Student Responsibilities


Campus Behavior

North Central Texas College reserves the right to take disciplinary measures appropriate to any violation and in keeping with its own best interests and the interests of other students. Such disciplinary action may result in a student being placed on probation or suspension from the College. In the latter case, a student will be given the opportunity to show his or her innocence or mitigating circumstances in a hearing before a Student Services Committee. This committee may uphold previous decisions or refer the case to the Chancellor of the College for final review.

Student Records

Each individual student at NCTC is responsible for seeing that his/her records are kept accurate and up to date. If, after registration, students change their name, address, telephone number, social security number, etc., the Admissions/Registrar's Office should be notified as soon as possible.

Students who receive financial aid should also be sure that their mailing address is up to date in the Office of Financial Aid. North Central Texas College is not be responsible for financial aid award checks, grades or other documents/correspondence not received because of their failure to notify the Registrar of address changes.

Privacy of Information - North Central Texas College complies with all requirements of the Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA). As provided under this act, NCTC will-unless expressly requested in writing (to follow) not to do so by the student-release to the public, on request, certain student information. This will be restricted to "directory information," defined under FERPA as "not generally considered harmful or an invasion of privacy if disclosed." Directory information includes but is not limited to:

  • Name, address, telephone number
  • Student email
  • Date and place of birth
  • Participation in officially recognized activities and sports
  • Major field of study
  • Weight and height of athletes
  • Enrollment status (full time, part time, etc.)
  • Degrees and awards received
  • Dates of attendance
  • Previous high school and college attended
  • Grade level

Directory information cannot include student identification numbers or social security numbers.

College Debts

Students having overdue books at the Library or owing fines and students indebted to the College or the College Bookstore will not be issued a transcript and will not be permitted to re-register until such debts are paid. Students must clear all debt to the College before withdrawing.

Check Cashing

A check of $20 or less may be cashed at the NCTC Business Office. Proper identification is required. A student ID, driver's license or other photo identification and date of birth will be requested for check cashing privelages. A $20.00 charge will be made for any returned check or payment.