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.
- 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.
- 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.
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.