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Minnesota State College Southeast
A Technical & Community College
MSC Southeast

MSC Southeast Policies

Section 600 - Operational

601 - Facility and Equipment Use

College facilities and equipment are for the purpose of supporting educational, research and service functions. Use of College facilities, supplies and equipment for personal business or financial gain is prohibited. Removal of equipment and supplies from College property is prohibited without administrative pre-approval. See Policy No. 602 Inventory Management below.

Approved: June 17, 1997
Reviewed: December 28, 2010; October 31, 2013
Revised: February 15, 2000; June 30, 2004


602 - Inventory Management

Legal References: Minnesota State Board Policy 7.3.6

A physical inventory of fixed assets – defined as a unit with a base cost equal to or greater than $10000.00 – is completed each year. Each Department within the College is accountable for its fixed assets and equipment. Movement of property or disposal of property  requires prior notification to the Business Office. The College will comply with Minnesota State Policy 5.14 Procurement and Contracts.

Approved: June 17, 1997 
Revised: February 15, 2000; June 30, 2004; December 28, 2010; October 31, 2013


603 - Parking and Traffic

Legal Reference: Minnesota Statute Section 136F.53

The College assesses a parking user fee to support the cost of annual and long-term parking facility maintenance and renewal. Every vehicle parking on College facilities will be subject to a parking fee. Students who do not bring a vehicle on Campus may file for a refund of the parking fee which is included in the regular tuition and fees billing.

Exemptions, Regulations, and Fees

Approved: June 17, 1997
Reviewed: December 28, 2010; October 31, 2013
Revised: February 15, 2000; June 30, 2004


604 - Recycling and Waste Prevention

The College recycles as many materials as possible for environmental reasons as well as to avoid the penalties imposed by waste haulers when non-recyclable waste is placed in the wrong container or receptacle. Employees and students are expected to be familiar with the recycling program of the College, and to dispose of materials correctly into the designated receptacles. The College expects employees and students to make every effort to eliminate wasteful practices such as turning lights off in rooms not in use and using materials resourcefully.

Approved: June 17, 1997
Reviewed: December 28, 2010
Revised: February 15, 2000; June 30, 2004


605 - Management and Maintenance of Computers

The information employed by the College, its students, faculty, and staff is a critical asset of the institution governed by various laws of privacy, confidentiality, and non-disclosure. It is the common responsibility of all members of the College community to protect the institution’s information assets and to ensure the proper and ethical use of information at all times.

Those who use the College’s computer facilities, equipment, or network servers are responsible for understanding and adhering to all College policies, and in particular the Computer Code of Ethics.

Approved: June 17, 1997
Reviewed: December 28, 2010; October 31, 2013
Revised: February 15, 2000; June 30, 2004


606 - College World Wide Web Site
(Creation/modification/distribution of material on college Web site)

The College recognizes the importance of developing and maintaining a Web site on the World Wide Web. The purpose of the college's presence on the World Wide Web is to provide online access to the college whereby internal and external constituents may obtain information about the college, its programs and services. To this end, the college Web site is considered an official college publication which communicates the vision, mission, aims and philosophy of the college. The Web site functions to inform, encourage and persuade individuals to seek higher education in the context of a comprehensive technical college setting. Additionally, the Web site exists to support the instructional process in innovative and creative ways.

Materials placed on the Web site represent Minnesota State College Southeast, not individual staff or students.

College World Wide Web Site Procedures

Approved: June 17, 1997
Reviewed: December 28, 2010; October 31, 2013
Revised: February 15, 2000; October 14, 2003; June 30, 2004


607 - Solicitation Policy 

This policy guides solicitation ("tabling") by external organizations at Minnesota State College Southeast. Solicitation/tabling is any effort on campus to raise funds through the sale of merchandise or services, as well as to influence or gain support or awareness for an issue or cause.   Purpose:  To provide a framework to manage external organizations/individuals that wish to promote or sell products, services, ideas, or conduct fundraising efforts on campus.   

Minnesota State College Southeast (MSCS) allows external individuals and organizations to use designated table space on campus for solicitation, as long as the use does not violate existing college contracts.  Visits may be scheduled between 8:00am and 6:00pm Mondays through Thursdays, and 8:00am through 4:00pm on Fridays. Special approval must be given by the Dean of Students for tabling outside of those hours. During the course of one week, individuals and organizations may not table more than three days in a row.  The cost of hosting a table is a non-negotiable $25.00, which represents the set-up and logistical costs for the College. This is payable by check to Minnesota State College Southeast at or prior to the start of the tabling time. 

Responsibilities of individuals and organizations include: 

  • Individuals and organizations must submit a "solicitation application," available at the front desk, at least one week (seven days) prior to the requested date(s) they would like to be on campus.
  •  Individuals and organizations will station themselves only at the specific location(s) delegated to them by the college. 
  • Individuals and organizations will solicit participants only at their designated table(s).
  • Individuals and organizations will confine posting any and all literature to the table or assigned space.
  • Individuals and organizations will solicit only on scheduled date and time.
  • Individuals and organizations are responsible for being familiar with college policies and procedures directly related to the use of facilities and the prohibited unlawful use, possession, distribution, manufacturing, or sale of any alcoholic beverage, controlled substance or illegal drugs on the campus, as well as other prohibited items. 

The following regulations are pertinent to the ability of an Individuals or organization to have and maintain their presence on the campus: 

  • Promotion of alcohol, tobacco/nicotine use, and credit cards is prohibited. The college may specify additional prohibitions. 
  • The college reserves the right to remove an individual or organization if the college determines that their presence has created an undue disruption.  
  • Any individual or organization that does not follow these guidelines will be dismissed from campus and will not be allowed the chance to solicit on campus again. 

Solicitation Procedures

Approved: January 24, 2020


608 - Campus Posting Policy

This policy addresses the posting of notes, signs, flyers and posters, etc. in and out of the buildings and throughout the grounds of Minnesota State College Southeast.

The intent of this policy is to provide students, faculty, staff and the community with an opportunity and space to publicize events and services at designated locations throughout the campus, while maintaining an acceptable physical environment.

It is expected that all materials posted in designated areas will be reasonably neat and attractive in the interest of the advertiser and Minnesota State College Southeast.

Campus Posting Procedures

Approved: January 24, 2020

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Minnesota State College Southeast is an affirmative action/equal opportunity educator and employer. ADA accessible. MSC Southeast is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment and education opportunity. No person shall be discriminated against in the terms and conditions of employment, personnel practices, or access to and participation in, programs, services, and activities with regard to race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, or sexual orientation. In addition, discrimination in employment base on membership or activity in a local commission as defined by law is prohibited.


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