Remnant University

Student Policies

Student Records Policy

The permanent records of students at Remnant University shall consist of files in the Academic Office, and the Office of Student Services, and placement folder. All information collected on students during attendance at the college shall be retained during the time of attendance at Remnant University and for seven years thereafter. Student may examine their academic records by contacting the Academic Office to make an appointment.

After seven years Remnant University will maintain only the following:

(1) the application for admission
(2) the academic records, including a listing of courses attempted, credits, grades, quality points earned;
(3) the transcripts, which will list courses attempted, credits earned, grades, and quality points, date of graduation, degree awarded;
(4) the placement file;
(5) the student financial account.

Non-discrimination Policy

All aspects of Remnant University’s programs will be administered in compliance with Titles VI and VIII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended; Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended; the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.

No individual will be excluded from participation in, denial benefits of, subjected to discrimination under or denied employment in the administration of or in connection with Remnant University programs because of race, color, age, disability, citizenship, handicap or political affiliation.

Remnant University’s commitment is that participation in any program shall be open to citizens and national if the United States, lawfully admitted refugees and parolees and other individuals authorized by the Attorney General to work in the United States.
Remnant University’s commitment is that no individual will be intimidated, threatened, coerced, or discriminated against because of filing a complaint, furnishing information or assisting or participating in any manner in an investigation, compliance review, hearing or any other activity related to the administration of Remnant University’s programs.

Drug Free Work Place Policy

Remnant University has a policy of maintaining a Drug-free Workplace. All employees and students are hereby notified that the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensing, possession or use of a controlled substance is prohibited in this institutions workplace. Remnant University requires that its campus, faculty, staff, and student be drug free.

Remnant University also considers tobacco to be habit-forming and addictive and strictly prohibits smoking or the usage of other tobacco substances while on any of the campuses or while attending other institution related activities.

The workplace is defined as any classrooms, hallways, restrooms, parking, or storage areas that are connected to the main campus at 6712 Bright Ave. Whittier, CA. 90601, or any location outside of the main campus where Remnant University programs or courses are discussed or promoted.

 

Sexual Harassment Policy

1. Sexual harassment is a violation of Section 503 of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. It is the Remnant University’s policy that all its employees have a right to work in an environment free from sexual harassment in any form. Such conduct (sexual harassment) may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.

2. These procedures clarify definitions of acquaintance rape and sexual assault, outlines the steps the institution is taking toward education, prevention, and treatment, sets forth disciplinary procedures that may occur when acquaintance rape/sexual assault has taken place on the campus, and explains resources available to Remnant University students who are victims/survivors of acquaintance rape/sexual assault.

3. No manager or supervisor (instructor) shall threaten or insinuate, either explicitly or otherwise to an employee that refusal to submit to sexual advances will adversely affect the employee’s employment, assignment, promotion, transfer, evaluation, wages, or any other term or condition of employment /enrollment.

4. Sexual Harassment is defined as:

a) Unwelcome physical or verbal contact

b) Sexually explicit language or gestures

c) Uninvited or unwanted sexual advances

d) An offensive overall environment, including the use of vulgar language, the presence of sexually explicit photographs or other materials, and the telling of sexual stories or jokes. No employee shall threaten or insinuate, either explicitly or otherwise that refusal to submit to sexual advances will adversely affect the entrance or participation in a program.

5. Acquaintance rape is defined as forced, manipulated, or coerced sexual contact by someone the victim knows. Under California law, acquaintance rape is a crime the law makes no distinction between sexual assault by strangers or acquaintances. Any forced sexual conduct including forced touching and fondling is also a crime under California law. Under this law, consent cannot be given by someone under the age of 18, someone under the influence of alcohol or someone who is diagnosed with a mental disability and therefore unable to make a reasonable judgment about the harmfulness of an activity.

Racial Harassment Policy

Remnant University is committed to principles that enable educational and professional enhancement of all ethnic and racial groups. The university seeks to emphasize the importance of community awareness and appreciation of diverse cultures within the United States of America and the world.

The present and future course of Remnant University are designed to eliminate all policies and practices that work to the disadvantage of individuals on the basis of race, and to work diligently to eliminate all forms of discrimination including institutional and personal patterns that directly and in-directly feed the destructive forces of racism.

Remnant University is therefore committed to consistent efforts toward maintaining a Christ centered community free of all forms of racial harassment, and has adopted a racial harassment policy as a basis for community guidance, education, and complaint resolution.

Racist and discriminatory conduct means verbal or physical behavior that explicitly demeans the race, color, ethnic ancestry, or national origin of an individual or individuals, and:

a) has the purpose or effect of interfering with the education, the University related work, or other institutionally authorized activity of a student, employee, official, or guest 

b) creates an intimidating, hostile, or demeaning environment for learning, working, or other activity authorized by this University.

Some cases of racist and discriminatory behaviors by a student, employee, official, or guest include:

a) Physical contact or attacks for racist and discriminatory reasons.

b) Intimidation through the threat of force or violence.

c) Verbal assaults based on ethnicity that demean the color, culture, or history of any person and perpetuate stereotypical beliefs about and attitudes toward minority groups. Such behaviors may include name-calling, racial slurs, slang references, and jokes.

d) Non-verbal behavior that demeans the color, culture, or history of any person, and perpetuates stereotypical beliefs about and attitudes toward minority groups. Such behavior may include name gestures, portrayals, graffiti, or acts of exclusion.

Complaint and Grievance Process

Remnant University is dedicated to honoring all members of its community and offering a high-quality educational environment for every student. In support of this commitment, the university has implemented a policy and procedure for addressing complaints or grievances related to any aspect of a student’s educational journey. Students are urged to first attempt to resolve any issues at the appropriate level before escalating it further. If informal resolution fails or is not feasible, students can submit a formal complaint to the Dean of Academic Affairs or the Vice President directly. This formal complaint should detail the matter in question, the action taken, and the desired resolution.

Students should submit a formal complaint by sending it to the school or school email address at rtuniv@gmail.com. The complaint should include the following information:

Student name 
Telephone and email contact information
Details regarding your complaint
Evidence that supports the complaint and how it can be verified 
Describe What harm has resulted
The actions already taken to resolve this issue and who has been consulted
The remedy or solution you seek for this complaint

Procedures

The Dean of Academic Affairs and the Vice President will assess and assign the most suitable investigator for student complaints or guide the student to the relevant office for resolution.

The relevant investigator will conduct an interview with the complaining party.
The investigation might entail reaching out to other individuals involved.
Conflict resolution attempts may involve facilitating discussions among all parties.
In cases where the complaint is related to a student’s employment as a student worker within the University or involves other student and/or Remnant University employee relationships, supervisors and associated employees may be contacted.
All involved parties will receive written decisions.
Appeals must be submitted in writing to the Dean of Academic Affairs and Vice President within five days of the initial decision. The Dean of Academic Affairs and Vice President’s appeal rulings are definitive.
Complaint records will be kept within the Office of the Dean of Academic Affairs and the Vice President.

Initial resolution of student complaints should be sought internally. If internal resources do not result in a satisfactory resolution, students may escalate the complaint to the regulatory agency in their state of instruction and/or the institution’s accrediting agency. Contact details for these agencies are provided below:

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Office of the General Counsel
P.O. Box 12788 Austin,
TX 78711

For more information, visit the THECB student complaint webpage.

In any case of racist behavior, the offended person must report the incident immediately to the President or the Dean. A student also has the option of filing a formal charge of harassment with the U.S. Department of Education. Its address and telephone number are available from the Office of RU,
1424 Cavender Dr. Hurst, TX USA 76053. Tel. 562.945.6470.