Student Handbook - Conduct Code
Violations of the Student Conduct Code subject a student to disciplinary action. Such violations may include, but are not limited to:
- Behavior that threatens or endangers oneself or the well-being or safety of others, or results in personal injury to others, including hazing.
- Interference with the academic, personal or social freedom of any member of the College community or guest by verbal abuse, intimidation, coercion, physical force or any other action, including abusive and offensive behavior.
- Violation of the International Programs-Student Participant’s Agreement including conduct policies imposed by the responsible program director.
- Interference with the right to personal privacy of any member of the community.
- Disorderly conduct which means intentionally causing, or recklessly creating a risk of, disruption to the College community or local community including by such acts as (i) violent, tumultuous, or threatening behavior; (ii) unreasonably loud or belligerent behavior; or (iii) obstruction of vehicular or pedestrian traffic.
- Theft of personal or College property.
- Vandalism of personal or College property.
- Attempting to enter, actually entering, or using College facilities or property without proper authorization.
- Interference with or obstruction of any College-sponsored or approved function or activity by engaging in disorderly conduct.
- Failure to comply with the proper requests of College officials, including members of the Campus Safety Department, acting in performance of their duties, or to identify oneself or produce an identification card to these officials when asked, or to cooperate in an official investigation.
- Furnishing false information to the College or to a College official; participating in forgery, alteration, or misuse of any College identification card, record, document, or keys.
- Behavior that constitutes a violation of rules, regulations, or policies specified by College officials, academic departments, or Student Forum.
- Possession or use of any type of firearms, fireworks, or any other potentially dangerous weapons.
- Violation of local, state, or federal laws and ordinances.
- Aiding or abetting, defined as assisting or encouraging another to engage in conduct constituting a Code violation.
- Any retaliation against any person participating in the disciplinary process shall be regarded as a separate and distinct cause for a charge under these proceedings.