the student in my class, are the only person with whom I
can discuss your grade.*
- Without your face-to-face
permission, I cannot:
your grade with anyone else, including your parents,
spouse, children, siblings and/or significant other.
your personal data (phone number, address, etc.),
disabilities, enrollment status, prior school work, etc. with
anyone other than you.*
your grades to any e-mail account.
your grade to anyone but you, even your sister,
parent or lab partner, even if you sent them to me to get
it. I can't even talk to them about it.
your school issues over the phone. I will
only talk to you, in person, about these topics.
- You can see me during
class, or set up a formal appointment
with me during my office time to discuss
your grade or other school matters.
- These policies are
the result of federal and state law, and are outlined on the
school website's Privacy
Notifications page. Please don't ask me to violate
any of these rules.
- Privacy rules also
apply to recommendations and references:
- To get any type
of recommendation or reference, you must submit
a formal, signed request form PDF
which includes various written and research activities.
- References or
recommendations, if given, may contain items relating to general
impressions and personal character, but will never contain
personal data, enrollment status or prior school work/grades.
- Contact information
will be limited to the instructor's official school e-mail
address and/or the school mailing address.
Nothing here is meant
to contradict the policy outlined in the current, official Sierra
College Catalog or on the official school website.
are a few legal exceptions.