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Student Resources

Civic Engagement

MCLA has put together some helpful resources for students to be involved on an off campus. Learn more.

Degen Emergency Fund Application

This fund was established to assist students experiencing an emergency need for funds. Applications can be returned to Student Affairs, Campus Center 305. 

Student Media

Contribute to the school newspaper, join the student radio station, or get involved with TV production. Learn more.

Student Handbook

The Student Handbook serves as a useful resource to guide you along the way. It includes important information about co-curricular activities, details on policies and procedures, as well as a listing of those to contact for specific concerns or questions.

Student Transportation Options

MCLA, North Adams, and the surrounding communities are serviced by a number of transportation options including bicycle, Shuttle, and bus.

Student Help Directory

The Student Help Directory is a great page to bookmark for quick access to campus phone numbers and office locations.

Student Rights under FERPA

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act ("FERPA") of 1974, as amended, ensures the confidentiality of student educational records and restricts disclosure of such records to third parties, except as authorized by law.  FERPA also affords students certain rights with respect to their education records. 

Student As Citizen

We encourage students to register to vote.  Students can find a National Voter Registration form online.

Student Copyright Laws

Students are expected to review and abide by federal copyright laws. A Summary of Civil and Criminal Penalties for Violation of Federal Copyright Laws is provided.

Sexual Violence Prevention

MCLA is committed to creating and maintaining a safe, healthy learning, living, and working environment where all forms of sexual violence, sexual harassment, gender-based harassment, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, and retaliation are strictly prohibited. Important educational and prevention information is available here.