ERIC Number: ED254273
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
A Guide for Effective Student Services in Maryland Community Colleges.
Slowinski, Donald J., Ed.
Designed as a guide for effective student service programs, this publication attempts to provide information on policy decisions, underscore the importance of and need for a comprehensive student services program, and serve as a philosophical and administrative model for professional educators in community colleges in Maryland. Introductory material focuses on the development and purposes of the guide, the philosophy and purpose of student services, and the mission statement adopted by the deans of students of the Maryland community colleges. The next section outlines the six major goals and related objectives flowing from the mission statement. Next, the following functions of student services are described and standards of competency for each function are delineated: (1) admissions; (2) alumni activities; (3) athletics; (4) career planning and placement; (5) child care services; (6) the college bookstore; (7) college food services; (8) counseling and advising; (9) developmental education; (10) financial aid; (11) health services; (12) orientation; (13) records and registration; (14) safety and security services; (15) services for special student populations; and (16) student activities. Finally, a statement of standards of professional practice adopted by the Board of Directors of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators and a directory of Maryland Community Colleges are presented. (LAL)
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, College Admission, Community Colleges, Counseling Services, Remedial Programs, School Orientation, Student College Relationship, Student Financial Aid, Student Personnel Services, Two Year Colleges
Dean of Students, Essex Community College, Baltimore County, Maryland 21237 ($2.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Adopted by the Deans of Students of the Maryland Community Colleges, 1984.