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Policies & Legal Notices

Operational Memoranda

An operational memorandum is the method that North Lake uses to develop and document policy. Each memorandum is reviewed and approved by the president's cabinet before being adopted and communicated as policy. View the complete list of operational memoranda.


North Lake College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associates degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of North Lake College. Read the complete policy.

Meningitis Vaccine Requirement

All new students under the age of 30 must show proof that they have been vaccinated against meningitis. Read the complete policy and exceptions list.

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

In compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, North Lake College may release information classified as "directory information" to the general public without the written consent of the student. Read the complete policy.

Inclement Weather

In the event of severe weather conditions, you can find information about campus closure by listening to local radio or television stations, calling our information hotline or by visiting this Web site. If there is no information about a closing posted on this Web site, you should assume that we are open. View additional information.

Non-Discrimination Statement

The Dallas County Community College District provides educational opportunities without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, or sexual orientation.

NLC's Online Resume (THECB)

The Online Resume for Prospective Students includes cost of attendance, student demographics, financial aid awarded and student success. This information is available on the websites of all Texas public higher education institutions to make it easier for you to make comparisons. View it now.

Assistive Technology for Disabled Students

The Dallas County Community College District makes all its information technology resources accessible to persons with disabilities. This document specifies measures used to ensure compliance with federal and state accessibility laws.  

Sexual Harassment Statement

The DCCCD is firmly committed to maintaining a work and learning environment where students, faculty and staff are treated with dignity and respect. Acts of sexual harassment adversely affect a positive learning and working environment. Our policy on sexual harassment is clear and explicit; sexual harassment in any form is unacceptable and will not be tolerated.

Title IX Gender Discrimination Statement

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and North Lake College policy prohibits discrimination based upon gender in its educational programs and activities. North Lake College is committed to creating an environment free of harassment and discrimination. Click here to make a Title IX complaint​. (Please read the statement of policy first for guidance and instructions.)