DCB student handbook 2019-2020

28 | P a g e D C B S t u d e n t H a n d b o o k a third person. As used in this section, “conduct” means any treatment or forced physical activity that is likely to adversely affect the physical health or safety of that other person or a third person, or which subjects that other person or a third person to extreme mental stress, and may include extended deprivation of sleep or rest or extended isolation, whipping, beating, branding, forced callisthenic, overexposure to the weather, and forced consumption of any food, liquor, beverage, drug, or other substance. The offense is a Class A Misdemeanor if the actor’s conduct causes physical injury, otherwise the offense is a class B misdemeanor. 3. Theft and Damage to Property: Inflicting damage to or misuse of College equipment, facilities, or services, and attempted or actual theft of property owned by another person or agency. 4. Firearms/Weapons/Fireworks: Devices and/or dangerous weapons include, but are not limited to fireworks, slingshots, wrist rockets, ammunition, bows and arrows, cross bows, paint ball guns, air soft guns, knives, martial arts equipment, dangerous chemicals, explosives, war souvenirs, flammable liquids, or any other substances, articles or instrumentalities that may be used to injure are not allowed on campus or in campus facilities. Firearms, other than those used in conjunction with a class or worn by law enforcement officials, are prohibited on campus. 5. Fire and Surveillance Equipment Misconduct: Tampering with fire alarms, setting false alarms, and tampering with fire protection equipment, or creating a fire hazard. Tampering with surveillance equipment. 6. Academic Dishonesty/Dishonesty: Cheating; submission of false records or information; altering, misusing, or forging College documents, records or identification; theft of tests; plagiarism. 7. Alcohol/Drug Abuse: The following are prohibited: a. The manufacture, sale, purchase, transportation, possession or consumption of an alcoholic beverage anywhere on college owned or controlled property (including college vehicles, regardless of location), or in association with any Dakota College at Bottineau sponsored student activities or organizations. b. Public intoxication on College owned and controlled property or at Dakota College at Bottineau supervised functions is prohibited. Persons who endanger directly the safety of themselves or another person or property, or are acting in a manner that causes a public disturbance under the influence of alcohol, are considered to be intoxicated. c. Driving while under the influence of alcohol or illicit drugs on the Dakota College at Bottineau campus or in association with any other Dakota College at Bottineau sponsored or supervised organizations or vehicles. d. Possession or display of empty alcohol beverage containers, including but not limited to cans, bottles, and kegs, on the Dakota College at Bottineau campus, including those held by individuals for the purpose of recycling. e. Being under the influence of, possessing, manufacturing, exchanging, distributing, using, or selling illegal drugs or any other controlled substance or agent, except pursuant to a physician’s or dentist’s prescription, or possessing paraphernalia for drug use on Dakota College at Bottineau owned or controlled property, or at Dakota College at Bottineau sponsored or super- vised events. 8. Keys and College Facilities: Duplication, use, distribution or possession of a key which opens locks on the College campus without authorization from appropriate College officials. Unauthorized use, occupancy in, entry into any college facility or building or use of college equipment. 9. Probation/Repeated Misconduct: Violation of conditions of disciplinary probation and persistent violations of College rules and regulations. 10. Interference with College Operations: Obstruction or attempting to prevent students, employees, or campus visitors from performance of their duties and tasks or refusal to comply with any administrative order to leave campus or a college facility or representing one’s self improperly or falsely. This policy also covers failure to evacuate a college building during a fire, fire drill, bomb threat, and other real or perceived emergency. Failure to comply with directions of college officials or law enforcement acting in performance of their duties. 11. Residence Halls: Residence hall rules and regulations. 12. Conduct Detrimental to the College’s Interests: Violation of local, state, and federal laws while on or off campus. Students may be sanctioned for conduct that constitutes a hazard to the health, safety, or well being of members of the College community or which is detrimental to the College’s interests whether such conduct occurs on campus, off-campus, or at college sponsored events. 13. Compliance with the Student Conduct Code: Failure to observe the rules and regulations of the College, instructions of college officials, or to comply with requests to appear before appropriate college officials at a specific time for disciplinary hearings or actions or to provide personal identification upon request including but not limited to, hall directors and resident assistants; giving false information regarding campus disciplinary investigations; failure to comply with sanctions imposed by the College’s judicial system. Disciplinary action taken against students will be varied and a specific sanction is not prescribed for each violation of college policy that might occur. Also consideration will be given to individual mitigating circumstances. Factors to be considered will be any record of past misconduct, the nature of the violation that prompted disciplinary action, the severity of the violation, and the attitude of the student. 14. Complicity In Prohibited Acts