Student Handbook - Conduct Code


Definitions

Acts of Intolerance / Bias Related Incidents

Please see the Bias Related Conduct Policy.

Aggressive Physical Behavior
Behavior that threatens or endangers oneself or the well-being or safety of others, or results in personal injury to others.  This behavior includes, but is not limited to pushing, shoving, punching, fighting, or the threat of any such behavior, and is prohibited by the College. 

Disorderly Conduct
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.

Failure to Comply
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 is a violation of the College policy.

False Identification
Falsification or misuse of any document, record or instrument of identification is a violation of College policy.  Similarly, the use or possession of a fake ID on campus for any reason is prohibited.

Harassment
Verbal abuse, intimidation, coercion, physical force or any other action, including abusive and offensive behavior 

Lewd Behavior
This behavior includes, but is not limited to, urinating outside of designated facilities, public nudity, and sexual acts in public.

Retaliation
Taking adverse actions against person participating in the disciplinary process; including but not limited to verbal/physical assault, threats, or other inappropriate behavior.  

Theft
Actual or attempted theft of personal or College property or services by an individual on campus. In addition, the willful possession of stolen property is a violation of College policy. 

Unauthorized Access
Attempting to enter, actually entering, or using College facilities or property without proper authorization.  Intentional or reckless destruction and damage to College or private property.

Weapons
Possession or use of any type of firearm or any other potentially dangerous weapon is prohibited. Weapons of any kind are dangerous and have no place in a college community. All instruments which can be construed as weapons including, but not limited to, Airsoft guns, BB guns, pellet guns, handguns, rifles, pistols, knives (blade length over 3”), bows and arrows, swords, brass knuckles, night sticks, and handcuffs may not be brought onto College property. Students wishing to bring any such property to campus for sporting purposes must register the weapon or firearm with Campus Safety and store it in the Campus Safety Office.