Language Schools Handbook
Language School Policies
ESSENTIAL MIDDLEBURY POLICIES
All students, faculty, and staff participating in the Language Schools must understand and abide by Middlebury College policies.
Use of alcohol or other drugs does not minimize or excuse a person’s responsibility for conduct that violates Middlebury policies.
Middlebury requires every student to exercise complete intellectual honesty in the preparation and submission of their academic work.
Middlebury is committed to ensuring equal access to its programs and activities, and provide reasonable accommodations for faculty, staff, and students who are qualified individuals with disabilities.for qualified individuals, including individuals with disabilities.
Disability Resource Center
Please complete the form at this link to request accommodations:
CAMPUS COMMUNITY STANDARDS and EXPECTATIONS
As the mission of Middlebury College is to prepare students to address the world’s most pressing problems as active citizens and leaders, each member of the Middlebury College community is expected to:
- cultivate respect and responsibility for self, others, and our shared environment;
- encourage personal and intellectual courage and growth;
- manifest integrity and honesty in all decisions and actions;
- promote healthy, safe, and balanced lifestyles;
- foster a diverse and inclusive community committed to civility, open-mindedness, and finding common ground.
All participants in Language Schools are expected to know and abide by these Community Standards in their academic and campus life throughout the summer session.
DIVERSITY and INCLUSION
Middlebury College’s goal of transformation depends on all members of the Middlebury community to commit to the ongoing learning that is necessary to be agents of change who can engage effectively in anti-racist work and in creating an inclusive community.
Resources to Enlighten & Inform
A variety of best practices and tips:
Harassment creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive educational, work, or living environment.
Students found to have violated Middlebury policy may be subject to the full range of disciplinary actions, as applicable, up to and including immediate dismissal and/or expulsion from any Language School program or other Middlebury program.
Sexual misconduct violates the rights of others, and demonstrates flagrant disregard for community principles.
Students who cancel before the start date of any program forfeit the $400 non-refundable deposit only.
Students who complete check-in with the Language Schools, but then decide to leave for any reason before the end of the fifth day of classes will, in addition to forfeiting the non-refundable deposit, be assessed a withdrawal fee of $2,000.
Students who withdraw after the end of the fifth day of classes will not receive any tuition refund.