As an institution of higher education, providing an environment that is optimal for learning is of the highest importance. To help create that environment, Mott Community College has adopted the following civility statement:
“Mott Community College is committed to the highest standards of academic and ethical integrity, acknowledging that civility and respect of self – and others – are the foundation of educational excellence.”
General: Mott Community College encourages and promotes an environment of civility and mutual respect among its diverse employees and student body. Faculty, staff, and students should treat one another in a respectful manner with civility, honesty, and courtesy. Each individual is expected to have regard for the dignity and needs of the people with whom they work and interact. Employees and students are reminded that freedom of expression comes with a responsibility to respect the rights and reputations of others.
College employees and students are expected to avoid behavior on or off campus or during College activities that substantially interferes with and creates an intimidating, hostile college environment (including the use of technology). Examples of these behaviors may include but are not limited to: