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Course Design

Syllabus Policy Language

These sample syllabus policies are provided as a starting point for adding policies to your syllabus. Instructors typically select those policies that are most relevant to their course context and modify them as needed.

Accessibility

Any student who has a documented disability and is registered with Sara Bea Accessibility Services should speak with the professor

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Attendance

Attendance and participation are important parts of learning in this class. In order to ensure that you have the best

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Honor Code

Language that you might use to highlight the Honor Code in a syllabus for an undergraduate course. (source: email from Patrick Murphy, August

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Inclusiveness

“I am committed to and strive to maintain a positive learning environment based on open communication, mutual respect, and non-discrimination.

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Mental Health

Diminished mental health can interfere with optimal academic performance. The source of symptoms might be related to your course work;

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Privacy

“This course is a community built on trust; in order to create the most effective learning experience, our interactions, discussions,

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Resilience

“In the event of an emergency situation or disruption to normal campus operations (weather, health emergency, etc.), our class will

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Title IX

Sexual Assault: The University of Notre Dame provides services for those who have been affected by sexual assault, sexual misconduct, dating

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