Portland Community College maintains college policies to provide compliance and accountability, establish best practices, resolve conflict, and promote a safe and productive environment for students and employees.
PCC's Board of Directors creates broadly scoped district policies referred to as board policies. The board policies inform the operating policies listed below. The College Policy Advisory Council (CPAC) facilitates the development and approval of new college policies.
- Accessible Technology Policy
- Closure Procedures
- Communication Policy
- Facility Use Rules and Procedures
- Smoking Policy
- Volunteer Policy
- Academic Policies and Standards Handbook
- Academic Integrity Policy
- Out-of-State Academic Student Complaint Procedure
- Privacy and Confidentiality of Library Records
Equity and inclusion policies
Human resources policies
- Ethics Guide
- I.D. Badge Policy
- Reporting Improper Activity
- Sick Leave Guidelines
- Standards for Professional Behavior
- Temporary Employee Services
- Unpaid Rest Breaks for Lactating Employees
Information technology policies
- Information Security Policy (IT-01000)
- Acceptable Use Policy (IT-02000)
- Information Classification Standard
- Information Security Program Standard
- Wireless Communication Services Policy
- Student Rights and Responsibilities
- Expressive Conduct Policy
- Social Security Number Disclosure
- Student Refund Policy
Legal policies and compliance
- All PCC employees are mandatory child abuse reporters.
Report ethics violations
Portland Community College employees are considered public employees and are held to the same ethics laws as other Oregon public employees. See the PCC Ethics Guide or Oregon Gov. Ethics Commission website for more information about those ethics laws.
PCC has selected EthicsPoint, Inc. to provide a simple, risk-free way to anonymously and confidentially report criminal, unethical or wasteful activities. Any person, including students, faculty, staff, suppliers, contractors and members of the public at large, may submit a good faith report regarding ethical matters at PCC without fear of retaliation of any kind.
This service improves our ability to maintain an ethical culture and provides those reporting incidents with a secure and transparent process. All reports submitted through EthicsPoint will be given careful attention by PCC.
EthicsPoint is designed for financial, technology and safety misdeeds only. Incidents such as assaults or sexual harassment should be reported to Human Resources or the Office of Equity and Inclusion.
Visit the EthicsPoint website for instructions to file a complaint.