: Custom Tumblers, 11 a.m.- 3 p.m., MUC Plaza SLE Wisdom Walk, 12:30-1 p.m., MUC Main Entrance

TODAY’S CLASSES:

SEPTEMBER 2017


21 THURSDAY

TODAY’S CLASSES:

22 FRIDAY

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23 SATURDAY Clarksville Campus: Last day to receive 25% fee adjustment (Full Semester)

Athletics Football at Murray State, 6 p.m.

24 SUNDAY

SEPTEMBER 2017


SEPT. 29- OCT. 1

FAMILY WEEKEND

www.apsu.edu/student-life/ familyweekend

MONDAY 25

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 26

MSC FAFSA & Scholarship Workshop, 11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m., MUC 120

FSA Educational Program, 5 p.m., MUC 307 WNDAACC Lunchtime Forum, Noon- 1:30 p.m., CL 120 TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 27

SLE Wisdom Walk, 12:30-1 p.m., MUC Main Entrance

TODAY’S CLASSES:

SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2017


LET’S GO PEAY!

28 THURSDAY

TODAY’S CLASSES:

29 FRIDAY SLE Family Weekend (Sept. 29- Oct. 1)

UREC Chattanooga Trip, Sept. 29- Oct. 1, All Day, Chattanooga, TN

TODAY’S CLASSES:

30 SATURDAY FAMILY WEEKEND

Athletics Football vs. UT Martin, 6 p.m., Fortera Stadium

1 SUNDAY FAMILY WEEKEND

APSU at Fort Campbell Fall I: Last Day to Drop with a “W”, “F”

SGA Mudbowl, 1 p.m.- 5 p.m., Dunn Bowl

OCTOBER 2017


APSU FOOD PANTRY

Center for Service-Learning & Community Engagement | 322 Home Ave.

MONDAY 2

Last day to apply for December 2017 Graduation APSU at Fort Campbell Fall I: Mandatory “F” period begins

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 3 Last day to drop with a “W”, “F” (1st Eight Weeks) Mandatory “F” period begins (1st Eight Weeks)

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 4 ANTS Commuter CoffeeBRAKE, 8:30- 10:30 a.m., MUC 112 SLE Wisdom Walk, 12:30-1 p.m., MUC Main Entrance

TODAY’S CLASSES:

OCTOBER 2017


5 THURSDAY

TODAY’S CLASSES:

6 FRIDAY MSC/ANTS Take Me Out to the Ballgame, 6-9 p.m., MUC 120

TODAY’S CLASSES:

7 SATURDAY Athletics Football vs. Jacksonville St., 4 p.m., Fortera Stadium

8 SUNDAY Last day to drop a class with an automatic “W” Lady Govs Soccer @ Southeast Missouri

OCTOBER 2017


MONDAY 9

APSU at Fort Campbell: Education Center closed for Columbus Day

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 10

GPC Acapella-Kazual, 7 p.m., Clement Auditorium

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 11

SLE Wisdom Walk, 12:30-1 p.m., MUC Main Entrance HCC Not All About Tacos, 12:20-1:15 p.m., MUC 305

TODAY’S CLASSES:

OCTOBER 2017


CELEBRATE HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH, SEPT. 15-OCT. 15!

12 THURSDAY WNDAACC Hot Topic, 6-8 p.m., CL 120

MSC Prep for Career Fair, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. MUC 305 TODAY’S CLASSES:

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FRIDAY

TODAY’S CLASSES:

14 SATURDAY Athletics Football @ Tenn. State, 6 p.m.

UREC Great Smoky Mountains Backpacking Trip, All Day, Oct. 14-17, Smoky Mountain National Park UREC French Broad Canoe Trip, All Day, Oct. 14-17, Brevard, NC

15 SUNDAY OCTOBER 2017


1068 S. RIVERSIDE DR. CLARKSVILLE, TN 37040

262 VILLAGE SQUARE PLEASANT VIEW, TN 37146

LIVE MUSIC ON TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS DAILY FOOD AND DRINK SPECIALS PATIO OVERLOOKING THE MARINA

MONDAY 16 FALL BREAK — NO CLASSES

Fall Break: NO CLASSES

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 17 FALL BREAK — NO CLASSES

Fall Break : NO CLASSES

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 18

ANTS Commuter CoffeeBRAKE, 8:30-10:30 a.m., MUC 112

SLE Wisdom Walk, 12:30-1 p.m., MUC Main Entrance

TODAY’S CLASSES:

OCTOBER 2017


19 THURSDAY APSU at Fort Campbell Fall I: Classes end First Eight week Session Classes End

TODAY’S CLASSES:

20 FRIDAY GPC AP Apollo Talent Show, 7 p.m., Foy Fitness Center

ANTS Family Movie Night, 6-8 p.m., TBA

TODAY’S CLASSES:

21 SATURDAY Homecoming Football vs. Southeast Missouri, 4 p.m., Fortera Stadium

FSA NPHC Step Show, 7:30 p.m., Foy Fitness Center

22 SUNDAY OCTOBER 2017


Check your grades in OneStop MONDAY 23

CS Job Search Workshop Workforce Essentials, 3:30-4:30 p.m., MUC 307

CS Jobs4Govs Registration 9-11 a.m., MUC 307 CS Kickoff Table to Career Week, 9-11 a.m., MUC Lobby CS Employer Spotlight Table TN Department of Labor, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m., MUC Lobby

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 24

CS Federal Resume Workshop, 9-11 a.m., MUC 307 CS Employer Spotlight Table, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., MUC Lobby

CS Resume Workshop, 2-3 p.m., MUC 305 FSA Educational Program, 5 p.m., MUC 307

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 25

Second Session Classes Start for Clarksville Campus and APSU at Fort Campbell Fall II

SLE Wisdom Walk, 12:30-1 p.m., MUC Entrance CS Networking to Interview Workshop, 10-11 a.m., MUC 305

CS Employer Spotlight Table,

11 a.m.-1 p.m., MUC Lobby

CS Networking to Interview Workshop, 5-6 p.m., MUC 305

MSC Vet Successful Workshop,

TODAY’S CLASSES:

OCTOBER 2017

11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. MUC 120 WNDAACC Lunchtime Forum, Noon -1:30 p.m. CL 120


26 THURSDAY APSU at Fort Campbell: Last day to add classes for Fall II Classes

CS Fall Career Fair, 9 a.m., MUC Ballrooms

TODAY’S CLASSES:

27 FRIDAY CS Thank You Etiquette Workshop, 10-11 a.m., MUC 308

CS Final Mixer 2-4 p.m., MUC 305

TODAY’S CLASSES:

28 SATURDAY

29 SUNDAY SGA GHOST 4-7 p.m., Fortera Stadium

OCTOBER 2017


Help An Elf applications available in Student Affairs. Applications due November 16 (221-6570)

MONDAY 30

GPC Virtual Reality: Emotion Matrix, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., MUC Lobby

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 31

Last day to receive 75% fee adjustment for Second 8 weeks for Clarksville Campus and APSU at Fort Campbell Fall II WNDAACC Celebrate Halloween with the AACC, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., CL 120 HCC Decorate Sugar Skulls, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., MUC Einstein’s Lobby

TODAY’S CLASSES:

HCC Movie Screening: Spectre, 3-5 p.m., Einstein’s Coffee House

WEDNESDAY 1

ANTS Commuter CoffeeBRAKE, 8:30-10:30 a.m., MUC 112 SLE Wisdom Walk, 12:30-1 p.m., MUC Entrance

ANTS/HCC Family Sugar Skull Painting, 3-5 p.m. Foy Classroom MSC VA, FA, Registrar Workshop, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m., MUC 120

TODAY’S CLASSES:

OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2017


2 THURSDAY HCC Day of the Dead Art Exhibit, 3-5 p.m., MUC Lobby

TODAY’S CLASSES:

3 FRIDAY UREC Jackson Fall’s Climbing Trip, All day, Nov. 3-5, Jackson Falls, IL

TODAY’S CLASSES:

4 SATURDAY Athletics Football @ Tennessee Tech, 1:30 p.m.

5 SUNDAY NOVEMBER 2017


www.apsu.edu/MSC 931-221-1685

MONDAY 6 CS Nursing Job Fair, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m., MUC Ballroom

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 7

Last day drop without record and receive 25% fee adjustment for Second 8 weeks for Clarksville Campus and APSU at Fort Campbell Fall II Clarksville Campus: Priority advising and registration for currently enrolled students for Spring 2018, Nov. 8-21, Winter Tem Registration: Nov. 7-Dec. 15 ANTS Chili and Grilled Cheese Lunch, TBA

TODAY’S CLASSES:

HCC Not All About Tacos, 11:10 a.m.-12:35 p.m., MUC 305

WEDNESDAY 8

MSC Veterans Day Celebration, 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m., MUC 120 SLE Wisdom Walk, 12:30-1 p.m., MUC Plaza

TODAY’S CLASSES:

NOVEMBER 2017


www.apsu.edu/MSC 931-221-1685

9 THURSDAY Clarksville Campus: Last day to drop with a “W”, “F” (Full Semester)

ANTS Holiday Craft Night, 5:30-7:30 p.m., TBA

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WNDAACC Hot Topic, 6-8 p.m., CL 120

10 FRIDAY VETERANS DAY: NO CLASSES

Veterans Day: NO CLASSES

11 SATURDAY Athletics Football @ Eastern Kentucky, Noon

12 SUNDAY NOVEMBER 2017


Help An Elf adoptions available in Student Affairs. Gifts due December 8!

MONDAY 13

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 14

Last day to drop with an automatic “W” for Clarksville Campus second 8 weeks and APSU at Fort Campbell Fall II FSA Educational Program, 5 p.m., MUC 307 SLE/International Education International Night, 6-7:30 p.m., Red Barn

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 15

ANTS Commuter CoffeeBRAKE, 8:30-10:30 a.m., MUC 112

SLE Wisdom Walk, 12:30-1 p.m., MUC Plaza HCC Dance Workshop: Salsa, 3:30-5 p.m., MUC Ballroom A TODAY’S CLASSES:

NOVEMBER 2017


16 THURSDAY GPC Laser Battle, 5-9 p.m., MUC Ballroom

TODAY’S CLASSES:

17

FRIDAY

TODAY’S CLASSES:

18 SATURDAY Athletics Football vs. Eastern IL, 4 p.m., Fortera Stadium

19 SUNDAY NOVEMBER 2017


HAPPY THANKSGIVING! MONDAY 20

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 21

WNDAACC Celebrate Thanksgiving with the AACC,10 a.m.-3 p.m., CL 120

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 22

Thanksgiving Break: No classes, University open, Child Learning Center closed

TODAY’S CLASSES:

NOVEMBER 2017


23 THURSDAY Thanksgiving Break: All campuses closed

TODAY’S CLASSES:

24 FRIDAY Thanksgiving Break: All campuses closed

TODAY’S CLASSES:

25 SATURDAY

26 SUNDAY NOVEMBER 2017


Check your APSU email daily for THE GOV SAYS campus announcements

MONDAY 27

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 28

GPC “College”The Musical, 7 p.m., Clement Auditorium

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 29 ANTS Hands on Hats: December Grads, 3-6 p.m., Foy Classroom WNDAACC Lunchtime Forum, 12-1:30 p.m., CL 120 HCC Graduation Recognition Ceremony, 5-7 p.m., MUC Ballroom

TODAY’S CLASSES:

NOVEMBER 2017


30 THURSDAY Last day to drop with a “W” , “F” for Clarksville Campus, 2nd 8 weeks and APSU at Fort Campbell Fall II

TODAY’S CLASSES:

1 FRIDAY Mandatory “F” period begins for second 8 weeks at Clarksville Campus and APSU at Fort Campbell Fall II ANTS Nontraditional Student Graduation Celebration, 1-3 p.m., MUC 112 TODAY’S CLASSES:

2 SATURDAY

3 SUNDAY NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2017


WINTER TERM: DEC. 16, 2017 - JAN. 20, 2018 SEE YOUR ADVISOR TO SIGN UP FOR WINTER-TERM CLASSES

MONDAY 4

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 5

HCC End of the Year Celebration, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., MUC 305

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 6

Last day of classes

MSC End of Term Celebration, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., MUC 120 GPC PreCram Jam, TBD TODAY’S CLASSES:

DECEMBER 2017


7 THURSDAY STUDY DAY: NO CLASSES

STUDY DAY: NO CLASSES

TODAY’S CLASSES:

8 FRIDAY Final Exams (through Thursday, Dec. 14)

Visit www.apsu.edu/registrar to see final exam schedule

TODAY’S CLASSES:

9 SATURDAY

10 SUNDAY DECEMBER 2017


CONGRATS GRADS!

MONDAY 11 Final Exams (through Thursday, Dec. 14) MSC Texts for Vets Return, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., MUC 120 ODK Late Night Study Break, 8:30-11 p.m., Library Lobby APSU Symphony Orchestra, 7:30-9 p.m., MMC Mabry Concert Hall

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 12

Final Exams (through Thursday, Dec. 14)

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 13 Final Exams (through Thursday, Dec. 14) MSC Military & Veteran Graduation Recognition Ceremony, 5-7 p.m., MUC Ballroom TODAY’S CLASSES:

DECEMBER 2017


14 THURSDAY Final Exams

TODAY’S CLASSES:

15 FRIDAY Commencement, 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., Dunn Center; visit www.apsu.edu/ commencement

MSC Texts and Tech for Vets Returns Due 8:30 a.m.- 4 p.m., MUC 120 TODAY’S CLASSES:

16 SATURDAY Winter Term begins

17 SUNDAY DECEMBER 2017


WINTER TERM: DEC. 16, 2017 - JAN. 20, 2018 MONDAY 18

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 19

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 20

TODAY’S CLASSES:

DECEMBER 2017


21 THURSDAY

TODAY’S CLASSES:

22 FRIDAY Last day to drop without record and receive 75% fee adjustment for Winter Term

TODAY’S CLASSES:

23 SATURDAY

24 SUNDAY DECEMBER 2017


HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

MONDAY 25

WINTER BREAK: UNIVERSITY CLOSED

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 26

WINTER BREAK: UNIVERSITY CLOSED

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 27

WINTER BREAK: UNIVERSITY CLOSED

TODAY’S CLASSES:

DECEMBER 2017


28 THURSDAY WINTER BREAK: UNIVERSITY CLOSED

TODAY’S CLASSES:

29 FRIDAY WINTER BREAK: UNIVERSITY CLOSED

WINTER BREAK: UNIVERSITY CLOSED

TODAY’S CLASSES:

30 SATURDAY WINTER BREAK: UNIVERSITY CLOSED

31 SUNDAY WINTER BREAK: UNIVERSITY CLOSED

DECEMBER 2017


HAPPY NEW YEAR!

MONDAY 1

WINTER BREAK: UNIVERSITY CLOSED

Last day to drop with an automatic “W” for Winter Term

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 2

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 3

TODAY’S CLASSES:

JANUARY 2018


4 THURSDAY

TODAY’S CLASSES:

5 FRIDAY

TODAY’S CLASSES:

6 SATURDAY

7 SUNDAY JANUARY 2018


MONDAY 8

Clarksville Campus: Fee payment deadline for Spring 2018

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 9

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 10

Last day to drop without a “W” “F” for Winter Term

TODAY’S CLASSES:

JANUARY 2018


11 THURSDAY Winter Term: Mandatory “F” period begins

TODAY’S CLASSES:

12 FRIDAY APSU at Fort Campbell Spring I: Last day to receive 100% fee adjustment

TODAY’S CLASSES:

13 SATURDAY APSU at Fort Campbell Spring I: Classes begin

14 SUNDAY JANUARY 2018


www.apsu.edu/MSC 931-221-1685

MONDAY 15 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. HOLIDAY: UNIVERSITY CLOSED

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, All campuses closed

Clarksville Campus: Last day for 100% fee adjustment

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 16

Clarksville Campus: Spring Classes begin

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 17

APSU at Fort Campbell Spring I: Last day to add a class

TODAY’S CLASSES:

JANUARY 2018


18 THURSDAY Clarksville Campus: Last day to add a class FSA NPHC Convocation, 6 p.m., MUC Ballrooms

TODAY’S CLASSES:

19 FRIDAY APSU at Fort Campbell Spring I: Last day for 75% fee adjustment

TODAY’S CLASSES:

20 SATURDAY Winter Term: Last day of classes and Final Exams

21 SUNDAY JANUARY 2018


MONDAY 22

Clarksville Campus: Last day to receive 75% fee adjustment (First 8 Weeks)

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 23

FSA Educational Program, 5 p.m., MUC 307

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 24 SLE Wisdom Walk, 12:30- 1 p.m., MUC Plaza

TODAY’S CLASSES:

JANUARY 2018


25 THURSDAY

TODAY’S CLASSES:

26 FRIDAY APSU at Fort Campbell Spring I: Last day to drop without record and last day to receive 25% fee adjustment

TODAY’S CLASSES:

27 SATURDAY

28 SUNDAY JANUARY 2018


Check your student email in OneStop daily! MONDAY 29 Clarksville Campus: Last day for 75% fee adjustment; Last day to drop without record (Full semester ) Clarksville Campus: Last day to drop without record and last day to receive 25% fee adjustment (First 8 weeks) TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 30

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 31

SLE Wisdom Walk, 12:30 -1 p.m., MUC Plaza WNDAACC Lunchtime Forum, Noon - 1:30 p.m., CL 120

TODAY’S CLASSES:

JANUARY 2018


1 THURSDAY

TODAY’S CLASSES:

2 FRIDAY APSU at Fort Campbell Spring I: Last day to drop with an automatic “W”

TODAY’S CLASSES:

3 SATURDAY

4 SUNDAY FEBRUARY 2018


Check your APSU email daily for THE GOV SAYS campus announcements

MONDAY 5

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 6

Clarksville Campus: Last day to drop with an automatic “W” (First eight weeks) Study Abroad Spring Study Abroad Fair, 5-6:30 p.m., MUC Ballroom

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 7

SLE Wisdom Walk,12:30-1 p.m., MUC Plaza CS Negotiating Your Salary, 11 a.m.- noon, MUC 307

TODAY’S CLASSES:

FEBRUARY 2018


8 THURSDAY UREC Polar Plunge, 3-5 p.m., Foy Center Pool

TODAY’S CLASSES:

9 FRIDAY

TODAY’S CLASSES:

10 SATURDAY

11 SUNDAY Clarksville Campus: Last day for 25% fee adjustment (Full semester)

FEBRUARY 2018


MONDAY 12

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 13

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 14

WNDAACC Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the AACC, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m., CL 120 SLE Wisdom Walk, 12:30-1 p.m., MUC Plaza

TODAY’S CLASSES:

FEBRUARY 2018


15 THURSDAY

TODAY’S CLASSES:

16 FRIDAY

TODAY’S CLASSES:

17 SATURDAY

18 SUNDAY APSU at Fort Campbell Spring I: Last day to drop with a “W”, “F”

FEBRUARY 2018


MONDAY 19

Last day to apply for May 2018 Graduation

APSU at Fort Campbell Spring I: Mandatory “F” period begins President’s Day: Education Center at APSU at Fort Campbell closed TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 20

FSA Educational Program, 5 p.m., MUC 307

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 21

Clarksville Campus: Last day to drop with a “W”, “F” (First eight weeks)

Wisdom Walk,12:30-1 p.m., MUC Plaza CS Succeeding In A New Job, 11 a.m.-noon, MUC 307

TODAY’S CLASSES:

FEBRUARY 2018


22 THURSDAY Clarksville Campus: Mandatory “F” period begins (First eight weeks)

TODAY’S CLASSES:

23 FRIDAY

TODAY’S CLASSES:

24 SATURDAY

25 SUNDAY FEBRUARY 2018


MONDAY 26

Clarksville Campus: Last day to drop with an automatic “W”

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 27

UREC Wellness Expo, TBA, Foy Fitness Center

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 28

ANTSC Commuter CoffeeBRAKE, 8:30-10:30 a.m., MUC 112

SLE Wisdom Walk,12:30-1 p.m., MUC Plaza WNDAACC Lunchtime Forum, Noon-1:30 p.m., CL 120 TODAY’S CLASSES:

FEBRUARY 2018


1 THURSDAY

TODAY’S CLASSES:

2 FRIDAY

TODAY’S CLASSES:

3 SATURDAY

4 SUNDAY SPRING BREAK BEGINS (THROUGH MARCH 11)

MARCH 2018


ENJOY SPRING BREAK!

MONDAY 5 SPRING BREAK: NO CLASSES

SPRING BREAK: NO CLASSES

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 6 SPRING BREAK: NO CLASSES

SPRING BREAK: NO CLASSES Fort Campbell Spring I: Last day of classes first eight weeks

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 7 SPRING BREAK: NO CLASSES

SPRING BREAK: NO CLASSES ANTSC Commuter CoffeeBRAKE, 8:30-10:30 a.m., MUC 112

TODAY’S CLASSES:

MARCH 2018


8 THURSDAY SPRING BREAK: NO CLASSES

SPRING BREAK: NO CLASSES

TODAY’S CLASSES:

9 FRIDAY SPRING BREAK: NO CLASSES

SPRING BREAK: NO CLASSES

TODAY’S CLASSES:

10 SATURDAY SPRING BREAK: NO CLASSES

Clarksville Campus: Last day to add a class (Second eight weeks) Clarksville Campus: Last day to receive 100% fee adjustment (Second eight weeks)

11 SUNDAY MARCH 2018


MONDAY 12

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 13

APSU at Fort Campbell Spring II: Last day to receive 100% fee adjustment ANTSC Family Craft Night, TBA

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 14

Classes begin for second eight weeks at Clarksville Campus and APSU at Fort Campbell Spring II Wisdom Walk,12:30-1 p.m., MUC Plaza

TODAY’S CLASSES:

MARCH 2018


15 THURSDAY APSU at Fort Campbell Spring II: Last day to add a class

TODAY’S CLASSES:

16 FRIDAY

TODAY’S CLASSES:

17 SATURDAY

18 SUNDAY MARCH 2018


MONDAY 19

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 20

Last day to receive 75% fee adjustment for second eight weeks for Clarksville Campus and APSU at Fort Campbell Spring II FSA Educational Program, 5 p.m., MUC 307

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 21

ANTSC Commuter CoffeeBRAKE, 8:30-10:30 a.m., MUC 112

SLE Wisdom Walk,12:30-1 p.m., MUC Plaza

TODAY’S CLASSES:

MARCH 2018


22 THURSDAY CS Spring Career Fair, 11 a.m., MUC Ballroom SA Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, 6:30 p.m., Fortera Stadium

TODAY’S CLASSES:

23 FRIDAY ANTSC Thank a Vet Night, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., TBA

TODAY’S CLASSES:

24 SATURDAY

25 SUNDAY MARCH 2018


MONDAY 26

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 27

Last day to drop without record and receive 25% fee adjustment for second eight weeks for Clarksville Campus and APSU at Fort Campbell Spring II

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 28

SLE Wisdom Walk, 12:30-1 p.m., MUC Plaza WNDAACC Lunchtime Forum, Noon-1:30 p.m., CL 120

TODAY’S CLASSES:

MARCH 2018


29 THURSDAY

TODAY’S CLASSES:

30 FRIDAY HOLIDAY: ALL CAMPUSES CLOSED

Clarksville Campus: Last day to drop with a “W”, “F” (Full semester )

TODAY’S CLASSES:

31 SATURDAY Clarksville Campus: Mandatory “F” period begins (Full semester )

1 SUNDAY APRIL 2018


REGISTER FOR SUMMER & FALL 2018 CLASSES!

MONDAY 2

Clarksville Campus: Priority advising and preregistration for currebtly enrolled students for Summer and Fall 2018

WNDAACC April Fools ... It’s not April Fools, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m., CL 120 TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 3

Last day to drop with an automatic “W” for second eight weeks for Clarksville Campus and APSU at Fort Campbell Spring II SGA SGA Elections, All Day, MUC and Library

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 4 SGA SGA Elections, All Day, MUC and Library SLE Wisdom Walk, 12:30-1 p.m., MUC Plaza

TODAY’S CLASSES:

APRIL 2018


5 THURSDAY SGA SGA Elections, All Day, MUC and Library

TODAY’S CLASSES:

6 FRIDAY

TODAY’S CLASSES:

7 SATURDAY

8 SUNDAY APRIL 2018


SATURDAY, APRIL 14 www.apsu.edu/sga

MONDAY 9

UREC Pool Opens for Season, Noon, Foy Fitness Center

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 10

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 11

Wisdom Walk,12:30-1 p.m., MUC Plaza

ANTS Helping Hands Banquet, 6-7 p.m., TBA

TODAY’S CLASSES:

APRIL 2018


12 THURSDAY SA Take Back the Night, 7 p.m., MUC Plaza

TODAY’S CLASSES:

13 FRIDAY UNIVERSITY CLOSED: NO CLASSES

TODAY’S CLASSES:

14 SATURDAY SGA The Big Event, 9 a.m.- Noon, Foy Fitness Center

15 SUNDAY FSA Greek Awards & Senior Recognition, 5 p.m., Clement Auditorium

APRIL 2018


MONDAY 16

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 17

FSA Educational Program, 5 p.m., MUC 307

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 18 ANTS Commuter CoffeeBRAKE, 8:30-10:30 a.m., MUC 112 Wisdom Walk, 12:30-1 p.m., MUC Plaza ANTS Hands on Hats: May Grads, TBA TODAY’S CLASSES:

APRIL 2018


19 THURSDAY Last day to drop with a “W”, “F” for second eight weeks for Clarksville Campus and APSU at Fort Campbell Spring II PLANT THE CAMPUS RED

TODAY’S CLASSES:

20 FRIDAY Mandatory “F” period begins for second eight weeks for Clarksville Campus and APSU at Fort Campbell Spring II

TODAY’S CLASSES:

21 SATURDAY

22 SUNDAY APRIL 2018


GOOD LUCK ON FINALS! MONDAY 23

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 24

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 25

Clarksville Campus: Last day of classes

WNDAACC Lunchtime Forum, Noon- 1:30 p.m., CL 120

TODAY’S CLASSES:

APRIL 2018


26 THURSDAY STUDY DAY: NO CLASSES

TODAY’S CLASSES:

27 FRIDAY FINALS (through May 3)

TODAY’S CLASSES:

28 SATURDAY FINALS (through May 3)

29 SUNDAY APRIL 2018


CONGRATS GRADS!

MONDAY 30

FINALS (through May 3)

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 1

FINALS (through May 3)

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 2

FINALS (through May 3)

TODAY’S CLASSES:

APRIL/MAY 2018


3 THURSDAY FINALS (through May 3)

TODAY’S CLASSES:

4 FRIDAY COMMENCEMENT, DUNN CENTER

VISIT WWW.APSU.EDU/ COMMENCEMENT

TODAY’S CLASSES:

5 SATURDAY

6 SUNDAY Last day to pay/confirm and receive 100% fee adjustment for May Session

MAY 2018


HAVE A GREAT SUMMER!

MONDAY 7

May Session classes start Last day to add a class for May Session

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 8

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 9

Last day to drop without record for May Session

TODAY’S CLASSES:

MAY 2018


10 THURSDAY

TODAY’S CLASSES:

11 FRIDAY Last day to receive 75% fee adjustment for May Session

TODAY’S CLASSES:

12 SATURDAY

13 SUNDAY MAY 2018


MONDAY 14

Last day to drop with an automatic “W” for May Session

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 15

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 16

TODAY’S CLASSES:

MAY 2018


17 THURSDAY

TODAY’S CLASSES:

18 FRIDAY

TODAY’S CLASSES:

19 SATURDAY

20 SUNDAY Last day to drop with a “W”, “F” for May Session

MAY 2018


MONDAY 21

Mandatory “F” period begins for May Session

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 22

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 23

TODAY’S CLASSES:

MAY 2018


24 THURSDAY

TODAY’S CLASSES:

25 FRIDAY Last day of classes and Final Exams for May Session

TODAY’S CLASSES:

26 SATURDAY

27 SUNDAY MAY 2018


MEMORIAL DAY

MEMORIAL DAY: UNIVERSITY CLOSED MONDAY 28

UNIVERSITY CLOSED: NO CLASSES

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 29

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 30

TODAY’S CLASSES:

MAY 2018


31 THURSDAY

TODAY’S CLASSES:

1 FRIDAY LAST DAY TO PAY FEES FOR PREREGISTERED STUDENTS FOR SUMMER I

TODAY’S CLASSES:

2 SATURDAY

3 SUNDAY Last day to receive 100% fee adjustment for Summer Session I

MAY/JUNE 2018


SUMMER I SESSION BEGINS

MONDAY 4

Summer classes begins

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 5

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 6 Last day to add a class for Summer Session

TODAY’S CLASSES:

JUNE 2018


7 THURSDAY

TODAY’S CLASSES:

8 FRIDAY

TODAY’S CLASSES:

9 SATURDAY

10 SUNDAY JUNE 2018


MONDAY 11

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 12

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 13

Last day to receive 75% fee adjustment for Full Summer Session

TODAY’S CLASSES:

JUNE 2018


14 THURSDAY

TODAY’S CLASSES:

15 FRIDAY

TODAY’S CLASSES:

16 SATURDAY

17 SUNDAY JUNE 2018


MONDAY 18

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 19

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 20

Last day to receive 25% fee adjustment for Full Summer Session

TODAY’S CLASSES:

JUNE 2018


21 THURSDAY

TODAY’S CLASSES:

22 FRIDAY

TODAY’S CLASSES:

23 SATURDAY

24 SUNDAY JUNE 2018


MONDAY 25

Last day to apply for August 2018 graduation

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY 26

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY 27

TODAY’S CLASSES:

JUNE 2018


28 THURSDAY

TODAY’S CLASSES:

29 FRIDAY Last day to drop with an automatic “W” for Full Summer Session

TODAY’S CLASSES:

30 SATURDAY

1 SUNDAY JUNE/JULY 2018


SEE ACADEMIC CALENDAR FOR SUMMER TERM DATES www.apsu.edu/registrar

MONDAY 2

TODAY’S CLASSES:

TUESDAY

3

TODAY’S CLASSES:

WEDNESDAY

4

INDEPENDENCE DAY: UNIVERSITY CLOSED

UNIVERSITY CLOSED: NO CLASSES INDEPENDENCE DAY

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STUDENT CODE OF CONDUCT & UNIVERSITY POLICIES


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AN INTRODUCTION TO RULES, REGULATIONS AND POLICIES

This section of the APSU Student Handbook and Calendar includes important information about official campus rules, regulations, student rights, policies and guidelines that impact the academic and personal life of all APSU students. This listing may NOT include some regulations or policies that are unique to specific departments, programs, student organizations or student groups. However, this collection represents an attempt to provide students with a reference to these documents in one central location. It is the responsibility of ALL students to read and become familiar with the expectations that Austin Peay State University has for every student. Failure to abide by these regulations and policies may result in formal disciplinary actions, as outlined in the “Code of Student Conduct.”

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Part I: Institutional Policy Statement

(1) APSU students are citizens of the state, local and national governments or are citizens of other countries, and of the academic community, and are, therefore, expected to conduct themselves as law-abiding members of each community at all times. Admission to the University carries with it special privileges and imposes special responsibilities apart from those rights and duties enjoyed by non-students. In recognition of the special relationship that exists between the institution and the academic community which it seeks to serve, the Board of Trustees has authorized the president of the University to take such action as may be necessary to maintain campus conditions and preserve the integrity of the institution and its educational environment. (2) Pursuant to this authority and in fulfillment of its duties to provide a secure and stimulating atmosphere in which individual and academic pursuits may flourish, the Board of Trustees has developed the following regulations, intended to govern student conduct on the Austin Peay State University campus. The University under the jurisdiction of the Board of Trustees is directed to implement policies subject to, and consistent with, these regulations. In addition, students are subject to all federal, state, and local laws and ordinances. If a student’s violation of such laws or ordinances also adversely affects the institution’s pursuit of its educational objectives, the institution may enforce its own regulations regardless of any proceedings instituted by other authorities. Conversely, violation of any section of these Regulations may subject a student to disciplinary measures by the institution whether or not such conduct simultaneously violates state, local or national laws. (3) For the purpose of these regulations, a “student” shall mean any person who is admitted and/or registered for study at Austin Peay State University institution for any academic period. This shall include any period of time following admission and/or registration, but preceding the start of classes for any academic period. It will also include any period which follows the end of an academic period through the last day for registration for the succeeding academic period, and during any period while the student is under suspension from the institution. Finally, “student” shall also include any person subject to a period of suspension or removal from campus as a sanction which results from a finding of a violation of the regulations governing student conduct. Students are responsible for compliance with the Policies on Student Conduct and with similar institutional policies at all times. (4) Disciplinary action may be taken against a student for violation of the regulations which occur on institutionally owned, leased or otherwise controlled property, while participating in international or distance learning programs, 194


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and off campus, when the conduct impairs, interferes with, or obstructs any institutional activity or the mission, processes, and functions of the institution. Institutions may enforce their own regulations regardless of the status or outcome of any external proceedings instituted in any other forum, including any civil or criminal proceeding. (5) These regulations, and related material incorporated herein by reference, are applicable to student organizations as well as individual students. Student organizations are subject to discipline for the conduct and actions of individual members of the organization while acting in their capacity as members of, or while attending or participating in any activity of, the organization. (6) Confidentiality of Discipline Process. Subject to the exceptions provided pursuant to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA), a student’s disciplinary files are considered educational records and are confidential within the meaning of those Acts.

Part 2: Disciplinary Offenses (1) Generally, through appropriate due process procedures, institutional disciplinary measures shall be imposed for conduct which adversely affects the University’s pursuit of its educational objectives, which violates or shows a disregard for the rights of other members of the academic community or which endangers property or persons on University, or University-controlled property. (2) Individual or organizational misconduct which is subject to disciplinary sanction shall include but not be limited to the following examples: (a) Conduct dangerous to self or others. Any conduct, or attempted conduct, which poses a direct threat to the safety of others or where the student’s behavior is materially and substantially disruptive of the institution’s learning environment; (b) Hazing. Violations of this section include any act of hazing on or off the Austin Peay State University campus or University controlled property, by an Austin Peay State University individual, group of individuals or registered student organization. Hazing means any intentional or reckless act on or off the property of any higher education institution by one (1) student acting alone or with others which is directed against any other student, that endangers the mental or physical health or safety of that student, or which induces or coerces a student to endanger such student’s mental or physical health or safety. Hazing does not include customary athletic events or similar contests or competitions, and is limited to those actions taken and situations created in connection with initiation into or affiliation with any organizations; (c) Discrimination or Discriminatory Harassment. Any individual or group act against another individual or group in violation of Board of Trustees policies, as well as federal and/or state laws prohibiting discrimination and discriminatory harassment, including, but not limited to, APSU Policy 5:003. (d) Disorderly conduct. Any individual or group behavior which is abusive, obscene, lewd, indecent, violent, excessively noisy, disorderly or which unreasonably disturbs or may reasonably provoke other groups or individuals (this may include verbal abuse, non-verbal gestures and inappropriate behavior resulting from the use of or being under the influence of alcohol or drugs), etc.; (e) Obstruction of or interference with University activities or facilities. Any intentional interference with or obstruction of any University activity, program, event or facility, including the following: 1. Any unauthorized occupancy of University or University-controlled facilities or blockage of access to or from such facilities; 2. Interference with the right of any University member or other authorized person to gain access to any University or University- controlled activity, program, event or facility; 195


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3. Any obstruction or delay of a campus security officer, public safety officer, police officer, firefighter, EMT, or any University official in the performance of his/her duty; 4. Any form of disruptive behavior in the classroom, during any campus event or activity or at any location on campus; (f) Misuse of or damage to property. Any act of misuse, vandalism, malicious or unwarranted damage, destruction, defacing, disfiguring or unauthorized use of property belonging to the University or property being used, rented or leased by a student, group of students or officially registered student organization not owned by the University; (g) Theft, misappropriation or unauthorized sale. Any act of theft, misappropriation, or unauthorized possession, use or sale of institution property or any such act against a member or organization of the institution community or a guest of the University; (h) Misuse of Austin Peay State University documents or identification cards. Any forgery, alteration of or unauthorized use of University documents, forms, records or identification cards, including the giving of any false information or withholding of necessary information in connection with a student’s admission, enrollment or status in the University; failure to carry the APSU ID card at all times or to show it upon proper request; (i) Firearms and other dangerous weapons. Any possession of or use of firearms or dangerous weapons of any kind on University property. Firearms or dangerous weapons include, but are not limited to: rifles, handguns, replica/toy guns, BB guns, pellet guns, stun guns, non-culinary knives with a blade greater than four inches, martial arts equipment, paint ball guns, water guns, bows and arrows, etc., or other objects with the intent to cause bodily harm, including mace and/or pepper spray; (j) Explosives, fireworks and flammable materials. The unauthorized possession, ignition or detonation of any object or article which would cause damage by fire or other means to persons or property, or possession of any substance which could be considered to be and used as fireworks; (k) Alcoholic beverages. The use and/or possession of alcoholic beverages and/or public intoxication on Universityowned or controlled property, violation(s) of any local ordinance or state or federal law concerning alcoholic beverages, on or off campus, or a violation of the terms of the Austin Peay State University Drug-Free Policy Statement. In addition, officially registered student organizations that sponsor events off campus, where alcoholic beverages are present and available for consumption, must adhere to all local, state and national laws concerning alcoholic beverages and must follow the University’s Risk Management Guidelines for Student Organizations; (l) Drugs. The unlawful possession or use of any drug, controlled substance or drug paraphernalia (including any prescription drug, stimulant, depressant, narcotic, hallucinogenic drug or substance, or marijuana), or sale or distribution of any such drug or controlled substance, or a violation of any terms of the Austin Peay State University Drug-Free Policy Statement; (m) Gambling. Participation in any gambling or gambling-related activities on campus or on University controlled property or property being used, rented or leased by a student, group of students or officially registered student organization not owned by the University that have not been approved and/or administered in accordance with the laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee. Any permitted gambling or gamblingrelated activity must also be operated under the auspices of the University’s foundation; (n) Financial irresponsibility. Failure to promptly meet financial responsibilities to the University including, but not limited to, knowingly passing a worthless check or money order in payment to the institution or to a member of the institutional community acting in an official capacity; 196


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(o) Unacceptable conduct in hearings. Any conduct at a University hearing involving contemptuous, disorderly behavior, or the giving of false testimony or other evidence at any hearing; (p) Failure to cooperate with University officials. Failure to comply with directions of University officials acting in the performance of their duties; (q) Violation of general rules and regulations. Any violation of the general rules and regulations of the University as published in an official University publication, including the intentional failure to perform any required action or the intentional performance of any prohibited action; (r) Attempts and aiding and abetting the commission of offenses. Any attempt to commit any of the offenses listed in this document, or the aiding and abetting of the commission of any of the offenses (an attempt to commit an offense is defined as the intention to commit the offense coupled with the taking of some action toward its commission); (s) Violations of state or federal laws. Any violation of state or federal laws or regulations proscribing conduct or establishing offenses, which laws and regulations are incorporated herein by reference; (t) Violation of imposed disciplinary sanctions. Intentional or unintentional violation of a disciplinary sanction officially imposed by a University official or a constituted body including, but not limited to, sanctions contained herein; (u) Violations of University Residence Hall or Apartment policies or regulations. The violation of any policies or regulations which appear in printed materials distributed to resident students (i.e., housing license agreements, handbooks for resident students, etc.); (v) Sexual Battery/Rape. Any act of sexual battery or rape as defined by state law; (w) Sexual Misconduct. An offense including acts of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and/ or stalking as defined in APSU Policy 6:001 and Guideline P-080. All matters involving allegations of sexual misconduct will be governed by the procedures set forth in APSU Policy 6:001 and Guideline P-080; (x) Tobacco. Smoking, inclusive of electronic smoking devices and vapors, in all University buildings, grounds and state-owned vehicles is prohibited (except in otherwise designated areas as provided in APSU policy 99:022). Regardless of whether classes are in session, smoking is prohibited in all buildings, grounds and state-owned vehicles twenty-four (24) hours a day, year round. Students who want to use smoke-free tobacco products may do so thirty (30) feet from each building exit and entrances. Smoke-free tobacco product use is prohibited in University buildings and state-owned vehicles; (y) Pets. With the exception of “service animals,” and the exception of animals used for academic research purposes, animals are prohibited on campus except in designated housing areas. Students are required to provide the Office of Disability Services with medical documentation in requesting an accommodation for a service animal; (z) Filing a false complaint or statement. Any behavior whereby a student knowingly submits a false complaint or statement alleging a violation of these regulations by a student or organization or university employee; (aa) Academic Misconduct. Plagiarism, cheating, fabrication or collusion. For purposes of this section the following definitions apply: 1. Plagiarism. The adoption or reproduction of ideas, words, statements, images or works of another person as one’s own without proper attribution, 2. Cheating. Using or attempting to use unauthorized materials, information, or aids in any academic exercise or test/examination. The term academic exercise includes all forms of work submitted for credit or hours, 3. Fabrication. Unauthorized falsification or invention of any information or citation in an academic 197


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exercise, 4. Facilitation or Collusion. Assisting or attempting to assist another to violate a provision of the institution’s Student Code of Conduct regarding academic misconduct. (bb) Unauthorized Duplication or Possession of Keys. Making, causing to be made or the possession of any key for an institutional facility without proper authorization; (cc) Litter. Dispersing litter in any form onto the grounds or facilities of the campus; (dd) Abuse of Computer Resources and Facilities. Misusing and/or abusing campus computer resources including, but not limited to the following: 1. Distribution or use of a student and/or another person’s identification to gain access to institutional computer resources, 2. Use of institutional computer resources and facilities to violate copyright laws, including, but not limited to, the act of unauthorized distribution of copyrighted materials using institutional information technology systems, 3. Unauthorized access to a computer or network file, including but not limited to, altering, using, reading, copying, or deleting the file, 4. Unauthorized transfer of a computer or network file, 5. Use of computing resources and facilities to send abusive or obscene correspondence, 6. Use of computing resources and facilities in a manner that interferes with normal operation of the institutional computing system, 7. Use of computing resources and facilities to interfere with the work of another student, faculty member, or institutional official, 8. Violation of any published information technology resources policy, 9. Unauthorized peer-to-peer file sharing. (ee) Unauthorized Access to Institutional Facilities and/or Grounds. Any unauthorized access and/or occupancy of institutional facilities and grounds is prohibited, including, but not limited to, gaining access to facilities and grounds that are closed to the public, being present in areas of campus that are open to limited guests only, being present in academic buildings after hours without permission, and being present in buildings when the student has no legitimate reason to be present; (ff) Unauthorized Surveillance. Making or causing to be made unauthorized video or photographic images of a person in a location in which that person has a reasonable expectation of privacy, without the prior effective consent of the individual, or in the case of a minor, without the prior effective consent of the minor’s parent or guardian. This includes, but is not limited to, taking video or photographic images in shower/locker rooms, residence hall rooms, and men’s or women’s restrooms, and storing, sharing, and/or distributing of such unauthorized images by any means; (gg) Rollerblading/Skateboarding. Rollerblading/skateboarding and other coasting devices must comply with APSU Policy 4:013. (3) Disciplinary action may be taken against a student for violations of the foregoing regulations which occur on University owned, leased or otherwise controlled property, or which occur off-campus when the conduct impairs, interferes with, or obstructs any University activity or the missions, processes and functions of the University. In addition, disciplinary action may be taken on the basis of any conduct, on or off campus which violates local, state or federal laws, which violate University policies for student organizations, or which poses a substantial threat to persons or property within the University community. Each student shall be responsible for his/her conduct from the time of application for admission through the actual awarding of a degree including periods prior to or between 198


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semesters. Conduct occurring while a student is registered or enrolled at the institution, but not discovered until after the awarding of a degree is actionable under these provisions and may result in the retroactive application of a disciplinary sanction. Should a student withdraw from the institution with disciplinary action or academic misconduct action pending, the student’s record may be encumbered by the appropriate institutional office until the proceedings have been concluded.

Part 3: Academic and Classroom Misconduct (1) The instructor has the primary responsibility for control over classroom behavior and maintenance of academic integrity and can order the temporary removal or exclusion from the classroom of any student engaged in disruptive conduct or conduct which violates the general rules and regulations of the institution. Extended or permanent exclusion from the classroom or further disciplinary action can be effected only through appropriate procedures established by the Division of Student Affairs. (2) Academic dishonesty may be defined as any act of dishonesty in academic work. This includes, but is not limited to, plagiarism, the changing or falsifying of any academic documents or materials, cheating and giving or receiving of unauthorized aid in tests, examinations or other assigned work. Students guilty of academic misconduct, either directly or indirectly through participation or assistance, are immediately responsible to the instructor of the class. Penalties for academic misconduct will vary with the seriousness of the offense and may include, but are not limited to, a grade of “F” on the work in question, a grade of “F” in the course, reprimand, probation, suspension and expulsion. The student will be advised of his/her rights. The student may accept the instructor’s finding, grade reduction, and/or other sanction and waive his/her hearing right. In the event a student believes he/she has been erroneously accused of academic misconduct, he/she may request a hearing. Hearings will be conducted pursuant to the procedures set forth at Part 6, Disciplinary Procedures, below. If the student is found responsible for the allegation(s) of academic misconduct, the grade as assigned by the instructor will stand. Should the hearing source absolve the student of the allegations of academic misconduct, the faculty member will reassess the student’s grade based upon the hearing source’s finding. When necessary, grade changes will be made administratively. (3) Students may appeal a grade assignment associated with a finding of academic misconduct, as distinct from a student disciplinary action, through appropriate institutional academic grade appeal procedures. Courses may not be dropped pending the final resolution of an allegation of academic misconduct. (4) Disruptive behavior in the classroom may be defined, but is not limited to, behavior that obstructs or disrupts the learning environment (e.g., repeated outbursts from a student which disrupts the flow of instruction or prevents concentration on the subject taught, failure to cooperate in maintaining classroom decorum, the presence of nonenrolled visitors in the classroom [see APSU Policy No. 3:032, Minors on Campus Policy], etc.), the continued use of any electronic or other noise or light emitting device which disturbs or interrupts the concentration of others (e.g., disturbing noises from beepers, text messaging, cell phones, palm pilots, laptop computers, games, etc.). (5) Class attendance and punctuality requirements are established by the faculty through the printed syllabus for each course. Students are expected to attend class regularly and on time and are responsible for giving explanations/ rationale for absences and lateness directly to the faculty member for each course in which they are enrolled. In cases where student absences are the result of emergency circumstances (e.g., death in the family, a student’s serious injury or incapacitating illness), for which student(s) are unable to make immediate contact with faculty, the student may contact the Student Affairs office for assistance in providing such immediate notification to faculty. However, the student remains responsible for verifying the emergency circumstances to faculty and for discussing arrangements with faculty for possible completion of coursework requirements, if feasible. 199


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Part 4: Disciplinary Sanctions (1) Upon a determination that a student or organization has violated any of the policies, regulations, or disciplinary offenses set forth in these regulations, the following disciplinary sanctions may be imposed, either singly or in combination, by the appropriate University officials. (Note: Final results of disciplinary proceedings for violations that include violent acts or non-forcible sex offenses, as defined by Tennessee law, may be released without permission of the student perpetrator.) (2) Definition of Sanctions: (a) Restitution. A student or student organization who has committed an offense against property may be required to reimburse the University or other owner for damage to or misappropriation of such property or unreimbursed medical expenses resulting from physical injury. Any such payment in restitution shall be limited to actual cost of repair or replacement or financial loss. (b) Warning. The appropriate institutional official may notify the student or student organization that continuation or repetition of specified conduct may be cause for other disciplinary action. (c) Reprimand. A written reprimand, or censure, may be given to any student or organization whose conduct violates any part of these regulations. Such a reprimand does not restrict the student or student organization in any way but does have important consequences. It signifies to the student or student organization that each is being given another chance to conduct themselves as a proper member of the University community, but that any further violation may result in more serious penalties. (d) Restriction. A restriction upon a student’s or organization’s privileges for a period of time may be imposed. This restriction may include, but is not limited to, the following: denial of the right to represent the institution in any way, denial of the use of University facilities and/or parking privileges, restriction of participation in extracurricular activities, restriction of organizational privileges including registration, and restriction of the transfer of academic credit from another institution. (e) University Probation. Continued enrollment of a student or student organization on probation may be conditioned upon adherence to these regulations. Any student or organization placed on probation will be notified of such in writing and will also be notified of the terms and length of probation. Probation may include restrictions upon the extracurricular activities of a student or organization. Any conduct in violation of these regulations while on probationary status or the failure to comply with the terms of the probationary period may result in the imposition of a more serious disciplinary sanction. (f) Suspension. If a student or student organization is suspended, he/she or the organization is separated from the University for a stated period of time with conditions for readmission stated in the notice of suspension. (g) Expulsion. Expulsion entails a permanent separation from the University. The imposition of this sanction is a permanent bar to the student’s readmission, or a student organization’s recognition to the University. A student or organization that has been expelled may not enter institution property or facilities without obtaining prior approval from an appropriate campus official with knowledge of the expulsion directive. (h) Interim or Summary Suspension. Though as a general rule, the status of a student or student organization accused of violations of these regulations should not be altered until a final determination has been made in regard to the charges. Interim or Summary suspension may be imposed upon a finding by the appropriate institutional official that the continued presence of the accused on campus constitutes an immediate threat to the physical safety and well-being of the accused or of any other member of the University community or its guests, destruction of property, or substantial disruption of classroom or other campus activities. In any case of interim suspension, the student, or student organization, shall be given an opportunity at the time of the decision, or as soon thereafter as 200


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reasonably possible, to contest the suspension. (i) Housing Probation. A resident or student organization placed on housing probation is deemed not to be in good standing with the housing community, and his/her continued residence is conditioned upon adherence to these Regulations and the Housing Contract. Any resident placed on probation shall be notified in writing of the terms and length of the probation. Probation may include restrictions upon the activities of the resident, including any other appropriate special condition(s). Any conduct of a similar or more serious nature in violation of the probation shall result in suspension from housing. (j) Housing Suspension and Forfeiture. A resident or student organization suspended from housing may not reside in, visit, or make any use whatsoever of a housing facility or participate in any housing activity during the period for which the sanction is in effect. A suspended resident shall be required to forfeit housing fees (including any unused portion thereof and the Housing deposit). A suspended resident must vacate the housing unit within forty-eight (48) hours. Housing suspension shall remain a part of the student’s disciplinary record. (k) Service to the University. A student or student organization may be required to donate a specified number of service hours to the University, by way of performing reasonable tasks for the appropriate University office or official. This service shall be commensurate to the offense the student is guilty of violating (i.e., service to maintenance staff for defacing University property). (l) Special Educational Program. A student or student organization may be required to participate in any special educational programs relevant to the offense, to attend special seminars or educational programs or to prepare a project or report concerning a relevant topic. (m) Smoking and Clean Air Policy Violation. There will be graduated fines imposed for violation of the Smoking and Clean Air policy: 1. First Offense: $25 2. Second Offense: $50 3. Third Offense or more: $100 and referral for additional Disciplinary Charges (n) Interim or Summary Suspension from Campus Housing. Though as a general rule, the status of a student or student organization accused of violations of these regulations should not be altered until a final determination has been made in regard to the charges against him or her, interim suspension from campus housing may be imposed upon a finding by the appropriate University official that the continued presence of the accused in Austin Peay State University housing constitutes an immediate threat to the physical safety and well-being of the accused, or of any other member of the University community or its guests, or the destruction of property. A final determination of the charges against any student or student organization summarily suspended from campus housing shall be made through appropriate hearing procedures within seven (7) class days of such housing suspension during which time the accused shall forfeit the right to reside in or visit campus housing facilities. The accused student shall be permitted to attend classes during this interim period. (o) Referral for Intervention, Assessment and/or Counseling. The student is mandated to visit the appropriate University official for an initial intervention and assessment which may be followed by required participation and a prescribed plan of action or treatment plan. Parents or legal guardians may be notified. (p) Fines. Penalties in the form of fines may be enforced against a student or an organization whenever the appropriate hearing officer(s) or hearing body deems necessary. The sanction of fines may be imposed in addition to other forms of disciplinary sanctions. Failure to pay fines to the Business Office within two weeks of the decision will result in further disciplinary action. (q) Letter of Apology. A student or student organization may be required to write a letter of apology to the University or its guests, another student or student organization, faculty or staff member, or any other constituent affected 201


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by the behavior for which the student or student organization has been found responsible. The letter shall be written and sent within seven (7) class days of notification of sanction and copies to the appropriate hearing body or official. (r) Revocation of Admission, Degree, or Credential; (s) Any alternate sanction deemed necessary and appropriate to address the misconduct at issue. (3) The president of the University is authorized, in his/her discretion, to subsequently convert any sanction imposed to a lesser sanction, to negotiate a mutually acceptable resolution to any disciplinary proceeding, or to rescind any previous sanction, in appropriate cases.

Part 5: Traffic & Parking (1) Traffic and Parking Regulations (a) Purpose: The purpose of these regulations is to facilitate the orderly and efficient flow of traffic on campus, to provide a safe atmosphere with regards to both pedestrians and other motor vehicle operators, and provide order with regards to parking within our limited space allocations. (b) General Information: 1. Every Austin Peay State University student, faculty and staff member who chooses to park a vehicle on campus at any time must obtain and display a current, valid parking permit. All members of the campus community will be afforded the opportunity to become familiar with these regulations. All personal receiving a parking permit may obtain a copy of the parking regulations online along with a detailed map of parking locations by category. Persons are expected to read and familiarize themselves with these regulations. Accordingly, when found in violation, ignorance of these regulations is no excuse or defense. 2. The President and Vice President for Finance and Administration direct all matters concerning traffic and parking on campus, unless delegated to the director of public safety/chief of campus police. The director/chief is responsible for the enforcement of these regulations. The director/chief is authorized to selectively enforce or not enforce certain regulations and parking categories based on special events and circumstances that require special accommodation. 3. Austin Peay State University assumes no responsibility for the care and protection of any vehicle or its contents while parked or driven on University property. In addition, the University assumes no responsibility for the care or protection of any vehicle or its contents if it is immobilized, towed and removed or stored for violation of these regulations. 4. Persons are entitled to only one category of parking permit at a time. Persons will be identified based on their primary affiliation with the University — either student or faculty/staff. Graduate assistants and part-time student workers, for instance, are not entitled to faculty/staff permits. Permits are not transferable and not authorized for use by a person other than to whom issued, particularly by a person in a different parking category. Only those persons who are neither students nor faculty/staff are entitled to visitor passes. 5. Austin Peay State University acknowledges that there are a limited number of parking spaces within the immediate vicinity of many facilities. Notwithstanding, there are a sufficient number of total spaces on campus grounds and adjacent city streets for everyone to park legally. Possession of a valid parking permit establishes the recipient’s ability to secure available, legal parking on campus — it is not a guarantee for parking in particular locations or in particular categories of spaces. The limited number of designated spaces for visitors, residence hall students, faculty/staff and disabled persons mandates stringent 202


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enforcement of parking regulations. Everyone is encouraged to respect the rights of others, and to allow sufficient time, usually a maximum of ten (10) to fifteen (15) minutes, to walk from available parking spaces to classrooms or facilities. A security escort service is available to students by calling Campus Police at 931-221-7786. 6. Vehicles parked on campus are required to be maintained in operating condition. No maintenance involving replacement of major components such as engines, or the replacement of hazardous fluids, such as oil and transmission fluid, is authorized without consent of director of safety/chief of campus police or director of housing. Vehicles not maintained in operating condition and left unmoved for extended periods of time will be considered abandoned, and disposed of consistent with state law. 7. Persons are responsible for citations incurred with their permits and/or vehicles. Persons will also be held liable for violations incurred by a vehicle, when that vehicle is reasonably shown to be associated to the person. Examples include vehicles shown to be registered to spouses or family members of students/ faculty/staff. This will not be confused with the right to first obtain a visitor pass or request a second permit in the provisions below. 8. A campus access fee will be charged to all main-campus students. The campus access fee is included in the general access fee on the students’ statement of account. All University employees will be charged a campus access fee for each issued parking permit. (2) Parking zones, authorized overflow areas and hours of enforcement Parking is permitted only in marked areas with painted control lines. Any vehicle parked in an area not marked as a parking space without permission will be cited. The University will assign and publish a color-coded list or otherwise designated markings for the following categories: (a) Faculty and Staff spaces. These spaces are also authorized for those with visitor passes and disabled permits at all hours. Parking in faculty/staff spaces is not enforced on days when the University is officially closed (weekends, holidays, etc.) and not enforced from 4 p.m. through 6 a.m. when school is in session. Faculty/staff spaces associated with any on-campus faculty/staff housing, however, are enforced on a 24-hour basis. (b) Residence Hall Student spaces. These spaces are enforced on a 24-hour basis whether classes are held or not. Only those with valid residence hall parking permits, valid disabled parking permits and visitor passes issued only by Public Safety/Campus Police expressly for that category, are authorized to park in those spaces. Residence hall spaces will be broken into further, color-coded categories, and resident students may only park in the colored area associated with their residence hall. When necessary, specific parking spaces will be designated in commuter lots for overflow residence hall parking. (c) Commuting Students and Married Housing spaces. These spaces are also authorized for visitors with passes, those with disabled parking permits, and residence hall parking permit holders only in specific lots. (d) Visitor spaces. Visitor spaces will not be available to or used by current faculty, staff, or students. Visitor spaces are enforced between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. on days when the university is open. Visitor spaces are not enforced when the university is officially closed (weekends, holidays, etc.). (e) Emergency/Public Safety and Physical Plant/Maintenance Spaces. As a matter of public safety and the need to conduct critical maintenance in support of university operations, all but the above identified types of official vehicles are forbidden to park in these spaces on a 24-hour basis. (f) Yellow curbs, yellow or white striped areas and yellow bumper blocks. No parking is permitted on yellow curbs, bumper blocks, or striped areas at any time. (3) Obtaining and displaying parking permits and passes (a) General 203


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1. All parking permits expire annually. 2. Hanging parking permits are issued to persons, not vehicles, and are not required to be permanently affixed to a vehicle. Persons in possession of a valid parking permit may drive any conveyance on campus property, if legally registered, insured, and in safe operating condition, with their parking permit displayed. Persons are encouraged but not required to provide specific vehicle information on the registration form to aid campus police in the identification of their vehicle for administrative or emergency purposes. 3. Second parking permits. Because parking permits may be used on any vehicle desired under control of the operator/decal holder, only married housing students and families with more than one licensed driver will be issued a second parking permit. Students/faculty/staff that present extraordinary circumstances in writing, approved by the Director/Chief, may be authorized a second parking permit. Persons authorized a second parking permit will be assessed an additional campus access fee. Everyone is reminded and encouraged to use the temporary and visitor pass provisions below when desired. (b) Faculty/staff parking permits. Faculty and staff complete registration and render payment via appropriate means. Fees are established and set forth in compliance with Board of Trustees policy. (c) Student parking permits. Parking fee is included in the general access fee on student financial statements. Students complete registration online through Onestop at BossCars or with the Campus Police Department at the Shasteen Building or at announced, additional locations at the beginning of the academic year. (d) Disabled Persons parking. Disabled students, faculty, and staff who are displaying a state or university issued handicapped placard may park in any legal space on campus. All students/faculty/staff, including those with state issued handicapped placards, must register their vehicle with campus police. Temporary disabled permits are issued under the authority of the director of Health Services, or designee, and entitle the bearer to the same parking privileges for short periods of time. (e) Visitor parking permits. Visitor parking permits will be issued by Public Safety/Campus Police at the Shasteen Building, or approved departments. Visitor parking permits will only be issued in hard, color copy and will not be forwarded to any other party electronically. In addition to designated visitor spaces, visitors with parking permits may use all legal parking spaces on campus, except resident student spaces. Only Public Safety can issue visitor parking permits authorized for use in residence hall spaces. (f) Temporary parking permits. Unlike visitor permits, temporary permits are issued to members of the campus community who otherwise qualify for a regular parking permit. Temporary parking permits are issued online or by authorized campus departments, with prior authorization of Public Safety/Campus Police for a designated period of time and are assigned a specific category and/or color code. (g) Displaying the parking permit. Parking permits designed to be hung from rear-view mirrors will be so displayed. The hanging parking permit system, provided as a convenience at the request of the campus community, presents potential abuses and a challenge to enforcement. The success of the program rests on the requirement to enforce the display of parking permits at all times while on campus. (h) Lost or stolen parking permits. Lost or stolen parking permits must be reported immediately to Public Safety/ Campus Police. A temporary parking permit will be issued. If the original parking permit is not recovered during that time, the operator will obtain and pay for a new parking permit. (4) Violations (a) Moving violations. Note: Campus Police are commissioned and authorized to enforce all state motor vehicle laws on university property and all roads contiguous to campus. They are authorized to issue either a State or University citation when both state law and university regulations are violated in the following cases: 204


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1. Failure to obey stop sign or traffic signal; 2. Failure to yield to pedestrians in crosswalk (note: extends to any pedestrian who has stepped off the curb and onto the roadway, for the entire length of the crosswalk); 3. Traveling wrong-way on a one-way marked street; 4. Operating a motor vehicle off a marked roadway on campus grounds; 5. Speeding; 6. Failure to yield right-of-way; 7. Failure to obey lawful directions of a police officer; 8. Failure of motorcycle operator or rider to wear certified protective headgear; and 9. Failure to yield to emergency vehicle. (b) Parking violations 1. Parking in driveways, loading zones including dumpsters, crosswalks, sidewalks or pedestrian walkways; 2. Parking in roadway or otherwise obstructing flow of traffic; 3. Parking on campus grounds or cultivated area unless designated for parking; 4. Parking in “No parking” zone; 5. Parking on wrong side of street-facing opposite direction of traffic; 6. Parking outside designated space and/or occupying two spaces; 7. Parking within 15 feet of a fire hydrant; 8. Parking within 20 feet of street intersection or entrance/exits; 9. Failure to display parking permit; 10. Improper display of parking permit-inability to read permit; 11. Possession/use of a forged/altered/lost/stolen decal or permit; 12. Parking in unauthorized zone; 13. Unauthorized parking in visitor, maintenance or emergency vehicle space; and 14. Unauthorized parking in disabled parking area including adjacent access area and curb cuts. (c) Other. Persons who obtain a parking permit through misrepresentation, and/or transfer control of parking permit to a party not otherwise entitled to those privileges, will be subject to action under the provisions of student/ employee disciplinary procedures. (5) Schedule of Fines (a) Moving violations when written as a University citation: $35 (b) Parking violations: 1. Unauthorized parking in visitor, maintenance or emergency vehicle space: $35 2. Unauthorized parking in disabled parking area: the fine for disabled/handicapped parking violations is established by state law and will increase as needed to be in compliance with state law (cannot be appealed) 3. Possession/use of a forged/altered/lost/stolen parking permit: $25 and revocation of parking privileges for remainder of semester/term 4. All other parking fines: $25 (6) Repeat Offenders (a) Immobilization. Persons who receive more than three citations in one semester, regardless of status of appeals under the provisions below, may be subject to action under the provisions of student/employee disciplinary procedures, and are subject to having their vehicle immobilized (“booted”). 1. When a vehicle is booted, no attempt will be made to remove or damage the boot. Attempts to drive the vehicle while the boot is emplaced are hazardous and will result in vehicle damage. 205


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2. Persons whose vehicle has been immobilized will report to Public Safety/Campus Police, where they will be given a processing form. Persons will document with the business office that all previous fines have been paid or appealed and will document a meeting with their respective vice president or designated representative. 3. Upon completion of the form, persons will present the form to Public Safety/Campus Police, and the boot will be removed. 4. Persons who do not make provision to complete the above requirements within seven calendar days will have their vehicle towed under the provisions outlined below. (b) Towing and impoundment 1. Vehicles are subject to tow if: (i) Declared abandoned under the provisions of state law, obstructing traffic, or otherwise creating a safety hazard, blocking emergency vehicles and equipment and/or the ability to perform essential repairs; (ii) The vehicle has already been immobilized once for repeat violations and subsequently found in violation again; (iii) It could not be immobilized previously due to mechanical or technical reasons, and, in lieu of immobilization, the operator was warned that the next offense would result in towing; and following that, the vehicle was subsequently found in violation again; (iv) Parked in an area marked as a “tow-away� zone for publicly announced events and activities. 2. Vehicles will be towed and impounded by a licensed and bonded towing service. Persons whose vehicles are towed are responsible for settling towing and storage fees directly with the towing service. 3. Vehicles not reclaimed will be subject to disposition under state law. 4. Employees whose vehicles are towed after repeat violations and after having been immobilized once, are subject to immediate revocation of parking privileges. Further attempts to park on campus without authorization will be referred to the appropriate vice president for disciplinary action. (7) Payment of Fines and Appeals (a) Fines: 1. Fines are paid via AP ONESTOP and/or the Cashiers Office at the Browning Building. 2. Failure of students to satisfy payment of fines will result in withholding grades, transcripts and the ability to register for subsequent semesters. Faculty/staff must satisfy payment of fines during the semester/term the fine was incurred. Failure to do so may result in a payroll deduction. (i) Appeals: (1) General A. Upon receipt of a citation, persons have three (3) class days to submit an appeal. Late filed appeals will not be considered. B. Appeal forms are completed and submitted electronically through BossCars. C. Issuing officers will be afforded the opportunity to comment on appeals before presented to the appeal authority. (2) Student Appeals A. The Student Tribunal shall hear and decide all student appeals of student traffic citations. B. The Tribunal will consist of a minimum of four members and rule by majority vote. Members shall be selected by interview process coordinated by the Student Government Association Executive Board. The term of office shall be for one academic year. C. The Tribunal will meet at a minimum of every two weeks and report findings in writing to the student who appealed, Public Safety/Campus Police and the Business Office. 206


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D. Students may further appeal the Tribunal’s decision to the vice president for Student Affairs, or designee, within three class days of finding by Student Tribunal. A final decision will be made and finding reported in writing to the student who appealed, Public Safety/Campus Police and the Business Office. E. When the University is not is session, the vice president for Student Affairs, or designee, will hear and decide appeals and announce results in the same manner as the Tribunal. (3) Faculty/Staff Appeals. A committee consisting of the Faculty Senate Chair or designee; Staff Council Chair or designee; and Dean of Students, or Student Affairs designee shall hear all faculty and staff citation appeals at least once per semester and report results in the same manner as the Tribunal.

Part 6: Disciplinary Procedures (1) Hearing Procedures (a) Procedures conforming to the Uniform Administrative Procedures Act. All cases which may result in (i) suspension or expulsion of a student or student organization from the University for disciplinary reasons, or (ii) revocation of registration of a student organization during the term of the registration are subject to the contested case provisions of the Uniform Administrative Procedures Act (UAPA) T.C.A. 4-5-301 et seq. and shall be processed in accordance with the uniform contested case procedures adopted by the Board of Trustees, unless the student or student organization waives those procedures in writing and elects to have his or her case heard by either the University Hearing Board or an Administrative Hearing. (b) Cases which are not subject to the contested case procedures under UAPA and cases in which a student or student organization has waived the contested case procedures in writing shall be processed in accordance with Institutional Hearing Procedures. The University has established two alternate Institutional Hearing Procedures: 1. A hearing conducted by one or more Student Affairs Administrators; or 2. A hearing conducted by the University Hearing Board. (Note: This option shall be available until the final ten (10) class days of each semester, or the final five (5) class days of the second summer term, during which time all disciplinary hearings will be conducted by appropriate Student Affairs Administrators, except those subject to UAPA procedures as selected by the accused student or student organization.) (c) Cases which are not subject to the contested case procedures under the Uniform Administrative Procedures Act and which involve very minor first offenses by students or student organizations may be discussed informally with students or student organizations. In such cases, no formal record will be maintained in the judicial records of the University. The Dean of Students or other designee, appointed by the Vice President for Student Affairs, shall note the name of the student or student organization involved in his/her personal records. The purpose of this notation is only to determine a student’s or student organization’s prior involvement in a minor offense, when and if a second offense occurs at a later date. If the student or student organization is subsequently involved in another violation of regulations, at the discretion of the hearing body, this Informal Record will become a part of the students Formal Disciplinary Records. (d) Alternative resolution methods may include, but are not limited to, mediation, diversion programs and/or negotiated resolutions. (e) Jurisdiction of Cases to be heard by Student Affairs Administrators: 1. All formal cases involving incidents which occur in University residence halls and/or apartments and which involve on-campus residents shall be heard by the Residence Life staff or designee. 2. All other formal cases shall be heard by the Dean of Students for Student Affairs, or appropriate designee, 207


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except in cases where such staff member is unavailable or has a bias toward either party in the pending case. In such cases the Vice President for Student Affairs shall assign one or more Student Affairs Administrators to hear the case. (2) Commencement of Disciplinary Proceedings (a) A student or student organization accused of violating University disciplinary policies shall be called before the Dean of Students or designee, appointed by the Vice President for Student Affairs, for a preliminary conference at which the student or organization will be orally advised of the following: 1. The charges against him/her/or organization; 2. The rights afforded to him/her/or organization by the hearing procedures which are available; 3. The hearing procedure options available; and 4. The responsibilities of the accused student or organization in the disciplinary procedures. (b) A student or organization may waive the right to a preliminary conference and an oral explanation of the items listed in (2) (a) above. (c) Once advised of the hearing options, the accused student or organization may elect to accept the finding and sanction from the Dean of Students or designee, or elect a hearing pursuant to UAPA (where appropriate), or a hearing before the University Hearing Board. (d) The election must be made within three (3) class days of receipt of notice of pending charges against him/her /or organization by completing, and signing, and Election of Procedure form and/or waiver form. Once the election is made, the decision is final and may not be changed during the course of the hearing. (e) All matters involving allegations of impermissible discrimination, harassment, or retaliation will be governed by the procedures outlined in an institutional policy that reflects the requirements of that Guideline. (f) All matters involving allegations of sexual misconduct and/or stalking will be governed by the procedures outlined in institutional policy 6:001: Sexual Violence and Stalking. (3) Institutional Hearing Rights These rights shall be afforded the accused student/organization in all Institutional Hearings before the appropriate Student Affairs administrator or the University Hearing Board. (a) The right to choose the appropriate hearing option. (This right must be exercised within (3) class days of the presentation of charges. Note: This option shall be available until the final 10 class days of each semester, or the final five (5) class days of the second summer term, during which time all discipline hearings will be conducted by appropriate Student Affairs administrators, except those subject to UAPA procedures; (b) The right to written notice of the time and place of the hearing at least three (3) days in advance. A justified delay may be granted. (This right may be waived in writing by the accused student/organization); (c) The right to a written statement of the charges in detail sufficient to enable the student/organization to prepare a defense; (d) The right to be accompanied by an adviser of the student’s/organization’s choice, but such participation shall be limited to advising the student/organization; (e) The right to a statement of the possible sanctions that may be imposed as a result of a finding of a violation of the Code; (f) The right to present witnesses in the student’s/organization’s behalf and to question any witnesses presented against the student. The student is responsible for the attendance of any witnesses to be present in the student’s / organization’s behalf. (g) The right to be informed in writing of: 1. The final administrative decision in the case; and 208


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2. The proper procedure for appeal. (h) The right to be provided copies, upon request and in accordance with University Policy, of all complaints, reports, witness statements and other written materials used in determining the charges. (4) Rights of Complainant and/or Victim The University member (student, faculty or staff) who authors “complaints” or “statements” as a victim in the alleged violation shall have the following rights: (a) To be notified of his/her rights prior to making a statement; (b) To be informed that any written statement made or signed will be shared with the accused student/organization and that the accused student /organization may request a copy of the statement; (c) To attend the hearing; (d) To have an advisor present during the hearing; (e) To be given the opportunity to question all witnesses and the accused during the hearing; (f) To be provided a copy of any statement he/she has written or dictated to others; (g) To be able to submit a list of witnesses to be called to the hearing; (h) To be permitted to drop the charges only up to the date of the hearing; and (i) To be notified of the outcome of the hearing, including the finding concerning responsibility and any sanctions taken. (5) Institutional Hearing Procedures (a) Hearings before a Student Affairs Administrator. The appropriate Student Affairs Administrator shall act as hearing officer in the hearing, shall determine students/organization’s innocence or guilt and shall apply sanctions as appropriate. (b) Hearings before the University Hearing Board. Procedures for the Board include the following: 1. The University Hearing Board shall be composed of nine persons: five students, (two automatically selected from the Student Tribunal Justices of the Student Government Association, and three selected at large from the student body who meet the same qualifications and are selected via the same procedures as those for Student Tribunal Justices as listed in the APSU SGA Constitution), two faculty and two administrators, all appointed by the University president, for a term of one academic year. Additionally, student, faculty and administrator alternate members shall be selected to serve in the absence of regular members and shall be appointed by the University president for a term of one academic year. 2. The Chair of the Board shall be appointed by the University president. 3. A minimum of five members of the Board are required to hear a disciplinary case, composed of at least two students, one faculty member, and one administrator. 4. The Dean of Students shall train and advise all regular and alternate members of this Board in appropriate disciplinary procedures. 5. The hearing shall be conducted consistent with the rights described above in Section 6(3) of this policy. 6. All hearings shall be closed unless the respondent and the complainant both elect in writing to have an open hearing. 7. Formal rules of evidence shall not be applicable. The adjudicating body may exclude evidence which in its judgment is immaterial, irrelevant, or unduly repetitious. 8. The standard of proof required to overturn a finding of violation of the Student Discipline Policy made by the Dean of Students, or designee, shall be the preponderance of the evidence and the charged student bears the burden of proof. 9. The hearing source shall issue a written decision within three (3) class days after the conclusion of the hearing. 209


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10. The student will be advised in writing via University email (and USPS mail if requested by the student) of the University Hearing Board or Student Affairs Administrator decision and all sanctions imposed as a result of the disciplinary hearing. 11. Any sanction imposed as a result of a hearing conducted under the Code shall be effective immediately upon notification of the student/organization unless the hearing authority deems a stay of such sanction desirable pending appeal. 12. In any case where the decision results in separation from the University, the decision shall be reviewed by the Senior Student Affairs Officer prior to notifying the Office of the Registrar and the Academic Department in which the student has been enrolled. (6) Appeals (a) The student may appeal a decision of the University Hearing Board or the Student Affairs Administrator to the Senior Student Affairs Officer, or designee. (b) An appeal in writing setting forth grounds for the appeal and addressed to the appropriate appellate authority must be received in the Office of the Senior Student Affairs Officer within three (3) class days after the student/ organization is notified of the sanction imposed at any hearing or appellate level. (c) Appeals shall be limited to the following grounds on the following issues: 1. Were procedures properly followed in the hearing? 2. Was the evidence presented at the hearing determined by “preponderance?� 3. Was the sanction imposed proportional to the violation? 4. New information, not available at the time of the original hearing, has become available which would substantially alter the outcome of the hearing. (d) Review shall be based solely on a consideration of the record generated through the hearing together with the written appeal document filed by the student. (e) Appellate Authority. The Senior Student Affairs Officer, or designee, shall have the authority to do any of the following upon review of an appeal: 1. Sustain the previous decision including the penalty imposed; 2. Sustain the previous decision but impose a greater or lesser penalty; 3. Remand the case for further consideration; or 4. Reverse the previous decision. (f) The Senior Student Affairs Officer shall issue a written decision after the appeal is filed by the student. (g) The decision of the Senior Student Affairs Officer is final. (7) Student Organization Disciplinary Procedures Sanctions against Student Organizations. Any registered student organization may be given a warning, reprimand, placed on probation, suspension, or restriction or may have its registration withdrawn by the Dean of Students, or by a Student Affairs Administrator appointed by the Senior Student Affairs Officer. Such actions may be taken after having a hearing conducted in accordance with the procedures outlined in this document for disciplinary procedures. In the case of Withdrawal of Registration of an organization, the procedures to be used will be the contested case provisions of the Tennessee Uniform Administrative Procedures Act, unless those provisions have been waived in writing by an authorized representative of the student organization. Such action may be taken for any one of the following reasons: 1. The organization fails to maintain compliance with the initial requirements for registration; 2. The organization ceases to operate as an active organization; 3. The organization requests withdrawal; or 4. The organization operated or engaged in any activity in violation of the policies and regulations of the University, 210


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Smoking/Clean Air Policy Enforcement 1. A student found smoking in an unauthorized area can be charged with violating 2 (q) of the APSU Code of Student Conduct which states: Violation of general rules and regulations. Any violation of the general rules and regulations of the University published in an official University publication, including the intentional failure to perform any required action or the intentional performance of prohibited actions. (a) Enforcement of this policy will be provided primarily by Public Safety with assistance from University officials. (b) A student may be charged even if he/she puts the cigarette/cigar/pipe out — seeing the student smoking in an unauthorized area is sufficient. (c) Students seen smoking in non-designated areas will be required to produce their APSU Govs I.D. Card upon request. 1. If student does not have the Card on their person, he/she will be asked for an alternative picture I.D. Student may be charged with 2 (h) “Misuse of Austin Peay State University documents or identification. Any failure to carry the APSU ID card at all times or to show it upon proper request.” 2. If the student refuses to produce their APSU Gov’s Card and/or another form of picture ID, then he/she may additionally be charged with 2 (p) “Failure to cooperate with University officials. Failure to comply with directions of University officials in the performance of their duties.” 3. A student on the APSU property without any identification may be detained by Campus Police and/or denied access to the campus. (d) Students who are verbally abusive or threatening toward any person attempting to enforce the policy may be charged with additional violations such as 2 (c) Harassment and/or 2 (d) Disorderly Conduct. (e) Public Safety will issue a citation to the student for violation of the policy. The citation will contain information regarding the possible penalties and disciplinary process. (f) A campus official or student observing the violation should complete a Disciplinary Complaint Form in the Student Affairs office. This will result in a citation being issued to the student accused of violating the policy. (g) Student may be cited for violation of the policy and fined as provided for in the Code under disciplinary sanction 2 (n): “Fines. Penalties in the form of fines may be enforced against a student whenever the appropriate hearing officer(s) or hearing body deems necessary. The sanction of fines may be imposed in addition to other disciplinary sanctions. Failure to pay fines to the Business Office within two weeks of the decision will result in further disciplinary action.” If the student pays the fine, then there is an inherent assumption that the student is pleading guilty and the hearing officer, as the chief judicial officer, is imposing the sanction. (h) There will be graduated fines automatically imposed for violation of the policy: 1. First Offense: $25 2. Second Offense: $50 3. Third Offense or more: $100 and referral for Formal Disciplinary Charges (i) A faculty or staff member found in violation of the policy will be subject to employee disciplinary procedures. (j) Non-students violating the Smoking/Clean Air Policy may be charged with trespassing. 2. Appeal Process (a) Upon receipt of a citation, a student has three class days to submit a written appeal. Appeals submitted after three days will not be considered. (b) The appeal form can be completed online. 211


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(c) The issuing official will be afforded the opportunity to comment on appeals before being presented to the appeal authority. (d) In addition to the Student Tribunal’s authority to adjudicate traffic and parking violations, the Student Tribunal also shall hear and decide all cases involving the appeal of smoking violation citations by students. The Tribunal will consist of a minimum of three members and decide by majority vote. (e) The Tribunal will meet at a minimum every two weeks and report findings in writing to the student, the chief judicial officer and Student Account Services.

APSU CAMPUS SECURITY Security Policies and Procedures APSU maintains a 24-hour dispatch service accessible by telephone (931-221-7786), emergency (911) and is always open for walk-in service (Shasteen Building). Officers patrol the campus by automobile and on foot 24 hours a day. The department of public safety is open 365 days a year. Department regulations state that when a person applies for assistance or advice or makes complaints or reports, either by telephone or in person, all pertinent information shall be obtained in an official and courteous manner and will be properly and judiciously acted upon consistent with established departmental procedure. The campus and facilities of the University are restricted to students, faculty, staff, guests, and invitees of the University, except when part or all of the campus, its buildings or facilities are open to the general public for an approved and designated time and purpose. Campus facilities include all on-campus buildings and off-campus buildings owned or controlled by the University or student organizations recognized by the University. For specific information on access to facilities and key control, refer to APSU Policy No. 4:007. All persons using campus facilities, including faculty, staff, guests and invitees, shall be subject to all rules and regulations of the University, which are applicable to the conduct of students on campus and to all applicable federal and state laws and regulations. The Public Safety department conducts ongoing surveys of outdoor lighting and reports problems directly to the Physical Plant department. The Department of Public Safety also conducts surveys of the campus for hazardous conditions and reports problems directly to the Physical Plant department. In addition, Public Safety personnel routinely report all unsafe or potentially unsafe conditions found to exist on campus. In the event of a hazardous or unsafe condition, steps are taken to ensure the safety of the University community. There are commissioned officers employed by the department of Public Safety. Their training consists of a basic police academy which meets the requirements of the Tennessee Police Officers Standards and Training Commission and an annual in-service training session of 40 hours, which also meets Tennessee P.O.S.T. requirements. APSU Campus Police are commissioned as peace officers by the president of APSU as provided by state statutes. The commission authorizes officers to enforce laws on the campus and provides officer status on University property and streets contiguous to the campus. Public Safety has a close working relationship with municipal, county, state and federal law enforcement agencies. The Clarksville Police Department offers close support by patrolling surrounding neighborhoods and may investigate major crimes on campus. The Military Police at Fort Campbell provide similar support at the APSU Center at Fort Campbell. All members of the University community are encouraged to report all criminal activity and other suspicious activity to the department of Public Safety. Security awareness and reporting procedure presentations are made to all incoming students and new employees during orientation sessions. Should the University acquire any new facilities at remote locations that come under the purview of these laws, arrangements will be made with local law enforcement agencies to provide required crime statistics. These will be distributed annually to facility users to alert them to potential criminal activities. The 212


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Student Handbook contains a statement encouraging students to contact Public Safety regarding criminal activity. Other methods to encourage prompt reporting of criminal activity include distribution of newsletters, memorandums, newspaper articles, posters and other media. A list of off-campus student organizations and their addresses are provided regularly to the Clarksville Police Department. They have agreed to forward reports of any criminal activity at these locations to Public Safety at APSU. Crime prevention programs including a program to engrave identification numbers on valuable items, assault awareness presentations and videos providing information regarding methods to prevent crimes are used on a regular basis. Other information on crime prevention is regularly distributed to students and employees through newsletters, memorandums, campus newspapers and posters. Campus Crime Statistics Statistics for all campus crimes will be published on an annual basis in the timeframes required by federal and/or state law and will be available at the Office of Public Safety or online at www.apsu.edu/police/crime.

APSU STUDENT RIGHTS Notification of Rights Under FERPA FERPA is the acronym for the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. Originally enacted in 1974 as part of a bill extending the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, it has been amended over the years since. FERPA was enacted as a series of civil rights legislation, designed to assert and protect the rights of students and their parents. Its primary purpose was two-fold: to assure parents of students’ access to their education records and to protect such individuals’ rights to privacy by limiting the transferability of their records without their consent. Can a school disclose information to parents in a health or safety emergency? Yes. Austin Peay State University is permitted to disclose information from education records to parents if a health or safety emergency involves their son or daughter. Can parents be informed about students’ violation of alcohol and controlled substance rules? Yes. APSU is permitted to inform parents of students under the age of 21 of any violation of law or policy concerning the use or possession of alcohol or a controlled substance. Can a school disclose law enforcement unit records to parents and the public? Austin Peay may disclose information from “law enforcement unit records” to anyone —including parents or federal, State, or local law enforcement authorities — without the consent of the eligible student. Many colleges and universities have their own campus security units, just as Austin Peay State University does. Records created and maintained by these units for law enforcement purposes are exempt from the privacy restrictions of FERPA and can be shared with anyone. When may a school disclose information to parents of dependent students? Under FERPA, schools may release any and all information to parents, without the consent of the eligible student, if the student is a dependent for tax purposes under the IRS rules or if the student voluntarily provides the University with a wavier providing parents access to educational records. Can school officials share their observations of students with parents? Nothing in FERPA prohibits a school official from sharing with parents information that is based on that official’s personal knowledge or observation and that is not based on information contained in an education record. Therefore, FERPA would not prohibit a professor or other school official from letting a parent know of his or her concern about the student based on his or her personal knowledge or observation. How does HIPAA apply to students’ education records? The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) is a law passed by Congress intended to establish transaction, security, privacy and other standards to address concerns about the electronic exchange of health information. 213


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However, the HIPAA Privacy Rule excludes from its coverage those records that are protected by FERPA at school districts and postsecondary institutions that provide health or medical services for students. This is because Congress specifically addressed how education records should be protected under FERPA. For this reason, records that are protected by FERPA are not subject to the HIPAA Privacy Rule and may be shared with parents under the circumstances described above. The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords students certain rights with respect to their education records. They are: 1. The right to inspect and review the student’s education records within 45 days of the day the University receives a request for access. Students should submit to the Registrar, dean, head of the academic department or other appropriate official, a written request that identifies the record(s) they wish to inspect. The University official will make arrangements for access and notify the student of the time and place where the records may be inspected. If the records are not maintained by the University official to whom the request was submitted, that official shall refer the student to the correct official to whom the request should be addressed. 2. The right to request the amendment of the student’s education records that the student deems inaccurate or misleading. Students may ask the University to amend a record that they believe is inaccurate or misleading; They should write the University official responsible for the record, clearly identify the part of the record they want changed and specify why it is inaccurate or misleading. If the University decides not to amend the record as requested by the student, the University will notify the student of the decision and advise the student of his or her right to a hearing regarding the request for amendment. Additional information regarding the hearing procedures will be provided to the student when notified of the right to a hearing; 3. The right to consent to disclosures of personally identifiable information contained in the student’s education records, except to the extent that FERPA authorizes disclosure without consent. One exception which permits disclosure without consent is disclosure to school officials with legitimate educational interests. A school official is a person employed by the University in an administrative, supervisory, academic, research or support staff position (including law enforcement unit personnel and health staff); a person or company with whom the University has contracted (such as an attorney, auditor or collection agent); a person serving on the Board of Trustees; or a student serving on an official committee, such as disciplinary or grievance committee, or assisting another school official in performing his or her tasks. A school official has a legitimate educational interest if the official needs to review an education record in order to fulfill his or her professional responsibility. Upon request, the University discloses education records without consent to officials of another school in which a student seeks or intends to enroll. 4. The right to file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education concerning alleged failures by Austin Peay State University to comply with the requirements of FERPA. The name and address of the office that administers FERPA is: Family Policy Compliance Office, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Ave., SW, Washington, DC 20202.

Confidentiality and Privacy of Student Records Directory information concerning students is treated as public information and is released to the public unless otherwise requested by the student. “Directory information” includes the following: the student’s name, address, telephone listing, date and place of birth, major field of study, participation in officially recognized activities and sports, weight and height of members of athletic teams, dates of attendance, the most recent previous educational agency or institution attended by the student, and degrees and awards received by a student. The University provides each student the opportunity to restrict disclosure of the designated directory information. The student will be given this opportunity at the beginning of each academic term. (Forms may be obtained from the Office of the Registrar.) A student’s right of access to his or her education records includes the right to inspect and review the content of such and 214


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obtain copies thereof at a reasonable cost within 45 days of requesting them. The right of access of a student does not include access to: (1) Financial records of the parents of the student or any information contained therein; (2) Confidential letters and statements or recommendations concerning admission, employment or the receipt of an honor, which were placed in the records prior to Jan. 1, 1975, or concerning which the student has signed a waiver of access; (3) Administrative and educational personnel records ancillary thereto, which are in the sole possession of the maker thereof and which are not accessible to any person except a substitute; (4) Records of law enforcement officials; (5) Records relating exclusively to a person’s employment at the institution when the person is not in attendance as a student of the institution; and (6) Records maintained by professional or paraprofessional health-related personnel which are made in connection with the provision of treatment of a student and not available to persons other than the health-related personnel. Information concerning educational records which is personally identifiable with a particular student, other than directory information, shall not be released to persons, agencies or organizations other than those hereinafter described unless: 1. There is written consent from the student specifying the records to be released, the reason for the release and to whom the information is to be released, with a copy to the student, if requested, or 2. Such information is furnished in compliance with a judicial order or a subpoena, provided that advance notice of the receipt of the order of subpoena shall be provided to the student prior to compliance if possible. Personally identifiable education records may be released to other school officials of the institution, including members of the faculty, who have legitimate educational interests. Visit www.apsu.edu/policy for the Confidentiality of Student Records Policy.

Students’ Rights and Responsibilities Anyone enrolling at Austin Peay State University is entitled to all rights granted to him/her by the Constitution of the United States and is entitled to the full protection of the law. Apart from those rights and duties enjoyed by nonstudents, enrollment in the University carries with it special privileges and imposes special responsibilities. The University has established regulations and certain due process procedures essential to an atmosphere of mutual respect which is sensitive to rights of all individuals. These rights and responsibilities follow: 1. Students have the right to enjoy the educational opportunities afforded by the University without discrimination because of age, race, sex, sexual orientation, disability, veterans status or national origin. (See University Affirmative Action Philosophy.) 2. Students are entitled to the right of due process as provided and explained by the University’s Code of Student Conduct. (See APSU Code of Student Conduct.) 3. Students are entitled to freedom from unreasonable search and/or seizure regarding their person, their residence and their personal property. (See University Search and Seizure Policy.) 4. Students have a right to privacy, including the maintenance of confidential records in accordance with the provision of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act as amended and as qualified by the Tennessee Public Records Act. (See APSU Policy on Confidentiality of Student Records.) 5. Students have the right of access to campus crime statistics and graduation rates, as defined by the Student Right-toKnow and Campus Security Act, as amended. (See Inspecting and Copying Public Records Policy.) 215


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6. Students have the right to affiliate with officially registered student organizations if the membership requirements of those organizations have been met and the right to establish through official procedures additional student organizations of their choosing. (See APSU Policy on Student Organizations.) 7. Students have the right to participate in University governance through the Student Government Association, student organizations and representation on University committees. (See Student Government Association Constitution and University Standing Committee Procedures.) 8. Students have a right to peaceably assemble in accordance with federal, state, local and Austin Peay State University regulations. (See Student Non-Academic Grievance Committee Guidelines Policy.) 9. Students have the right of access to the University campus and facilities. (See Use of Campus Property and Facilities.) 10. Students have the right to expect: a. A campus environment conducive to learning and working that is free of any racial, sexual or other form of harassment; b. A drug-free University environment; c. Accurate information concerning institutional services, regulations, policies and procedures in published form. d. Sound and accurate academic advice, including such matters as courses required for graduation, course and program prerequisites and course sequence; e. Reasonable notice of any changes in academic requirements for programs and assurance that such changes will not be made in a way that unduly impedes the academic progress of a student already enrolled; f. Flexibility in course scheduling (by dropping and adding) or withdrawing within University guidelines. g. Information about the various types of financial assistance available; h. Freedom to evaluate courses, programs and services and provide input to appropriate segments of the campus administration; and i. Classes to meet as scheduled and course and program requirements clearly stated.

Student Role/Participation in Institutional Decision Making Austin Peay State University recognizes that students should, and do, participate in institutional decision making. Through the advice of the Student Affairs staff and through Austin Peay State University policies, the University exercises responsibility in directing student activities and student organizations. The Student Government Association (SGA) is an active and vital organization that serves as a link between the student body and the administration. The SGA (of which all students are members) addresses student issues to the Administration on a regular basis and serves as a governing body through the executive officers, the SGA Senate and the Student Tribunal. The SGA president recommends student appointments for University standing committees, special committees and search and selection committees. These recommendations are made through the SGA adviser and the Vice President for Student Affairs to the President of the University. The student voice is an active component of the University’s decision-making process.

PROCEDURES FOR APPEALS AND COMPLAINTS Procedures for appealing University decisions Fee adjustments for tuition-related university fees/charges, refunds, etc. The University’s guideline explaining how to file an appeal for a fee adjustment is available online. Please read the acceptable reasons (www.apsu.edu/appeals) for which fee adjustments are made. If your situation meets the criteria outlined, complete the Appeal Form (www.apsu.edu/appeals) and submit to the Office of Enrollment Management and Academic Support (EMAS). Supporting documentation must be sent to the EMAS office within five (5) business days of the submission of the appeal. The EMAS office will provide a decision in writing via e-mail to the appellant’s official APSU e-mail account. Decisions of the EMAS 216


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Office may be appealed in writing to the Fee Adjustment Appeals Committee, which meets twice each Fall and Spring semester. The committee chairperson will provide a decision in writing via e-mail to the appellant’s official APSU e-mail account. Appeals of adverse decisions made by this committee must be in writing to the Assistant Vice President for Finance and Administration. A written decision of matters appealed to that office will be sent to the student’s official APSU e-mail account. This concludes the fee adjustment appeals process. Deadlines for Fee Adjustment Appeals: • Fall Semester, Fall I FC and Fall II FC Terms: Feb. 15 of following year • Spring Semester, Spring I FC and Spring II FC Terms: Oct. 15 of same year • Maymester, Summer (Full), Summer I, Summer II and Summer III FC: Dec. 1 of same year Appeals received after the stated deadlines will not be considered. For assistance, please contact Enrollment Management and Academic Support at 931-221-6540. Admissions Appeals Applicants who are not initially admitted to Austin Peay State University, upon application, may appeal their admission decision in writing to the University Admissions and Standards Committee. The information provided on the Appeal Form (www.apsu.edu/admissions), your admissions application, your academic credentials and all other application materials will be reviewed by the committee. For assistance, please contact the office of Admissions at 931-221-7011. Residency Appeals Students who have been classified as out-of-state for fee payment purposes may appeal their residency classification by completing the Residency Application (www.apsu.edu/appeals). The completed form and supporting documentation must be submitted to the Office of Admissions, Ellington Lobby, for new students and to the Office of the Registrar, Ellington 303, for currently enrolled students. All appeals must be submitted prior to the beginning of the term for which the appeal is filed. Applications for the current term will not be accepted if the term has already begun. Students wishing to further appeal the decision of the Office of Admissions or the Office of the Registrar may do so by contacting the Office of the Registrar and requesting for the application to be reviewed by the Residency Appeals Committee. For assistance, please contact the Office of the Registrar at 931-221-7121. Traffic Fines/Citations Appeals Traffic fines and citations may be appealed through the Traffic Citation Appeals Form (www.apsu.edu/appeals). For assistance, please contact Campus Police at 931-221-7786. Housing and Residence Life and Dining Appeals Residence hall and dining charges may be appealed using the Housing Appeals Form (www.apsu.edu/appeals). The form must be printed, completed and submitted to the Housing Office located in Miller Hall. For assistance, please contact Housing/Residence Life at 931-221-7444. Grade Appeal Policy The purpose of the University’s Student Grade Appeal policy is to hear students’ grievances about the final grade awarded in a course or the method of evaluation. Students may appeal course grades in accordance with the Student Grade Appeal Policy, www.apsu.edu/policy. Once a degree has been posted to the transcript, the academic record is deemed complete and changes will not be made on grades earned prior to the posted degree. Policy 3033 details the procedure for appealing a grade. A student should first try to resolve the issue with the faculty member if possible. If this attempt is not agreeable, the student should then appeal in writing to the department chair in the area where the instructor is a member. The departmental assistant can provide information about the name of the department chair. If the situation is not resolved at this level, the student can then appeal to the dean of the college over that department. If the appeal needs to proceed further than the dean, the student may then contact the office of Academic Affairs at 931-221-7676. 217


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Other non-academic grievances The purpose of the University’s Non-Academic Grievance policy is to hear students’ grievances and complaints about the action and performance of University personnel in non-academic matters, to determine the validity of the grievance or complaint and to recommend resolution. See www.apsu.edu/policy. For assistance, please contact the Student Affairs office at 931-221-7341.

National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (SARA) Student Complaints Online students who reside out of state must follow the institution’s standard procedure for resolution of student grievances. If a resolution is not met by following Austin Peay State University’s complaint process, students may file the complaint with the SARA portal agency (http://nc-sara.org/states/TN ) in the institution’s home state. Online students who reside in state may not use SARA to complain about courses that are offered in state, the SARA complaint process only applies to courses taken out of state. Note: Complaints regarding grade appeals or student misconduct violations are excluded from SARA.

Statement of Grievance and State Law Violations Students should be aware that, should they have concerns or complaints about their program or their financial aid, this institution has a complaint procedure. (See Academic and Non-Academic Grievance Procedure contained herein.) To the extent possible, students should seek a resolution of such matters through the institution’s complaint procedure before involving others. Under Tennessee’s open records law, all or parts of complaints will generally be available for review upon request from a member of the public. Complaints of fraud, waste or abuse may be made by calling the Tennessee Comptroller’s Hotline for Fraud, Waste and Abuse at 1-800-232-5454. Students or prospective students who which to file a complaint related to accreditation may contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

Complaints of Accreditation Austin Peay State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s and education specialist degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Austin Peay State University. The Commission is to be contacted only if there is evidence that appears to support an institution’s significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard.

APSU POLICIES & GUIDELINES Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources Policy Purpose The purposes of this policy include: 1) To articulate the rights and responsibilities of persons using information technology resources owned, leased or administered by Austin Peay State University (APSU); 2) To protect the interests of users and APSU; and 3) To facilitate the efficient operation of APSU information technology systems. General Information The primary purpose of Austin Peay State University’s information technology resources is to enhance and support the educational mission of the University. Access to the University’s technology resources is a privilege granted to University 218


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students, faculty, staff, contractors and approved guests. These resources include, but are not limited to: computer hardware, software, computer accounts, e-mail accounts and local area networks, as well as connections to other computer networks via the Internet. Users are expected to use these resources in a responsible manner. Restrictions A. All users shall comply with the APSU Policy 4:029, Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources, which may be found at the following URL: (www.apsu.edu/policy). Said APSU policy (and any subsequent versions thereof) is hereby fully incorporated and made a part of this university policy. B. All users must not use Information Technology Resources for the following: 1) Entering, without authorization, into any account to use, read and transfer or change contents in any way; 2) Impersonating/misrepresenting another individual’s computer account or e-mail user name; 3) Using computing resources to interfere with the work of other students, faculty, staff or University officials; 4) Using computing facilities to send obscene, abusive, threatening, defamatory or harassing messages; 5) Using computing resources for activities not directly related to academic or research endeavors in such a way that it causes disruption in a University lab or classroom; 6) Using computing resources to interfere with the normal operation of University computing systems and connected networks including, but not limited to: introducing viruses, flooding the network with messages or unfairly monopolizing resources that result in the exclusion of others; 7) Using University computing resources for personal profit or commercial purposes; 8) Using University- or state-owned equipment and or resources to access obscene or illegal material via the Internet; or 9) Using University computer resources to illegally disperse or receive copyrighted or protected software and or software resources. Consequences Intentional failure to comply with this policy will result in action that may include suspension of user privileges or other disciplinary action, including suspension or expulsion from the University or termination of University employment. In addition, violations may result in referral for prosecution by local, state or federal authorities. Privacy Considerations The University reserves the right to view or scan any file, e-mail or software stored on University- or state-owned systems or transmitted over University networks. All users should be aware that e-mail messages are written records that could be subject to review with just cause and may be subject to Freedom of Information Act requests. When required by law, court order, or subpoena, e-mail or computer files may be disclosed to the appropriate authorities. Computer users will receive notice of such disclosures. *APSU computer users are encouraged to become familiar with the Austin Peay State University Electronic Communication Guidelines, which can be accessed at the following website: www.apsu.edu/pr-marketing.

Guidelines for Use of APSU Computer Labs Purpose This section describes the different types of computer facilities available, defines who may use these facilities and provides guidelines for acceptable use. These guidelines are intended to cover information which all facilities hold in common. Each facility may supplement these campus-wide guidelines with individual department or unit procedures or protocols to meet specific administrative or academic needs. Violations of These Guidelines Disciplinary actions for violating any provisions of these guidelines shall be governed by the applicable provision of the Code of Student Conduct found in the APSU Student Handbook. 219


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Sanctions for violation of these guidelines may include revocation or suspension of computer access privileges in addition to any other sanctions permitted under the Code of Student Conduct and APSU policy on Information Technology Resources (www.apsu.edu/policy). Violations of law may also be referred for criminal or civil prosecution. Resources covered by these guidelines include host computer systems, personal computers and workstations, computer peripherals, communications networks, software, removable media and files. The use of these resources is governed by federal and state law, as well as by Austin Peay State University policies and procedures. The University may monitor access to any of these resources in order to ensure security of its systems and networks and to enforce University policies. Monitoring and Inspection of Electronic Records Electronic records sent, received or stored on computers owned, leased, or administered by APSU is the property of Austin Peay. As the property of APSU, the content of such records, including electronic mail, is subject to inspection by APSU personnel. While APSU does not routinely do so, APSU is able and reserves the right to monitor and/or log all network activity of users without notice, including all e-mail and Internet communications. Users should have no reasonable expectation of privacy in the use of these resources. Description of Facilities The locations of computer facilities, as well as each facility’s guidelines, procedures, equipment and hours may be found at www.apsu.edu/information-technology/computer-lab. In addition, this information shall be clearly posted inside and/or outside each facility. Different types of computer facilities exist on this campus. Some APSU computer facilities are designated as open access, while some are specialized departmental facilities used for classes and, occasionally, function as open access. Some facilities have posted hours and are staffed by attendants, while others have no posted hours and are only opened as needed. Open labs include campus network and Internet connections, which require a sign-in or identification procedure to ensure that only currently enrolled APSU students use the facility. Users should check each individual facility’s procedures or protocols for specific information. Users and Their Responsibilities Access to APSU’s computer labs is limited to currently enrolled APSU students. Exceptions are made for APSU academic pursuits and approved workshops, seminars or other special events. Users are responsible for ethical use of APSU computer resources, including both honesty in their academic pursuits and respect for others who share these resources. If requested, users should be prepared to sign in and/or may be requested to present a valid APSU picture ID when they enter a computing facility. Guidelines for Use A. Access to resources in computing facilities Computers for individual use are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. APSU computing and networking resources are limited; therefore, the first priority should be the fulfillment of academic instructional objectives for students using the computer facilities. Users may be asked to justify the academic legitimacy of their activities to lab management. Users should be aware of state and federal laws governing the distribution and display of obscene materials (APSU Policy 4:029). Students engaged in non-academic pursuits may be asked by attendants to relinquish machines for students who need to do work for their classes. Some computers are reserved for specific purposes because of special features such as an attached plotter or specialized software. These computers are clearly identified in each facility, and students needing those resources shall have priority on those machines. B. Care of computing resources Malfunctioning equipment should be reported immediately to the attendant or manager in charge of the facility. The consumption of foods and beverages, including bottled water, is prohibited except in designated areas. Computers are configured according to the needs of students and faculty/staff. Users must not change hardware or software 220


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configuration settings. Users who have suggestions for a hardware or software configuration change should speak to the person who manages the facility. Users are expected to exercise good judgment when submitting printing tasks and take proper care of the computers, printers and all other equipment found in the facilities (see section C, below). C. Reducing wasteful use of paper and printing supplies Users are expected to be conservative in their use of paper and to exercise discretion when printing documents to prevent waste of expensive printing materials. Because color cartridges are costly, users must be prudent when sending print jobs to color printers. Users should submit the print command only once to avoid printing multiple copies of a document. Users should allow adequate time to ensure a successful print job before re-sending a print command. Users who need multiple copies of a document must use a photocopying machine for duplication of documents. Coinoperated photocopiers are available in the Woodward Library (during library hours) as well as in the Printing Services center at APSU, which can be accessed via an exterior door of the Woodward Library building (during normal work hours). Users are urged to use the “print preview” command before submitting a print job. Blank pages that appear in the “print preview” result should be deleted before the print job is sent. Users should make sure they have sent their printing job to the correct printer. To do this, instead of immediately clicking on the printer icon, users should click the “File” command in the main menu toolbar and then select “Print,” which will open the Print dialog box where settings can be checked and adjusted before sending a print command. Users must only print materials of academic relevance or co-curricular significance. Users should notify the lab attendant if the printer has failed to respond correctly after the first print command. If users have submitted an incorrect print job, they should notify the lab attendant so that the attendant can attempt to cancel the job. Users should save personal e-mail, Web pages and any kind of academically irrelevant materials to removable media, such as jump/thumb drives, external hard drives, CD-R or CD-RW disks. D. Respect for others using the facilities Those using the facilities should work quietly. Loud conversations and disruptive behavior disturb others who are trying to do academic work. Users may not encroach on others’ use of computing resources. Such activities include, but are not limited to, sending harassing messages, introducing viruses or anything else which damages software or hardware and misrepresenting one’s identity in electronic communication. Persons who are disruptive in computer lab facilities will be asked to leave immediately. The lab attendant may summon the lab supervisor or the faculty advisor if a student refuses to leave. Campus security may be summoned to the facility if a user poses a threat to the safety of the facility. Repeated incidents of disruptive or harassing behavior will result in loss of computer use privileges. E. Skills needed to use APSU facilities Campus computer labs are primarily self-service facilities. Users are responsible for learning the skills necessary to use the computer applications. Software documentation and manuals may be made available to users in some facilities. The lab attendant’s responsibilities include (a) insuring that users properly sign in and sign out; (b) troubleshooting hardware; (c) correcting printer malfunctions; and (d) enforcing these lab guidelines. In addition to these primary responsibilities, attendants may be able to provide limited assistance to users based on the attendant’s knowledge of specific software. F. Software and data on APSU computer lab facilities Only software owned by or licensed to Austin Peay State University shall reside on campus lab computers. All applicable copyright laws and licenses must be observed. No software or “freeware” shall be installed on any APSU lab computer without express permission from the facility manager. Users must save their work to removable media, such as jump/ thumb drives, external hard drives, and CD-R or CD-RW disks. 221


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G. Obscene materials The distribution and display of obscene materials is prohibited by the laws of Tennessee (see Tenn. Code Ann. § 39-17902). Obscene materials are defined under Tennessee law (see T.C.A. § 39-17-901(10)) as those materials which: a) The average person applying contemporary community standards would find that the work, taken as a whole, appeals to the prurient interest; b) The average person applying contemporary community standards would find that the work depicts or describes, in a patently offensive way, sexual conduct; and the work, taken as a whole, lacks serious literary, artistic, political or scientific value. Federal law (18 U.S.C. 2252) prohibits the distribution across state lines of child pornography. H. Students with disabilities Computers on campus are open for student use on a first come, first served basis. Some facilities provide stations for users with disabilities. When users identify themselves as disabled and request immediate access, they shall be given access to a designated station only if a vacant computer is available for the student who is being relocated. The policy statement also available at www.apsu.edu/policy.

Illegal Downloading All Austin Peay State University students, faculty and staff should be aware that it is illegal to acquire (via digital or other form of transfer) any copyrighted material unless you have legally purchased or have otherwise obtained the express permission of the copyright holder. Copyrighted material includes, but is not limited to, music, videos, books, images and software. With the advancement in technology and easy access via the internet to music, videos, books, images and software programs, and programs with which to copy the material, you may not be aware whether certain material may be legally copied or not. A helpful list of types of copyright protected material and copyright laws can be found at www.copyright.gov.

Sustainability at APSU and Pharos Sustainability is a priority at APSU involving people, economics and the environment working together for a healthier world today and for future generations. Since 2007, more than 30 projects have been implemented to help make APSU a greener campus. The most recent project is called Pharos, a print management system, adopted to save paper and money. Saving paper not only saves trees, it saves the planet from acid rain, carbon dioxide emissions causing global warming, and over use of water (it takes three gallons of water to make one sheet of paper). APSU has also been designated a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation meaning we plant trees and care for them. Every spring on Earth Day APSU celebrates by “Painting the Campus Red,” when faculty, staff and students gather to plant red perennial plants throughout campus. To learn more about the Sustainable Campus Fee Committee (SCFC), visit www.apsu. edu/governance/committees/sustainablefee.

APSU Policy on Smoking All smoking is prohibited on the APSU campus, except in designated locations. APSU promotes a healthy, sanitary environment free from tobacco smoke in University facilities, grounds and state owned vehicles. Regardless of whether classes are in session, this policy prohibits smoking in all buildings, grounds and state-owned vehicles 24 hours a day, year round. People who want to use smoke-free tobacco products may do so 30 feet from each building exit and entrance. Smoke-free tobacco product use is prohibited in University buildings and state-owned vehicles. Employee violations of this policy should be reported to the appropriate supervisor. Student violations of this policy should be reported to the Office of Student Affairs. There shall be no reprisals against anyone reporting violations of this policy. (See APSU Policy 99:022 and campus smoking map at www.apsu.edu/map.) 222


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Inclement Weather Policy During severe inclement weather, the University will remain open, classes will be held, and the faculty and staff will be expected to perform their normal duties. Unless a modified schedule or an official closing due to catastrophic conditions (such as loss of heat, power outage, etc.) is announced over AP Alert, the APSU website, radio or TV broadcasts, employees are expected to report for work and students are expected to attend class. In cases of severe inclement weather or hazardous roads, students are to exercise their own judgment in making decisions about class attendance. For more information, visit www.apsu.edu/police.

Student Medical Emergencies If you have a medical emergency on campus, call 911 immediately. Campus police will arrive and assist you in obtaining appropriate medical care.

Discrimination, Harassment, and Affirmative Action Austin Peay State University is committed to a nondiscriminatory philosophy that extends to all constituents. To ensure the realization of this goal and be supportive of its educational philosophy, the University has developed a plan for providing equal employment opportunity, as well as affirmative action for protected classes. In order for this plan to be effective, management at all levels must make positive contributions to implementing it. This affirmative action plan commits the University to comply with all pertinent legislation, regulations and executive orders in providing affirmative action, as well as equal employment opportunities. Austin Peay State University does not discriminate against students, employees, or applicants for admission or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, age, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or any other legally protected class in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies. Austin Peay State University prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Director of Affirmative Action, 601 College Street, Browning Building/Room 7A, Clarksville, TN 37044, bryantsm@apsu.edu. The following person has been designated to serve as the institution’s Title IX Coordinator to monitor and oversee Title IX complaints: Director of Affirmative Action, 601 College Street, Browning Building/Room 7A, Clarksville, TN 37044, bryantsm@ apsu.edu. Students may also contact the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs/Dean of Students in Morgan University Center Room 206, 931-221-7341, singletong@apsu.edu.

Reporting of Rape Allegations In compliance with the Robert “Robbie” Nottingham Campus Crime Scene Investigation Act of 2004, all APSU staff and faculty are required by law to report to APSU Campus Police, for investigation, any information they receive that any degree of rape or sexual assault has occurred on property owned or controlled by the University. The only persons granted an exception to this requirement to report allegations of rape to the police are licensed counselors and licensed medical professionals who have received a report of such allegations while performing their official duties as an employee of the University. Details of this act may be accessed via the APSU Campus Police website at www.apsu.edu/police.

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The Federal Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act The Federal Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act and the Tennessee College and University Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act of 2002 require that whenever a sex offender becomes employed, enrolls as a student or volunteers at an institution of higher education in the state of Tennessee, he or she must complete or update the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) sexual offender registration/monitoring form and deliver it to TBI headquarters in Nashville. As defined in section 40-39-102 of the Tennessee Code, a “sexual offender” means a person who is, or has been, convicted in this state of committing a sexual offense or who is, or has been, convicted in another state or another country, or who is or has been convicted in a federal or military court, of committing an act which would have constituted a sexual offense if it had been committed in this state. A “sexual offense” means the commission of acts including but not limited to aggravated and statutory rape, sexual battery, sexual exploitation of a minor, aggravated prostitution and kidnapping. Both acts designate certain information concerning a registered sexual offender as public information and therefore amend and supercede the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and other federal and state laws that previously prohibited the disclosure of such personal information. Since the laws require the publication of information pertaining to sexual offenders employed, enrolled or volunteering at an educational institution, said publication does not constitute grounds for a grievance or complaint under institutional policies or procedures.

Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence/Dating Violence/Stalking Under Title IX, and as a standard for the Student Code of Conduct, Austin Peay State University is committed to providing a safe learning and working environment. In compliance with federal law, specifically the Jeanne Clery Act (Clery Act) and the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act (SaVE Act), Austin Peay State University has adopted policies and procedures to prevent and respond to incidents of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking. These guidelines apply to all members of the APSU community (students, faculty, and staff) as well as contractors and visitors. Austin Peay State University will not tolerate sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence or stalking in any form. Such acts of violence are prohibited by APSU policy, as well as state and federal laws. Individuals who the university determines more likely than not engaged in these types of behaviors are subject to penalties up to and including dismissal or separation from APSU, regardless of whether they are also facing criminal or civil charges in a court of law. For more information on Sexual Misconduct and Title IX Guidelines, visit www.apsu.edu/student-affairs.

Drug and Alcohol Policy Policy on Alcohol and Other Illicit Drugs Austin Peay State University strictly prohibits the use, possession, or distribution of alcohol and other illicit drugs. See APSU Policy: 3:014, 5:051 and Code of Student Conduct. Philosophy Austin Peay State University’s fundamental purpose is to produce educated men and women equipped to use their abilities productively and wisely. The curricula and extra-curricular activities of the University are routes to intellectual maturity and means to the development of ideas, insights, values and competencies which form a permanent, personal capacity for thought and action. The University strives to provide an environment for students to construct their own education and to acquire the means of making self-education the rewarding enterprise of a lifetime, enabling them to become effective agents of social change. An environment free of the illegal or abusive use of alcohol or other drugs by members of the academic community encourages this educational development. Therefore, Austin Peay State University is committed to having a 224


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campus that is free of alcohol and other drug use. In keeping with its primary purpose, Austin Peay will utilize educational strategies as its major approach to the problem of alcohol and other drug use. It is important, however, that everyone be aware that any member of the University community who uses illegal drugs or abuses any drug including alcohol may be subject to prosecution and punishment by the civil authorities and to disciplinary proceedings by the University. Austin Peay’s interest in punishing offenders is not punitive but rather to establish clear limits of conduct for all members of the campus community. This policy does NOT punish people who seek rehabilitation. All information provided by people who voluntarily avail themselves of alcohol or other drug counseling or rehabilitation services will be confidential. It will NOT be used against the individual seeking assistance. Policy on Substance Abuse It is the policy of this institution that the unlawful manufacture, distribution, acquisition, possession, or use of alcohol and illegal drugs on the APSU campus, on property owned or controlled by APSU, or as part of any activity of APSU is strictly prohibited. Austin Peay is dedicated to the pursuit and dissemination of knowledge and, as such, expects all members of the academic community to behave in a manner conducive to that end. The highest standards of personal and professional conduct must be maintained by faculty, staff, and students. Illegal or abusive use of alcohol and other drugs by members of the University community adversely affects the mission of the University and is prohibited. Accordingly, Austin Peay State University adopts the following policy, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. The policy is intended to accomplish the following 1. Prevent substance abuse through strong educational efforts; 2. Encourage and facilitate the use of counseling services and rehabilitation programs by those members of the University community who require assistance in stopping substance abuse; and, 3. Discipline appropriately those members of the University community who engage in illegal substance-related behaviors. Educational Efforts to Prevent Substance Abuse In keeping with its primary mission of education, Austin Peay will conduct a strong educational program aimed at preventing drug abuse and illegal drug or alcohol use. Educational efforts shall be directed toward all members of the University community and will include information about the incompatibility of the use or sale of illegal substances with the goals of APSU, the health hazards associated with illegal drugs or alcohol use, the incompatibility of substance abuse with the maximum achievement of education, career and other personal goals and the potential legal consequences of involvement with illegal drugs or alcohol. Services to Prevent Substance Abuse Those faculty, staff, or students who seek assistance with a substance abuse-related problem shall be provided with information about alcohol and other drug counseling and rehabilitation services through APSU and also through community organizations. Those who voluntarily avail themselves of University services shall be assured that applicable professional standards of confidentiality will be observed. Disciplinary Actions to Prevent Substance Abuse Students, faculty and staff are responsible, as citizens, for knowing about and complying with the provisions of Tennessee law that make it a crime to possess, sell, deliver or manufacture those drugs designated collectively as “controlled substances� in 39-17-405-39-17-426 of the Tennessee Code Annotated. Any member of the University community who violates those laws is subject both to prosecution and punishment by the civil authorities and to disciplinary proceedings by the University. It is expected that APSU students, faculty, and staff who use or possess alcoholic beverages will do so as legally prescribed by the laws of the state of Tennessee, within the regulations of Austin Peay State University and live in a manner that does 225


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not disrupt the lives of others. A person whose conduct is outside these parameters will be subject to the judicial rules and procedures of the University. It is not “double jeopardy� for both the civil authorities and the University to proceed against and punish a person for the same specified conduct. The University will initiate its own disciplinary proceeding against a student or employee when the alleged conduct is deemed to affect the interests of the University. Sanctions will be imposed by the University in accordance with this policy, Staff Handbook, Faculty Handbook, Code of Student Conduct and other appropriate University policies. Students, faculty, and staff members of APSU with substance abuse problems are encouraged to take advantage of available diagnostic, referral, counseling and prevention services. However, employees and students availing themselves of these services will not be granted special privileges and exemptions from standard academic and student conduct requirements. Austin Peay will not excuse acts of misconduct committed by employees and students whose judgment is impaired due to substance use. Employees (This includes regular and temporary employees, student employees and employees working at the University under the guidelines of federal contract or grant. Compliance with the policy is considered a condition of employment under the terms of the employment.) As a condition of employment, each employee must abide by the terms of this statement and must notify the director of Human Resources of any criminal drug statute conviction for a violation occurring in the workplace no later than five days after such conviction. Failure to provide this notification within five days after conviction will result in termination of employment. A conviction includes a finding of guilt, a plea of nolo contendere, or imposition of a sentence by any state or federal judicial body. Possible disciplinary sanctions for failure to comply with this statement, other than notification, may include one or more of the following: 1. termination; 2. suspension; 3. mandatory participation in, and satisfactory completion of, a substance abuse program or rehabilitation program; and 4. recommendation for professional counseling. Students (This shall mean any person who is registered for study at Austin Peay State University for any academic period. A person shall be considered a student during any period that follows the end of an academic period which the student has completed until the last day for registration for the next succeeding regular academic period and during any period while the student is under suspension from the University.) Possible disciplinary sanctions for failure to comply with the terms of this statement may include one or more of the following: 1. expulsion; 2. suspension; 3. probation; and 4. mandatory educational program. In addition to the above, students may be required to participate in, and satisfactorily complete, a substance abuse program or rehabilitation program. Finally, in addition to imposed University sanctions, a student may be referred for criminal prosecution. mAs a condition for receiving federal Title IV financial aid, each student must certify that he/she will not engage in the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance and must notify the director of Student Financial Aid of any conviction within five days after such conviction. A student convicted of violating the regulation may lose his/her federally funded financial aid and may be subject to disciplinary action under the Code of Student Conduct.

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Drugs, Alcohol and Their Risks Types of Drugs and Health Risks Schedule I: Heroin, LSD, Peyote, Mescaline, Psilocybin (Shrooms), Other hallucinogens, Methaqualone (Quaaludes), Phencyclidine (PCP) and MDA. Health Risks: Psychologically and physically addictive; depression, withdrawal symptoms, convulsions, death, unpredictable behavior with hallucinogens; possible damage to unborn fetus. Schedule II: Morphine, Demerol, Codeine, Percodan, Percocet, Fentanyl, Dilaudid, Seconal, Nembutal, Cocaine, Amphetamines, and other opium, opium extracts and narcotics. Health Risks: Psychologically and physically addictive; withdraws symptoms, convulsions, respiratory failure, frequent accidents; possible damage to unborn fetus; death; cocaine and amphetamines increase blood pressure which can lead to irregular heartbeat and death; amphetamines can cause agitation, increase in body temperature, hallucinations, convulsions, possible death. Schedule III: Certain barbiturates such as amobarbital and codeine containing medicine such as Fiorinal #3, Doriden, Tylenol #3, Empirin #3 and codeine-based cough suppressants such as Tussionex and Hycomine and all anabolic steroids. Health Risks: Psychologically and physically addictive; potential liver damage, nausea and vomiting; dizziness, disorientation, shallow breathing, cold and clammy skin, coma, possible death; withdrawal symptoms — anxiety, tremors, insomnia, convulsion; possible damage to unborn fetus. Schedule IV: Barbiturates, narcotics, and stimulants, including Valium, Talwin, Librium Equanil, Darvon, Darvocet, Placidyl, Tranzene, Serax, Ionamin (yellow jackets). Health Risks: Psychologically and physically addictive; drowsiness, withdrawal symptoms — tremors, abdominal and muscle cramps, insomnia, anxiety, convulsions, possible death; possible damage to unborn fetus. Schedule V: Compounds that contain very limited amounts of codeine, dihdrocodeine, ethlmorphine, opium, and atropine, such as Terpine Hydrate with codeine and Robitussin AC. Health Risks: Psychologically and physically addictive; nausea, gastrointestinal symptoms, drowsiness, withdrawal symptoms–runny nose, watery eyes, panic, chills, cramps, irritability, nausea; possible damage to unborn fetus. Schedule VI: Marijuana, THC, Hashish, Hash Oil, Tetrahydrocannabinol. Health Risks: Psychologically addictive; increased risk of lung cancer, bronchitis, and emphysema; contributes to heart disease, fatigue, paranoia, possible psychosis; withdrawal symptoms insomnia, hyperactivity and decreased appetite; depression of the immune system; decrease sperm count in men and irregular ovulation in women. Types of Alcohol: Unfortified wine is wine not more than 17% alcohol. Malt beer, 2 of 1% to Malt beverage is beer, 2 of 1% to 6% alcohol. Fortified wine is wine not more than 24% alcohol. Spirituous liquor is distilled spirits or ethylalcohol, including spirits of wine, whiskey, rum, brandy, gin, etc. Mixed beverage is a drink composed in whole or part of spirituous liquor. Health Risks: Psychologically and physically addictive; respiratory depression; depression of the immune system; increase risk of heart disease, cancer, accidents, hypertension; brain damage; liver damage; damage to the unborn fetus; impotence at high dosage levels.

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Alcohol and Other Drug Resources University Affiliated Resources • Campus Police SH, Ext. 7786 • Student Counseling Services, ARD 202, Ext. 6162 • Boyd Health Services, ARD 104, Ext .7107 • Housing/Residence Life and Dining Services, ML 121, Ext. 7444 • Office of Student Affairs, MUC 206, Ext. 7341 • First Call for Help Crisis Intervention Service, 931-552-4636, 1300 Madison St., Clarksville, TN 37040 • For more information about these offices, please see the Useful Information section in this handbook. Non-University Affiliated Resources Self-Help Groups • Al-Anon, Centerstone, 511 8th St., Clarksville, TN 37040, 931-920-7200 • Al-Anon of Middle Tennessee, 615-333-6066 Hotlines • Crisis Call Line, 24-hours, 931-648-1000 • Alcohol & Drug Treatment Hotline, 24-hour, 866-684-6303 • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 800-273-8255 • First Call for Help Crisis Intervention Service, 1300 Madison St., 931-552-4636 Treatment Centers — Chattanooga • Council for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services, 423-756-7644, 207 Spears Ave., Chattanooga, TN 37405 — Clarksville • Centerstone, 931-920-7200, 511 Eighth St., Clarksville, TN 37040 • Mental Health Cooperative, 931-645-5440 , 201 Uffelman Drive, Suite A, Clarksville, TN 37043 • Bradford Health Services, 931-542-9816 or 800-920-5085, 231 Dunbar Cave Road, Suite A, Clarksville, TN 37043 — Memphis • Comprehensive Counseling Network, 901-353-5440, 2150 Whitney Ave., Memphis, TN 38127 — Nashville • Alcohol and Drug Council, 615-269-0029, 2612 Westwood Drive, Nashville, TN 37204 • Bethlehem Centers of Nashville, 615-329-3386, 1417 Charlotte Ave., Nashville, TN 37203 • Cumberland Heights, 615-352-1757, 8283 River Road Pike, Nashville, TN 37209 • Centerstone, 615-460-4080, 4525 Harding Pike, Suites 226, 235, 236, Nashville, TN 37205 • Edgehill Center, 615-256-5108 , 935 Edgehill Ave., Nashville, TN 37203 • Meharry Medical College, 615-327-6000, 1005 Dr. D.B. Todd Jr. Blvd., Nashville, TN 37208 • Oasis Center, 615-327-4455, 1704 Charlotte Ave. Suite 200, Nashville, TN 37203 • Parthenon Pavilion, 2401 Parman Place, Nashville, TN 37203, 615-342-1400 or 615-342-1000 • Samaritan Recovery Community, 615-244-4802, 319 4th St., Nashville, TN 37206 • Vanderbilt Mental Health Center, 615-322-2427, 1601 23rd Ave. S., Nashville, TN 37203 • Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital, 615-320-3555, 1601 23rd Ave. S., Nashville, TN 37203 228


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BUILDINGS, DEPARTMENTS AND OFFICES Academic Affairs...................................................BR, 109 Academic Alert......................................................MX, 127 Academic Support Center.................................. MX, 124 Accounting ............................................................KB, 104 Accounting Services ............................................BR, 134 Accounts Payable .............................................. BR, 148B Accounts Receivable ............................................BR, 140 Admissions ....................................................... EL, Lobby Advisement Center for Undeclared Students................ ..............................................................................MUC, 210 Affirmative Action................................................. BR, 213 African American Cultural Center ...................... CL, 120 African-American Studies...................................HH, 220 Agriculture........................................................SSC, D232 Allied Health Sciences.....................................SSC, D232 Alumni Relations ........................................................PAC Art................................................................................... AD Arts and Letters, College of.................................HH, 132 Athletics ................................................................. DU, 141 Athletics-Academic Services.............................. DU, 201 Athletics-Ticket Office.......................................... DU, 141 Athletics-Trainer....................................................DU, 152 Austin Peay Center at Fort Campbell* ........................... ............................................................. Fort Campbell, Ky. Baptist Collegiate Ministry (BCM)* ........ 306 Drane St. Baseball .........................................Raymond Hand Park Basketball-men’s ..................................................DU, 129 Basketball-women’s.............................................DU, 231 Behavioral and Health Sciences, College of .....MC, 212 Biology ...............................................................SSC, D125 Blount Hall .....................................................................BH Book & Supply Store ..................................................CEH Business, College of..............................................KB, 104 Business Law, Economics, Gen. Bus. & Dec Sciences............. .................................................................................KB, 104 Business Office .....................................................BR, 134 Cafeteria......................................................................MUC Campus Police ...................................................... SH, 133 Career Services ...................................................MUC, 112 Castle Heights................................................................CH Catering Services............................................MUC, 326E Catholic Student Union* ...................... 744 Franklin St. Center for Teaching and Learning...........325 Drane St. Center for Service-Learning & Community Engagement............................................322 Home Ave. Center of Excellence for Field Biology...........SSC, D127 Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts........ CL, 140 Center of Excellence-Music Concert Theater................. ..............................................................................MMC, 135 Center of Excellence-Music Ticket Office..MC, L–obby Center of Excellence-Theater Ticket Office.................... ............................................................................TR, Lobby Center of Excellence-Zone 3..............................CL, 140C Cheerleaders ......................................................... DU, 141 Chemical Engineering Technology..................... TB, 105 Chemistry ........................................................ SSC, A308 Child Learning Center .................................................. SX Clinical Teaching Experiences, Office of .......... CX, 228 Coffee House, Einstein Bros Bagels................MUC, 216 College of Arts & Letters......................................HH, 132 College of Behavioral and Health Sciences ......MC, 212 College of Business...............................................KB, 104 College of Education ............................................CX, 210 College of Education-Certification Office........CX, 206 College of Graduate Studies ..........................MCR, 119A College of STEM..................................................... TB, 105 Communication..................................................MMC, 173 Community School of The Arts............................CL, 137 Computer Science & Information Technology............... ..........................................................................MMCS, 206 Counseling Center......................................................ARD Dance Studio.................................................... MH Studio Dean of Students...............................................MUC, 206 Dining Services/Chartwells..............................MUC, 216 Disability Services .............................................MUC, 210 Distance Education .......................................... MCR, 104 Economics .............................................................KB, 104 Education, College of ...........................................CX, 210 Educational Opportunity Center......................... EL, 333 Educational Specialties.......................................CX, 205 Einstein Bros Bagels..........................................MUC, 216 Emerald Hill (apartments)...........................................EH Employee Lounge.................................................BR, 215 English as a Second Language ......................MCR, 202 Enrollment Management & Academic Support ........... .................................................................................EL, 207 Environmental Education Center* .................................. .......................................................... (1991 Pickens Road) Extended Education ....................................... MCR, 119B Finance & Administration ....................................BR, 115 Finance, Management & Marketing ..................KB, 104 Financial Aid ..........................................................EL, 216 Fraternity and Sorority Affairs........................MUC, 208 Food Court..................................................................MUC Football..................................................................DU, 227 Fortera Stadium ......................................... Drane Street Geographic Information Systems (GIS)*........................ ..................................................................... 601 N. 2nd St. Geosciences .........................................................MC, 203 Golf - Men’s........................................................... DU, 102 Golf - Women’s......................................................DU, 176 Govs I.D. Card Center .............................. MUC info desk Graduate Admissions......................................MCR, 119A Graduate Studies, College of .........................MCR, 119A Grants & Sponsored Programs .........................MCR, 110 Greek Life ..........................................................MUC, 208 Greek Village.............................................550 Robb Ave.

Hand Village...................................................................HV Hand Stand Convenience Store (The)................HV, 113 Harvill Hall ..................................................................HVH Health Services ..........................................................ARD Health & Human Performance ..........................DU, 268 Hispanic Cultural Center....................................MUC, 213 History & Philosophy ......................................... HH, 340 Honors Program.................................Honors Commons Housing/Residence Life .......................................ML, 121 Human Resources ................................................. BR, 7C Information & Help Desk...............................MUC Lobby Information Technology.......................................BR, 12A Institutional Research & Effectiveness .............BR, 216 Institutional Review Board ................................KB, 203 Internal Audit* ...........................................................MSA International Education........................................ML, 215 International Student Recruitment Services................. ..............................................................................MCR, 103 Languages & Literature ........................................HH, 115 Learning Resource Center............................................ LB Library (Felix Woodward Library) ............................. LB Little Govs Child Learning Center .............................. SX Management & Marketing ..................................KB, 104 Mathematics and Statistics ..........................MMCS, 205 Meacham Apartments ................................................MA Medical Technology..........................................SSC, D125 Memorial Health...........................................................MH Middle College.............................................................. MX Military Science & Leadership.............................MH, 110 Military Student Center.....................................MUC, 120 Miller Hall .......................................................................ML Mobile Technology Center*..................... 601 N. 2nd St. Music .................................................................. MMC, 139 Music-Ticket Office.......................................MMC, Lobby Noncredit Programs............................................MCR, 118 Nursing, School of ................................................MC, 218 Observatory*.......................................1991 Pickens Road Office of the Registrar ..........................................EL, 316 Pace Alumni Center at Emerald Hill.........................PAC Peay Pod Convenience Store...........................MUC, 214 PELP & Leadership Studies...............Honors Commons Physical Plant..........................................................SH, 101 Physics & Astronomy ........................................... CL, 143 Post Office............................................................MUC, 119 President’s Office .................................................BR, 125 Printing Services....................................................LB, 124 Psychological Science & Counseling .................CL, 205 Public Relations & Marketing ............................BR, 206 Public Safety/Campus Police ............................. SH, 133 Procurement & Contracts* ......................... 505 York St. Radio Station - WAPX ...................................... MMC, 181 Registrar, Office of the..........................................EL, 316 ROTC .......................................................................MH, 110 School of Nursing .................................................MC, 218

234 SPECIAL NOTE: This map is accurate as of its publishing date. Changes may have occurred since publication. For the latest updates, visit www.apsu.edu.

Science & Mathematics, College of.................... TB, 105 Sevier Hall .................................................................. SVH Shipping & Receiving .......................................... SH, 167 Soccer ....................................................................DU, 228 Social Work ........................................................... CL, 140 Social Work - DCS Grant ..................................... CL, 103 Sociology ............................................................. MC, 205 Softball ..................................................................DU, 228 Sports Information ...............................................DU, 132 Starbucks........................................................................ LB Student Affairs ..................................................MUC, 206 Student Government Association....................MUC, 115 Student Life & Leadership.................................MUC, 211 Student Newspaper (The All State)..................MUC, 111 Subway.........................................................................CEH Technology Building..................................................... TB TECTA .................................................................. SX, 102A Telephone Services* .................................................MSA Tennessee Small Business Center .....................MCR, 111 Tennis, men’s & women’s .............................................TC Testing Center .......................................................EL, 202 The All State..........................................................MUC, 111 Theater & Dance....................................................TR, 224 Tickets, Athletics .................................................. DU, 141 Tickets, Creative Arts - Music & Theater....MMC Lobby Title III Grant ..............................................325 Drane St. Track & Cross Country..........................................DU, 317 Transfer Center ......................................................EL, 126 Tri-County Upward Bound*..................... 804 Polk Ave. TRIO Student Support Services ......................... EL, 337 Two Rivers Apartments................................................EH University Advancement ......................... Jenkins Bldg. University Attorney, Office of the........................BR, 151 University Center, Information Desk..........MUC, Lobby University Facilities...........................................MUC, 207 University Recreation .........................................REC, 112 Upward Bound (High School)*..................400 Ford St. Veterans Affairs .....................................................EL, 135 Volleyball-Women’s..............................................DU, 178 Water Education for Teachers (W.E.T.)..........SSC, D132 WAPX-FM................................................................... MMC Wesley Foundation .................................510 College St. Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center ...... ..................................................................................CL, 120 Women’s Studies ................................................ HH, 144 Zone 3 .................................................................... CL, 140 *Off-campus location not shown on map.

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