3.09 Faculty Authority for the Classroom Experience
No student will be permitted to begin the study of any subject if she or he lacks the necessary preparation to undertake it. This rule takes precedence over all others.
Every student is required to attend class regularly and to satisfy the instructor that she or he is performing the work of the course in a systematic manner. An instructor may exclude from the class any student whose conduct is discourteous or who fails to show satisfactory interest and effort.
Northeastern Junior College students are expected to meet and exceed all standards of academic and personal commitment as determined by the instructor of each class. The faculty member sets the academic standards for each class taught, and the student is expected to comply with the following standards of classroom conduct and academic experience.
Northeastern Junior College faculty is expected to attend all class sessions. Each instructor sets his or her attendance policy.
Northeastern Junior College students are expected to meet and exceed all standards of academic and personal commitment as determined by the instructor of each class. The faculty member sets the academic standards for each class taught and the student is expected to comply with the following standards of classroom conduct and academic experience.
Northeastern Junior College faculty members have the authority to evaluate each student's educational experience by the following standards.
- Attendance requirements - Each student is expected to attend all class sessions. Each instructor sets his or her attendance guidelines.
- Classroom conduct - Each student is expected to arrive on or before each class begins and is expected to remain until the class is dismissed. Each student is expected to bring only books and appropriate educational materials into the classroom; food and drink are not allowed. Guests and visitors, (including small children) presence in the classroom must be approved by the instructor and can be asked to leave, if disruptive. Any student (or visitor) can be asked to leave if their presence creates a hindrance to the teaching and educational process.
- Textbooks, materials, supplies and equipment - Each student is expected to purchase all the required supplies and materials to meet the requirements of the course by the second-class session.
- Reading assignments - Each student is expected to complete all reading, as required.
- Written reports, assignments and verbal reports - Each student will complete all written and verbal reports, as required.
- Special assignments - Special assignments for extra credit (if allowed by the instructor), and make-up tests or assignments require instructor's approval.
- Test and evaluation assessments - Each student will comply with all course evaluations, as required.
- Performance or lab requirements - Students enrolled in courses which involve physical performance of assigned tasks are assessed on performance outcomes.
- Plagiarized material, cheating or falsifying any assigned material as original - Students are expected to produce original work with correct documented sources.
The Northeastern Junior College faculty member has the authority to make immediate and preliminary evaluations of a student’s academic and personal conduct based upon one or more of the above standards. The instructor of the class has the option of dropping a student from their class based upon noncompliance with classroom and academic experience standards. All “Administrative Drops” initiated by a faculty member will be documented to the Vice President of Academic Services.