3.7.2 Program Termination

Revised: October 1, 2012; October 1, 2017; October 30, 2020

Once the decision to close a program has been made, the Vice President of Academic Affairs will notify the Dean of Instruction, the Dean of Planning and Research and the Associate Vice President of Student Services who will advise college recruiting, admissions, advising, financial aid, and registration staff that the program is no longer available. The SACSCOC Liaison, who is also the Dean of Planning and Research, will notify the Commission on Colleges and provide them with all relevant details related to closing the program. The Vice President of Academic Affairs also notifies the Director of Marketing and Public Relations to terminate all marketing efforts in that program. The Director of Career Services will be available to assist any student who chooses to consider alternate academic programs. The Vice President of Academic Affairs also notifies the President and the board of trustees. A formal notice to terminate the curriculum program is signed by the President and Board of Trustee’s Chair and submitted to the NCCCS office to process the program termination.

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