11 - Assault & Harassment

Physical & Verbal

Violations resulting in serious physical injury, or physical injury resulting from the use of a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument,shall be considered offenses of sufficient gravity to warrant immediate suspension of a student prior to a hearing as outlined in the

section titled “Interim Suspension” of the Administration of the Student Code of Conduct. When the College is notified of student misconduct in regards to disorderly/disruptive conduct or acts of violence off campus, it may also choose to hold the student

accountable through the campus disciplinary process.

11.1 Assault: Assault, physical abuse, causing physical injury or bodily harm, or other forms of physical contact which threaten or endanger the health, well-being, or safety of any person or which intentionally inflicts psychological or bodily harm upon any person (“any person” as used in this section may include one’s self) are prohibited.

Range of Sanction: Disciplinary Probation to Disciplinary Expulsion

Information: Many students found responsible for violating this regulation have been dismissed from the College and also have been subject to criminal prosecution and possible incarceration.

11.2 Physical/Verbal Harassment: Verbal abuse, threats, physical harassment, intimidation, stalking, coercion (whether written or oral) and/or physical conduct which threatens or endangers the health, well-being, or safety of any person that intentionally inflicts psychological or bodily harm upon any person is prohibited.

Disciplinary Warning to Disciplinary Expulsion