No Show & Late Arrival Policy
Effective September 1, 2023
The Stevens Career Center strives to provide an exceptional experience for every student. To ensure all students have the opportunity to attend career coaching appointments and career-related events, the Stevens Career Center has developed a No Show and Late Arrival Policy to reduce the number of students who do not show up or arrive late for career coaching appointments, career workshops, and employer events.
Career Coaching Appointments
If a student schedules an in-person or virtual career coaching appointment and the appointment is approved by the Career Center, the student is expected to arrive on time or cancel the appointment in Handshake at least 4 hours before the appointment start time. If a student does not check-in for a career coaching appointment or the student arrives more than 10 minutes after the appointment start time, the student will be marked as a “NO SHOW”.
Career Workshops and Employer Events
If a student registers (signs-up) to attend an in-person or virtual career center workshop or employer event, the student must check-in and arrive on time or cancel registration in Handshake at least 24 hours in advance. If a student does not check-in for a career center workshop or employer event or the student arrives more than 10 minutes after the published start time, the student will not be permitted to enter the event and the student will be marked as a “NO SHOW”.
Penalty for No Shows and Late Arrivals
Blocked Handshake Account
The career center will BLOCK the Handshake account for any student who receives five (5) NO SHOWS during a semester for any combination of career coaching appointments, career workshops, or employer events. The student's Handshake account will remain blocked for the entire semester.
When a Handshake account is blocked, the student cannot apply to jobs on Handshake, register to attend events, or schedule appointments to meet with a career coach.
Regaining Access To Handshake
To regain access to a Handshake account that has been blocked, the student must contact the Stevens Career Center at email@example.com to schedule a meeting with the Executive Director. The Executive Director will decide whether to grant the student access to their Handshake account for the next semester.