College is an agency of the state of Washington and adheres to all local,
state, and federal laws. The college is obligated to demonstrate respect for
laws by cooperating in their enforcement.
(2)Centralia College cannot and will not
establish regulations that would abridge constitutional rights.
(3)Proper procedures are established to
maintain conditions helpful to the effective function of the college, to
protect individual students from unfair penalties, and to assure due process.
Centralia College is granted the right by law to adopt rules to govern its
(4)If these rules are
broken, the college has the right and the obligation to take that action which
is in the best interest of the entire college.
(5) Centralia College reserves the right to
impose the provisions of this code and provide further sanctions before or
after law enforcement agencies, courts, or other agencies have imposed
penalties or otherwise disposed of a case. College hearings are not subject to
challenge on the ground that criminal or civil charges involving the same
incident have been dismissed or reduced or in which the defendant has been
found not guilty or otherwise not liable. In addition, the college reserves the
right to refer incidents to the appropriate civilian authorities or law
has the right to participate in the formulation and review of all policies and
rules pertaining to student conduct and in the enforcement of all such rules as
provided by this chapter.
code will be printed and made available to students.