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Student Expectations

ATTENDANCE

  • Students are expected to REGULARLY ATTEND STEP CLASSES and/or RESEARCH.   
  • REGULAR ATTENDANCE means students have no more than 3 absences during the program session.
  • Students with more than 3 UNREPORTED ABSENCES risk of forfeiting their STEP seat   

ARRIVALS            

  • STEP FRIDAYS begin at 3:00pm (Doors open at 3:00p. Classes run from 4:00 - 7:00pm.  
    ATTENDANCE IS MANDATORY.
      
    • Students must present picture ID & wear STEP nametags to enter BMCC Buildings.
    • If lost, new nametags can be requested at: bmccstep@gmail.com
    • Students must sign-in upon entry for attendance and must sign for receipt of meal tickets and metrocards. 

ABSCENCES & LATENESS        

  • Students are expected to arrive:
    • at STEP FRIDAY CLASSES in room N451 by 3:45pm (for 4:00pm class start).

  • When possible, students are asked to provide notice of any intended lateness or absence.   
    • Absence& lateness notices can be filed using the BMCC STEP ABSENCE REPORT FORM at: https://goo.gl/rN8A8w or call the office at 212.220.8000, ext. 5059.    
    • Students with more than 3 UNREPORTED ABSENCES risk of forfeiting their STEP seat.

NAMETAGS  

  • Students MUST wear STEP NAMETAGS to enter & while on the BMCC campus.    
  • Nametags will be provided prior to or on the 1st day of student’s attendance.   If lost, new nametags can be requested at: bmccstep@gmail.com.

CAMPUS & CLASSROOM BEHAVIOR         

  • Students are expected to follow all rules and guidelines established by STEP staff and to treat all BMCC staff with courtesy & respect.
  • Students are NOT ALLOWED to leave campus during program hours (unless during the lunch period to get lunch see MEALS/LUNCH HOUR).    
  • Failure to follow STEP staff and/or instructor directions will result in an initial warning.   Continued failure to follow instructions can result in potential restriction from STEP activities and/or the risk of forfeiting you STEP seat.

LUNCH  -  MEAL TICKETS

  • Students will receive a $6.50 meal ticket to be used in the BMCC cafeteria.  
  • Students must sign to receive a meal ticket (for reporting purposes).
  • The meal ticket covers the cost a full hot meal and drink in the cafeteria.  If the final bill exceeds the meal ticket amount, students are responsible for paying the balance.

LUNCH  -  BRINGING OWN      

  • Students may also choose to bring their own meals/snacks.  
  • There is no storage or refrigeration equipment for students to store food/drinks.

LUNCH  -  AT LOCAL EATERIES   

  • Students may also purchase meals at local eateries near campus PRIOR to arrival. students MAY NOT leave campus during program hours.      
  • Failure to follow STEP staff and/or instructor directions will result in an initial warning.   Continued failure to follow instructions can result in potential restriction from STEP activities and/or the risk of forfeiting you STEP seat.

METROCARDS

  • Students will be provided with roundtrip or weekly metrocards (depending on type availability).      
  • Students must sign to receive a metrocard (for reporting purposes).   
  • Students are responsible for their own travel to & from BMCC's campus.