Sandhills Community College operates under policies that reflect Board of Trustees review of the Mission Statement and the development of policies that allow the College to achieve that mission. Users should follow these steps in using this manual:

  • Select the appropriate Policy Category from the list at the left.
  • On the next landing page, locate and select the specific policy for review.
  • Read the policy and check the right-hand column for any associated procedures.
  • Select a specific procedure to be followed.
  • When applicable, open any associated applications or required documents for use.
We hope this site provides you with a quick reference guide to all policies and procedures used in the day-to-day efforts to achieve our mission.

The policies contained in the Sandhills Community College (SCC) policy manual are those legally adopted by the College’s Board of Trustees for the operation and administration of the College. The authority of the Board of Trustees to adopt policies is defined in NC state code, State Board of Community Colleges directives, and North Carolina Community College System policies.

Sandhills Community College and the terms “SCC” and “the College” are interchangeable and will be used as such throughout this policy manual. Policies are effective on the date they are approved by the Board of Trustees, and the term “Board” will be used throughout this policy manual. The procedures and policies contained herein are reviewed annually by senior administration in order to maintain currency, efficacy, and relevance to the SCC Mission and Goals, which guide the activities of College personnel and the governing Board of Trustees.

The Sandhills Community College Board of Trustees establishes the following statements of policy for the College. It is the expectation of the Board that the President will direct the administration to create procedures to implement these policies.