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Attendance
Faculty must report class attendance in order for students to receive financial aid for the specific classes of enrollment for the current semester. If students do not attend per class attendance policies, they risk losing financial aid for this specific course.

Student Success Center
The Student Success Center is located in room 0404 and services are offered to students free of charge, Monday through Thursday. Peer tutoring is open for scheduled and group sessions as well as unscheduled drop-in sessions. Students can visit the Student Success Center website for more information: http://www.wvup.edu/current-students/services/student-success-center/

Campus Participation of Students with Felony and Sexual Offense Records
West Virginia University at Parkersburg and WV State Code §15-12-2(d) requires any individual who is listed on the Sex Offender Registry to provide that information on their application to the college and to campus police. A listing on the Registry or a felony record with convictions related to a specific campus or class activity may restrict individuals from participating in an assignment or activity pertaining to this class. Please notify the instructor if an assignment or activity is given that you cannot complete, and an alternative arrangement will be offered. Individuals who do not disclose this information will be in violation of the Student Code of Conduct and subject to disciplinary action or potential legal actions under Federal Law.

Campus Safety
Upon activation of the building fire alarm, all building occupants must exit to a position of a minimum of 100 ft. safely away from the building. If you will require assistance during an emergency evacuation, please contact the instructor so that arrangements can be made in advance. All students are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the locations of emergency exits. Information concerning emergency exits is posted by or in each classroom. Students and instructors should also be familiar with the Color Code System and the Emergency Call buttons (College Paging System) that are located in each room on the main campus. Information regarding the system and instructions for each individual emergency can be found in the Safety Plan, accessible only on campus through the college website or by contacting faculty, staff, or administration. Questions regarding safety can be directed to the safety committee through the campus safety website: www.wvup.edu/safety

Honor Code for WVU Parkersburg

As a member of the college community I will follow these practices:

Civility: I will show both common politeness to all members of the college community without exception to race, religion, creed, gender, disability, or orientation and seek to engage, support and improve the civic organizations, goals and values of the community.
Honesty: I will seek to always communicate truthfully, be it speaking, writing, or listening, with all whom I interact, both in and out of the classroom.
Inclusiveness: I will seek to understand the variety of cultures and worldviews that have shaped the human experience, create a safe place where members of different cultural and social backgrounds may feel welcome and to hold all members of the community to the ideals of this Honor Code.
Integrity: I understand that I am required to be ethically consistent; living up to the Honor Code at all times, in all situations, and with all members of our community.
Respect: I will conduct myself with dignity and interact with a sense of equality towards all students, all instructors and staff, and with worth towards myself.

Email Accounts for Students
All WVU Parkersburg students are required to use their college-assigned email account. Students receive all communications from the college through WVUP-mail. Students should go to http://www.wvup.edu and click on the WVUP mail logo to login. More information about WVUP mail can be found at http://it.wvup.edu.

Disability Statement:
West Virginia University at Parkersburg is committed to social justice. I concur with that commitment and expect to maintain a positive learning environment based upon open communication, mutual respect, and non-discrimination. Our College does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, disability, veteran status, religion, sexual orientation, color or national origin. Any suggestions as to how to further such a positive and open environment in this class will be appreciated and given serious consideration.

If you are a person with a disability and anticipate needing any type of accommodation in order to participate in this class, please advise me and make appropriate arrangements with the Office of Disability Services (304-424-8378).

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