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Code of Student Conduct
· to aspire to meet both the letter and spirit of the Statement of Community Expectations;
· to conduct themselves in a manner that is consistent with the values of an academic community including but not limited to honesty, integrity, civility, personal responsibility, respect for the rights of others, and openness in the pursuit of knowledge and the search for truth; and,
· to adhere to the following Code of Student Conduct: Colby students will not lie, steal, cheat, or engage in dishonest or unlawful behavior or any other behavior intended to inflict physical or emotional harm on another person. Colby students must abide by College policies and comply with directions of College officials acting in performance of their duties.
Students who are enrolled at Colby are expected to be considerate of one another, respect the rights and property of others as well as the property of the College, and be law abiding on campus and in the greater Waterville community. The College may take disciplinary action against students currently enrolled, for off- and on-campus behavior, independent of civil and/or legal authorities. The College may also have the responsibility of advising appropriate authorities of violations of civil or criminal law committed by anyone on its campus when a request is made by those authorities for specific information, or when there is a danger to life and/or property.
While it is impossible for the College to outline every possible form of unacceptable behavior, you should be aware that the following behaviors are strictly prohibited:
· Academic dishonesty
· Physical or emotional intimidation and/or violence
· Racial, ethnic, religious, sexual, or other forms of harassment
· Sexual misconduct and/or assault
· Tampering with fire and other safety equipment
· Institutional vandalism
· Use or abuse of illegal drugs and alcohol
· Theft (to include services)
· Damage to personal property.
Student Disciplinary Procedures