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A. Student Services and Its Various Units B. Facilities and Other Important Service Units of the College C. Student Government and Other Student Organizations D. Prescribed College Uniforms E. Offenses and Sanctions F. Management of Student Grievances A. Student Services and Its Various Units 1. Guidance and Counseling The Guidance and Counseling Office, as part of the OSA, helps students become more self-actualizing and more fully functioning. Hence, it assists them to understand and ultimately handle their developmental, emotional and adjustment needs. 2. Testing Program As part of the Guidance Services of PATTS College of Aeronautics, the Testing Program gathers data through the use of various tests to measure students’ abilities, aptitudes, intelligence, values, interests, adjustment problems, academic performance and their preparedness for a life career. Through these standardized tests an assessment is made. These help the students to have self-awareness, enhance their strengths, overcome their weaknesses and develop their potential skills for growth and development. 3. OJT, Placement and Follow-Up Services This office establishes linkage with the appropriate establishments for the purpose of finding the opportunities for On-The-Job Training of students. It recommends qualified trainees and monitors their performance towards accreditation in the subject or course concerned. It also helps qualified graduates seek employment by providing information for job opportunities and expanding industry linkages. 4. Library Services The role of our Library as an indispensable member in the academic world is interwoven with the objectives of the PATTS College of Aeronautics and that is to support the academic program and to provide the best materials for academic advancement. 5. Medical and Dental Clinic The Medical-Dental Clinic facilitates the educational process by modifying or removing health related barriers and promoting an optimal level of wellness for students and staff. 6. Food Services PATTS College of Aeronautics has two (2) canteens to serve the students, employees, faculty and visitors.
Canteen Alpha is located at the ground floor of the Annex Building. It operates from 6:00am to 3:30pm.
Canteen Bravo is located at the ground floor of the Sports Gymnasium and operates from 10:30am to 8:30pm. 7. Athletics Office The Athletics Office offers sports programs and activities of the students, alumni, teaching and non teaching personnel. This office manages the sports development program of the students and the varsity teams’ participation in sports competition. 8. Security Department The office of the Security Department is located at the entrance of the College. This office provides 24-hour security and safety services. Security guards are assigned to various parts of the campus. 9. Community Extension Service Unit PATTS College of Aeronautics created the Community Extension Service Unit (CESU) to initiate community extension and outreach projects. The CESU coordinates with the different departments, students, teaching and non-teaching personnel of the College for the implementation of their outreach programs that covers literacy, livelihood, environmental protection and enhancement, proper nutrition, medical and dental care, cleanliness and beautification, sports development and others, to its adopted community. 10. Registrar’s Office The Office of the Registrar is responsible in maintaining and upholding the integrity of all official records related to enrollment, grades and graduation. It serves the students, faculty, alumni, the management and the industry by providing accurate information to them. 11. Accounting Office The Accounting Office deals mainly with the Students Accounts and other matters involving assessment of Student Tuition Fees. It renders services including processing of student refunds and scholarships, releasing student permits, verification of student accounts and assessing student tuition fees. 12. Cashier’s Office This Office handles collection of students fees and other accounts based on approved assessment. Transactions with students involving cash flow passed through the Cashier’s Office as follows: refunds to student, release of scholarship, release of allowances of varsity players and release of student assistants’ allowances. 13. Admissions and Evaluation Office The Admissions and Evaluation Office is responsible for connecting with students, evaluates potential applicants and helps them with the admission process. It also gives information regarding the post secondary school and its offerings.
This Office also evaluates/screens all forms and summarizes evaluation of instructors and employees. 14. Student Discipline Office The Student Discipline Office is responsible for promoting student discipline and maintaining peace and order inside the campus. It ensures the implementation of rules, regulations and policies of the school. It develops the values formation of the students to become responsible citizens. B. Facilities and Other Important Service Units of the College 1. Alumni Association PATTS College of Aeronautics Alumni Association (PCAAA) is a non-stock, non-profit entity. Its main objective is to assist in the development of aviation society and to provide the needed assistance to PATTS Alumni. Its initial projects include among others providing financial assistance to qualified PATTS students and graduates, support to PATTS Athletes, scholarship grants, placement, etc . 2. Research and Development Center The Research and Development Center is located at the 2nd floor, west wing of the College Main Building. It is where the Research and Development Director and Staff plan and develop educational researches and related activities. 3. Student Communication and Information Dissemination 3.1 All notices are posted on the PATTS Bulletin Boards of Information with proper authorization, for the guidance of students
3.2 Public Address System
3.3 PATTS Official Facebook Page
3.4 Campus Connect
3.5 Regular Meetings with the Presidents or Representatives of Student Organizations (First and Third Thursday of the Month)
3.6 Multimedia System at the first floor lobby
3.7 Electronic mails (e-mail)
3.8 Memoranda
3.9 PATTS Website
3.10 Postal Mails
3.11 School Publications 4. Laboratories and Shops 4.1 Chemistry and Physics Laboratories
4.2 Computer Laboratory
4.3 Airframe and Power Plant Shops
4.4 Avionics Shop
4.5 Aeronautical Engineering Laboratory
4.6 Industrial Engineering Laboratory
4.6.1 Ergonomics Laboratory
4.6.2 Method Engineering Laboratory
4.6.3 Workshop
4.7 HRM Kitchen Laboratory
4.8 Speech Laboratory 5. Classrooms Instructional classrooms provide a safe space where learning activities takes place uninterrupted by other obstructions. It may also be used to accommodate other co-curricular meetings, workshops and other related activities. 6. Faculty Rooms The Faculty Rooms are exclusively reserved for PATTS teaching personnel. It serves as instructors’ work place for instructional planning, students’ evaluation, peer discussion, faculty meeting, research and other curricular related activities.
The facilities also include faculty individual lockers, computer units, lounges, pantry and are provided with wifi connections. 7. Consultation Room Academic Engagement is an integral part of students’ study experience at PATTS. There are many ways of achieving this and one of the ways is to consult the faculty on academic issues and concerns.
As part of the College’s efforts to assist students, a consultation room is provided to serve as the venue for students’ and parents’ consultation with Chairpersons, Department Heads and Faculty. Consultation hours are scheduled from Mondays thru Fridays at 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM and 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM.
There is no additional cost to this consultation as PATTS is committed in providing the necessary support to students in order to excel in their studies and to parents for their personal concerns. 8. National Service Training Program (NSTP) Office National Service Training Program (NSTP) refers to the program aimed at enhancing civic consciousness and defense preparedness in the youth, by developing the ethics of service and patriotism while undergoing training in any of the three program components. In the case of PATTS, ROTC Training is the only component offered.
The Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) refers to the program component, institutionalized under Section 38 and 39 of the Republic Act No. 7077, designed to provide military training to tertiary level students in order to motivate, train, organize and mobilize them for national defense preparedness. 9. Publications Office The PATTS Publications Office is branched into two sections namely, the Aeroscope Magazine Publication Office and the Contrails Yearbook Publication Office. 10. Students’ Lounge Recognized student organizations of PATTS are given official areas where they can meet with their members on a regular basis. These areas are strategically located at the bridgeway where students have a very good view of the whole campus. 11. Comfort Rooms Comfort Rooms are conveniently located in various places inside the campus. They are commonly separated by gender into male and female facilities. Some comfort room for persons with disabilities is also provided. Comfort rooms are exclusive for designated users only. 12. Vehicle Parking Areas Official parking areas are the open parking and covered parking (Gymnasium). Only vehicles with current Car Stickers shall be allowed entry to PATTS premises. Car sticker policy shall apply to all bonafide teaching / non-teaching personnel and students. The “No Sticker, No Entry” policy shall be strictly implemented. Guests are required to secure a car pass from the Security for their entry. 13. ATM Services An Automated Teller Machine is available inside the premises of the College. It facilitates several bank transactions such as cash withdrawal, balance inquiry, bills payment, cash transfers, etc. It is located at the first floor lobby of the Main Building. 14. Capilla de San Peregrino The Tuscan-inspired chapel is a refuge to students, employees, faculty members and all who seek solitude and seclusion. Aptly located in its elegantly landscaped nook, it serves as the place of worship and meditation to all PATTSeans. 15. Gymnasium Built for the primary purpose of providing spacious indoor venue for all sports events, the Gymnasium contains extensive sports and recreational equipment. The Gymnasium’s lower floor houses a well-equipped Body-Building Fitness Unit, a Cardiovascular Room, and a convertible area that can be used for Darts, Table Tennis, Aerobics and Karate.
For gym patrons’ easy access to parking and food services, basement parking and PATTS Canteen Bravo are located in the gym’s lower level. 16. Audio Visual Room The air-conditioned Audio Visual Room, located on the 3rd floor, east side of the building is ideal for powerpoint presentations, conferences, seminars and other fora. It can accommodate an audience of 300 and is equipped with a wide screen and a multimedia projector. 17. Review Center / Training Center The center prepares PATTS graduates for Government Licensure Examinations and enhances their professional qualifications to enable them to assume responsive and active roles in the Aviation Industry and other allied fields. This center is also used for lectures and training for Internship Program with the PATTS industry partners. 18. Mock Hotel Room The Mock Hotel Room is a venue where students practice their knowledge of principles and processes for providing personalized customer services. This includes needs assessment, meeting quality standards, and evaluation of patron satisfaction. 19. Bookstore and Printing Press Services For students’ convenience, the PATTS Bookstore makes the following available: school supplies, textbooks and other reference materials, drawing instruments, drawing forms, P.E. uniforms, NSTP uniforms and test booklets. On the otherhand, the printing press facilitate the printing of test booklets and permits, reference materials, school publications, COE mimeographed and other school related documents. 20. Multi-Purpose Hall This spacious Multi-purpose Hall, also known as the “Chairman’s Penthouse”, is centrally air-conditioned and is equipped with a built-in stage. It is used for banquets, conferences, graduation rehearsals and other school’s social functions. 21. PATTS Travel & Tours Office Strategically located across the PATTS College campus, PATTS Travel & Tours (PTT) recently started operations in fulfillment of CHED’s requirement for learning institutions offering BS Tourism Management to operate a travel facility. Consequently, for full accreditation purposes, the setting-up of PTT is also in compliance with the basic requirement of PACUCOA for institution offering tourism-related studies. This unit facilitates educational and familiarization tours, field trips, excursions and the like. It is also a venue for practicum training of BS Tourism Management students. 22. Student Counseling Room The Student Counseling Room is located at the Ground Floor East wing across the Office of Student Affairs (OSA) where students can discuss any worries they have about student life.
Specialists in counseling are on hand to respond with strict confidentiality to problems or concerns relating to studies, personal relationships, personality, health, family, etc. 23. Radio Room The Radio Room is a fully airconditioned room, venue for radio communications, lectures and practices. It is equipped with HF and VHF base stations, portable radios and charts at airports, VOR stations and Morse codes to help students understand radio communications and its relevance to the aviation industry. 24. Tourism Mock Room A multi-purpose room used for the enrichment activities of the students like thesis defense, tourism planning and development and meetings for the PATTS Tourism Society. Students’ projects and outputs are kept and displayed in this room. 25. Hotel Monticello PATTS College of Aeronautics constructed a hotel at Tagaytay City, which will serve as a training facility for the BS Tourism Management (BS TM) and BS Hotel and Restaurant Management (BS HRM) students. The hotel will also function as a premium destination for tourists and seminar participants. PATTS students may use this as a venue for seminars and conventions. The 40-room Hotel Monticello sits on a 6,000 square meters lot area in the Southern Summer Capital best known for its majestic view of the Taal Volcano and its refreshingly cool climate. 26. PATTS’ Website / Facebook Page For further information and updates about the College, website is http://www.patts.edu.ph. PATTS also posts announcement at its official facebook page, PATTS College of Aeronautics (https://www.facebook.com/pages/PATTS-College-of-Aeronautics/108912762469290?ref=hl). 27. Internet Services To keep abreast with the rapidly changing technology, PATTS provides internet access where students at the library can research on the latest developments of the various industries thru the use of the technology. 28. Photocopying services Photocopying services are available inside the campus, and are widely used to reproduce copies of documents as an alternate service for photo stat, carbon paper, mimeographing or other duplicating machines. C. Student Government and Other Student Organizations 1. PATTS Student Council The PATTS Student Council (PSC) is the highest governing body or the supreme student organization of all bonafide college students at PATTS, the power which emanates from the student body. It is the sole, unified, autonomous and democratic representative body of the students. The PATTS Student Council represents the students where their rights and interests are concerned. It trains students in leadership, foster appreciation for self-government, encourages initiative and participation in the activities of the college. All bonafide students of PATTS can enjoy membership in the PATTS Student Council upon application for candidacy and winning in the election. 2. Student Organizations and Activities
PATTS College of Aeronatics through the Office of Student Affairs conducts activities that enhances student social awareness and develop their talents and skills. It encourages students to join recognized student organizations and to participate in activities directed towards a rewarding student life and good citizenship. 2.1 Course Organizations
These organizations are recognized and accredited with the academic programs. These are created to enhance and develop the skills of the students related to their field of specializations. Members of these organizations are coming from their courses. 2.1.1 Aeronautical Engineering Research Organization (AERO)
2.1.2 Airline Business Administration Society
2.1.3 Alliance of Aircraft Mechanics and Troubleshooters (AAMT)
2.1.4 Aviation Training Centre (ATC)
2.1.5 Community of Hospitality in Education of Food and Services (CHEFS)
2.1.6 Guild of Air Transportation Students (GATS)
2.1.7 PATTS Avionics Society (PAVIOS)
2.1.8 PATTS Tourism Society (PTS)
2.1.9 Society Of PATTS’ Industrial Engineering Students (SPIES) 2.2 Non-Course (Special Interest) Organizations
These organizations are recognized and accredited by the school to assist, cultivate and nurture the potentials, talents and creativity of the students in their field of interests. Members of these organizations are coming from different courses. 3. Procedures for Recognition of Student Organizations 3.1 Submit application to the Office of Student Affairs (OSA) not later than the 3rd Monday of June
3.2 Requirements for New Organizations:
3.2.1 Letter of Intent;
3.2.2 Constitution and By Laws;
3.2.3 List of Officers and Advisers;
3.2.4 Calendar of Activities for the whole academic year in consonance with the organization’s vision, mission and goals. It should include at least one (1) outreach activity to be conducted within the academic year.
3.3 Requirements for Renewal of Recognition for Organization:
3.3.1 Letter of Intent;
3.3.2 Annual Accomplishment Report of the preceding academic year;
3.3.3 Accomplished projects both in-campus and off-campus;
3.3.4 List of new set of officers and advisers;
3.3.5 Calendar of Activities for the whole academic year in consonance with the organization’s vision, mission and goals. It should include at least one (1) outreach activity to be conducted within the academic year.
3.4 A duly recognized organization is allowed to operate in one (1) academic year and can be allowed to renew operation subject to the policies and regulations set by the college.
3.5 A member of any organization who is found to show poor performance in their academics may be dropped from the list of the members of the organization 4. Qualifications for Officers of Organizations 4.1 Must be a bonafide students of PATTS;
4.2 Must be enrolled in at least fifteen (15) units per semester as verified by the College Registrar;
4.3 Must not have any failure (5.0) or any deficiency (FA, INC);
4.4 Must be of good moral character;
4.5 Must have at least one year (1) of residence in the College;
4.6 Must be recommended by the Adviser or Chairperson. 5. Qualifications for Membership 5.1 Must be a bonafide students of PATTS;
5.2 Must undergo the probationary period;
5.3 Must re-apply if already a member. 6. Conduct of Activities PATTS co-curricular activities are meant to complement with studies. Extra-curricular activities are meant to supplement classroom and co-curricular instructions. Students are encouraged to participate in one or more of these activities only to the extent that their scholastic standing will allow. The college reserves the right to exclude any student from participation in co-curricular instruction. All co-curricular and extra-curricular activities must have prior approval from the Office of Student Affairs and should be made part of Calendar of Activities. 7. Activity Request Approval Procedures 7.1 Co-Curricular and Extra-Curricular activities shall be used only to enhance the students’ performance in their academic subjects;
7.2 Co-Curricular activities shall refer to the student activities like educational trips, exhibits, seminars, symposia, athletics activities other than sportsfest and others which are optional and pursued outside the classroom to amplify and/or enrich the course syllabi;
7.3 Extra-curricular activities shall refer to student activities like exhibits, field trips, job fairs, job-hunting seminars, community outreach activities, cultural presentations and others that are meant to supplement classroom and co-curricular instructions;
7.4 A Calendar of Activities (CA) for all co-curricular and extra-curricular must be submitted to the Office of Student Affairs as part of the requirements in applying for recognition;
7.5 All proposals of a particular co-curricular or extra-curricular activity shall be submitted for approval to the VP for Student Affairs;
7.6 There shall be an Activity Ban on all co-curricular or extra-curricular activities one week before the prelim and midterm examinations. No activities shall be allowed during the final month of the semester;
7.7 A proposal to hold a co-curricular or an extra-curricular activity, as part of the action plan for the year, shall be submitted for approval not later than a month before the proposed date of the activity. The organizations are advised to use the activity forms provided by OSA for activities scheduled in their CA. For activities not mentioned in their CA, a request letter for approval must first be submitted before filing the activity forms.
7.8 A proposal shall include the following basic information:
7.8.1 Proponent/s;
7.8.2 Activity and brief description;
7.8.3 Statement of objectives;
7.8.4 Values inculcated;
7.8.5 Time, date and venue of activity;
7.8.6 Title / theme of activity;
7.8.7 Name of speaker/s, judge/s, facilitator/s, etc. with their qualifications and resume;
7.8.8 Guest/s;
7.8.9 Target participants / audience;
7.8.10 Draft of the program;
7.8.11 Budget proposal;
7.8.12 List of participants;
7.8.13 Itinerary and parents’ consent for outside and non-
school days activities;
7.8.14 A set of house rules;
7.8.15 Others that OSA may deem necessary
7.9 Aside for activities mentioned in the CA, the following may be allowed:
7.9.1 a co-curricular or an extra-curricular activity recommended by the chairperson and the adviser, if it is a school / college activity; or a college-based organization activity;
7.9.2 or by the academic department head, if it is a department activity;
7.9.3 or by the organization adviser, if it is a College-wide organization activity.
Said activities must be approved by the VP for Student Affairs.
7.10 College-wide activities conducted by the PATTS Student Council (PSC) shall need approval of the College President through the VP for Student Affairs. The PSC should also submit their own CA to the VP for Student Affairs one (1) week after their oath of office. Standard OSA activity forms are also required.
7.11 Approval of the request to hold a co-curricular / extra-curricular activity shall be granted provided that all requirements are met or completed within the date of submission of request to the VP for Student Affairs. To wit:
7.11.1 In Campus - Two (2) weeks before the proposed date of activity;
7.11.2 Off Campus - Four (4) weeks before the proposed date of activity.
7.12 The following should be submitted three (3) days after the scheduled activity:
7.12.1 Actual Financial Report (AFP) with the official receipts and other pertinent documents;
7.12.2 Activity Report;
7.12.3 Log Sheet of the Actual Attendance during the activity;
7.12.4 Other pertinent documents that may be necessary.
Note: Violation of these policies shall lead to the suspension of other co-curricular or extra-curricular activities of the organization. The right to impose a lighter or heavier penalty depends on the circumstances.
7.13 Requirements to be submitted at the end of every semester:
7.13.1 Financial Statement;
7.13.2 Evaluation and Summary of project/s done. 8. Revocation of Recognition The Office of Student Affairs may revoke recognition of the student organization on the following grounds:
8.1 Violation of the organization’s Constitution and By Laws;
8.2 Failure to comply with the requirements to submit activity reports (Financial Statements, Evaluations, Documentations, etc).
8.3 Violation of policies concerning conduct of activities 9. Responsibilities of the Recognized Organizations
Student Organizations are responsible in complying with the requirements imposed by the OSA. The President is required to:
9.1 Comply with the requirements necessary for the conduct of activities as indicated in the Calendar of Activities;
9.2 Submit the necessary post activity reports in every activity of the organization;
9.3 Submit the financial statement of the organization;
9.4 Attend regular meetings set by the Office of Student Affairs. 10. Benefits & Limitations of Recognized Organizations 10.1 BENEFITS
10.1.1 May hold social activities during the school year;
10.1.2 Participate in leadership seminars and workshops initiated by the Office of Student Affairs;
10.1.3 May raise funds and solicit prizes from sponsors;
10.1.4 Vie for special awards given at the end of the Academic Year to officer / organizations. 10.2 LIMITATIONS
10.2.1 Unauthorized use of the College name and logo. Permission to use them may be requested from the Office of Student Affairs;
10.2.2 Student organizations are required to present to the Office of Student Affairs organization’s ID designs, t-shirt designs and publicity materials for approval to ensure accurate 11. Student Leaders’ Awards Special awards are governed by their respective charters or a different set of rules as may be promulgated by the proper authority. 11.1 GRADUATING STUDENTS
11.1.1 Platinum Seahorse Award
This is a Level I award conferred to a deserving graduating PATTS student because of his unblemished deportment record and invaluable services to his fellow students as a catalyst of peaceful existence in the academic community and active participation in extra curricular activities in the school campus.
11.1.2 Sterling Wings Award
This is a Level II award conferred to a deserving graduating PATTS student because of his invaluable services to his fellow students. He serves as their wings that carry them to higher horizons of success, a sense of leadership worthy of emulation. 11.2 NON-GRADUATING STUDENTS
11.2.1 Gold Seahorse Award
This is a Level I award conferred to a deserving non-graduating student because of his unblemished deportment record and invaluable services to his fellow students as a catalyst of peaceful existence in the academic community and active participation in extra curricular activities in the school campus.
11.2.2 Silver Wings Award
This is a Level II award conferred to a deserving non-graduating PATTS student because of his invaluable services to his fellow students. He serves as their wings that carry them to higher horizons of success, a sense of leadership worthy of emulation. D. Prescribed College Uniforms
PATTS College of Aeronautics requires all students to wear the prescribed college uniforms from Mondays thru Fridays, 7:00AM to 9:00PM. This policy is implemented to all male and female students starting on the first day of classes during the regular semesters. Proper casual attire is allowed during Saturdays.
The wearing of the prescribed uniforms is not implemented during summer classes however, students should wear proper casual attire.
As a general rule, the following are not allowed in the campus: halter sleeves, sando, strapless, backless, and sleeveless blouse / shirts, dress with plunging neckline, body hugging and hanging shirts / blouses, miniskirts, “slipper-looking” sandals and step-ins, torn trousers / jeans / pants and shorts, shirts with obscene, naughty and subversive messages, earrings (for male students) and facial jewelry for both genders even during wash days and summers. 1. Rules on the wearing of the prescribed uniforms. 1.1 FOR MALE STUDENTS (Technical and Non-Technical Courses)
1.1.1 The white polo for the 4-5 year course and blue polo for the 2 year course, should always be worn properly tucked-in at all times;
1.1.2 The white polo or blue polo should have the College patch;
1.1.3 The white polo or blue polo should be buttoned up to the last button;
1.1.4 The white or blue polo is paired with a navy blue linen slacks for the pants;
1.1.5 Students should wear the standard colored black leather shoes;
1.1.6 The school ID with PATTS approved ID lace is part of the uniform thus, must be worn at all times while inside the campus;
1.1.7 Proper hair cut must be observed. Hair must not be covering half of the forehead and not reaching the collar line and upper ear lobes and maintain a neat balance. 1.2 FOR FEMALE STUDENTS ENROLLED IN TECHNICAL COURSE
1.2.1 The white polo for the 4-5 year course and blue polo for the 2 year course, should always be worn properly tucked-in at all times;
1.1.2 The white polo or blue polo should have the College patch;
1.1.3 The white polo or blue polo should be buttoned up to the last button;
1.1.4 The white or blue polo is paired with a navy blue linen slacks for the pants;
1.1.5 Students should wear the standard colored black leather shoes;
1.1.6 The school ID with PATTS approved ID lace is part of the uniform thus, must be worn at all times while inside the campus. 1.3 FOR FEMALE STUDENTS ENROLLED IN NON-TECHNICAL COURSES
1.3.1 The white blouse should have the College patch;
1.3.2 The plain royal scarf with the seahorse pin must be worn properly over the white blouse;
1.3.3 The white blouse is paired with a navy blue linen slacks for the pants;
1.3.4 Students should wear the standard closed black leather shoes;
1.3.5 The school ID with PATTS approved ID lace is part of the uniform thus, must be worn at all times while inside the campus. 2. At the discretion of the Office of Student Affairs, working students and on the job training students may be allowed to wear the proper company uniforms after presenting to the Guidance Counselor the following requirements:
2.1 Letter of request;
2.2 Photocopy of company ID;
2.3 Certificate of Employment or OJT written on the official company letterhead for verification;
2.4 Certification / approval from the Chairperson that the said student is enrolled in an OJT or Practicum Course.
3. PE Uniforms must be worn during PE classes only. Entrance to the campus wearing PE Uniforms may be allowed if PE class is the first and/or only class of the day;
4. Students hair should only be black or brown black. Other color shades if not natural born should be referred to the Office of Student Affairs.
5. Student Assistants and Varsity Players are not exempted from wearing the prescribed uniform. E. Offenses and Sanctions 1. Regulations on Student Conduct and Discipline
A student’s registration at PATTS College of Aeronautics automatically binds him to all the rules, regulations and traditions of the institution. PATTS College reserves the right to dismiss a student anytime if his scholastic records and moral conduct prove that he will not profit from the education offered.
Although the College cannot be held responsible for a student’s conduct outside the College premises, undesirable conduct inside or outside the premises, may be cause for dismissal.
If a student is proven guilty of serious moral fault, unwholesome influence and not amenable to advice towards fellow students and the college, he is subjected to disciplinary action.
If a student disregards the rules and regulations of PATTS College by violating them, this may be a basis for suspension or immediate dismissal / expulsion. The disciplinary action will depend upon the nature and/or frequency of the offense.
If the student’s parents reside in the province or are abroad, a letter of authority should be written appointing the guardian to assume responsibility or act in behalf of the parent. But in case the student violates a major offense in the PATTS Charter of Policies and Regulation on Student Conduct and Discipline, the parents’ presence is required.
Promptness, courtesy and obedience are expected of a student at all times. He should obey authority rather than the person exercising authority; hence, even a student to whom authority has been delegated should be obeyed. 1.1 Conduct inside the Classroom
1.1.1. Silence and order should be maintained in entering and leaving the classrooms and during class hours whether the teacher is present or not;
1.1.2. If a teacher is late for class, students should wait quietly in the classroom. If after 15 minutes no member of the faculty comes to take charge of the class, a school officer, the checker or the security guard shall advise the class to proceed to the library and report the matter to the concerned Chairperson or Department Head;
1.1.3 During class hours, students should be attentive and cooperative and refrain from doing anything that may distract the class;
1.1.4 A student who misbehaved in class shall be escorted by the guard to the Guidance Office. In such cases, the Instructor shall immediately report to the Guidance Office the name of the student and the nature of the offense after the period;
1.1.5 A student shall refrain from doing any form of cheating. Any student caught cheating shall receive a grade of 5.0 for that particular examination;
1.1.6 Students must not leave the room without the instructor’s permission;
1.1.7 No student should remain in the classroom during vacant periods or instances when the instructor is absent or after dismissal;
1.1.8 Eating or drinking inside the classroom is prohibited;
1.1.9 Using cellphones, headphones, earphones or other electronic devices is strictly prohibited. 1.2 Conduct Outside the Classroom within the School Premises
1.2.1 Students must always keep to the right to avoid congestion, when passing along the hallway and coming up or going down the stairs;
1.2.2 Students are not allowed to loiter in the hallway or near the classrooms while classes are going on;
1.2.3 Conduct unbecoming of a lady or a gentleman, examples of which are running, boisterous talking, using profane or improper language, shouting, public display of affection, and the like is prohibited;
1.2.4 Parents and other visitors should not interrupt classes to see any student or instructor. They should first secure a permit from the Office of the Student Affairs;
1.2.5 Smoking, drinking alcoholic beverage or taking prohibited drugs are strictly prohibited;
1.2.6 Joining any fraternity, sorority or campus organizations not recognized by the Office of Student Affairs is strictly prohibited;
1.2.7 Circulating any publication not authorized by the OSA, is also prohibited;
1.2.8 Students should avoid unnecessary noise. True scholarship dictates the observance of silence and proper decorum within the premises of an academic institution. 2. Procedures in Disciplinary Cases Violation of any of PATTS’ rules and regulations shall be dealt with according to the school’s system of discipline and guidance. All heads, faculty members, and other concerned individuals are required to report the observed violations to the Office of Student Affairs immediately. Appropriate penalties or sanctions shall be imposed after the Office of Student Affairs has conducted the proper investigation. 3. Major Offenses These are acts that cause serious damage to a student’s honor and dignity as a person as well as to the property, name and honor of PATTS College. 3.1 First Category
No exception is made whether the offense is first, second, or third. Any of the following major offenses shall be punishable with exclusion, immediately dropped from the roll and no re-admission in the succeeding semesters.
3.1.1. Forging-intercalation, falsification of and tampering with academic or official records, receipts, permits or documents of any kind;
3.1.2 Securing and using fake school receipts or admission documents;
3.1.3 Deliberate submission of fraudulent financial reports to conceal shortages;
3.1.4 Attendance in classes without officially enrolling;
3.1.5 Deceiving the teacher by taking periodical / final exam but not passing the test paper;
3.1.6 Stealing;
3.1.7 Committing serious acts of vandalism or destruction of school and teacher’s property;
3.1.8 Serious fighting inside or outside the campus and/or acts causing public scandal, moral damage, physical injuries, damage to school property, great harm to personal safety, or more serious consequences;
3.1.9 Creating serious trouble whether or not under the influence of liquor or prohibited drugs;
3.1.10 Possession of prohibited drugs and involvement in drug trafficking;
3.1.11 Carrying of any kind of deadly weapon/s or incendiary materials;
3.1.12 Membership in a fraternity / sorority or any campus organization not recognized by PATTS College of Aeronautics;
3.1.13 Participating / observing / involvement in hazing / presence in hazing or allowing the use of private residence for hazing activities;
3.1.14 Participating in any subversive activity/ies;
3.1.15 Instigating, leading or participating in concerted activities leading to stoppage of classes and preventing or threatening students or faculty members or school authorities from discharging their duties or from attending classes;
3.1.16 Bringing in outsiders who may start or cause trouble in the school community or destruction of school property;
3.1.17 Bribing;
3.1.18 Embezzlement/malversation of college, department, student organization or class funds;
3.1.19 Deception, fraud or misrepresentation of documents;
3.1.20 Threats against the life of students, college officials or personnel;
3.1.21 Posting or publishing malicious comments, opinions, articles, photos or the like, in the internet particularly facebook, twitter, or any social networking sites against PATTS officials, instructors, employees, students or any individual;
3.1.22 Wearing somebody else’s ID;
3.1.23 Unauthorized collection of fees;
3.1.24 Unauthorized solicitation of donations in cash/kind;
3.1.25 Committting any obscene/indecent act inside or outside the campus;
3.1.26 Unauthorized altering/erasing of official
announcements;
3.1.27 Running away from a person of authority to avoid apprehension;
3.1.28 Committing any vulgar act while in PATTS uniform outside the school;
3.1.29 Being charged with criminal case;
3.1.30 Taking exams for another person. 3.2 Second Category
No exception is made whether the offense is the first, second or third. Any of the following major offenses shall be
punishable with a ten-day suspension and no re-admission in the following term / semester;
3.2.1 Writing or circulating any publication not authorized by PATTS College;
3.2.2 Serious moral faults committed within or outside PATTS College and proved to be harmful to the best interest of the College or have caused unwholesome influence on fellow students;
3.2.3 Smoking inside the school or within the two hundred (200) meters vicinity range of the school site. E-cigarette smoking is also prohibited;
3.2.4 Drinking alcholic beverages within the two hundred (200) meter vicinity range of the school site. 3.3 Third Category
3.3.1 Cheating in any test / examination;
3.3.2 Dishonesty in any academic related activity or any form of violation on Academic Integrity.
Sanction:
First Offense: A grade of five (5.0) in the particular test/
examination or academic related activity
Second Offense: A ten day suspension and no re-admission in the following term/semester 4. Less Serious Offenses These are acts that cause considerable damage to one’s honor and dignity as a person or to the property and honor of the College. 4.1 First Category
4.1.1 Wearing or using a tampered ID;
4.1.2 Lending of one’s ID to another student / person;
4.1.3 Using an unauthorized or illegally printed / copied / laminated school / college ID;
4.1.4 Playing truant or cutting classes;
4.1.5 Defaming or tarnishing the name / reputation of another student;
4.1.6 Public display of affection (PDA);
4.1.7 Using language or committing acts that show disrespect, arrogance or bad manners toward a superior or a duly authorized person;
4.1.8. Unauthorized used of PATTS facilities and properties;
4.1.9 Reading or carrying of any pornographic material/s;
4.1.10 Vandalism - destroying / defacing school property like writing, drawing, etching indecent words or figures, etc. on chairs, blackboards, walls and other properties of PATTS;
4.1.11 Posting / writing unapproved announcements or messages on the walls of the College;
4.1.12 Fighting (of less serious nature);
4.1.13 Entering the school premises under the influence of liquor / alcohol;
4.1.14 Gambling in the campus and in its vicinity;
4.1.15 Pimping, leering, staring maliciously, giving wanton looks;
4.1.16 Writing degrading or obscene notes;
4.1.17 Entering “off limits” areas, e.g. male students entering ladies rest rooms and vice versa;
4.1.18 Wearing of t-shirts with obscene, naughty, subversive messages;
4.1.19 Body tattooing;
4.1.20 Fancy piercing of any body part;
4.1.21 Piercing of ear lobes for male students;
4.1.22 Using vulgar, indecent, foul, obscene, profane or improper language;
4.1.23 Bullying / humiliating fellow students.
Sanction:
First Offense: Three-class days suspension
Second Offense: Six-class days suspension
Third Offense: Ten-class days suspension and no
re-admission in the following
semester 4.2 Second Category
4.2.1 Bringing food / drinks inside the classroom;
4.2.2 Eating inside the classroom;
4.2.3 Caught in the act of littering / spitting;
4.2.4 Bringing in / chewing of any kind of gum;
4.2.5 Sitting on the table;
4.2.6 Placing one’s foot/feet on chairs and tables.
Sanction:
First Offense: Written reprimand and stern warning
Second Offense: Three-class days suspension
Third Offense: Ten-class days suspension and no
re-admission in the following term/
semester 5. Minor Offenses These are acts that a student must avoid to enable PATTS to maintain peace and order, cleanliness, and the desired teaching-learning atmosphere inside the campus.
5.1 Entering the campus in unprescribed attire without the approval for exemption especially in the case of working students;
5.2 For Male Students, wearing of earrings, make - up, outlandish hairstyle, hair color, or accessories or not observing proper grooming;
5.3. For Female Students, wearing of outlandish make-up, hair color, and hair-do or not observing proper grooming;
5.4 Loitering, running, shouting, speaking in a loud voice, making unnecessary noise in the classroom, hallway;
5.5 Causing commotion of any kind during programs or other activities;
5.6 Not disposing the litter/s found within three feet away;
5.7 Staying inside the classroom/laboratory without permission;
5.8 Bringing in or playing cards in school;
5.9 Telling a lie; sleeping in class; being talkative in class;
5.10 Using cellular phones, earphones or headphones inside classrooms, laboratories, lecture halls, library, AVR, auditorium and offices.
Sanction:
First Offense: Reprimand
Second Offense: Attend a seminar relevant to violation
committed (example: anger management management, proper grooming, environment) conducted or referred by school.
Third Offense: Three-class days suspension with 8
hours community service
Fourth Offense: Six-class days suspension
Fifth Offense: Ten-class days suspension and no
re-admission in the following term/semester 6. Other Sanctions 6.1. Erring Graduating Students
6.1.1 Graduating students who have committed several minor offenses and should no longer be re-admitted but have to be accommodated because they are on their last semester shall not be issued the Certificate of Good Behavior.
6.1.2 Graduating students who have committed serious or less serious offenses shall not be re-admitted, or shall be dealt with in accordance with the school’s system of discipline.
6.1.3 Graduating students who have committed serious offenses may not be allowed to join the graduation ceremonies / commencement exercises. 6.2 Erring OJT’s
6.2.1 Depending on the gravity of the offense, if a trainee is terminated, he will get a failing grade in the OJT subject or will not be issued a Certificate of Good Behavior. 6.3 Public Display of Affection (PDA)
6.3.1 Three-class days suspension
6.3.1.1 Placing the hand around the shoulder or waist of the opposite sex;
6.3.1.2 Placing the hand on the lap of the opposite sex;
6.3.1.3 Reclining against the body of the opposite sex;
6.3.1.4 Sharing one chair.
6.3.2 Six-class days suspension
6.3.2.1 Sitting / lying on the lap of the opposite sex;
6.3.2.2 Embracing between opposite sexes;
6.3.2.3 Kissing;
6.3.2.4 Lips to lips greeting;
6.3.2.5 Massaging any part of the body of the opposite sex;
6.3.2.6 Holding/touching any delicate part of the body of another person;
6.3.2.7 Suggestive, vulgar, indecent poses. 7. Suspension, Exclusion and Expulsion
In accordance with the provisions of the current Manual of Regulations for Private Higher Education 2009 Revised Expanded Edition, the three categories of disciplinary administrative sanctions for serious offense or violation of school rules and regulations, which may be applied upon an erring student, are: suspension, exclusion, and expulsion. 7.1 Suspension
Suspension is a penalty in which the school is allowed to deny or deprive an erring student of attendance in classes for a period not exceeding twenty percent (20%) of the prescribed class days for the school year or term. The decision of the school on every case involving the penalty of suspension which exceeds twenty percent (20%) of the prescribed school days for a school year or term shall be forwarded to the Committee on Discipline within ten days from the termination of the investigation of each case for the information. 7.1.1 Preventive Suspension
A student under investigation of a case involving the penalty of expulsion may be preventively suspended from entering the school premises if the evidence of guilt is strong and the school head is morally convinced that the continued stay of the student during the period of the investigation constitutes a distraction to the normal operations of the school or poses a risk or danger to the life of persons and property in the school. 7.2 Exclusion.
Exclusion is a penalty in which the school is allowed to exclude or drop the name of the erring student from the school roll for being undesirable, with transfer credentials issued afterwards. A summary investigation shall have been conducted, and no prior approval by CHED is required in the imposition of the penalty.
The decision of the school on every case involving the penalty of exclusion from the roll, together with all pertinent papers therefore, shall be filed in the school for a period of one year in order to afford CHED the opportunity to review the case in the event an appeal is taken by the party concerned. 7.3 Expulsion
Expulsion is an extreme penalty on an erring student consisting of his exclusion from admission to any public or private school in the Philippines and which requires the prior approval of CHED.
The penalty may be imposed for acts or offenses constituting gross misconduct, dishonesty, hazing, carrying any deadly weapon, immorality, selling and/or possession of prohibited drugs such as marijuana, drug dependency, drunkenness, hooliganism, vandalism, and other serious school offenses such as assaulting student or school personnel, instigating or leading illegal strikes or similar concerted activities resulting in the stoppage of classes, preventing or threatening any student or school personnel from entering the school premises or attending classes or discharging their duties, forging or tampering with school records or school forms, and securing or using forged school records, forms and documents. The decision of the school on every case involving the penalty of expulsion, together with the supporting papers shall be forwarded to CHED within ten days from the termination of the investigation of each case. F. Management of Student Grievances 1. GRIEVANCE COMMITTEE 1.1 VP for Administrative Affairs
1.2 VP for Student Affairs
1.3 VP for Academic Affairs
1.4 Guidance Counselor
1.5 PATTS Student Council President
1.6 PATTS Faculty Association President
(if the complaint is against a teacher)
1.7 Discipline and Safety Officer 2. PROCEDURES FOR FILING OF COMPLAINTS 2.1 A signed written complaint should be submitted to the Guidance Counselor;
2.2 The Guidance Counselor decides whether the complaint needs an investigation or immediate action;
2.3 If the complaint needs to be investigated, the Guidance Counselor seeks assistance of the Discipline and Safety Officer (DSO). Investigation must be done immediately after the complaint is submitted to the Guidance Counselor. The DSO submits in writing the reports of the investigation and recommenation/s of the case;
2.4 The Guidance Counselor calls the concerned parties and invites the parents / guardian for a conference;
2.5 The Guidance Counselor evaluates the result of the investigation and submits recommendation to the VP for Student Affairs;
2.6 For minor offenses, the VP for Student Affairs decides and imposes the sanction based on what is defined in the Student Handbook;
2.7 For major offenses, the VP for Student Affairs refers the matter to the Discipline Committee for further deliberation of the case;
2.8 The DSO informs both parties about the decision of the case.
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