What student activities and services do you offer?

Divergence Academy offers student activities and services that enhance the student's learning experience as well as assists students to prepare for employment.

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Students enrolled in the certificate program are provided with the following services:

Academic Counseling

Students are advised on both personal and academic issues and are encouraged to discuss their scholastic and vocational goals. The faculty and Chief Academic Officer have a sincere interest in the personal welfare of each student and therefore an open-door policy is employed.

Academic Advisement

The course requirements are clearly presented in the institution's catalog. It is the student’s responsibility to coordinate any make-up work if the student cannot comply with the chosen program of the student and any alteration to any program offered by school has to be has to be pre-authorized by the Chief Academic Officer.

Career Services

Career Services is available to all students and alumni at Divergence Academy as of June 2020. The department was created specifically to equip interested students (and alumni) with the skills needed for a successful job search. Students can also request support for resumes, cover letters, customized mock interviews, and more. Job lead information is currently being housed in the Wiki and the Files options in the Career Search Support channel (under Divergence-Everybody) in Microsoft Teams. 

Divergence Academy does not guarantee employment for its graduates. The graduate services staff assists students in their job searches after they have successfully completed their studies, by offering information on job opportunities and temporary assignments and guidance in resume preparation and interviewing techniques. The institution makes reasonable efforts to satisfy the wishes of a graduate as to location and type of employment. The more flexible a graduate can be regarding initial employment, the easier it is for the school to assist in the placement process.

Library and Learning Resources

Divergence Academy has established a library and resource center consisting of textbooks and periodicals providing information in the various materials to support the school’s mission and curriculum and assists each student to attain his/her educational goals. The collection includes books, an assortment of current periodicals, and videos. The library, which provides academic assistance to students, is open from 9:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. Monday through Thursday and 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. on Fridays.

General Conduct

Students are expected to comply with institute policy regarding curriculum, testing, absences, tardiness and makeup work while displaying courtesy and consideration towards instructors, staff and other students. Divergence Academy defines improper conduct as the following: fighting on campus; destruction, abuse or theft of property; the use or sale of alcohol or illegal drugs on campus; sexual misconduct; and disregard for institute policy. Improper conduct is cause for suspension or expulsion.