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Academic Policies for Students: Your guide to academic policies.
Academic Integrity: As students, faculty, staff and administrators of Metropolitan State University of Denver, it is our responsibility to uphold and maintain an academic environment that furthers scholarly inquiry, creative activity and the application of knowledge. We will not tolerate academic dishonesty. We will demonstrate honesty and integrity in all activities related to our learning and scholarship. We will not plagiarize, fabricate information or data, cheat on tests or exams, steal academic material, or submit work to more than one class without full disclosure. An act of academic dishonesty may lead to such penalties as reduction of grade, probation, suspension, or expulsion.
Diversity: Metropolitan State University of Denver is committed to becoming the preeminent public urban university in the nation, and believes that placing a high value on diversity and inclusive excellence are essential elements toward reaching this important goal.
Equal Access and Disability Services: Metropolitan State University of Denver is committed to making reasonable accommodations to assist individuals with disabilities in reaching their academic potential. If you have a disability which may impact your performance, attendance, or grades in this class and are requesting accommodations, then you must first register with the Access Center, located in the Plaza Building, Suite 122, 303-556-8387. The Access Center is the designated department responsible for coordinating accommodations and services for students with disabilities. Accommodations will not be granted prior to my receipt of your faculty notification letter from the Access Center. Please note that accommodations are never provided retroactively (i.e., prior to the receipt of your faculty notification letter.) Once I am in receipt of your official Access Center faculty accommodation letter, I would be happy to meet with you to discuss your accommodations. All discussions will remain confidential. Further information is available by visiting the Access Center website.
Harassment: The University prohibits harassment against anyone (including any employee or student) based on the individual’s race, color, gender, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran or marital status, or sexual orientation, or based on those aspects in an individual’s relatives, friends or associates. Harassment means threats, intimidation or hostile acts.
METRO DENVER & AURARIA CAMPUS RESOURCES
Academic Advising: Course selection for undeclared students and general studies; academic probation and suspension information; declare/change major or minor.
Access Center: Disability resources and accommodations.
Applied Learning Center: Internships, Service Learning, Undergraduate Research, and Center for Urban Connections.
Auraria Library: Research help for writing college level papers.
Brother 2 Brother: Male students of color academic and social support.
College Assistance Migrant Program: Designed to meet the academic, financial and social needs of migrant and seasonal farm workers and their children pursuing higher education (first year of college only).
Career Services: Career assessments and counseling.
Colorado Alliance for Minority Participation: Provides financial, educational, and personal support to African American, Hispanic American, Pacific Islanders and Native American Students who plan to seek degrees in the sciences, engineering, mathematics, computer information systems or computer science.
Conflict Resolution Services: Helps students work through conflict between students or between a student and faculty or staff.
Counseling Center: Individual counseling and support groups.
Equal Opportunity Office: Handles complaints of discrimination, harassment, and bullying.
Financial Aid: Learn more about Financial Aid and work-study.
First Year Success: Helping first-year students transition from high school to college.
Food Bank: Weekly food assistance.
Fostering Success: Supports independent Metro students who come from foster care, kinship care, or group homes.
Health Center at Auraria: Medical services, health insurance, and victim assistance program.
Healthy Pursuits: Classes to improve health and fitness.
Immigration Services: Academic support and advocacy for ELL/ESL students, immigrant students, refugees, undocumented students, ASSET and/or DACA students.
Inclement Weather and Class Cancellation: Know when the campus will have a closure or delay.
LGBTQ Student Services: Supports students who identify as LGBTQ.
Offices of International Studies: Study abroad advising and assistance.
Parking and Transportation (Handivan): Provides wheelchair-accessible, free, on-campus transportation.
Parking and Transportation (Nightrider): Evening transportation service from any campus building to any Auraria Campus parking lot.
Phoenix Center of Auraria: Free and confidential resources and assistance to survivors of interpersonal violence and their friends and family.
Registrar: Information about registering for classes, FERPA release, COF waiver; Administrative Withdrawal for extenuating circumstances; and grade replacement.
Student Academic Success Center: Programs include Tutoring Center, TRiO Student Support, Scholar Success, College Completion, Brother 2 Brother, and Immigrant Services.
Veteran and Military Student Center: Support for veteran and active-duty students.
Institute for Women Studies: The mission of the Institute for Women's Studies and Services is to serve as a feminist hub for transformative education, programming and advocacy on issues of gender inclusion and social equity.
Writing Center: Get help at any stage of a writing project, from finding a topic to organizing the content to producing the final draft.