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AB-670 California State University: admissions.(2011-2012)

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Assembly Bill No. 670

An act to add Section 89030.7 to the Education Code, relating to the California State University.

[ Approved by Governor  August 03, 2011. Filed with Secretary of State  August 03, 2011. ]


AB 670, Block. California State University: admissions.
Existing law establishes the California State University as one of the segments of public postsecondary education in the state. The university includes 25 specified campuses and is administered by a board, known as the Trustees of the California State University.
This bill would require the trustees to ensure that campuses meet specific requirements with respect to appeal procedures for a denial of admission.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


 Section 89030.7 is added to the Education Code, to read:

 With respect to denial of admission for an applicant, the Trustees of the California State University shall ensure for each campus of the California State University all of the following:
(a) Appeal procedures that clearly set forth the following:
(1) The basis for appeal.
(2) A timeframe of 15 business days from the date of denial of admissions notification in which to appeal.
(3) A limit of one appeal per academic term.
(4) The contact information for the campus office to which an appeal is submitted.
(5) A time estimate for when the campus expects to issue a response to an appeal request.
(b) The campus includes the appeal procedures described in subdivision (a) in a denial of admission notification to a student.
(c) The campus posts information on the campus Internet Web site that details the appeal procedures described in subdivision (a).