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Learn how Great Basin College cares for its students with A Guide to Engaged Learning Requests!

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The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) and Great Basin College (GBC) encourages all students to pursue academic studies and other college sponsored activities that promote intellectual growth and personal development. Students are responsible for complying with NSHE and college guidelines and meeting the appropriate college requirements. In joining the academic community, the student enjoys the right of freedom to learn and shares responsibility in exercising that freedom. A student is expected to conduct him or herself in accordance with college standards.

When a complaint or charge of student misconduct is brought forth, it shall be processed in accordance with the policies and procedures prescribed in the NSHE Board of Regents Code Title 2, Chapter 10, which can be found in the current version of the GBC Course Catalog. The complete document may be found in the annual Great Basin College Catalog(s) and at the GBC website, For purposes of this document, the term “student” means any person who is or was enrolled in courses, either full-time or part-time, including correspondence study, electronic means, Study Abroad, or auditing, or courses offered through any institution satellite campuses or auxiliary means.

GBC Cares - A Guide to Engaged Learning Requests

  • Civility: have respect for others: students, faculty, staff, and the campus community. Be respectful, polite, and considerate in any classroom, live or digital.
  • Active: embrace the active process of learning. To maintain a class environment that is conducive to learning: Be diligent, engaged, and committed.
  • Responsibilities: you are accountable for your actions, work, words, and behavior. Courteous behavior and responses are expected: Be honorable, conscientious, truthful, and dependable.
  • Excellence: in the classroom, optimizes an atmosphere of teaching and learning. Classroom discussion is meant for everyone’s viewpoint to be expressed on the topic at hand. All students should be afforded the courtesy and opportunity to be heard: Be exceptional.
  • Success: successful college students embrace all of the educational experience and welcome diversity and different ideas. Embrace challenges.

At GBC, students are expected to assist in maintaining a class environment that is conducive to learning. It is required that students conduct themselves in a manner that does not disrupt the teaching or learning atmosphere. All classroom participants have the responsibility to maintain classroom discussions that are civil and not disruptive by being courteous and using respectful language. This courteous, behavior continues on beyond the classroom to any online class discussion site or WebCampus course or Interactive Video (IAV).

Be an engaged learner and encourage your fellow students to do so as well.

For questions or concerns, please contact Lynn Mahlberg Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs, Title IX Coordinator who also serves as the Student Conduct Officer at 775-753-2282 or by e-mail at

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Patricia Anderson
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Why Great Basin College

Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 3,800 students are enrolled online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!

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