Santa Clarita Community College District
Policy: 529 - STUDENT CONDUCT
Date Adopted: 07/9/1997
The California Education
Code (section 66300) requires every community college governing board to
adopt specific rules governing student behavior along with applicable
penalties for violation of such rules.
Students enrolling at
College of the Canyons assume an obligation to abide by all College
Grounds for Disciplinary Action
A student may be
disciplined for one or more of the following causes which must be
College/District related. This
list is not intended to be exhaustive , but are examples of good and
sufficient causes for disciplinary action.
Any theft, conversion, or damage or destruction of and/or to any
property, real or personal, belonging to the College, a member of the
College staff, a student, or a campus visitor.
Forgery, alteration or misuse of College documents, keys, records
or identification, or knowingly furnishing false information to a
Cheating, plagiarism, fabrication, and other forms of academic
dishonesty, and/or facilitating academic dishonesty.
Physical or verbal abuse, including sexual assault, sexual
harassment and stalking, or any threat of force or violence directed
toward any member of the College or a campus visitor.
Manufacture, use, possession, distribution, or being under the
influence of alcohol, narcotics, or other dangerous drugs on campus, or
off campus at any College-sponsored event.
Unauthorized entry into, unauthorized use of, possession of, or
misuse of, College property.
Disorderly, lewd, indecent, obscene or offensive conduct on
College-owned or controlled property or at College-sponsored or
Possession or use of any firearms, explosives, dangerous
chemicals, or other potentially harmful implements or substances while
on the College campus or at a College-sponsored function without prior
authorization of the College President or designee.
Failure to identify oneself to or failure to comply with
directions of College officials acting in performance of their duties
including, but not limited to, the provisions of the Penal Code Sections
626.6 and 626.8.
Obstruction or disruption, on or off campus, of the College's
education process, administrative process, or other College function.
Violation of any order of the College President, notice of which
has been given prior to such violation and which order is not
inconsistent with any of the other provisions of this policy.
This notice may be given by publication in the College newspaper,
or by posting on an official bulletin board designated for this purpose.
Soliciting or assisting another to do any act which would subject
a student to expulsion, suspension, probation, or other discipline
pursuant to this policy.
Abusive behavior directed toward, or hazing of, a member of the
Any other cause not listed above which is identified as good
cause by Education Code Sections 76032 and 76033.
Attempting to do any of the causes for disciplinary action
Abuse of computing facilities or computer time, including but not
limited to unauthorized entry into a file to use, read, or change the
contents or any other purpose; unauthorized transfer of a file;
unauthorized use of another individual’s identification or password;
use of computing facilities to interfere with the work of another
student, faculty member, or College official; and/or use of computing
facilities to interfere with a College computing system.
For specifics refer to the College of the Canyons Acceptable Use