Student Rights & Responsibilities
- be treated with respect and consideration.
- confidentiality of information provided or obtained during the advising/counseling process, within the limits described in the policy statement.
- information about your advisor's/counselor's credentials and training.
- ask questions about any procedures used during counseling; if you wish, the advisor/counselor will explain his/her usual approach and methods to you.
- discuss with your advisor/counselor any concerns or dissatisfactions you have about your advising/counseling experience.
- review your file with a advisor/counselor.
- see a second advisor/counselor if you wish to obtain an additional opinion or believe you would work better with another person.
- obtain a referral to other appropriate services, when you cannot be seen by a college advisor/counselor or when our services are not appropriate to your concerns.
- stop advising/counseling at any point. We encourage you to discuss with your advisor/counselor your reasons for wanting to stop; however, the decision is yours.
- report a grievance to the Vice-president of Student Services if you believe your counselor has violated your rights or has behaved unethically.
- treating the Advising & Counseling Center Staff with respect and consideration.
- understanding your advisor's/counselor's credentials and training to your satisfaction.
- understanding the advising/counseling process to your own satisfaction. If you do not understand any part of the process, please discuss this with your advisor/counselor.
- being honest and direct about your advising/counseling experience.
- keeping appointments. If you cannot keep an appointment, please notify the Advising & Counseling Secretary.
- reporting any grievance you may have without undue delay.