Student responsibility occurs when students take an active role in their learning by recognizing they are accountable for their academic success. Student responsibility is demonstrated when students make choices and take actions which lead them toward their educational goals.
Responsible students take ownership of their actions by exhibiting the following behaviors. They:
- demonstrate academic integrity and honesty.
- attend and participate in classes, labs, and seminars, prepared and on time.
- complete the assigned work in a timely manner with attention to quality of work.
- avoid making excuses for their behavior.
- communicate in a careful and respectful manner with professors, peers, and other members of the college community.
- are engaged learners who dedicate sufficient time outside of class to college work.
- act in a civil manner that respects the college learning/social environment and complies with college policies outlined in the student constitution and college catalog.
- utilize college resources and seek help when needed.
- respect diverse ideas and opinions.
- identify, develop, and implement a plan to achieve their educational goals.
Student Responsibility Statement
Endorsed by the faculty September 2008 and by Student Senate October 2008.