The purpose of the Office of Student Affairs shall be to facilitate interactions between the student body and the institution and to serve as a clearing house for student problems and activities.
All students enrolled at VACU shall be subject to the policies and procedures of the institution. The policies and procedures will be published in the Student Rules Section Policy. The Procedures shall clearly indicate the disciplinary responsibilities of the VACU officials. In addition, it will note the regular disciplinary procedures, including the student’s right to appeal a decision, and the jurisdiction of faculty and student judicial bodies. The manual shall have the endorsement of the Student Academic Council, the Academic Dean, and the President.
A well-organized student counseling program shall be established to assist the students. A faculty counselor shall be assigned to each class to help the students with their educational problems. A professional counselor shall be available through the Academic Dean’s Office for the purpose of assisting the students in solving their social, personal, and academic problems.
Clearance Procedure for Graduation / Withdrawal
Students enrolled at VACU who will be graduating or wishing to withdraw from VACU are required to receive clearance by completing a Clearance Form for Graduation/Withdrawal issued by the Registrar. This Clearance Form must he completed, signed-off by the Registrar, and placed in the student’s file prior to graduation so that any requests for services (issuance of Official Transcripts, letter of Certification, letter of attendance verification, letter of recommendation, etc.) can be issued on behalf of the student. The VACU reserves the right to refuse services to a student if his/her student file does not have a valid and complete Clearance Form.