Learn more about your rights and responsibilities as a student.
Additional academic supports
Our main objective is to provide you with the kind of supports that you need to be successful. We will be offering additional supports to any student who needs it. Contact us to learn more.
College computer availability
We are committed to providing access to computers for students. We have a complete and up to date computer lab for student use.
Students with disabilities
Seabird College is committed to providing a safe, inclusive, and accessible environment for students with disabilities.
Through our system of supports provided by instructors, our student services will work with you to remove barriers. This includes reading and language, interpreting, counseling, tutoring, alternative formats for printed materials, and alternative test/exam arrangements.
It is recommended that when you register that you provide information and any diagnosis of disability. This will enable us to develop an individualized learning plan for you. In order to obtain specific exam accommodations, you must provide documentation. Please contact our office for more information and support.
Students rights & responsibilities
It is our commitment to create a safe and caring environment for every student and staff member at Seabird College and Adult Education. As a student you have rights and responsibilities. The right to be treated fairly and with respect and the expectation that you will do the same for others is paramount.
Students have the right to:
- Be free from discrimination, racism, harassment, unnecessary noise and disruption in class at and at the College;
- Have a safe and comfortable class with all required equipment and tools to complete your program of study;
- Think, write, speak, learn and pursue social, cultural and other interests subject to the requirement that you respect the rights of others;
- Receive comprehensive information, through a detailed syllabus on the course outline, assignments, tests and relevant course information;
- Receive timely feedback on academic performance and an assessment at report card periods;
- Participate in a physical and virtual learning environment that is safe and conducive to learning;
- Receive incentives if they meet the criteria and guidelines.
- Seek additional supports in terms of tutoring, transportation, meals, cultural supports and social and cultural supports under established guidelines
Students have the responsibility to:
- Become familiar and abide by college policies, procedures, rules and regulations and to respectfully advocate for yourself when necessary;
- Communicate and behave in a way which shows respect for all students and staff;
- Demonstrate pride in our campus by treating all areas of the campus and learning environment and refraining from damage, litter, graffiti, etc.;
- Take care of all equipment and tools provided by the College for instruction;
- Recognize that we all share the space including: respectful use of common and classroom areas, smoking only in the designated smoking areas.
Students have the responsibility to accept the instructor’s right to:
- Manage the classroom in both physical and virtual environments, including creating guidelines for the use of electronic devices;
- Determine subject content, delivery methods and grade assessment which meets prescribed learning outcomes and provincial curriculum.
- Apply attendance and other policies and set reasonable deadlines for assigned work.
- Expect that students write tests when scheduled and that they submit work that is their own.
- Expect respectful behavior.