Code of Student Conduct

To maintain a responsible living and learning environment that is conducive to our educational and developmental endeavors the college has established, and enforces, the regulations and policies contained in our Code of Student Conduct. The college believes that every student should accept the consequences of their actions. To this end, the college supports the concept of educational discipline and will make an effort to educate a student through the imposition of sanctions that are applicable to the student’s situation and violation.

Basic outline of College Codes

  • MISSION of the college
  • ACADEMIC INTEGRITY (includes: Cheating, Plagiarism, Re-use of own work, & other infractions) pages 4-8
  • ALCOHOL (see Higgins Alcohol policy for variance)
  • ASSAULT/RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT
  • COMPUTER USE (includes: using the wrong ID, sending abusive/obscene messages, & digital copyright infringement)
  • CRIME (facing law enforcement charges)
  • DEMONSTRATIONS (includes: unauthorized use of college space, violent conduct or threat which obstructs/disrupts college activity, use of amplifying equip. in the academic quad during classes)
  • DISORDERLY CONDUCT/ABUSIVE BEHAVIOR
  • DISRUPTIVE CLASSROOM BEHAVIOR
  • DRUGS
  • FAILURE TO COMPLY
  • FALSE ADMISSION APPLICATION
  • FALSIFICATION OF INFORMATION (includes: forgery, knowingly making false oral/written statements to college official, possession of fake ID)
  • HARASSMENT
  • HAZING
  • HEALTH (if condition endangers the health of other students or self)
  • LIBRARY (includes: reasonable standards of conduct, damage to building and materials, etc.)
  • MISUSE/DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY
  • ORDINANCES (student charged with more than one violation of a city/town of Oneonta ordinance)
  • RESIDENCE HALL LICENSE (see Residence Life & Housing website)
  • RETALIATION (due to participation in an investigation)
  • SEXUAL & INTERPERSONAL VIOLENCE- pages 12-20
  • THEFT/POSSESSION OF STOLEN PROPERTY/CRIMINAL MISCHIEF
  • TRESPASSING
  • WEAPONS

View the Student Code of Conduct

Contact

Community Standards
119 Netzer Admin. Building
Phone 607.436.3353
Fax 607.436.2283

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