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WAC 495A-121-041

Prohibited conduct.

Disciplinary action may be taken for a violation of any provision of this student code or for a violation of other college rules and regulations, which may from time to time be properly enacted or for specific prohibited conduct including, but not limited to, the following:
(1) Smoking and use of tobacco products is prohibited in all classrooms, shop areas, the library and other areas designated by college officials.
(2) Using, possessing, consuming, or being under the influence of, or selling any liquor as defined in RCW 66.04.010, in violation of law or in a manner which disrupts a college activity.
(3) Using, possessing, selling or being under the influence of any narcotic drug or controlled substance as defined in RCW 69.50.101 in a college facility or while participating in a college-related program or activity.
(4) Engaging in lewd, indecent, or obscene behavior.
(5) Where the student presents an imminent danger to college property or to himself/herself or to other students or persons in college facilities on or off campus, or to the educational process of the college.
(6) Interference by force or violence with, or intimidation by threat of force or violence, of another student, employee or visitor who is in the peaceful discharge or conduct of his/her duties or studies (RCW 28B.10.570 through 28B.10.572).
(7) Conducting or participating in an assembly, which violates the guidelines of assembly as defined and set forth in these provisions.
(8) Any forms of academic dishonesty, including cheating, falsification, plagiarism or facilitating, aiding, and abetting academic dishonesty.
(9) Forgery of or unauthorized alteration of or access to any college document, record, funds, or instrument of identification, including electronic hardware, software and records.
(10) The intentional making of false statements and/or filing of false charges against the college and/or a member of the college community.
(11) Theft from college premises and/or property; theft of property of a member of the college community on college premises; or possession of property stolen from college premises and/or a member of the college community while on college premises.
(12) Causing, or attempting to cause, physical damage to property owned, controlled or operated by the college or to property owned, controlled or operated by another person while said property is located on college facilities.
(13) Failure to comply with the direction of college employees acting in the legitimate performance of their duties.
(14) Refusal to provide positive identification and evidence of student enrollment to any college employee in the lawful discharge of said employee's duties.
(15) Unlawful possession, transportation or storage of any firearm(s), explosives, dangerous chemicals or other weapons, devices or substances which can be used to inflict bodily harm or to damage real or personal property.
(16) 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.
(17) Sexual harassment as defined and set forth in these provisions, of another student or employee.
(18) Racial harassment as defined and set forth in these provisions of another student or employee.
(19) Any repeated intentional conduct directed at another student or employee that has the purpose or effect of creating a hostile, intimidating or disruptive learning or working environment.
(20) Hazing in any form as described in RCW 28B.10.900.
(21) Illegal or attempted illegal entry of college owned or college controlled property.
(22) Violation of any computer use policies in effect on campus as well as conduct that violates the college's property rights with respect to computing resources including, but not limited to:
(a) Unauthorized copying, including:
(i) Copying college-owned or licensed software or data for personal or external use without prior approval;
(ii) Copying another computer user's software or data without permission of its owner, even if it is readily accessible by electronic means;
(iii) Knowingly accepting or using software or data which has been obtained by unauthorized means.
(b) Modifying or damaging, attempting to modify or damage computer equipment, software, databases, or communication lines without permission;
(c) Disrupting or attempting to disrupt computer operations;
(d) Invading the privacy of an individual by using electronic means to ascertain confidential information, even if an individual or department inadvertently allows access to such information;
(e) Abusing or harassing another computer user through electronic means;
(f) Using the college's computing facilities in the commission of a crime;
(g) Allowing another individual to use one's computer identity/account or using another individual's computer identity/account. This includes, but is not limited to: Logging on to the account, accessing programs, and reading or altering computer records. Computer time belongs to the college; the college is the only entity, through computing services, authorized to allocate time on the mainframe computers.
(h) Using computer services without authorization.
(i) Using the internet for purposes other than college-approved activities.
(23) Disruption. While students have the right to freedom of expression, including the right to dissent or protest, this expression cannot interfere with the rights of others or disrupt the processes of the college. The following conduct will not be permitted:
(a) Disruption of classes, laboratories, offices, services, meetings, or ceremonies;
(b) Obstruction of free movement of people or vehicles;
(c) Conduct which threatens harm, incites violence, or endangers the health and safety of any person;
(d) Threats of disruption, including bomb threats;
(e) Damaging, defacing or abusing college facilities, equipment, or property;
(f) Inciting others to engage in prohibited conduct.
(24) Violation of parking regulations.
(25) Other conduct. Any other conduct or action in which the college can demonstrate a clear and distinct interest, and, which substantially threatens the educational process or other legitimate function of the college or the health or safety of any member of the college is prohibited.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140. WSR 04-11-043, § 495A-121-041, filed 5/13/04, effective 6/13/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140(10). WSR 00-11-147, § 495A-121-041, filed 5/24/00, effective 6/24/00.]
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