Students enrolled in the colleges of the District are expected to conduct themselves as responsible citizens and in a manner compatible with the District and College function as an educational institution. Students are also subject to civil authority and to the specific regulations established by each college in the District. Violators shall be subject to disciplinary action, including possible cancellation of registration, and may be denied future admission to the colleges of the San Mateo County Community College District.
Students may be accountable both to law enforcement and to the District for acts that constitute violations of law and of this policy. Disciplinary action at the College/District will normally proceed during the pendency of criminal proceedings, and will not be subject to challenge on the ground that criminal charges involving the same incident have been dismissed or reduced.
No student shall be suspended from a College unless the conduct for which the student is disciplined is related to College/District activity or attendance. Any violation of law, ordinance, regulation or rule regulating or pertaining to, the parking of vehicles, shall not be cause for removal, suspension, or expulsion of a student.
For additional information refer to SMCCCD Board Policy 7.69
Students charged with misconduct may be subject to the following sanctions:
Decisions regarding the following types of disciplinary action are the responsibility of the campus Judicial Officer. Unless the immediate application of disciplinary action is essential, such action will not be taken until the established appeal procedures found in Rules and regulations, Section 7.73, have been completed.
For additional information please refer to SMCCCD Board Policy 7.73 and Administrative Procedures 7.73.1.