Annual Notices

Student Activities

Brazosport College provides many opportunities to participate in activities beyond the classroom. Please call 979.230.3412 or 979.230.3513. BC Engage and the Student Life pages provides additional information regarding the following:

Leadership Development
Intramurals
The Swamp
Student Organizations
Fitness Loft
Strive 2 Drive 
Student Guide & Calendar




Your rights

You have eight rights. These rights are outlined in the Student Guide and Calendar, the Student Services webpage or on page 14 (hard copy). If you believe that your rights have been violated, please review the information outlined and follow the steps to have it addressed. If you have questions, please call 979.230.3343 for additional information.

Your Complaints

Student complaints may be submitted for any issues or concerns you may have regarding your experiences at Brazosport College. Student complaints may be submitted at this link or at DOSS@brazosport.edu. For questions, please call 979.230.3343.

Code of Conduct

You’re responsible for knowing the Student Code of Conduct (includes behavior and academic integrity). The code is outlined in the Student Guide and Calendar, Policy FLB (LOCAL) or on page 13 (hard copy). If you have any questions regarding the code of conduct, please call 979.230.3343 or email DOSS@brazosport.edu.

False alarm and Threat

As required by Policy FB(LEGAL) a False Alarm or Threat violates the criminal code. The criminal penalty for making a false alarm or report at a higher education institution is as follows:
Sec. 42.06. FALSE ALARM OR REPORT

(a) A person commits an offense if he knowingly initiates, communicates or circulates a report of a present, past, or future bombing, fire, offense, or other emergency that he knows is false or baseless and that would ordinarily:

(1) cause action by an official or volunteer agency organized to deal with emergencies;
(2) place a person in fear of imminent serious bodily injury; or
(3) prevent or interrupt the occupation of a building, room, place of assembly, place to which the public has access, or aircraft, automobile, or other mode of conveyance.

(b) An offense under this section is a Class A misdemeanor unless the false report is of an emergency involving a public or private institution of higher education or involving a public primary or secondary school, public communications, public transportation, public water, gas, or power supply or other public service, in which event the offense is a state jail felony.

Acts 1973, 63rd Leg., p. 883, ch. 399, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1974. Amended by Acts 1979, 66th Leg., p. 1114, ch. 530, Sec. 4, eff. Aug. 27, 1979; Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 900, Sec. 1.01, eff. Sept. 1, 1994.
Amended by: Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 910 (H.B. 1284), Sec. 2, eff. June 14, 2013.

Further information may be found in the Student Guide and Calendar or on the Student Services webpage. 

Drug and Alcohol Prevention

Brazosport College works cooperatively with the Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol (BACODA) to help individuals, families, and communities stop alcohol/drug abuse and addiction. BACODA offers services such as screening, motivational counseling, and referrals to help individuals and families return to a healthy track for productive lives. Educational programs are also available. To learn more about how BACODA can help you, visit their website at www.bacoda.org or call 1-800-510-3111. For more information on other programs and services within the community, students should contact a counselor or the Dean of Student Services at 979-230-3233.

Further information may be found in the  Student Guide and Calendar or in the FLBE (LOCAL) / FLBE (LEGAL) policies.

Hazing

All forms of hazing such as any action take or situation created, intentional, to produce mental or physical discomfort, embarrassment, ridicule or possibly cause mental or physical harm or injury to any person or off the college campus. Any intentional, knowing, or reckless act, occurring on or off the campus of Brazosport College by one person alone or acting with others, directed against a student, that endangers the mental or physical health or the safety of a student for the purpose of pledging, being initiated into, affiliating with, holding office in, or maintaining membership in any organization whose members are or include other students. See Policy FLBC (LEGAL) for additional information.

Suicide Prevention

National Suicide Prevention Hotline:  Call 1-800-273-8255  (Available 24 hours everyday)

National Suicide Prevention Website:  https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

 

Brazosport College CARE Team

The Campus Assessment, Response and Evaluation Team, known as the CARE Team, is a group of staff members from various departments who meet regularly to assist students experiencing difficulty and to help ensure the safety of our campus.

Click here to submit a CARE Report regarding BC students.

Examples of these situations might be academic problems, unexplained absences from class, medical issues, behavioral or other psychological matters, threat to self or others, etc.

Alternately you can contact the CARE Team via email at CareTeam@brazosport.edu.

Members of the CARE Team are:

Jo Greathouse 979-230-3233
Arnold Ramirez 979-230-3235
Arlana Walters 979-230-3240
Phil Robertson 979-230-3236