Great Basin College enriches people's lives by providing student-centered, post-secondary education to rural Nevada. Educational, cultural, and related economic needs of the multicounty service area are met through programs of university transfer, applied science and technology, business and industry partnerships, developmental education, community service, and student support services in conjunction with certificates and associate and select baccalaureate degrees.
GBC is a comprehensive community college that provides educational opportunities to over 3,800 students across 86,500 square miles, in ten of Nevada's largest counties bordering five states. The main campus in Elko is home to an educational community that attracts students interested in a residential college experience. Satellite facilities are located in over a dozen communities across the college's service area.
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All faculty, staff, students and members of Great Basin College community have an obligation to protect and provide oversight for those funds or property within their departments. This includes reporting of any mishandling, misappropriation, witnessed or perceived theft or negligence in a timely manner. The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) and Great Basin College as a member institution have instituted the following policies regarding criminal and negligent handling of funds and property.
Faculty are governed by Title 2, Chapter 6, Section 6.2 Cause
6.2.1 Prohibited Activity - Faculty Only. The following conduct, being incompatible with the purposes of an academic community, is prohibited for all members of the faculty of the System, shall constitute cause for discipline and may lead to the procedures and disciplinary sanctions established in Section 6.3 of the Nevada System of Higher Education Code:
(0) Willful damage, destruction, defacement, theft or misappropriation of equipment or property belonging to, in the possession of or on premises occupied by, the System;
(r) Forgery, alteration, falsification or destruction of System documents or furnishing false information in documents submitted to the Nevada System of Higher Education;
(bb) Any other conduct which violates applicable stated prohibitions, policies, procedures, rules, regulations or bylaws of the Board of Regents or a System institution;
(cc) Any act prohibited by local, state or federal law which occurs on System premises or at a System sponsored function on or off such premises;
What NSHE Classified Staff are governed by the Nevada Revised Statutes Chapter 284.410 and the Nevada Administrative Code 284.650
The NSHE Prohibitions and Penalties specifically addresses disciplinary sanctions in:
Section A - Fraud, Falsification or Dishonesty
3. Willful and/or negligent falsification of records or reports.
6. Embezzlement or misappropriation of NSHE funds or other funds which come into the employee’s possession by reason of his/her official position.
7. Stealing or misappropriation of property belonging to NSHE, federal or state government, vendors or fellow employees.
Section E - Misuse of Resources
3. Waste or loss of material, property, equipment or resources.
NSHE students are governed by the Nevada System of Higher Education Code Title 2 Chapter 10 Rules of Conduct and Procedures for Students
Section 10.2 Cause
10.2.1 Prohibited Conduct. The following conduct is prohibited:
(a) Acts of dishonesty, including by not limited to the following:
(3) Forgery, alteration, misuse, theft or using without permission, any institutional document or record.
(k) Willful damage, destruction, defacement, theft or misappropriation of equipment or property belonging to, in the possession of, or on premises occupied by the System.
(p) Abuse, unauthorized use, or theft of institutional or System computer facilities and resources,
(q) Willfully destroying, damaging, tampering, altering, stealing, misappropriating or using without permission any System, program or file of the System.
(dd) Any other conduct that violates applicable stated prohibitions, policies, procedures, rules, or regulations of the institution or Board of Regents.
(ee) Any act prohibited by local, state or federal law that occurs on System premises or at a System-sponsored function on or off such premises.
Faculty, staff, students and members of the Great Basin College community should report all instances where they have knowledge, information or believe an act of misappropriation or theft has occurred. Reports may be made to the following persons:
For concerns regarding fraudulent use of student loans, scholarships and educational funding:
For concerns regarding use of grant funds:
Any employee or student who has concerns regarding the misuse of federal grants (i.e. the TAACCCT grant) may contact the Department of Labor Hotline to report Fraud, Waste and Abuse directly at:
200 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20210
Telephone: 202-693-6999 or 1-800-347-3756
Director of Environmental Health, Safety and Security
Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 3,800 students are enrolled online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!
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