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WAC 132X-60-090: Violations

Published: 2015

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WAC 132X-60-090


Any student found to have committed or to have attempted to commit any of the following violations on college-owned or controlled property or at college-sponsored or supervised functions is subject to the disciplinary sanctions outlined in WAC 132X-60-120:
(1) Abusive conduct: Physical and/or verbal abuse of any person or conduct, including hazing and initiations which is intended to threaten imminent bodily harm or to endanger the health or safety of any person.
(2) Destroying or damaging property: Malicious damage to or malicious misuse of college property, or the property of any person.
(3) Dishonesty: All forms of dishonesty including: Cheating; plagiarism; knowingly furnishing false information to the college; intentionally initiating or causing to be initiated any false report, warning, or threat of fire, explosion, or other emergency,; forgery; alteration or use of college documents or instruments of identification with intent to defraud.
(4) Disorderly conduct: Materially and substantially interferes with the personal rights or privileges of others or the educational process of the college.
(5) Drugs: Using, possessing, furnishing, or selling any narcotic or dangerous drug as those terms are used in Washington statutes, except when the use or possession of a drug is specifically prescribed to the student as medication by an authorized medical practitioner.
(6) Inciting others: Intentionally inciting others to engage in any prohibited conduct as defined herein, which incitement directly leads to such conduct. Inciting is the advocacy which prepares the group or individual addressed for immediate action and compels that individual or group to engage in the prohibited conduct.
(7) Insubordination: Failure to comply with lawful directions of college personnel acting in performance of their official duties.
(8) Liquor: Possessing, consuming, or furnishing of alcoholic beverages where prohibited by law or college rules.
(9) Theft: Theft or conversion of college property or private property.
(10) Trespass/unauthorized presence: Entering or remaining unlawfully, as defined by state law, or using college premises, facilities, or property, without authority.
(11) Sexual harassment: Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, other conduct soliciting sexual favors, or other conduct of a sexual nature which conduct objectively and subjectively creates a hostile environment that substantially interferes with a student's educational performance, or substantially interferes with an individual's work, regardless of whom is initiating or receiving that conduct. That is, sexual harassment conduct of employees toward students, supervisors toward supervisees, students toward students, students toward employees. Sexual harassment complaints are covered by the college's Nondiscrimination Policy and Discrimination Complaint/Grievance Procedures at
(12) Weapons: Carrying, exhibiting, displaying or drawing any firearm, dagger, sword, knife or other cutting or stabbing instrument, club, or any other weapon apparently capable of producing bodily harm, in a manner, under circumstances, and at a time and place that either manifests an intent to intimidate another or that warrants alarm for the safety of other persons.
(13) Computers - Misuse of technology: Use of college computers and/or computer programs for any purpose other than legitimate college business.
(14) Other violations: Students may be accountable to civil and criminal authorities and to the college for acts which constitute violations of federal, state, or local law as well as college rules and policy. The college may refer any such violation to civil and criminal authorities for disposition.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 28B.50 RCW and RCW 42.56.040. WSR 12-03-093, § 132X-60-090, filed 1/17/12, effective 2/17/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140(13). WSR 00-05-023, § 132X-60-090, filed 2/8/00, effective 3/10/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140. WSR 88-21-071 (Order 88-1), § 132X-60-090, filed 10/18/88.]