Purpose of the Student Code of Conduct; College Policies; Student Code of Conduct Authority;Jurisdiction of the Student Code of Conduct

Purpose of the Student Code of Conduct; College Policies; Student Code of Conduct Authority;Jurisdiction of the Student Code of Conduct

Purpose of the Student Code of Conduct

The primary purpose of the Student Code of Conduct is to assist Danville Area Community College in creating an environment that allows for quality, innovative, and accessible learning experiences. Students, faculty, staff and administration share in the responsibility for accomplishing the DACC mission. Student conduct standards at DACC are not to be equated to state or federal criminal codes.

College Policies

In addition to its Mission and Values, the College has created policies to ensure Student Code of Conduct also covers all policies that are needed to protect the rights of the DACC community. Students must know and abide by all DACC policies.

Student Code of Conduct Authority

  • The Vice President of Student Services is responsible for implementing the Student Code of Conduct.
  • The Vice President of Student Services, along with the Threat Assessment Team, shall develop procedures for the administration of the Student Code of Conduct system.
  • Decisions made by a Student Conduct Hearing Committee and/or the Conduct Officer shall be final, pending the normal appeal process.

Jurisdiction of the Student Code of Conduct

The Student Code of Conduct shall apply to conduct that occurs:

  • On DACC premises;
  • At any activity, function or event sponsored or supervised by the College; or
  • Anywhere, if the conduct (a) adversely affects the health, safety or security of any member of the College community or (b) adversely affect the interests of the College.

Each student shall be responsible for his/her conduct. The Student Code of Conduct shall apply to a student’s conduct even if the student withdraws from or drops out of school while a disciplinary matter is pending.