WAC 132S-100-200 Jurisdiction of the student code of conduct.
The CBC student code of conduct will apply to conduct that occurs on college premises, at college-sponsored events and activities, and to off-campus conduct which are violations or alleged violations of local, state, or federal law and which also violate this student code of conduct. Such allegations or violations that occur off-campus can be the subject of college disciplinary action if the SCO determines disciplinary action is necessary. Students are responsible for their conduct from the time of application for admission until thirty instructional days following the actual receipt of a degree and/or certificate, even though conduct may occur before classes begin or after classes end, as well as during the academic year and during periods between terms of actual enrollment. These standards shall apply to a student's conduct even if the student withdraws from the college while a disciplinary matter is pending. The SCO will decide whether the code will be applied to conduct occurring off campus, on a case-by-case basis, at their sole discretion.
WAC 132S-100-203 Conduct—Rules and regulations.
The attendance of a student at CBC is a voluntary entrance into the academic community. By such entrance, the student assumes obligations of performance and behavior reasonably imposed by the college relevant to its lawful missions, processes, and functions. It is the college's expectation that students will:
(1) Conduct themselves in a responsible manner;
(2) Comply with rules and regulations of the college and its departments;
(3) Respect the rights, privileges, and property of other members of the academic community;
(4) Maintain a high standard of integrity and honesty; and
(5) Not interfere with legitimate college business appropriate to the pursuit of educational goals.
Any student or student organization will be subject to disciplinary action who, either as a principal or participator or by aiding or abetting, commits or attempts to commit any of the misconduct per WAC 132S-100-205 through 132S-100-295.
WAC 132S-100-205 Abusive conduct.
Physical and/or verbal abuse, threats, intimidation, harassment, online harassment, coercion, bullying, cyberbullying, retaliation, stalking, cyberstalking, and/or other conduct which threatens or endangers the health or safety of any person or which has the purpose or effect of creating a hostile or intimidating environment.
WAC 132S-100-208 Abuse of the student conduct system.
Abuse of the student conduct system which includes, but is not limited to:
(1) Failure to obey any notice from a college official to appear for a meeting or hearing as part of the student conduct system.
(2) Willful falsification, distortion, or misrepresentation of information during the conduct process.
(3) Disruption or interference with the orderly conduct of a college conduct proceeding.
(4) Filing fraudulent charges or initiating a college conduct proceeding in bad faith.
(5) Attempting to discourage an individual's proper participation in, or use of, the student conduct system.
(6) Attempting to influence the impartiality of a member of the college conduct system prior to, during, and/or after any college conduct proceeding.
(7) Harassment (verbal or physical), retaliation, and/or intimidation of any person or persons involved in the conduct process prior to, during, or after any college conduct proceeding.
(8) Failure to comply with the sanction(s) imposed under the student code of conduct.
WAC 132S-100-210 Destroying or damaging property.
Intentional and/or reckless damage to or misuse of college-owned or controlled property, or the property of any person where such property is located within college owned or controlled premises or at college-sponsored functions.
WAC 132S-100-213 Discrimination.
Engaging in any unfavorable treatment of a person based on that person's membership or perceived membership in a protected class. Harassment is a form of discrimination.
WAC 132S-100-215 Disorderly conduct.
Includes, but is not limited to, the following:
(1) Obstruction of teaching, administration, or other college activities, including its public service function on- or off-campus, or of other authorized noncollege activities when the conduct occurs on college premises or at college-sponsored functions.
(2) Material and substantial interference with the personal rights or privileges of others or of the educational process of the college.
(3) Lewd or indecent conduct, breach of peace, or aiding, abetting, or procuring another person to breach the peace on college premises or at functions sponsored, or participated in, by the college or members of the academic community.
(4) Unauthorized use of electronic or other devices to make an audio or video recording of any person while on college premises without their prior knowledge, or without their effective consent, when such a recording is likely to cause injury or distress. This includes, but is not limited to, covertly taking pictures of another person in a gym, locker room, or restroom.
WAC 132S-100-220 Disruption.
Includes, but is not limited to, the following:
(1) Participating in an on- or off-campus demonstration, riot, or any activity that disrupts the normal operations of the college and/or infringes on the rights of other members of the college community.
(2) Intentionally and/or recklessly inciting others to engage in any prohibited conduct as defined herein, when incitement may lead to such conduct.
(3) Obstruction of the free flow of pedestrian or vehicular traffic on college premises or at college-sponsored or supervised functions.
WAC 132S-100-225 Drugs and drug paraphernalia.
Use, possession, manufacture, or distribution of marijuana, narcotics, or other controlled substances, and drug paraphernalia except as permitted by federal, state, and local law.
WAC 132S-100-230 Falsehoods and misrepresentations.
Includes, but is not limited to, the following:
(1) The intentional making of false statements and/or knowingly furnishing false information to any college official, faculty member, or office.
(2) Forgery, alteration, or misuse of any college document, record, fund, or instrument of identification with the intent to defraud.
WAC 132S-100-235 Hazing.
Any method of initiation into a student club or organization, or any pastime or amusement engaged in with respect to such a group or organization that causes, or is likely to cause, bodily danger or physical harm, or serious mental or emotional harm, to any student or other person attending the college as described in Washington statute, RCW 28B.10.900.
WAC 132S-100-240 Insubordination.
Failure to comply with the direction of college officials, campus security officers, or law enforcement officers acting in the legitimate performance of their lawful duties and/or failure to properly identify oneself, provide evidence of student enrollment and/or proper identification to these persons when requested to do so.
WAC 132S-100-245 Liquor.
Consuming, possessing, furnishing, or selling of alcoholic beverages and/or being under the influence of any alcoholic beverage is prohibited on college premises or at college-sponsored or supervised events except as a participant of legal age in a student program, banquet, or educational program which has the special written authorization of the college president or their designee. Alcoholic beverages may not, in any circumstance, be used by, possessed by, or distributed to any person under the state alcohol legal drinking age.
WAC 132S-100-250 Misuse of equipment and technology.
Misuse of the college's computer, telecommunications, or electronic technology, facilities, or equipment which includes, but is not limited to:
(1) Unauthorized entry into a file to use, read, or change the contents, or for any other purpose.
(2) Unauthorized transfer of a file.
(3) Use of another individual's credentials or password or allowing someone else to use your own credentials and password.
(4) Copyright violations.
(5) Use of the college's computer, telecommunications, or electronic technology facilities and resources:
(a) That interferes with the work of another student, faculty member, or college official.
(b) To send obscene or abusive messages.
(c) For personal profit, advertisement, or illegal purposes.
(d) For purposes other than those necessary to fulfill an assignment or task as part of the student's program of instruction.
(e) To engage in any of the prohibited actions and behaviors listed within the acceptable use of information technology resources policy.
WAC 132S-100-255 Safety misconduct.
Intentionally initiating or causing to be initiated any false report, warning, or threat of fire, explosion, or other emergency on college premises or at any college-sponsored activity, or falsely setting off or otherwise tampering with any emergency safety equipment, alarm, or other device established for the safety of individuals and/or college facilities.
WAC 132S-100-260 Sexual misconduct.
Engaging in nonconsensual sexual intercourse or nonconsensual sexual contact, requests for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature where such behavior offends a reasonable, orderly, prudent person under these circumstances. This includes, but is not limited to:
(1) Sexual activity or contact for which clear and voluntary consent has not been given in advance.
(2) Sexual activity with someone who is incapable of giving valid consent because, for example, they are underage, sleeping or otherwise incapacitated due to alcohol or drugs.
(3) Sexual harassment, which includes unwelcome, gender-based verbal, written, electronic, and/or physical conduct. Sexual harassment does not have to be of a sexual nature, however, and can include offensive remarks about a person's gender.
(4) Sexual violence which includes, but is not limited to, sexual assault, domestic violence, intimate violence, and sexual- or gender-based stalking.
(5) Nonphysical conduct such as sexual- or gender-based cyberstalking, sexual- or gender-based online harassment, sexual- or gender-based cyberbullying, nonconsensual recording of a sexual activity, and nonconsensual distribution of a recording of a sexual activity.
WAC 132S-100-265 Theft.
The unauthorized taking or removing of college-owned or operated property or of another's property with the intent of depriving the owner of the property.
WAC 132S-100-270 Trespass or unauthorized presence.
Entering or remaining unlawfully on college premises, as defined by state law. Using college premises, facilities, or property without authority and/or unauthorized possession, duplication or use of keys to any college premises.
WAC 132S-100-275 Weapons.
Possession of weapons (e.g., firearms, daggers, swords, knives or other cutting or stabbing instruments, clubs) or substances (e.g., explosives) apparently capable of producing bodily harm and/or damage to real or personal property is prohibited on or in college-owned or operated facilities and premises and/or during college-sponsored events.
(1) Carrying of firearms on or in college-owned or operated facilities and/or during college-sponsored events is prohibited except and unless the firearm is registered with the campus security department for a specified period of time.
(2) The aforementioned regulations shall not apply to equipment or materials owned, used or maintained by the college; nor will they apply to law enforcement officers or campus security officers acting in the legitimate performance of their lawful duties.
WAC 132S-100-280 Academic dishonesty.
Academic dishonesty includes, but is not limited to, cheating, plagiarism, and fabrication or falsification of the information, research, or other findings for the purpose of fulfilling any assignment or task as part of the student's program of instruction. Any student who commits or aids and abets the accomplishment of an act of academic dishonesty will be subject to disciplinary action.
WAC 132S-100-285 Classroom misconduct.
Being disorderly or disruptive, where such behavior makes it difficult or impossible to continue with the normal functions of the class/program. Bringing any person or object to a teaching and learning environment that may disrupt the environment or cause a safety or health hazard, without the approval of the instructor or other authorized official, is expressly prohibited.
WAC 132S-100-290 Violation of law.
Conduct which would constitute a violation of any federal, state, or local law. When traveling abroad, international law will apply.
WAC 132S-100-295 Violation of college policy, rule, or regulation.
Violation of any college policy, rule, or regulation published electronically on the college web site or in hard copy.
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