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SECTION 400 - STUDENT AFFAIRS

SECTION 400 - STUDENT AFFAIRS 

408 AIDS GUIDELINES

  1. DeKalb College students will receive educational programs on the prevention of AIDS. Current, reliable information will be easily accessible to the student.
  2. DeKalb College students and employees who have AIDS, ARC, or a positive HTLV-III antibody test may attend classes or continue work as long as they are physically and psychologically able to do so. Response will be made on a case-by-case basis.
  3. The rights of students with AIDS will be protected. Any harassment of these students will be condemned. Confidential information will be handled with extraordinary care. No specific information concerning complaints or diagnosis is to be provided to faculty, administrators, agencies or parents without the expressed written consent of the student.
  4. DeKalb College will provide confidential referrals to any student requesting AIDS counseling assistance programs.
  5. Applicants will not be denied general college admissions or employment because of AIDS, ARC, or a positive HTLV-III antibody test.
  6. DeKalb College will abide by the current safety guidelines adopted by the Center for Disease Control and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for the handling of bodily fluids and potentially infective waste. A program of education will be established to introduce new employees involved in instructions in Biology laboratories, the Nursing program, the Dental Hygiene program, and in Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) to the procedures.
  7. A DeKalb College review committee composed of the Chair of the Wellness Committee, the Dean for Health Sciences, the Dean for Sciences, the Vice President for Student Affairs, and the Campus Provosts will hear individual cases and make recommendations to the President.

Revised AdCab 10/11/88