20172018 Student Handbook-10.17.17

Table of Contents

Welcome from the Vice President of Student Affairs .............................................................................. 5

Foreword................................................................................................................................................... 6

Disclaimer................................................................................................................................................. 7

Mission ..................................................................................................................................................... 7

Core Values: B-CU F.I.R.S.T. .................................................................................................................. 7

Brief History of Bethune-Cookman University........................................................................................ 8

University Motto....................................................................................................................................... 9

University Colors...................................................................................................................................... 9

University Mascot..................................................................................................................................... 9

University Seal.......................................................................................................................................... 9

Alma Mater ............................................................................................................................................. 10

University Shibboleth ............................................................................................................................. 11

Last Will and Testament ......................................................................................................................... 12

Annual Events......................................................................................................................................... 13

University Customs ................................................................................................................................ 14

University Statement on Ethics and Values............................................................................................ 15

Human Worth and Dignity ..................................................................................................................... 15

Inclusion Statement ................................................................................................................................ 15

Spiritual Growth and Development ........................................................................................................ 15

2017-2018 Master (Academic & Events) Calendar................................................................................ 16

Bookstore ................................................................................................................................................ 18

Bursar Office .......................................................................................................................................... 18

Undergraduate-Tuition Cost 2017-2018 ............................................................................................. 19

Carl S. Swisher Library .......................................................................................................................... 20

Campus Safety ........................................................................................................................................ 21

Center for Information Technology........................................................................................................ 22

Chaplaincy Department .......................................................................................................................... 22

Dean of Students Office.......................................................................................................................... 23

Complaints and Grievances ................................................................................................................ 24

Absences/Family Emergencies ........................................................................................................... 24

Reporting an Incident.......................................................................................................................... 24

Student Dress Standard........................................................................................................................... 25

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