General Policies

Non-Discrimination Policy

Bloomfield College admits students of any race, creed, age, sex, or national origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally available at the College. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, age, physical handicap, sex, sexual orientation, or national origin in the administration of educational or admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, or athletic or other College-administered programs.

Bloomfield College is committed to the principle of non-discrimination, as set forth in the regulations of Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972.

Americans with Disabilities Act Policy

Assurance of equal educational opportunity rests upon legal foundations established by federal law, specifically the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 including Section 504, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 2010.

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 - also called the Buckley Amendment - provides that colleges and schools may NOT release information about students or provide access to student records (with certain exceptions listed in the statute) without students' written consent. This law makes it possible for students to examine their records by making an appointment with the Registrar. Those who wish to see their student personnel records should contact the Dean of Students. Students who wish to challenge the contents of academic files should contact the Registrar. Those who wish to contest student personnel records should contact the Judiciary Board.

Academic Regulations and Procedures

The Academic Regulations and Procedures set forth in this Catalog constitute student rights and responsibilities. The College assumes every student is acquainted with them. Failure to note the regulations will never excuse non-compliance.

Bloomfield College Campus Photography and Film Policy

Bloomfield College reserves the right to photograph or film its constituent groups while they are on campus. Imagery will be utilized in publications, catalogs, posters, advertisements, recruitment materials, promotional materials, event materials, development materials, social media, the college's website, and various other purposes. Groups the college will film or take photographs of include faculty, staff, and students. Photography and filming will include teaching, learning, clinical courses, campus life, additional activities, as well as casual and portrait imagery. Photographs and film may be distributed to local, state, or national media for promotional purposes. Bloomfield College will archive photographs and film, including digital media, and they will remain available for use by the college without time limitations or restrictions. The college reserves the right to alter photography and film for creative purposes. Faculty, staff, and students who wish for their images to not be used in the manner described in this policy should contact the Department of Marketing ( Faculty staff, and students are advised that individuals in public places legally have no expectation of privacy and are subject to being photographed by third parties. Bloomfield College has no control over the use of images taken by third parties, including the news media covering college activities.

The College reserves the right to change its regulations, schedule of classes, procedures, courses of study, and schedule of fees without previous notice.

Note: The procedures outlined in this Catalog shall be followed by all students irrespective of first date of attendance at Bloomfield College.

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