2022-2023 Student Handbook 
    Apr 13, 2024  
2022-2023 Student Handbook [Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Student Code of Conduct

Generally, College discipline shall be limited to conduct which adversely affects the College community’s pursuit of its educational objectives or which would jeopardize the health and safety of the College community.

Expulsion, suspension or less severe sanction from the College may result from any of the following conduct where it occurs on campus or in the areas or situations listed in Student Rights and Responsibilities  Section 17 or 18.

  • Academic cheating or plagiarism
  • Student display of behavior that is deemed a safety risk to himself/herself or others within the campus community
  • Furnishing false information to the College with intent to deceive
  • Forgery, alteration or misuse of College documents, records or identification cards
  • Assault and battery
  • Vandalism, malicious destruction, damage or misuse of public or private property, including library materials
  • Theft, embezzlement or temporary removal of the property from its assigned position
  • Failure to meet obligations related to the College
  • Rioting, inciting to riot, raiding, and inciting to raid College property
  • Illegal manufacture, sale, possession or use of narcotics, barbiturates, central nervous system stimulants, marijuana, sedatives, tranquilizers, hallucinogens, and/or other similar known drugs and/or chemicals
  • Possession of firearms, ammunition, explosives, fireworks, dangerous weapons, incendiary devices, or chemicals
  • Gambling
  • Two or more like offenses for which the penalty of disciplinary probation may be imposed
  • An additional offense committed while the student is on disciplinary probation
  • Possession or use of alcoholic beverages on College-owned or supervised property
  • Indecent or obscene conduct on College property or College-supervised property, including cyberspace
  • Unauthorized solicitation in buildings or facilities owned or controlled by the institution
  • Abuse or misuse of computing resources to include any attempt to circumvent or compromise the security of any NPC computing resource, any unauthorized access to or tampering with any data files belonging to NPC or any other person or entity, any other similar misuse of or damage to NPC computing resources, or the use of NPC computing resources belonging to any other person or entity

College disciplinary probation or any lesser penalty may result from the following conduct when it occurs on College-owned property, College-supervised property or in the areas or situations listed in Student Rights and Responsibilities  Section 16 and 17:

  • Intoxication or disorderly conduct
  • Failure to comply with official and proper regulations or order of a duly designated official acting within the scope of his/her authority, agency or agent


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