Student Support and Care Team
Facilitating a Safe and Healthy Learning Environment
ROLE AND SCOPE
STUDENT SUPPORT AND CARE
- Actively collects information regarding concerning behaviors.
- Focuses on low risk behaviors, including referrals for mental health counseling, accessibility support, food and housing insecurity, etc.
- Utilized as a student success and retention tool.
BEHAVIOR INTERVENTION AND THREAT ASSESSMENT
- Utilize NABITA Risk Rubric Scale to assess student risk.
- Collaborate to provide supportive measures to aid students at various crisis levels.
- Seek to develop an understanding an plan to provide safety measures and supports for student wellbeing.
CARE TEAM AND MEMBERSHIP
- SSCT/BIT Chair
- Academic Dean
- Dean of Student Development
- Athletic Director
- Campus Police
- Student Support Specialist (Case Managers)
- Title IX Coordinator
CAMPUS SUPPORT PARTNERS
- Academic Advising
- Academic Success Coaches
- Student Disability Accommodations
- Learning Center and Academic Supports
- TRIO – Student Support Services
- Veteran Supports
- WIOA Youth / Adult Program
Student Support Forms
Academic Student Support Request Form
Academic Student Support Request Form (formerly Early Alert) is a process designed to increase retention and improve the success rate of students in the classroom. The program aims to support faculty and staff to identify any issues that may impact student persistence or achievement. The Academic Student Support Request is a tool by which any CAC employee may refer a student to various CAC student success services. If you encounter any issues when submitting a request, please email AcademicSuccess@centralaz.edu . Include the student’s name and ID along with course information (if applicable) and an explanation for the referral.
The College partners with local agencies to provide support for those students in need of mental health services. Arizona Complete Health offers 24 hour Crisis Line support and can be reached at 1-866-495-6735. CAC is also partnered with Corazon Behavioral Health to provide counseling services both in-person and virtually through the use of Zoom.
Student of Concern
Central Arizona College has a variety of support services and resources to help our students thrive. Students, staff, and faculty can submit the form below to connect students with campus and community resources.
CAC promotes an open educational environment. We welcome all feedback, both positive and constructive, regarding your experience with us. What is working and what is not? Your input provides for continuous quality improvement at CAC. In the event of a complaint, the college encourages all students to first direct their complaints to the staff or administrator specifically involved. If the situation cannot be remedied at this level the student may contact the staff or administrator’s immediate supervisor.
Student Disruptive Behavior or Student Code of Conduct Violation
Disruptive behavior is conduct that inhibits or limits anyone’s ability to fully access the educational benefits Central Arizona has to offer or behavior that directly violates the Student Code of Conduct. Disruptive behavior occurs inside or outside of a classroom setting. This form can be used to report general incidents, student misconduct, or student code violations.
Student Disability Accommodation Request
Complete the form to request a student disability accommodation for prospective or currently enrolled students. If you have a concern about a disability related issue, please contact the Disability Resource Services Coordinator at 520-494-5409 or reference the Discrimination Complaint Process. If you need additional assistance please contact the Dean of Student Life at 520-494-5341.
All forms of student academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating, inventing facts, or sources, causing others to be dishonest, or representing another’s words as one’s own. Cheating. Cheating is defined as the use or attempted use of information, academic work, research, or property of another as one’s own. Cheating includes, but is not limited to, plagiarism, sharing knowledge during an examination, the unauthorized use of notes or other materials in an examination, or the willful disobedience of testing rules. If you have any questions about whether something constitutes academic dishonesty, please check with your instructor and/or your course syllabus. Both instructors and students may complete the form to report academic dishonesty.
Academic Grade Concern
Students who have a question or concern regarding their grade(s) or the course instructor should first speak to their instructor. There is a specific grade appeal form and process you can find here Grade Appeal Form. You may also find the division chair and/or academic dean of your area here (Division Chairs & Academic Deans).
If you have had an accident on campus and need the accident-injury report form to include with your report. Please click here: Accident Injury Form.
Compliment with a Specific Office
CAC promotes an open educational environment. We welcome all feedback, both positive and constructive, regarding your experience with us. What is working and what is not? Your input provides for continuous quality improvement at CAC.
Difficulty in Accessing the CAC Website
Central Arizona College is committed to providing a website that is accessible and provides equal access to all individuals seeking information regardless of technology or ability. If you have difficulty accessing any part of the CAC website, have accessibility concerns or feedback related to the website or if you need additional assistance, please email our web developer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SARA Complaint Process
For online students living outside Arizona, non-instructional complaints may be submitted at Compliment, Concern or Complaint Form below. Students may appeal SARA related complaints to the Arizona Community College Coordinating Council (AC4) at AC4 SARA Link . CAC is also a member of the Arizona SARA Council , who can review unresolved non-instructional complaints for out of state students. Complaints may be submitted to AZ SARA at https://azsara.arizona.edu/complaints . Students may also contact the SARA Portal Agency of their home state at http://nc-sara.org/content/state-portal-entity-contacts . Instructional complaints, such as grade grievances, should be resolved with faculty, and are not reviewed by AZ SARA.
Sexual Misconduct-Title IX Statement
Central Arizona College has policies relative to Title IX that support nondiscrimination and prohibit discriminatory behavior including sexual harassment and sexual violence. Such policies apply to all educational programs, services, activities, and facilities. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX policies or the filing of a specific complaint may be referred to CAC’s Title IX Coordinator, Laura Shepherd, by phone 520-494-5106 or by email email@example.com .
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