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Accreditation

Bishop State Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees and certificates.Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 or log on to http://www.sacscoc.org for questions about the accreditation of Bishop State Community College.

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education

The Physical Therapy Assistant program at Bishop State Community College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call (251) 405-4441 or email pta@bishop.edu.

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education

General Information for Students

Equal Employment Opportunity

Bishop State Community College is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the Alabama Community College System, including postsecondary community and technical colleges under the control of the Alabama Community College Systems Board of Trustees, that no employee or applicant for employment or promotion, on the basis of any impermissible criterion or characteristic including, without limitation, race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, disability, sex, age, or any other protected class as defined by federal and state law, shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity, or employment. Bishop State Community College will make reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled applicants or employees.

Nondiscrimination

No employee or applicant for employment or promotion shall be discriminated against on the basis of any impermissible criterion or characteristic including, without limitation, race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, disability, sex, age or any other protected class as defined by federal and state law.

Gainful Employment Disclosures

Bishop State has elected to early implement the rescission of the Gainful Employment reporting requirements. Therefore, the decision is noted in this document and all previous disclosure requirements established in 34 CFR 668.6(b). and other reporting requirements ceased effective July 1, 2019.

Health & Rights

Alcohol and Drug-free Workplace Policy (PDF)

Campus Safety

The campus has 24-hour police officers on duty. In case of an emergency, students should ask any faculty or staff member for assistance or contact the College’s Main service number at 251-405-7060.Each year, Bishop State Community College prepares a Campus Safety and Security Survey report and distributes it to students, employees, and the College community. This information is provided in compliance with the Campus Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990 (Title II of Public Law 101-542). This report, which is issued by October 1, contains detailed information on reporting criminal actions or other emergencies, security and access to campus facilities, crime prevention, information on reporting criminal activity, and timely warnings regarding crimes on campus. This report also includes statistics concerning crimes on campus. The Disclosure of Campus Security Policies and Campus Crime Statistics is available on the OPE Campus Security Statistics website at http://ope.ed.gov/security.