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Office of Institutional Research

The Office of Institutional Research is responsible for collecting, disseminating and reporting data used to inform key decisions and shape the institution’s planning, evaluation and assessment processes.

The office is located on the top level of Pruitt-Barrett.

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Centers & Institutes

 

There are many centers located on campus that allow you to make the most of your academic experience at Young Harris College. Whether you need assistance with academic advising, want to enlist the help of a peer tutor, or simply want to take that extra step to achieve your full potential, we have you covered with our diverse array of centers and institutes at YHC.

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Honor Code

The  Young Harris College Honor Code is an essential way to reach the college's goals of academic excellence, personal growth for each student and a community life based on high moral standards, trust and mutual respect.

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Student Perspective

 

Bonner Leader Grace Patterson says...

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Post-Secondary Services Definition

The Differences between K-12 and Post-Secondary Services for Students with Disabilities
 

The Laws

K-12 schools are subject to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Post-secondary schools, however, are not subject to IDEA.

The IDEA is an entitlement statute that is about providing a free appropriate public education and enabling success in K-12.

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Documentation Guidelines

Students should provide current documentation of their disabilities and support for requested accommodations. Though reporting formats vary, the following information and data are needed:

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Reasonable Accommodations

A reasonable accommodation is a modification or adjustment to a course, program, service, activity or facility. It enables a qualified student with a disability an opportunity to attain the same level of performance or to enjoy benefits and privileges as are available to a similarly situated student without a disability.  The accommodation is not required if it would fundamentally alter the nature of the course, program, service or facility, or if it would result in an undue burden for the institution.  Reasonable accommodations are determined by examining:

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Contact the Registrar

 

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FERPA

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

Young Harris College staff, faculty and administrators often handle confidential academic information. Sharing of this information with anyone other than the student is regulated by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). This is a federal law designed to limit access to, and protect the privacy of, students' education records. An education record is any information directly related to the student that is maintained by an educational agency or by a party acting for the agency or institution.

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