A7300 Ethical Use of Facility Resources


Policy Type: Administrative
Responsible: VP, Administrative Services
Related Policies: B3007
Linked Operating Standards: A7300.00, A7300.05, A7300.10, A7300.15, A7300.20, A7300.25
Related Laws: 
Related External Standards: APPA; NACUBO; GFOA; ICCB Financial Compliance & Program Accountability
HLC Criterion2A2A The institution establishes and follows policies and processes to ensure fair and ethical behavior on the part of its governing board, administration, faculty and staff., 3D3D The institution provides support for student learning and resources for effective teaching., 5B5B The institution’s resource base supports its educational offerings and its plans for maintaining and strengthening their quality in the future., 5C5C The institution engages in systematic and integrated planning and improvement.

A7300 Ethical Use of Facility Resources PDF


Policy Statement

Shawnee Community College (SCC) is committed to fostering an environment that upholds the highest responsibility, ethics, and equity standards. We recognize the importance of ensuring equitable access, maximizing asset value, promoting responsible use, and maintaining the safety and efficiency of our facility resources. Additionally, we are dedicated to safeguarding our physical assets and nurturing a respectful learning and working environment for all members of our community.

Responsible access to the College’s facility resources is available to all community members.  As such, we are committed to removing barriers and implementing inclusive practices that ensure equitable and safe access. Further, we expect all stakeholders to utilize college resources in ways that are responsible and ethical. By adhering to this policy all related operating standards, and widely accepted best practices, we strive to maximize facility value, promote innovation, promote sustainability, ensure compliance, and uphold the highest standards of quality related to the use of our facility assets.

To those ends, the Vice President of Administrative Services (VPAS) is directed to develop, implement, and continuously improve collaborative processes committed to upholding the principles of responsibility, ethics, and equity in all aspects of our operations. By adhering to the values outlined in this policy, we can create a supportive and inclusive environment where every community member can thrive.


Change Log Governance Unit: Administrative Services Council
Date Description of Change
06.27.24 Initial Approval