HMGT Mission & Policies

Department Mission Statement
The Hospitality Management Department of New York City College of Technology educates students for careers in the hospitality industry through foundational knowledge of hospitality operations and experiences that cultivate diverse perspectives, lifelong learning, collaboration, and community engagement.

Student Accessibility
Qualified students with disabilities, under applicable federal, state, and city laws, seeking reasonable accommodations or academic adjustments must contact the Center for Student Accessibility for information on City Tech’s policies and procedures to obtain such services. Students with questions on eligibility or the need for temporary disability services should also contact the Center at The Center for Student Accessibility:

300 Jay Street, room L-237, 718 260 5143.    http://www.citytech.cuny.edu/accessibility/

Professionalism and Participation
The Department of Hospitality Management follows industry standards in order to educate, develop and mentor future hospitality and tourism professionals. In order to successfully complete a course, students must consistently participate in class and meet deadlines

NYC College of Technology Statement on Academic Integrity
Students and all others who work with information, ideas, texts, images, music, inventions, and other intellectual property owe their audience and sources accuracy and honesty in using, crediting, and citing sources. As a community of intellectual and professional workers, the College recognizes its responsibility for providing instruction in information literacy and academic integrity, offering models of good practice, and responding vigilantly and appropriately to infractions of academic integrity. Accordingly, academic dishonesty is prohibited in The City University of New York and at New York City College of Technology and is punishable by penalties, including failing grades, suspension, and expulsion.

As stated in the Academic Integrity Policy Manual,

“academic dishonesty occurs when individuals plagiarize or cheat in the course of their     academic work. Plagiarism is the presenting of someone else’s ideas without proper credit or attribution. Cheating is the unauthorized use or attempted use of material,    information, notes, study aids, devices or communication during an academic exercise.”

The complete text of the College Academic Integrity Policy Manual may be found on the College website.

Statement of Classroom Behavior 
Each student has the right to study and learn in a comfortable, safe, supportive environment that promotes self-esteem – free of fear, humiliation, intimidation, offensive or suggestive language.

Use of Electronic Devices
The use of cellular phones and audio equipment in all academic and study areas of the college is prohibited.  Students are not permitted to take calls or text message during class. Students may not use their cell phones as calculators. In some instances, an instructor may allow the use of personal electronic devices for in class activities.

Writing Style Statement
The hospitality management department requires that all written work must be prepared using APA Style Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association as a reference guide.  This includes editorial formats, abbreviations, use of statistics, graphs, citations and references.  Visit the City Tech Library website for APA Style Guides.

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