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Distance Education Policies & Statements


NORTH Central Student Handbook

The North Central Student Handbook provides students with important information and institutional policies with which they must comply. This information includes a section on Student Rights and Responsibilities, and Student Policies and Procedures. Students are responsible for obeying municipal, state and federal laws, as well as North Central policies. Other North Central Policies & Resources are also readily available.


Academic Integrity Policy

North Central holds its students to high standards of academic integrity in all areas of college life, including the distance education environment. Any form of academic dishonesty will not be tolerated and can have serious consequences, including automatic failure in the course and/or dismissal from the college. By taking any form of course assessment, you agree that:

  • You are the person registered in this course who has participated in and will receive academic credit for this class, and will not receive unauthorized assistance from any other person or source during this assessment.
  • Acknowledge that unauthorized sharing of information about an assessment with others is strictly prohibited and could result in serious consequences.

By accessing assessments in this course, you are acknowledging your compliance with North Central’s standards of academic integrity and that any violation will be dealt according to the Academic Dishonesty Process outlined in the North Central Student handbook.


Accessibility Statement

In compliance with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973’s Section 504 and 508, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, North Central’s department of Learning Support Services (LSS) provides students with documented disabilities access to professional disability specialists, support staff and specialized services. For more information about services provided or to request an accommodation for a disability, please visit LSS on the web, on campus in Room 533 of the SCRC, or call 231-348-6682 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday –Friday.


North Central has provided students with a Netiquette Guide to assist them with communicating well in the online environment.