4.15.2 Statement of Student Responsibilities

adopted: Apr-1998
last revised: Oct-2003

Listed below are the responsibilities that Richland students accept through membership in the College’s learning community. Each student should approach academic endeavors, relationships, and personal responsibilities with a strong commitment to personal integrity and mutual respect. As members of the Richland teaching and learning community, students have a responsibility to:

  • Read the College Catalog and Student Handbook
  • Become knowledgeable about College policies and procedures
  • Abide by College policies and procedures
  • Be aware of academic and graduation requirements
  • Provide accurate information on College forms
  • Meet financial obligations to the College
  • Attend classes and be on time
  • Complete assignments and exams based upon course syllabus information
  • Participate in class
  • Fulfill their academic responsibilities in an honest and forthright manner
  • Utilize appropriate support services when needed
  • Seek help from faculty when needed
  • Seek out answers to questions
  • Abide by the equipment usage policy
  • Meet published deadlines
  • Notify College officials if a condition exists which is in violation of a student’s rights, College policies, rules, standards, and procedures
  • Join/seek out groups and individuals that will help students achieve their goals
  • Abide by state and federal laws
  • Conduct themselves in a responsible manner in and out of the classroom
  • Protect, support, and contribute to a safe environment within the learning community
  • Show regard for the property of the College, its community members and visitors
  • Assist the College in fulfilling its administrative responsibilities