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Guidelines for Code of Conduct Violations Reporting and Action – Exhibit B

Guidelines for Code of Conduct Violations Reporting and Action – Exhibit B

I. Code of Conduct Violations Reporting
1) Discipline should be commensurate with the offense and stem from reported Code Violations.
2) Documentation of Code violations
a) All Code of Conduct Violations Reports must be documented and may be submitted through the Incident Report on the Maxient system or via email transmission to the Director of Student Wellness and/or Chief of Human Resources.
b) Submitted records on code violations should include date/time, description of offense(s), the discipline imposed by, if any, and recommendations.

II. Disciplinary Action
1) SC4 staff responsible for the activity may determine and impose discipline to correct the immediate situation, contact campus patrol for assistance, or not impose immediate discipline contingent upon the Code of Conduct Violation.
2) All violations should be reported (see Section I above).
3) All reported violations and/or discipline, if any, will be reviewed by the Residence Life and Conduct Manager, and a final determination made by the Chief of Human Resources on the action taken or needed.

III. General Guidelines
1) Student discipline which excludes them from classes or activities should be limited to one day to be reviewed by the Residence Life and Conduct Manager for additional discipline.
2) Incidents and resulting disciplinary actions will be reviewed and modified or determined by the Residence Life and Conduct Manager or the Chief of Human Resources.
3) Only the College President, Chief of Human Resources, and/or Residence Life and Conduct Manager has the authority or ability to temporarily suspend, dismiss, or expel students from activities, classes, programs, or the College.

IV. Academic Dishonesty Guidelines
1) Sanctions for academic dishonesty should be presented in the course syllabus. First offenses by the student would typically result in a verbal and written warning, reporting to the Chief Academic Officer (COA), and loss of credit for the activity noted. A copy may be placed in the student file. For repeat offenses or particularly egregious incidents, as determined by the reporting faculty member, the Academic Integrity Committee (AIC) may determine the appropriate college-level consequences.
2) Second incidents (based on the student file reports) may result in further disciplinary probation and/or dismissal from the course as determined by the AIC.
3) Additional incidents may result in suspension or expulsion from the College. Please review the Academic Dishonesty policy for more details.

V. Disruptive Cell Phone Usage Guidelines
1) Policy should be included in the syllabus.
2) First disruptive incident – verbal warning.
3) Second disruptive incident – Verbal and written report through appropriate channels (Residence Life and Conduct Manager and/or Chief of Human Resources).
4) Third disruptive incident – Leave class for the remainder of the day and report the incident.
5) Additional disruptive incidents – more severe discipline may be implemented based on non-compliance violations in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct.