From Glendale College's Academic Contract:
Obligations of the student:
- That on enrolling here, he or she takes on the primary responsibility for developing those mature habits of thought and inquiry that are the measure of an educated person.
- That he or she recognizes that attendance at all class sessions is a minimum but essential part of an academic commitment.
- The recognition that generally and typically he or she will be responsible for one to two hours of homework for each hour of instruction.
- The recognition that usage of the resources available in the library is an essential part of academic growth.
- The recognition that outside-of-class conversations and consultations with instructors are integral parts of academic growth.
- The recognition that frequent withdrawals from classes, turning in papers, assignments, and projects late or not at all, doing homework in last-minute cram sessions, missing midterms in favor of a hoped-for make-up, and the like are practices which are incompatible with academic achievement and growth.
- The recognition that different usage of facilities such as the tutorial center and the language labs are vital for the remediation of academic deficiencies.
- The recognition that he or she must make every effort to accurately provide all information relevant for insuring proper placement in courses of the appropriate academic level.