In what sense? On what ground? For what/whom?
“Meet the Galilean Jesus,”
1. Student Orientation
During orientation, a school administrator will familiarize the student with the school facilities, services, grading policies, graduation requirements, etc. as described in this catalog.
|Day Schedule||9:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.||Monday through Friday|
|Afternoon Schedule||1:30 P.M. to 5:30 P.M.||Monday through Friday|
|Evening Schedule||6:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M.||Monday through Friday|
|Office Hours||9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.||Monday through Friday|
Classes are offered continually on a cyclical basis, usually starting on selected Mondays. Legal holidays are observed. The school provides special consideration for holidays of all religious beliefs. Appropriate arrangements can be made with the president. The following is a list of recognized school holidays:
3. Observed Holidays:
- New Year’s Day
- Martin Luther King’s Birthday Holiday
- President’s Day
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- And the day after Christmas Day
4. Maintenance of School Facility
Courtesy and respect for others around you is the responsibility of the student attending classes at Galilee School of Theology. In order to maintain an environment that promotes and supports this objective, the following rules are to be followed:
- Smoking is prohibited in the classrooms and restrooms. Smoking will be permitted outside on the ground floor.
- Students must maintain a clean, organized area at all times.
- When leaving the area, all electrical devices, computers, and so forth, must be turned off.
- Food and drinks are prohibited in the classrooms and in the Library.
- Students misusing the equipment and instrumental devices may be subject to dismissal and may be billed for damaged equipment.
- Accidents and/or breakdowns must be reported immediately to the student’s instructor.
Parking is available in the parking lot located behind the campus of Galilee School of Theology and ample street parking is also available.
6. Medical, Dental, Psychological Care
Successful progression through a program of study requires sufficient sleep, exercise and a proper diet. If the student requires medical and/or dental appointments, appointments should be made after school hours. If a student is in need of personnel psychological counseling, the President will provide a listing of services in the community.
7. Child Care
Galilee School of Theology is not equipped or properly staffed to provide child care services for enrollees.
Upon confirmation of pregnancy, the student must provide the President with a written statement from her attending physician indicating approval for continuation of course of study without limitations.
9. Current Student Information
It is important that the school be notified of any change in residence or telephone numbers. Current and accurate personal information is necessary if an emergency does occur.
Parents, spouses, prospective employers, etc. are cordially invited to visit the school at any time, but with appropriate notice to the school. Special arrangements will be made for groups. Anyone, who is disruptive to the smooth operation of the school, may be asked to leave the premises immediately. Students are not allowed to bring children into the classrooms/ laboratories without approval from the administration.
Emergency calls for students will be transmitted to the student when received.
12. Photo Release
At Galilee School of Theology students will provide absolute rights and permission to use photographic portraits, pictures or videos of them in character form, for advertising or any other lawful purpose whatsoever.
13. Academic Advising Sessions
All students are provided with personal assistance regarding program requirements and scheduling. In addition, individual assistance and advising are readily available to students with special academic difficulties. Enrollees are encouraged to request an appointment with their instructor immediately if any scholastic problems arise. All students are urged to take advantage of this valuable assistance.
Galilee School of Theology welcomes any suggestions as to ways in which any aspect of the school can be improved. Suggestions should be directed to the school’s President.
14. Library Facilities
The Galilee School of Theology (GST) offers a complete library containing texts, volumes, and resource materials for student use for theology programs of study. A student may conduct research and utilize periodicals, news sources and current events, encyclopedias and dictionaries. Students also have access to a permanent computer in the library for research. Administrative staff is available to assist students in their research.
The Library is available Monday through Friday from 9 am to 8 pm unless otherwise stated on the Library Door. (The Library may be in use for administrative meetings. Generally these meetings are rare and are held when students are in class, or after regular school hours.) The library is located on the second floor nearby classrooms.
With a valid ID students may also access branches of the Los Angeles County Library System. Students are to get local branch information from their instructor or school administrator.
15. CAREER SERVICES
GTS offers a full range of career services from resume writing, job listings, cover letter assistance, and on-line research assistance. Most GTS students are already working within the Christian workforce Community, including having positions as pastors, ministers, youth ministers and missionaries, but the school is dedicated to ensuring that all graduates find their calling and vocation and become fully employed in the fields for which we offer training. Students are encouraged to meet with the Director of Theology Programs as soon as their Freshman Year begins. Having a realistic approach to fields and positions within the world wide Christian community is supported. Students may make an appointment with a school administrator at any time to discuss their vocational goals and employment opportunities. Additionally GTS offers the KCMUSA.org Program for job search for graduating Pastors whose first language is Korean. Student resumes will be kept on file while students are in school. Also, job postings can be found in the school’s Library.