Student services

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Student services 2017-09-06T14:01:53-08:00

Student services

Learn more about your rights and responsibilities as a student, and read through our student services.

Student supports

Our main objective is to provide you with the kind of supports that you need to be successful. We will be offering additional supports to any student who needs it. Contact us to learn more.
We are committed to providing access to computers for students. We have a complete and up to date computer lab, a resource room with 4 computers and 2 computers available in the administration office for student use.
Your success is our main goal. We understand that coming back to school can be difficult especially if you have been out of school for a while or are juggling family and work responsibilities.

Our Student Support Worker and we encourage you to connect with her regarding any concerns that you have. They will work with you and the system of Seabird supports to ensure your success. The Band has both counseling and wellness services available. Counseling is very helpful in dealing with the following needs that students may experience:

  • Stress and anxiety
  • Relationships, marriage/family
  • Health issues
  • Studying/academic performance issues
  • Financial difficulties
  • Sexuality/sexual orientation
  • Self –esteem
  • Anger, grief, loss, trauma
  • Substance use/abuse
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Thoughts of suicide
  • Sexual assault or abuse

If you are experiencing thoughts of suicide or are in an emergency situation please call 911 right away or get someone to take you to the nearest emergency ward.

Seabird College and Adult Education are committed to providing a safe, inclusive and accessible environment for students with disabilities. A disability may include any long-term or recurring mobility, hearing, visual or learning disability as well as a mental or physical condition that affects learning.

Through our system of supports provided by instructors, the Student Support Worker and other services we will work with you to remove barriers. This includes reading and language, interpreting, counseling, tutoring, alternative formats for printed materials, and alternative test/exam arrangements.

It is recommended that when you register that you provide information and any diagnosis of disability. This will enable us to develop an individualized learning plan for you. In order to obtain specific exam accommodations you must provide documentation. Please contact our office for more information and support.

As a Stō:ló educational institution we know the history and value of elders. The College will make elders available to students for support. Please contact Ashley Bobb for your elder needs.

Student rights & responsibilities

It is our commitment to create a safe and caring environment for every student and staff member at Seabird College and Adult Education. As a student you have rights and responsibilities. The right to be treated fairly and with respect and the expectation that you will do the same for others is paramount.

  • Be free from discrimination, racism, harassment, unnecessary noise and disruption in class at and at the College;
  • Have a safe and comfortable class with all required equipment and tools to complete your program of study;
  • Think, write, speak, learn and pursue social, cultural and other interests subject to the requirement that you respect the rights of others;
  • Receive comprehensive information, through a detailed syllabus on the course outline, assignments, tests and relevant course information;
  • Receive timely feedback on academic performance and an assessment at report card periods;
  • Participate in a physical and virtual learning environment that is safe and conducive to learning;
  • Receive incentives if they meet the criteria and guidelines.
  • Seek additional supports in terms of tutoring, transportation, meals, cultural supports and social and cultural supports under established guidelines.
  • Become familiar and abide by college policies, procedures, rules and regulations and to respectfully advocate for yourself when necessary;
  • Communicate and behave in a way which shows respect for all students and staff;
  • Demonstrate pride in our campus by treating all areas of the campus and learning environment and refraining from damage, litter, graffiti, etc.;
  • Take care of all equipment and tools provided by the College for instruction;
  • Recognize that we all share the space including: respectful use of common and classroom areas, smoking only in the designated smoking areas.
  • Manage the classroom in both physical and virtual environments, including creating guidelines for the use of electronic devices;
  • Determine subject content, delivery methods and grade assessment which meets prescribed learning outcomes and provincial curriculum.
  • Apply attendance and other policies and set reasonable deadlines for assigned work.
  • Expect that students write tests when scheduled and that they submit work that is their own.
  • Expect respectful behavior.