2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 362

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TMCCCollegeCatalog
F–Appendices
APPENDIXL
RulesandDisciplinaryProcedures for
Students
The following conduct, being incompatiblewith the
purposeof an academic community, is prohibited
and shall constitute cause for disciplineor lead to
procedures anddisciplinary sanctions established in
Title 2, Chapter 10of theNSHECode.
Section10.2Cause
10.2.1ProhibitedConduct. The following conduct is
prohibited.
A. Acts of dishonesty, includingbut not limited to the
following:
1. Cheating, plagiarism, fraudulentlyobtaining
grades, falsifying researchdataor results,
assistingothers todo the same, or other forms of
academicor researchdishonesty;
2. Furnishing false information toany institutionor
Systemofficial, facultymember, or office;
3. Forgery, alteration,misuse, theft, orusing
without permission, any institutional document
or record.
B.
Disorderly, lewdor indecent conduct, including the
disruption, obstruction, orunauthorized interruption
of teaching, convocations, recruiting interviews,
social events, research,meetings, business and
administration, disciplinaryproceedings, or other
institutional or Systemactivities, includingpublic
service functions andoutreachactivities onor off
campus, or other activitieswhen the conduct occurs
on institutional premises.
C. Conduct that endangers thehealthor safetyof any
member or guest of theSystem community.
D. Physical abuse, verbal abuse, threats, intimidation,
coercion, and/or conduct that threatens or endangers
thehealthor safetyof anyperson.
E.
Interferenceby force, threat orduresswith the lawful
freedomofmovement of persons or vehicles on
institutional premises.
F.
Resistingor obstructing institutional or otherpublic
officials in theperformanceof theirduties.
G. Failure to complywith thedirections of institutional
officials acting inaccordancewith theirduties and/
or failure to identifyoneself to thesepersonswhen
requested todo so.
H. Acts of physical forceordisruptive actswhich
interferewith institutional activities, freedomof
movement on the campuses, freedom for students
topursue their studies, freedomof speech, freedom
tobeheard, and freedom topursue researchof their
own choosing.
I.
Failureof the student topresent proper credentials,
student identification card, driver’s license, orparking
registration to institutional officialsupon their
request.
J.
Forgery, alteration, falsificationordestructionof
Systemdocuments or furnishing false information in
documents submitted to theSystem.
K. Willful damage, destruction, defacement, theftor
misappropriationof equipment orpropertybelonging
to, in thepossessionof, or onpremises occupiedby
theSystem.
L.
Knowingpossessiononanypremises of theSystem
of anyfirearms, explosives, dangerous chemicals or
other instruments of destruction, or otherdangerous
weapons asdefinedby the laws of theStateofNevada,
without thewrittenauthorizationof institutional
president or thepresident’s authorizedagent.
M. Continuedoccupationof buildings, structures,
grounds orpremisesbelonging toor occupiedby
theSystemafterhavingbeenordered to leaveby the
institution’spresident, thepresident’sdesignee, or
chancellor.
N. False reportingof any emergency situation, including
but not limited to,misuseof campus or System
emergencynotification equipment. Unauthorized
tamperingwith, and/or accessingof, safety, security,
orfireprotection equipment ordevices. Setting
offafire alarm for reasons other thanactual fireor
emergency, involvement in settingor causingany
unauthorizedfire inor on institutionproperty.
O. Theunauthorizedpossession, loan,modification,
ordistributionof keys, pass cards or institutional
identification cards. Unauthorizedorunlawful
entryor access to institutional or System facilities,
includingbuildings andgrounds. The reproduction,
manufactureorduplicationof anykey, pass card,
institutional or System identification cardor
unlockingdevise foruseon institutionor System
facilities or lockswithout proper authorization.
P.
Abuse, unauthorizeduse, or theftof institutional or
System computer facilities and resources, including
but not limited to:
1. Unauthorized entry intoor transfer of afile to
use, read, or change the contents or for anyother
purpose; and/or aviolationof copyright laws;
2. Useof another individual’s identificationand/or
password;
3. Interferingwith theworkof another student,
facultymember or institutionor Systemofficial,
orwith thenormal operationof the institutionor
System computing system; or,
4. Violating the institution’s Standards ofConduct
for theUseof Institution’sComputers.
Q. Willfullydestroying, damaging, tampering,
altering, stealing,misappropriatingorusingwithout
permissionanySystemprogramorfileof theSystem.
R. Violationof the institution’spolicies and regulations
governing residence in institutionownedor
controlledproperty, andaccess toanduseof all
institutional facilities, including responsibility for the
conduct of guests.
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