2022-2023 Catalog Vol. 83 
    
    Jun 26, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog Vol. 83

Catalog Changes


Date Area Category Change Made
6/23/2022 Degrees and Awards Program Removed AA in Communication Studies (FOS)
4/4/2022 College Expenses Fees Added Technology Fee Section
4/4/2022 College Expenses Fees Removed Online Course Fee Section
3/29/2022 College Expenses   Updated Tuition and General Fees
2/14/2022 College Expenses Housing Removed Hollman, Memorial and Solons Halls

12/15/2021

Student Support Services   New Areas
11/16/2021 Student Rights and Responsibilities   New Areas
11/16/2021 Community Service and Outreach Activities   New Areas
11/17/2021 Information Technology   New Areas
10/28/2021 Academic Information and Regulations Required Notices   New Areas
11/18/2021 Safety and Transportation   New Areas
11/16/2021 Homepage Accreditation and Memberships Moved to Accreditation and Memeberships area
11/16/2021 General Information Vision of the Institution Mission of the Institution Strategic Priorities and Goals Historical Statement Locations Moved to Blinn College area
11/16/2021 General Information Summer Sessions/Minimester Deleted
12/15/2021 General Information Library Moved to Student Support Services Area
11/18/2021 General Information Required Notices Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Statement Moved to Required Notices area
11/16/2021 General Information Advantages Offered at Blinn College Moved to Admissions area
11/16/2021 General Information FERPA Moved to Students Rights and Responsibilities area
11/16/2021 General Information   Deleted Area
11/16/2021 Blinn College Letter from the Chancellor Moved to Homepage
11/16/2021 Blinn College Locations Deleted Workforce Education Center and added Agriculture and Workforce education Complex with addresses.
11/16/2021 Blinn College Strategic Priorities and Goals Dates deleted
11/16/2021 Admissions   New Area; Admissions and Records split into two areas - Admissions; Records and Registration
11/16/2021 Admissions Campus Services Office of Admissions and Records Deleted
11/16/2021 Admissions Admissions Requirements Condensed and linked to Administrative Regulations
11/16/2021 Admissions International Students Condensed and linked to International Admissions Requirements and Administrative Regulations
11/16/2021 Admissions Auditing Courses Added from College Expenses Area
11/16/2021 Admissions Transcripts for Admissions Purposes Added
11/16/2021 Admissions Bacterial Meningitis Immunization Added
11/16/2021 Admissions TSIA: Texas Success Initiative Assessment Updated testing requirements
11/16/2021 Admissions Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) Exemptions Deleted
11/16/2021 Admissions Credit by Examination Updated Conditions for AP and CLEP Subject Examinations
11/16/2021 Admissions Academic Advising Requirement Added from Student Services Area
11/16/2021 Admissions New Student Registration Added
11/16/2021 Admissions International Student Orientation Added
11/16/2021 Admissions On-Campus Bookstore (Brenham & Bryan) Added
11/16/2021 Admissions Transfer Dispute Resolution Added
11/16/2021 Admissions Credit for Military and Apprenticeship Coursework Added
11/16/2021 Admissions Credit by Exam and Prior Learning Assessment Advancement for Occupational and Technical Programs Added
11/16/2021 Records and Registration   New Area; Admissions and Records split into two areas - Admissions; Records and Registration
11/16/2021 Records and Registration Enrollment Services Admissions Requirements Admissions Testing Requirements Advising Requirements TSI: Texas Success Initiative Assessment Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) Exemptions Credit By Examination Moved to Admissions
11/16/2021 Records and Registration Disclosure of Student Records Updated processes associated with disclosure of records
11/16/2021 Records and Registration Change of Student File Data, including Name or Address Updated process to change student file data
11/16/2021 Records and Registration Residency Status of Students Updated Texas Administrative Code references Added eligible non-citizen information Updated Residency Reclassification Process
11/16/2021 Records and Registration Grades Added “M” and “PIA” grades and descriptions
11/16/2021 Records and Registration Grade Change Deleted
11/16/2021 Records and Registration Academic Fresh Start Deleted
11/16/2021 Records and Registration Scholastic Probation or Suspension Clarified policy
11/16/2021 Records and Registration Disciplinary Probation Move to Students Rights and Responsibilities
11/16/2021 Records and Registration Registration/Adding Courses New Section
11/16/2021 Records and Registration Blinn Online Added
11/16/2021 Records and Registration Class Modalities Added
11/16/2021 Records and Registration Parts of Term Added
11/16/2021 Records and Registration The Impact of a Drop on Student Grades Added 4-week terms
11/16/2021 Records and Registration Graduation/Achievement Awards Added
11/16/2021 Records and Registration Posthumous Degree Added, new
11/16/2021 Records and Registration Student Complaints Student Rights and Responsibilities Moved to “Student Rights and Responsibilities” section
12/15/2021 Student Services Room Assignments Added additional requirement to receive room assignment
12/15/2021 Student Services Refunds Corrected refund policy
12/15/2021 Student Services Residence Halls Deleted room amenities that were no longer available
11/16/2021 Degrees and Awards General Degree and Certificate Requirements Requirements for every degree and certificate were consolidated into a single list
11/16/2021 Degrees and Awards Associate of Arts and Associate of Science Degrees Descriptions of the two degrees were provided and specific degree requirements for these degrees were listed
11/16/2021 Degrees and Awards Associate of Applied Science Degree Description of the degree was provided and specific degree requirements were listed
11/16/2021 Degrees and Awards Certificates Description of certificate was provided
11/16/2021 Degrees and Awards Occupational Skills Awards Added OSA section with description
11/16/2021 Degrees and Awards Experiential Learning and Professional Certification Removed redundant wording and combined with evaluation of credit
11/16/2021 Degrees and Awards Procedure for Evaluation and Acceptance of Credit Removed from catalog because it was combined with experiential learning and professional certification
11/16/2021 Degrees and Awards Degrees and Awards Removed obsolete degrees/certificates and added new degrees/certificates
11/16/2021 Degrees and Awards Transfer of Credit Added
12/15/2021 Student Services ODS and Counseling Combined Disability Services and Mental Health Counseling information and made district wide
12/15/2021 Student Services Campus Safety Parking and Traffic Regulations Moved to Safety and Transportation area
10/28/2021 Academic Information and Regulations Class Modalities Added category
10/28/2021 Academic Affairs   Deleted area
10/28/2021 Academic Regulations   Deleted Area
10/28/2021 Academic Affairs Student Course Loads and Excess Hours Process to Request Override and Registration Recording of Class Lectures Makeup Examinations Expulsion of Students from Class Denial of Entry to Class Moved to Academic Information and Regulations Added board Policy links
10/28/2021 Academic Affairs Texas Common Course Numbering System Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual Workforce Education Course Manual Moved to Courses
10/28/2021 Academic Affairs Blinn Online ID Moved to Student Services
10/28/2021 Academic Affairs Student E-Mail Accounts Print Management System Information Technology/ Copyright Procedure Moved to Information Technology
10/28/2021 Academic Affairs Tobacco Use Alcohol and Drug Use Policy Moved to Students Rights and Responsibilities Added board Policy links
10/28/2021 Academic Affairs Scholastic Integrity Inciviility Protocol Procedure Moved to Academic Information and Regulations Shortened and added board Policy links
10/28/2021 Academic Regulations Attendance Moved to Academic Information and Regulations Added board Policy links
10/28/2021 Academic Regulations Student Dress Code Moved to Student Rights and Responsibilities
10/28/2021 Academic Regulations Academic Honors Blinn Student Identification Card Moved to Student Services
10/28/2021 Academic Information and Regulations Class Modalities New Category Copied from Admissions
10/28/2021 Academic Information and Regulations Grades New Category Linked to Registration and Records
10/28/2021 Academic Information and Regulations Final Grade Dispute New Category Added board Policy links
11/16/2021 Accreditation and Memberships Workforce Accreditation Changed Non-Credit Healthcare Accreditation, including adding NHA, PTCB Added NCCER to Construction Trades
11/16/2021 Student Rights and Responsibilites Student Conduct Added Student Conduct Heading with URL for Student Conduct homepage
11/16/2021     Added link to Dress Code Policy
11/16/2021     Moved Student Rights and Responsibilites: Student Conduct Policy under the Student Conduct Heading
11/16/2021     Removed Disciplinary Probation from Records and Registration and placed it under Student Conduct
11/16/2021     Added Student Conduct Code of Conduct with URL link
11/16/2021   Student Rights and Responsibilites: Student Experession Policy Changed the heading to Student Rights and Responsibilites: Instituitonal Diversity & Equity
11/16/2021     Added the department info and URL to Insitutional Diversity & Equity homepage
11/16/2021   Student Welfare: Freedom from Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Policy Changed “welfare” in the heading to “Title IX”
11/16/2021     Delete the “note” information and replaced it with Title IX Statement and Student Title IX URL for homepage
11/16/2021     Changed Dr. Graves title to Dean, Title IX, Instiutional DIversity, & Equity
11/16/2021     Added URL to bottom of page
11/16/2021 Scholarships   Added new scholarships
11/16/2021     Added Link for Blinn College Scholarships
11/16/2021     Updated contact information
11/16/2021     Added outside scholarship information
11/16/2021 Financial Aid   Updated contact information
11/16/2021   How to Apply Updated dates and links.
11/16/2021   Disbursement of Aid Clarified disbursemnent of aid
11/16/2021   Satisfactory Academic Progress(SAP) removed information and inserted hyperlink.
11/16/2021   VA Education Benefit Programs updated contact information
11/16/2021     Clarified information
12/15/2021 Student Services Academic Advising Separated Academic Advising and Counseling
12/15/2021     Listed the campuses and contact information
12/15/2021     Updated general information
12/15/2021      
11/18/2021 College Expenses Auditing a Class Deleted- Moved to Admissions
11/18/2021   Testing Fees Updated Fees
11/18/2021   Blinn College Park Apartments Updated Room Rent Rates