Key Resources

Key Resources

If you are looking for guidelines, policies and information that govern the activities of students at San Diego City, Mesa and Miramar Colleges, you can find it here in the Key Resources section. You will find a list of all forms and documents available for download in the FORMS section, as well as a list of news bulletins posted in the NEWS section.

Student Guide to College

The Student Guide to College provides the detailed information you need to know while attending college. It includes information on admissions, fees, registration, wait-lists, changing classes, grades, financial aid, parking permits, books, contact information, other resources and more.

Download the Student Guide:

The guide does not replace the information found in the college catalog and schedule of classes. Each student is responsible for knowing the information provided in the college catalog and schedule of classes pertaining to student rights and responsibilities, instructional programs, enrollment, fees, transfers, degree requirements and the policies and procedures of the San Diego Community College District. You may download a copy of the college catalog or purchase a copy in the bookstore.

College Catalogs

2018-2019 Catalog
2017-2018 Addendum
  2018-2019 Catalog
2017-2018 Addendum
  2018-2019 Catalog
2017-2018 Addendum
Go here to download previous year catalogs.

College policies

A review of specific college policies and procedures is available in a short two-page document. The document covers:

  • Academic Accommodation for Students with Disabilities (Board of Trustees Policy - BP 3105)

  • Academic Freedom & Freedom of Expression (Board of Trustees Policy - BP 4030)

  • Crime Awareness and Campus Security

  • Drug and Alcohol Use

  • Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse

  • Prohibition of Harassment (Board of Trustees Policy - BP 3430)

  • Service Animals (ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE – AP 3105.2)

  • Smoking Regulation (Board of Trustees Policy – BP 0505)

  • Student Records, Release, Correction and Challenge (ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE - AP 3001.1)

  • Students Rights & Responsibilities and Administrative Due Process (Board of Trustees Policy BP 3100)

  • Students Right to Know

  • Complaint Process

Download the College Policies & Procedures:

For complete policies and procedures information, please visit


Pass/No Pass (P/NP) is a non-punitive grading system where such units earned will be counted in satisfaction of curricular requirements but will be disregarded in determining a student's grade point average.

For more specific information, download the Pass/No Pass Grading Policy.


The Academic Standards Policy outlines the strategies for academic success, as well as the definitions for probation and disqualification. The policy also provides the conditions for readmission after disqualification and readmission timelines for the upcoming academic terms.

Download the Academic Standards Policy.


The San Diego City, Mesa and Miramar Colleges are committed to an educational environment that is free from interference and disruption, and fosters equity and mutual respect.

The California State Authorized Complaint Process reviews the administrative processes available to Individuals who believe that they have been treated unfairly or that their rights have been violated.

Go here for more information and for the online Complaint Process Form.

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

FERPA specifies that students' educational records cannot be released without written consent of the student or a court order. In addition, it defines the term "educational records" and specifies who can access such records. To grant access to your records, download the Consent to Release Student Educational Records and return the signed form to the San Diego Community College District, Student Services office, at 3375 Camino del Rio South, Suite 100, San Diego, CA 92108-3883

Download the overview of FERPA.

Drug & Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program

The San Diego Community College District (San Diego City College, San Diego Mesa College, San Diego Miramar College and Continuing Education) is committed to providing a drug free environment. Please visit our Drug & Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program website.

Clery Act: Campus Crime Statistics

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is the landmark federal law, originally known as the Campus Security Act, which requires colleges and universities across the United States to disclose information about crime on and around their campuses.

This report is available online at the link below, or you may also request a paper copy from your College Police Office.

Visit the San Diego Community College Police Department website to review the annual security report.


Go to the FORMS section to see a list of all forms and documents available for students to download.


Go to the NEWS section to see a list of all news bulletins posted on this site.