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GENERAL STUDENT INFORMATION


Attendance
In order to receive full credit for classes, students must attend at least 85% of the scheduled classes. For 12 week classes, a student must be in attendance for at least 10 weeks; for 26 week classes, at least 22. Please note, in some classes, an instructor may require 100% attendance along with all other requirements before granting successful completion and credit.

Cancelled Class Meetings
In the event of cancelled classes, every attempt will be made to reschedule at a time mutually convenient for the students and instructor which may be after the last regularly scheduled class.

Cancelled Courses
Morris County Vocational School District reserves the right to cancel any program or class due to low enrollment or valid changes in scheduling. See Refund Policy for tuition reimbursement.

Certificates
Certificates may be issued for students who successfully complete the coursework, meet all attendance requirements and receive the recommendation of the instructor. Certificate replacements must be requested in writing. There is a $10 fee for each replacement.

Certificates - Apprenticeship Programs
The Bureau of Apprenticeship Training and NJ Department of Labor issue certificates to apprentices completing specific apprenticeship requirements.

Conduct
Students are expected to be aware of and abide by all MCVSD policies and all public laws with respectful conduct toward instructors, staff and other students. The school is obliged to take action (dismissal, suspension, informing the authorities) if a student’s conduct is illegal, destructive or disruptive.

Effective Communication for Hearing Impaired Students
Morris County Vocational School District will provide communication aids, auxiliary aids and services for effective communication to all secondary and postsecondary prospective and current students with hearing impairment, at no cost to the student being served, in accordance with the student’s individual educational plan or section 504 plan.

Enrollment of Minors
Persons under 18 may enroll in Continuing Education programs provided that they have approval in WRITING submitted by the PARENT/GUARDIAN. Many career courses require proof of high school completion.

Inclement Weather
Classes may be canceled due to inclement weather. A recorded message may be accessed at 973-627-4601 prompt #7, or visit www.mcvts.org. Continuing Education classes are always cancelled if the district is closed for day/high school.

Parking
Students must park in designated student lots during weekday sessions before 3:00pm; after 3:00pm student parking is not designated. However, parking in fire lanes or behind shops is prohibited; handicapped parking spaces are located throughout the campus. Please lock your car; MCVSD is not responsible for theft or damage to your vehicle on school property.

Recognition and Accreditation
The Morris County Vocational School District is accredited by the Commission on Secondary Schools of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, 215-662-5603 as well as The Council on Occupational Education.

Safety, Accidents & School Insurance
Safety instruction and procedures are an integral part of all laboratory and shop classes; students must comply with all regulations and accept responsibility for his/her own safety. Students are responsible for personal liability and health insurance.The Board does not accept liability for accidents that occur due to human error or negligence. For protection and safety, some courses may require student to purchase safety equipment such as glasses, helmets, and gloves. All accidents must be reported immediately to the Continuing Education office.

Smoking
MCVSD is a smoke-free campus. Under state statute and policies of the Board of Education, smoking is prohibited in school buildings and all school grounds. The NJ Smoke-Free Air Act (P.L. 2005, c.383) will be enforced by school personnel.

Student Right to Know
Institutions are required to provide students with information regarding campus security, alcohol and drug use, drug free schools, crime prevention, and reporting of crimes. Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action, graduation rates, transfer data and other policies and data may be obtained at the Continuing Education office.

Textbooks

Textbooks are not included in the course tuition for most courses. Your class registration confirmation will specify if a text is required for class and will also specify the title and author of the text. 

Title IX, Section 504
The Morris County Vocational School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, creed, sex, age, parental status, physical disability, learning disability, or sexual orientation. Inquiries regarding compliance with federal discrimination laws may be directed to the Affirmative Action Officers, Scott Moffitt and Athena Borzeka, who is also the 504 Officer and may be reached at 973-627-4601.Students with documented disabilities or certified learning differences receive reasonable accommodations in accordance with the policies underlying Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and ADA Amended Acts (ADAAA) of 2010. To qualify for accommodations for prospective and/or current students, the student must submit recent, appropriate, professional documentation that shows they have an impairment that limits a major life activity.

Transcripts and Certificate Replacement Requests
Complete the request under "Services"  with payment of $10 via VISA or MasterCard if paid online.

Transportation
Morris County Vocational School District’s Denville Campus is convenient to reach via public transportation using NJ Transit rail lines (Montclair/Boonton, Morris/Essex) as well as bus lines (872 & 880). The Lakeland Bus Line also travels through Denville center.