Research shows that when students take responsibility for, and have ownership of, their learning, they enhance their overall academic experience.
Recognizing that a vibrant and productive intellectual community has many benefits to those within it and to society more broadly, we strive to recruit the finest students to our university community. Along with assembling the finest faculty, we take great pride in the fact that all of our faculty is engaged in teaching our students as their primary commitment at their university.
The Office of the Provost recognizes and values the importance of student engagement for the development of a high-quality learning and teaching experience for all. This engagement begins with a your committment to your own learning and ownership of your academic success. The goal of the information provided here is to make you aware of the attitudes and behaviors that will support your educational pursuits and to help you avoid and overcome obstacles to your success. Key things to remember include:
The following recommendations apply to any class you take in college. Student responsibilities in each course are typically outlined in the syllabus provided at the start of the class.