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SSPC (10/26/16)

The following action and discussion took place at the October 26, 2016 meeting of the Student Services Planning Council


  • New Member Introduced – Deanna Shoop, Manager of Outreach
  • Update on Student Services District BP/AP – The Student Services BP/AP’s listed below were reviewed and will be sent forward to the Policies and Procedures committee.
    1. AP 5012 – International Students
    2. BP 5030 – Fees
    3. AP 5030 – Fees
    4. BP 5420 – ASG Financial Management
    5. AP 5420 – ASG Financial Management
    6. BP 5757 – Parking
    7. AP 5757 – Parking
  • NaBITA Training October 18 – 21, 2016 – Judy Harris gave an update on the NaBITA training that took place October 18-21, 2016.  The Crisis Intervention team which includes Counseling, Student Affairs, Behavioral Health Counseling and Campus Police will be meeting on a monthly basis to review threat assessment, crisis management and case load management.


  • Academic Review Committee – Dr. Kendyl Magnuson reported that this committee has received three files to review and are considering an online polling system for committee members.
  • Behavioral Health & Campus Wellness Committee – Judy Harris and Sherry Titus reported that they are in the process of updating their website and resources.
  • Campus Police Committee – Chief DiMaggio reported that they are in the process of identifying a new chairperson.
  • Registration Committee – Dr. Kendyl Magnuson reported they finished working on the first round of the registration calendar and will begin working on a 2-year academic calendar in spring 2017.


  • Town Hall Forums – November 2, 2016 – VP Gonzales announced that President Blake will be holding two Town Hall Forums on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 in the Governing Board room.  The first will be from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. and the second will be from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
  • Vice President of Human Resource Services update – VP Gonzales reported that the first level interviews for the VP of Human Resources will be on Friday, October 28, 2016.
  • Accreditation Site visit on October 24, 2016 – VP Gonzales reported that the site visit from the ACCJC evaluation team on Monday, October 24, 2016 went well.  The visit began at the Camp Pendleton site at 7:30 a.m. and wrapped up on the main campus by 2:00 p.m.  The recommendations addressed were adequate tutorial support for online students, services at Camp Pendleton commensurate with the offerings at the San Marcos campus and that all constituent groups have an opportunity to serve on councils, committees, subcommittees, task forces and workgroups.  We submitted a report addressing these concerns and walked them through the steps we have taken to align with these recommendations.  Next, the team will write a report based on the information we provided and will submit it to ACCJC.  ACCJC will then respond with a final recommendation.
  • Palomar Promise – VP Gonzales reported that we have partnered with the San Marcos Promise (SMP) to provide financial support to high school graduates from San Marcos Unified School District (SMUSD) who choose to attend Palomar.  The SMP has academic and college readiness criteria that must be met in order for students to receive the “Promise” funding.  Dr. Blake has asked that we expand the Palomar Promise to include all high school graduates in our service area.  The Palomar Promise will not have any specific criteria other than the      requirements that a student graduates from an eligible high school in our service area and that they complete the FAFSA and BOG applications.  More information will be coming out regarding the two promise programs.

Full meeting minutes, once approved, can be found at the Student Services Planning Council website:

Meeting was adjourned at 11:04 a.m.