Attendance Policy

 

Regular attendance is mandatory to remain in any program. If student is unable to attend a scheduled class for any reason or will be running late for a scheduled class, student must notify the student service department by calling 1866-261-1014 or contact the instructor for the class. Just as this program is important to students, it is equally important for our instructors. Students will be allowed two (2) absences throughout the duration of the selected program of study. If a student misses scheduled classes for more than two (2) times, without a valid reason, he/she will be drop from the class and will have to reapply.

 

Grading System

 

The grading system is as follows:

 

A-(90-100)-Excellent: indicates work of a very high character, the highest grade given.

 

B-(80-89)-Good: indicates work that is definitely above average, though not of the highest quality.

 

C-(70-79)-Fair indicates work of average character.

 

F-(<69 and below)-Failed indicates that the student knows so little of the subject that it must be repeated in order to received credit for his or her work.

 

I-Incomplete indicates that a relatively small part of the course work remain undone. Grade I cannot be given to a student who made a grade F on his/her work.

 

Students with grades F or I must repeat the course and be responsible for the cost. Graduation grades are:  A, B, or C.

 

 

Academic Regulations and Code of Conduct: (Probation,  Suspension or Termination)

 

The mission and vision of Salvation Academy is a mutual commitment to truthfulness, honor, and responsibility, without which we cannot earn the trust and respect of others. Furthermore, we recognize that academic dishonesty detracts from the values of our study programs. Therefore, we will not tolerate low grades, lying, cheating, or stealing in any form. Student may be placed on probation for violating any of the above rules until investigation is complete. The outcome of the investigation will determine whether the student will be suspended or terminated.

 

 

Alcohol and Drug Policies

 

Salvation Academy is committed to providing a campus environment free of alcohol and the use of illegal drugs and substance abuse. The illicit or unauthorized manufacture, use, possession, distribution or dispensation of alcohol or illegal drugs on campus property or as part of any institution activity is strictly prohibited.  The Academy will comply with all federal, state, and local laws and policies on the use and abuse of alcohol and other drugs.  Each individual retains the responsibility for his or her own actions at all times regardless of his or her mental or physical state, even if altered by alcoholic beverages or other/prescription drugs.  As an institution of higher education, we value the concepts of informed decision-making, promotion of healthy behaviors, prevention of disease, and treatment and rehabilitation of dysfunction.  The Academy will impose disciplinary sanctions on students and faculty, who violate the above standards of conduct, including: Suspension, Termination, Expulsion, or even Prosecution

 

 

Grievance Procedure

 

Any student who has a grievance with the Academy or an instructor should first discuss the problem with the instructor or school director. If a resolution is not reached, the student should make a written complaint and submit it to the school director asking for a written response.  When a satisfactory resolution of the problem is not obtained, the student may contact:

 

State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) James Monroe Building, 9th Floor

101 North 14th Street, Richmond, VA 23219, Phone: (804) 225-2600, Fax: (804) 225-2604

 

Unfair Treatment of Students

 

Student will not be unfairly treated or retaliated for expressing their grievances.    It is the right of all students that are not satisfied with the way the Academy conducts its business to complaint or express grievance.

 

 

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4613 Pinecrest Office Park Drive

   Alexandria, VA 22312

   United States of America

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email: support@salvationacademy.org