What do new students need to know before attending a new student orientation?
• All NEW students must attend an orientation to register for your project.
• You DO NOT need to RSVP for an orientation; just show up.
• Please remember to bring your student ID number and course information (i.e. instructor's name, course number, and 5-digit section number) to the orientation.
• New students will receive a Service-Learning Handbook during the new student orientation process.
Disclaimer for Service-Learning Students:
Please note that all students are held responsible to read and understand all the listed material in the Service-Learning handbook. It is the students' responsibility to properly enroll in the Service-Learning Program. If the student wishes to drop from the Service-Learning Program at any given time, it is the student's responsibility to contact the Service-Learning Staff. Also, if you are participating in Service-Learning for multiple classes you are responsible for completing all the required components for each class unless otherwise arranged by the Service-Learning office. If you have any questions or concerns throughout the process feel free to contact us at (661) 362-3231 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Before you get started...
NEW students must attend an orientation.
Review information in Service-Learning Handbook
Turn in Workers' compensation paperwork to the Service-Learning office
Turn in Placement Form before you start service hours
Once you have started your project...
After you completed your project...
When Dealing with Agencies...
Show respect for the policies and expectations of the agency, paying close attention in regard to any confidentiality policies
Use professional behavior when performing the service requested of you, including observing any established dress code
Be dependable in fulfilling your hour commitment to an agency
Give at least a 24-hour notice to the agency if you expect to be absent for a scheduled shift
If you plan to discontinue your involvement with an agency indefinitely, it is YOUR responsibility to notify the agency as soon as possible
When Dealing with Service-Learning Staff...
Maintain good communication with Service-Learning staff throughout the semester regarding any problems or concerns
Return calls or emails from Service-Learning staff in a timely and respectful manner
Adhere to all assignment deadlines. No extensions will be allowed unless authorized by Service-Learning staff.