Prohibited Conduct

Any student found to have violated or to have attempted to violate any of the following prohibited acts will be subject to the imposition of sanctions as provided in this Student Code of Conduct.

  1. Abuse of the Student Code of Conduct system, which includes without limitation, failure to comply with a Student Code of Conduct notice; falsification of information presented within Student Code of Conduct processes; attempting to influence or discourage a witness or other participant; attempting to influence a Student Code of Conduct decision- maker outside pre-hearing and hearing persuasive processes; and, any other disruptive or obstructive behavior.
  2. Academic dishonesty or any other violation of the University’s Academic Integrity Policy.
  3. General dishonesty, forgery, or fraud, including furnishing false information to a University official, alteration or misuse of University documents, misrepresenting oneself as an authorized agent of the University, or possession, manufacture, or distribution of fraudulent identification.
  4. Conduct in breach of the peace or invasive of the rights of others, or which endangers persons or property through the use of motor vehicles, weapons, explosives or any other dangerous instrumentality.
  5. Conduct which threatens the health or safety of any person, including but not limited to, physical or verbal abuse, retaliation, threats, intimidation, harassment, and any form of coercion.
  6. Disorderly, lewd or indecent conduct.
  7. Failure to comply with a reasonable request or to follow a directive from a University official acting in the performance of their duties.
  8. Hazing
  9. Violation of the University's Alcohol Policy.
  10. Violation of the University's Harassment and Discrimination Policy, which includes gender-based harassment and discrimination, sexual misconduct, and harassment and discrimination of all other protected categories.
  11. Theft, damage, or vandalism of property.
  12. Theft or other abuse of computer facilities or information technology resources. This offense includes without limitation: gaining unauthorized access to information technology resources; change, revision or transfer of a computer file; and, the use of computing facilities to send obscene or abusive messages.
  13. Abusive or harassing behavior, including but not limited to stalking, unwelcome communications, unauthorized making or use of any audio, video or photographic record or image of a person without that person’s prior knowledge, or effective consent when such conduct may reasonably cause injury or distress.
  14. Unauthorized possession, duplication or use of a key or pass card to any University premises or unauthorized entry to or use of University premises.
  15. Violation of the University's Drug Policy.
  16. Destructive or disruptive behaviors that create risk to others, infringe on the rights of others, or otherwise disrupt the educational living or learning environment of the University.
  17. Violation of any federal, state or local law.
  18. Violation of any University policy.

Last Updated: 8/24/18