WSR 11-13-010

PROPOSED RULES

YAKIMA VALLEY

COMMUNITY COLLEGE

[ Filed June 3, 2011, 11:16 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 10-23-069.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: College housing, chapter 132P-156 WAC.

Hearing Location(s): Hopf Union Building, M. L. King Room, Yakima Valley Community College (YVCC), Yakima Campus, South 16th Avenue and Nob Hill Boulevard, Yakima, Washington 98902, on July 27, 2011, at 1:30 p.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: October 13, 2011.

Submit Written Comments to: Brady Mugleston, YVCC, P.O. Box 22520, Yakima, WA 98908-2520, e-mail bmugleston@yvcc.edu, fax (509) 574-4747, by July 25, 2011.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact disabilities support services, YVCC by July 25, 2011, TTY (509) 574-4677 or (509) 574-4961.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The purpose of this chapter is to establish procedures and reasonable rules to operate the college's student residence center. The current rule was promulgated in 1972 and has never been amended. Changes in the college's organizational structure, technical capability, equipment and staffing, and student discipline procedures necessitate updating the policy.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28B.50.140(7).

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 28B.50.140(7).

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Name of Proponent: YVCC, public.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Brady Mugleston, Student Residence Center, YVCC, 1113 South 14th Avenue, Yakima, WA, (509) 574-4880.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. This rule has no economic impact.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. We anticipate no costs generated by this rule.

June 3, 2011

Suzanne West

Rules Coordinator

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 72-2, filed 12/4/72)

WAC 132P-156-010   Purpose.   It is the purpose of this regulation to establish policies and procedures for application, fees, and discipline within the student residence center. In addition to the rules, regulations, and responsibilities as defined in the "Student Rights and Responsibilities" handbook, residence hall students are also subject to the rules and regulations as printed in the student residence center housing manual, contract, and application forms, which are available for review and inspection upon request from the student residence center manager.

[Order 72-2, 132P-156-010, filed 12/4/72.]


NEW SECTION
WAC 132P-156-015   Eligibility.   Eligibility to reside in the student residence center is generally limited to individuals enrolled in a minimum of five credits per academic term. Residency between terms is contingent upon documented intent to attend the subsequent term. After processing all student applicants, the student residence center manager may accept applications from college employees or other individuals on a space-available basis and are subject to the approval of the dean of student services. After meeting the needs of students and employees, applications from other individuals may be considered for short-term residence provided that the application submitted establishes a purpose aligned with the college mission.

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 72-2, filed 12/4/72)

WAC 132P-156-020   Application and agreements.   (1) ((Application to the student residence center shall be by application Form #9810.2 - which can be obtained from the manager by phone call (CH 8-2369) or by mail (Student Residence Center, 1113 South 14th Avenue, Yakima, Washington 98902) or in person at the student residence center.

(2) Application shall be completed and signed by the student with parents' signature)) A complete application includes the indicated housing deposit and all required signatures. A parent must sign where indicated if the student is a minor.

(((3) Application shall be sent to the student residence center with the indicated deposit.

(4))) (2) All terms and conditions of residency are ((mailed to applicant with date of occupancy on Form #9810.3)) included in the application and agreement packet available in the student residence center office.

(((5))) (3) Agreement with these terms of residency is indicated by signature of the student, and if a minor, by ((his)) parent((s)) or legal guardian.

(((6))) (4) Signed agreement as to terms must be returned to the student residence center manager prior to occupancy.

[Order 72-2, 132P-156-020, filed 12/4/72.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 72-2, filed 12/4/72)

WAC 132P-156-030   Fees.   (1) Fees are set before ((June)) July 1st of each year by the student residence center manager and approved by the board of trustees.

(2) Fees must be paid ((or arranged for on or)) before the first day of occupancy.

(3) Current fee schedules are ((to be found)) available in the student residence center office.

[Order 72-2, 132P-156-030, filed 12/4/72.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 72-2, filed 12/4/72)

WAC 132P-156-040   Discipline.   (1) ((Guides for)) Resident conduct ((are found in Form #9810.4,)) requirements are listed in the student residence center housing manual and the code of student rights and responsibilities, chapter 132P-33 WAC. The housing manual includes a disciplinary guide listing infractions of conduct, which is given to the student on occupancy.

(2) ((All violations of this guide are referred to the student residence center manager.

(3))) The student residence center manager or designee may ((counsel with)) direct the student as to proper conduct and/or refer the breach of conduct ((to the dormitory judicial council)) in accordance with procedures available in the housing manual.

(3) Alleged housing conduct violations are referred to the student residence center manager.

(4) ((The dormitory judicial council, operating under the current regulations of that council,)) The student residence center manager or designee will determine appropriate ((actions)) procedures or sanctions.

(5) Students receiving discipline ((by this group)) as a result of a housing conduct violation have ((all)) the right((s)) of appeal through the dean of student ((affairs to the president of the college)) services.

(6) Disciplinary sanctions assessed by the housing manager do not preclude additional procedures and sanctions in accordance with the code of student rights and responsibilities.

[Order 72-2, 132P-156-040, filed 12/4/72.]

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