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Academics from the Dean: Student Code of Conduct

Student Code of Conduct

To ensure a safe environment, students should be familiar with the Student Code of Conduct. The Code contains a set of principles and guidelines that define how students are expected to interact with one another on campus. The entire Student Code of Conduct may be found on the KVCC website. There are several important highlights that are especially noteworthy.

The purpose of the Student Code of Conduct is to establish an atmosphere of mutual respect for one another in the college community. The Code specifically applies to students and student clubs/organizations.

The Code applies to a wide range of behaviors, including:

Fraudulent Conduct

  • Plagiarism
  • Cheating
  • Supplying false information to the College personnel

Conduct that disregards the welfare, health, or safety of the College community

  • Assault
  • Harassment or intimidation
  • False reports of fire or other dangerous conditions
  • Possession or unauthorized use of weapons or other harmful devices
  • Use, possession, sale, or distribution of alcoholic beverages or drugs
  • Actions that produce mental or physical discomfort, embarrassment, or ridicule to any member of the College community
  • Intentionally placing a person in reasonable fear of physical harm
  • Loud or indecent behavior
  • Parking violations

Improper use of property

  • Misuse, destruction, or unauthorized use of College property
  • Unauthorized presence on College community property
  • Violation of College computer use policies

Students who violate this Code may be subject to one or more sanctions, including:

  • Reprimand
  • Probation
  • Work or service
  • Restitution
  • Suspension or dismissal from the program
  • Suspension or dismissal from the College
  • Referral for criminal prosecution

Academic Integrity Document

This document outlines the policies and procedures regarding grade appeals, and academic misconduct including


It also addresses issues relevant to Academic Integrity at Clinical Affiliates