These Common Syllabus Components were approved by the Academic Governing Council (AGC) during the April 23, 2013 meeting. Please visit the AGC website for further information.
Please use the 'GRCC Catalog' link to the right to access the current Curriculum Documents for the Course Description and Course Outcomes. You will need to use the drop down menu on the top of the GRCC Catalog page to access the GRCC Curriculum Database. Once you have accessed the GRCC Curriculum Database, click on 'Courses' to find a specific Course Document (see 'Accessing Curriculum Document Instructions' for details).
Contact Information (preferred method of contact)
Availability (office hours, if applicable)
Course Information (course description, name, number (from the Curriculum Document)
Required Materials (textbook, supplies)
Student Learning Outcomes (from the Curriculum Document)
Course Specific Requirements (Background Check, Off Campus Trips, etc.)
Grading Procedure (assessment breakdown: ex: 25% quizzes, 75% papers)
Grading Policy (how final grade is calculated: ex: 75% = C)
Late Assignment Policy
GRCC Email and Course Communications
Students are responsible for all communications sent via Blackboard and to their GRCC email account.
Disability Support Services
Students with disabilities who wish to request accommodations must be registered with the Disability Support Services (DSS) Office in Room 368 of the Student Center. You may contact them at (616) 234-4140 for more information. Once you are registered with the DSS Office, you will be given an Accommodations Agreement to present to me to verify your registration. Please see me as soon as possible so we may have a private conversation to discuss accommodations.
Student Code of Conduct
All GRCC students are held accountable to the Student Code of Conduct, which outlines expectations pertaining to academic honesty (including cheating and plagiarism), classroom conduct, and general conduct. The Code can be found in full at http://www.grcc.edu/studentconduct/studentcodeofconduct
*Add course/instructor specific implications of code violations
Changes to the Syllabus
The instructor reserves the right to change the contents of this syllabus due to unforeseen circumstances. Students will be given notice of relevant changes in class, through a Blackboard Announcement or GRCC email.