University Policies for Course Syllabi

All students should be aware of the following policies.

Academic Integrity

Academic regulations and procedures are governed by University policy. Academic misconduct cases will be handled in accordance the University's policies.


Student work products (exams, essays, projects, etc.) may be used for the purposes of university, program, or course assessment. All work used for assessment purposes will not include any individual student identification.

Student Disability Services                        

If you have a disability that could affect your performance in any class or that requires an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact your instructor or Student Disability Services at 487-3558 as soon as possible so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

Any student requiring accommodations due to a documented disability must provide the instructor of the course notification of needed accommodations no later than five business days prior to the use of the accommodations. In situations where fewer than five days’ notice is given, the instructor is encouraged, but not obligated, to provide accommodations. The instructor will determine, in consultation with the Testing Center in the Jackson Center for Teaching and Learning, whether these accommodations can be met.  

Students who have an accommodation for extended time allowed on tests shall not be required to spend more than six hours per calendar day in final examinations. For a student with an accommodation for extended time, this may reduce the limit on examinations per day to less than the normal limit of three. To resolve time conflicts between two overlapping exams (either regular exams or final examinations), the current practices of the University shall be follo

Veterans / Military          

Veterans and active duty military personnel with special circumstances (e.g., upcoming deployments, drill requirements, disabilities) are welcomed and encouraged to communicate these, in advance if possible, to their instructor(s).

Harassment and Discrimination

At Michigan Technological University there is no place for discrimination and/or discriminatory harassment prohibited by applicable federal or state laws. Based on these civil rights laws, University policy prohibits various forms of discrimination to ensure that employees, students, applicants, and visitors are not discriminated against in employment, educational programs and activities on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, height, weight, genetic information, or marital status, disability, or veteran status. Such conduct by any member of the Michigan Tech community is prohibited and individuals engaging in these behaviors are subject to disciplinary procedures. Contact Equal Opportunity Compliance and Title IX at 7-3310 or, or the Report a Concern webpage to seek assistance or to report a concern.

Equal Opportunity Compliance and Title IX

University policy prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis of sex, which includes sexual harassment, sexual assault (rape, fondling, statutory rape, and incest), dating and domestic violence, stalking and discrimination on the basis of sex. Incidents involving a student and/or employee must be reported to the Title IX Coordinator.

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