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PDFWAC 132H-126-110

Disciplinary sanctionsTerms and conditions.

(1) The following disciplinary sanctions may be imposed upon students found to have violated the student conduct code:
(a) Disciplinary warning. A verbal statement to a student that they are violating or have violated the student conduct code and that continuation of the same or similar behavior may result in more severe discipline.
(b) Written reprimand. Notice in writing that the student has violated one or more terms of the student conduct code and that continuation of the same or similar behavior may result in more severe disciplinary action.
(c) Disciplinary probation. Formal action placing specific conditions and restrictions upon the student's continued attendance, depending upon the seriousness of the violation, which may include a deferred disciplinary sanction.
(i) Probation may be for a limited period of time or may be for the duration of the student's attendance at the college.
(ii) If the student subject to a deferred disciplinary sanction is found in violation of any college rule during the time of disciplinary probation, the deferred disciplinary sanction, which may include, but is not limited to, a suspension or a dismissal from the college, shall take effect immediately without further review. Any such sanction shall be in addition to any sanction or conditions arising from the new violation.
(d) Disciplinary suspension. Separation from the college and from the student status for a stated period of time.
(i) There will be no refund of tuition or fees for the quarter in which the action is taken.
(ii) Conditions of suspension may be imposed and will be specified. Except as otherwise specified in the final order, all conditions must be fulfilled before the end of the suspension period. Failure to fulfill all conditions of suspension in a timely manner will extend the suspension period and any conditions, and may result in additional disciplinary sanctions.
(iii) The college may put a conduct hold in place during the suspension period.
(e) Dismissal. The revocation of all rights and privileges of membership in the college community and exclusion from the campus and college-owned or college-controlled facilities without any possibility of return. There will be no refund of tuition or fees for the quarter in which the action is taken.
(2) Disciplinary terms and conditions that may be imposed in conjunction with the imposition of a disciplinary sanction include, but are not limited to, the following:
(a) Education. Participation in or successful completion of an educational assignment designed to create an awareness of the student's misconduct.
(b) Loss of privileges. Denial of specified privileges for a designated period of time.
(c) No contact order. A prohibition of direct or indirect physical, verbal, electronic, and/or written contact with another individual or group.
(d) Not in good standing. A student found to be "not in good standing" with the college shall be subject to the following restrictions:
(i) Ineligible to hold an office in any student organization recognized by the college or to hold any elected or appointed office of the college.
(ii) Ineligible to represent the college to anyone outside the college community in any way, including representing the college at any official function, or any forms of intercollegiate competition or representation.
(e) Professional evaluation. Referral for drug, alcohol, psychological, or medical evaluation by an appropriately certified or licensed professional.
(i) The student may choose the professional within the scope of practice and with the professional credentials as defined by the college.
(ii) The student will sign all necessary releases to allow the college access to any such evaluation.
(iii) The student's return to college may be conditioned upon compliance with recommendations set forth in such a professional evaluation. If the evaluation indicates that the student is not capable of functioning within the college community, the student will remain suspended until future evaluation recommends that the student is capable of reentering the college and complying with the rules of conduct.
(f) Residence hall suspension. Separation of the student from a residence hall or halls for a definite period of time, after which the student may be eligible to return. Conditions for reacceptance may be specified.
(g) Residence hall dismissal. Permanent separation of the student from a residence hall or halls.
(h) Restitution. Reimbursement for damage to or misappropriation of property, or for injury to persons, or for reasonable costs incurred by the college in pursuing an investigation or disciplinary proceeding. This may take the form of monetary reimbursement, appropriate service, or other compensation.
(i) Trespass or restriction. A student may be restricted from any or all college premises and/or college-sponsored activities based on the violation.
(3) More than one of the disciplinary terms and conditions listed above may be imposed for any single violation.
(4) If a student withdraws from the college or fails to reenroll before completing a disciplinary sanction or condition, the disciplinary sanction or condition must be completed either prior to or upon the student's reenrollment, depending on the nature of the sanction, condition, and/or the underlying violation. Completion of disciplinary sanctions and conditions may be considered in petitions for readmission to the college.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 34.05 RCW and RCW 28B.50.140(13); P.L. 113-4, 20 U.S.C. § 1092(f); Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq. WSR 19-01-082, § 132H-126-110, filed 12/17/18, effective 1/17/19.]
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