Standard of Student Conduct

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The following violations of College policy subject students to disciplinary action.

  1. Willful disobedience to directions of college officials (including faculty) acting in the performance of their duties.
  2. Violation of college rules and regulations, including those governing student organizations, the use of college facilities, or the time, place, and manner of public expression or distribution of materials.
  3. Dishonesty, such as cheating, or knowingly furnishing false information to the college.
  4. Forgery, alteration, or misuses of college documents, records, or identification.
  5. Unauthorized entry to or use of college facilities.
  6. Obstruction or disruption of classes, administration, disciplinary procedures, or authorized college activities.
  7. Theft of or damage to property belonging to the college, a member of the college community on campus or at a campus activity, or a visitor to the campus.
  8. Disorderly, lewd, indecent, or obscene conduct which disrupts orderly operation of the college, or which disrupts educational activities of individual members of the college community including, but not limited to, the harassment of another member of the college community based on race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status
  9. Conduct which disrupts orderly operation of the college, or which disrupts educational activities of individual members of the college community including, but not limited to the harassment of another member of the college community based on race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.
  10. Use, possession, distribution, or being under the influence of alcoholic beverages, illicit drugs or other controlled substances while on campus, or in connection with college activities.
  11. Assault or battery, abuse, or any threat of force or violence directed toward any member of the college community or campus visitor engaged in authorized activities.
  12. Possession, while on the college campus or at a college sponsored function, of any weapons (except by persons given permission by the Superintendent-President or members of law enforcement agencies, such as police officers acting in their capacities as officers).
  13. Possession of any article, not usually designated as a weapon, when used to threaten bodily harm.
  14. Misuse of any computer technology, including equipment, software, network or Internet access. This includes non-compliance with any policy, regulation, rule, or guideline developed by any segment of the college, which relates to computer technology.

Campus Rules

The following campus rules must be adhered to at all times. Violations subject students to disciplinary action.

  1. Smoking is prohibited in all buildings.
  2. Eating and drinking is prohibited in all buildings except where food is sold, or is part of an approved and scheduled activity.
  3. Gambling on the campus is prohibited. Gaming is restricted to the PCC Student Lounge and the LAC Nordi Lounge.
  4. Animals, except for certified companion animals, are not allowed on campus.
  5. Literature to be distributed must be approved in the Office of the Director of Student Life, Health & Psychological Services.
  6. Children are not allowed on campus during school hours.
  7. Unauthorized vehicles (vehicles without a parking permit) must use visitor parking or purchase a one-day parking permit.
  8. Students are required to be fully attired including shirts or blouses, and foot gear.
  9. Skate boarding, skating, and bike riding are prohibited on campus grounds.
  10. The use of radios, electronic recording devices, tape or compact disc players without headphones is prohibited on campus except in connection with approved campus/classroom activities.
  11. Electronic recording devices may not be used in classrooms without the permission of the instructor.

Disciplinary Actions

Violations of the above Standards of Student Conduct and/or Campus Rules subject students to the following disciplinary actions. These actions may be imposed singly or in combination.

  1. Warning
  2. Reprimand
  3. Probation
  4. Social Suspension
  5. Disciplinary Suspension
  6. Expulsion

Questions concerning the discipline process should be directed to Director of Student Discipline or designee.