Policy No. 208

Adopted: 04/23/96
Revisions Adopted: 04/26/11

Description: Student Personal Conduct

The College embraces the twin principles of individual responsibility on the part of students and due process on the part of the College administration: Students will be publicly informed of the standards of conduct expected of them. A judicial system will be established for the fair handling of disciplinary matters, incorporating an appeals process.


On admission to Atlantic Cape, each student is expected to act in a responsible manner which conforms with generally accepted standards of adult behavior. Students are expected to familiarize themselves with the College's code of conduct.

It is expected that all students will show courtesy and respect for each other and for administrative officers, faculty and employees. Students must understand and accept the necessity for various College regulations and they must comply with directives of those authorized to enforce regulations.

Students are expected to respect the property of the College and that of others. Damage to or destruction of such property will be considered a matter for disciplinary action.

All students are expected to present an appearance that is neat, clean and in good taste. Students also are expected to recognize the importance of their personal appearance. Proper dress on campus, therefore, is expected. Some College programs reserve the right to require specific dress/uniform standards.

Indiscriminate, obscene language shows lack of respect for self and others. Students should show courtesy and respect for themselves and others by refraining from this practice.

Any threat or hindrance to the instructional process or the daily life of the campus is prohibited and will be enforced by those authorized to do so.

Possession, use or distribution of alcoholic beverages on the College premises is prohibited regardless of age. This includes all student sponsored off-campus events and any College sponsored event in which students participate or attend as students and not guests.

Possession, distribution or use of illegal drugs or narcotics on campus or at any College sponsored function is prohibited.

Students who violate these restrictions shall be subject to appropriate disciplinary action up to and including dismissal and may be subject to criminal prosecution.


Student Personal Conduct No. 208.1
Student Personal Conduct-Student Grievances No. 208.2
Student Code of Conduct Addendum No. 208.3

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