COMMON SYLLABUS REQUIREMENTS
required and option texts
policy on attendance if you have an
attendance policy, accompanied by a withdrawal
notice: Students who stop attending or who exceed
the number of absences stated on this syllabus may
be withdrawn from this class.
statement on withdrawal before
midterm: Once the Drop/Add period has ended, a
student may withdraw from a course by the designated
midterm date published in the college calendar.
Students who officially withdraw by the midterm date
will receive a "W" grade for the term. The "W" grade
is not computed in the student's grade point average
but may affect a student's eligibility for financial
aid. To officially withdraw from a course, students
must file the appropriate paperwork with the
Admissions & Records office. The deadline to
drop/withdraw from classes with a course grade of
“W” is the midpoint of the semester as published in
the college calendar. Students cannot withdraw or be
withdrawn from Learning Support classes and keep
statement on withdrawal after
midterm: Withdrawal after midterm will result in an
automatic "WF" unless a "W" is approved by the
instructor and the vice president for Academic
Affairs for an non-academic hardship.
policy on grading and
formula for grading
policy on late or missed work
statement: The college is committed to providing
accessibility to all students in accordance to
ADA/504 guidelines. Students should contact
Disabilities Services and Testing at 229-248-2579
statement on incompletes: An “I” (incomplete) grade
is available only for nonacademic reasons. A student
must secure permission for an incomplete PRIOR to
the ending of the semester. Students must complete
the missed assignments/tests during the next
semester or the grade becomes an “F” automatically.
Students may not re-register for the class, and they
must be able to finish the work without returning to
signature sheet for students to sign indicating they
have read and understood the syllabus
tentative schedule, including college
holidays, any professional leave, and final exam
date (Note that final exams are given during final
exam week at the same time that your class met. The
final exam is not optional as it is counted as part
of your scheduled classroom hours.
statement if you use Turnitin:
Bainbridge College has a license agreement with
Turnitin.com, a service that helps prevent
plagiarism by comparing student papers with
Turnitin's database and Internet sources. Students
who take this course agree that all required papers
may be submitted to Turnitin.com. While student
privacy is protected, papers submitted to Turnitin
do become source documents in Turnitin's reference
database solely for the purpose of detecting
plagiarism of such papers. Use of the Turnitin
service is subject to the Terms and Conditions of
Use posted on Turnitin's website. Bainbridge College
is committed to preserving academic integrity as
defined by the
Academic Integrity--Policies and Procedures.
See the Student Handbook for honesty policies.
(NOTE: Faculty must attend training in the CTE in
order to use Turnitin.)
The following statement on academic
ACADEMIC DISHONESTY POLICIES &
All cases of academic dishonesty are
handled according to the procedures outlined in your
Student Handbook under "Academic Integrity - Policies
and Procedures." See that section for the full
explanation of the following policies.
Bainbridge College defines academic
dishonesty in the following way:
- Receiving or providing
unauthorized assistance for an academic course.
- Procuring or providing
unauthorized material for an academic course.
- Reusing one's own work produced
for another course.
Any instance of academic dishonesty
will result in failure of the assignment and, depending
upon the importance of the assignment and the
egregiousness of the instance, may result in failure of
the course and the assignment of an "FX" (failure due to
academic dishonesty) to the student's record. The
instructor will determine the nature of the infraction;
however, the student has the right to appeal any
infraction affecting his/her standing in the course
through the appeals process, described in the Student
- Unintentional Academic
Dishonesty: In a case
of unintentional dishonesty—stemming from
the student's lack of knowledge or misunderstanding
of correct policies or procedures—a zero will be
given for the assignment; however, the instructor
may allow for the resubmission of the corrected
- Intentional Academic
Submitted work involving intentional
academic dishonesty will receive a zero and cannot,
under any circumstance, be resubmitted or replaced.
An FX may result if the instructor determines the
instance to be particularly egregious or detrimental
to the student's academic standing in the course.
- Two-Strike Clause:
After having been notified of a first infraction, if
the student cheats a second time, he or she will
receive an FX for the course.
- Retroactive FX:
If a student is found to have engaged in academic
dishonesty after a final grade has already been
assigned, the institution retains the right to
retroactively apply a grade of FX to the student's
- Removal from Class for
The instructor has the right to order the temporary
removal or exclusion from the classroom of any
student engaged in academic dishonesty.