Each journal question response (200 word minimum) must be sent to the instructor by the due date (via Blackboard) to receive credit. Anything less than 150 words will be penalized two points per twenty words. It is very important to submit your work as early as possible. No excuses will be accepted for late journal essay submissions. Late submissions will be worth only five points. The student is responsible for his or her success in this class. To be successful in this class the student must attend class and complete the assignments. The student is responsible for any assignments, changes in assignments and discussions held during class in their absence. The student is responsible for asking for help from their instructor if needed. Students are expected to make non-emergency appointments (doctor, dentist, etc.) during non-class hours. Accommodations for Individuals with Disabilities: The college recognizes its responsibility to provide academic and nonacademic services and programs equally to individuals with and without disabilities. To this end, the college provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students and employees with documented disabilities consistent with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act, sections 503 & 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and other federal, state and local laws and regulations. The college maintains an Office of Supportive Services at each campus location to receive, review and evaluate requests from students who require an accommodation with respect to their educational program. Students’ requesting reasonable accommodations due to a documented disability must first register with their campus’ Supportive Services Office and obtain an official letter identifying approved accommodations to be distributed to their faculty members. Attendance Procedure for Pregnancy & Pregnancy Related Conditions: In accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, absences due to pregnancy or related conditions, including recovery from childbirth, shall be excused for as long as the absences are determined to be medically necessary. Students will be provided with the opportunity to make up any work missed as a result of such absences, if possible. For more information or requests for accommodations, students should inform their instructor(s) and/or contact the Civil Rights Compliance Officer/Title IX Coordinator, at 412.237.4535 or [email protected] Attendance Procedure for Religious Observance The college will make reasonable efforts to accommodate students who must be absent from classes or miss scheduled exams in order to observe a religious holiday or participate in some other form of religious observance. Students shall be provided, whenever possible, reasonable opportunity to make up academic assignments missed due to such absences, unless doing so would create or impose an undue burden on other students or the College. It shall be the students’ responsibility to provide written notice via the Request for Accommodation for Religious Observances Form
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