All diploma and degree candidates of Remnant University are expected to conduct themselves at all times as mature Christians. Remnant University stands committed to the position of the Westminster Standards as sound exposition of the biblical principles of conduct as well as of faith and doctrine.
Remnant University reserves the right to refuse to admit or dismiss students whose conduct fails to meet the ethical principles set forth in the Bible and the Westminster Standards.
“I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation where with ye are called, with all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love; Endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace” (Eph.4:1-3).
In keeping with the goal of a drug-free campus, possession or consumption of alcohol anywhere on the campus, including class rooms, is not permitted. Remnant University prohibits the possession or use of alcoholic beverages on campus or at functions elsewhere held by Remnant University or its organizations. Public display, drunkenness, and misconduct are violations of the conduct rules and those violating these rules will be disciplined in accordance with the seriousness of the violation.
Remnant University prohibits the possession, use or distribution of illegal drugs. Anyone apprehended using or selling on campus will be subject to immediate dismissal.
Remnant University reserves the right to conduct an inspection of any class room or automobile when it has good reason to believe that Remnant University regulations are being violated. Remnant University also must reserve the right to request at any time the withdrawal of a student who cannot make the required progress toward graduation or whose conduct is detrimental to his or her health or whose conduct is not satisfactory to its officials. A student may be asked to withdraw because of unsatisfactory conduct in the absence of any specific charge.
Criteria for Expulsion a Student
(1) By regulation of federal education
(2) By the school regulation
(3) Student fails to attend for one month of the semester without permission of Remnant University
(4) Student does not register a course for two month by the school regulation
(5) Student does not return to the school after the student asks for a leave of absence for one semester
(6) Student receives 3 warnings of educational matters by the school regulation
(7) Student gains admission to another school without permission of Remnant University
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.
Remnant University Honor System
In a Remnant University community, there can be no doubt that honor and the pursuit of knowledge are intertwined. An honor system must be believed in, supported by and administered by the entire community. Upon enrollment at Remnant University, each student is automatically subject to the provisions of the Honor System.
Each student has a duty to become familiar with the Honor Code and the provisions of the Honor System. Ignorance of what constitutes an Honor Code violation cannot be used as a defense in an honor hearing. The Honor System at Remnant University does not discriminate based upon race, color, national origin, political affiliation, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.
All academic work such as, but not limited to, examinations, papers and other written or electronically submitted assignments is submitted pursuant to the Honor Code, and shall contain the following pledge (or similar pledge approved by the faculty or staff member) of the student(s) submitting the work: “On my honor, as a student, I have neither given nor received unauthorized aid on this academic work. The pledge shall be signed by the student(s) unless it is submitted electronically, in which case the faculty or staff member may require a different method of proof of a student’s pledge.
What is The Honor Code-Students shall observe complete honesty in all academic matters. Violations of the Honor Code include, but are not limited to, taking or attempting to take any of the following actions:
1. Using unauthorized materials or receiving unauthorized assistance during an examination or in connection with any work done for academic credit. Unauthorized materials may include, but are not limited to, notes, textbooks, previous examinations, exhibits, experiments, papers, or other supplementary items.
2. Giving false or misleading information regarding an academic matter.
3. Copying information from another student during an examination.
4. Rendering unauthorized assistance to another student by knowingly permitting him or her to see or copy all or a portion of an examination or any work to be submitted for academic credit.
5. Obtaining prior knowledge of examination materials (including by using copies of previously given examinations obtained from files maintained by various groups and organizations) in an unauthorized manner.
6. Selling or giving to another student unauthorized copies of any portion of an examination. Using a commercially prepared paper or research project or submitting for academic credit any work completed by someone else.
7. Falsifying or attempting to falsify class attendance records for oneself, or for someone else, or having another falsify attendance records on your behalf.
8. Falsifying material relating to course registration or grades, either for oneself or for someone else.
9. Falsifying reasons why a student did not attend a required class or take a scheduled examination.
10. Taking an examination in the place of another student.
11. Making unauthorized changes in any reported grade or on an official academic report form.
12. Falsifying scientific or other data submitted for academic credit.
13. Collaborating in an unauthorized manner with one or more other students on an examination or any work submitted for academic credit.
14. Committing the act of plagiarism – the deliberate copying, writing, or presenting as one’s own the information, ideas, or phrasing of another person without proper acknowledgment of the true source.
15. Using computing facilities or library resources in an academically dishonest manner. Falsifying evidence, or intimidating or influencing someone in connection with an honor violation investigation, hearing, or appeal.
Spiritual Life of Student
1. Student Orientation….Remnant University offers orientation each semester for new and returning students to provide information on school life, policies, regulations, faculty, administration, and the surrounding community for the upcoming semester.
2. International Students….The needs of international students studying at Remnant University are unique and require additional attention to meet their needs. Remnant University recognizes that these students need more help than local students in adjusting to life at Remnant University. Although the university does not operate dormitories, ample housing is available nearby.
3. Student Fellowship….Every student enrolled at Remnant University is a member of the Student Fellowship. The student activity fee funds student activities. The Student Fellowship seeks to stimulate prayer and fellowship among students and organizes the bi-annual evangelism camp (outreach) and special evangelism seminar.
4. Student Clubs….Remnant University encourages the formation of student clubs that will be beneficial to the students academically and emotionally. Friendship and fellowship among Christians can be soothing to the soul, promote a spirit of cooperation, and a desire to continue the work of our Lord Jesus Christ. We, therefore, encourage the clubs that abide by our Christian values, ethics, and spiritual life. Examples of clubs are: Mentoring Club, Book reading Club, Short-term missions Club, Bible study Club and more in Remnant University campus and fieldwork.
5. Worship and Spiritual Life….Students at Remnant University enjoy a variety of opportunities to enhance their spiritual development. It is expected that all students will regularly attend and be involved in a local church.
Remnant University conducts opening worship at the beginning of each semester. There are chapel services for students every Monday. Chapel services feature worship, as well as messages by members of the faculty and other Christian leaders. All students are expected to attend chapel. In addition, to assist in the spiritual nurturing of the student body, the Student Government Council arranges the evangelism camp (outreach) during each semester. The worship services and other spiritual nurture opportunities are intended to complement the instruction and spiritual growth students receive in the classroom.
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.