The following disciplinary sanctions may be imposed upon
students found to have violated the student conduct code. Depending upon the
misconduct, more than one sanction may be imposed. Other than college dismissal
or revocation or withholding of a degree or certificate, disciplinary sanctions
are not made a part of the student's academic record but are part of the
student's disciplinary record. Violation of any term or condition of a
disciplinary sanction constitutes a new violation and may subject the student
to additional sanctions.
Disciplinary warning. A verbal statement to a student that there is a violation
and that continued violations may be cause for further disciplinary
(2) Written reprimand.
Notice in writing that the student has violated one or more terms of this code
of conduct and that continuation of the same or similar behavior may result in
more severe disciplinary action.
Disciplinary probation. Formal action
placing specific conditions and restrictions upon the student's continued
attendance depending upon the seriousness of the violation and may include a
deferred disciplinary sanction. 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 may include, but
is not limited to, a suspension or a dismissal from the college that shall take
effect immediately. If the deferred sanction is a suspension in excess of ten
days or a dismissal, the student shall have a right to appeal to the student/
faculty disciplinary committee. Other deferred sanctions shall be subject to
brief administrative proceedings as described in this chapter.
Any sanction shall be in addition to any sanction or conditions
arising from the new violation. Probation may be for a limited period of time
or may be for the duration of the student's attendance at the college.
(4) Disciplinary suspension.
Dismissal from the college and from the student status for a stated period of
time. There will be no refund of tuition or fees for the quarter in which the
action was taken.
The revocation of all rights and privileges of being a student at Bates
Technical College and exclusion from all college campuses and college owned or
controlled facilities without any possibility of returning. There is no refund
of tuition or fees for the quarter in which the action is taken.
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:
(6) Educational sanction. The college may
require the student to complete an educational activity or experience directly
related to the violation committed at the student's expense.
(7) Professional evaluation. Referral for
drug, alcohol, psychological, or medical evaluation by an appropriately
certified or licensed professional may be required. The student may choose the
professional within the scope of practice and with the professional credentials
as defined by the college. The student will sign all necessary releases to
allow the college access to the evaluation. The student's return to college may
be conditioned upon compliance with recommendations set forth in a professional
evaluation. If the evaluation indicates that the student is not capable of
functioning within the college community, the student remains suspended until
further evaluation recommends that the student is capable of reentering the
college and complying with the rules of conduct.
Not in good standing. If a student is
deemed not in good standing with the college, the student is subject to the
(a) Ineligible to hold
an office in any student organization recognized by the college;
(b) Ineligible to hold an elected or
appointed office of the college; and
(c) Ineligible to represent the college to
anyone outside the college community in any capacity including representing the
college at any official function or any forms of intercollegiate competition or
Restitution or monetary fine. Reimbursement for damage to or misappropriation
of property, 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, monetary fine, or
of admission, degree, or certificate. Admission to or the award of a degree or
certificate from the college may be revoked for fraud, misrepresentation,
violation of standards of conduct for students in obtaining the degree or
certificate, or other serious violations committed by a student prior to
degree or certificate. The college may withhold awarding a degree or
certificate otherwise earned until the completion of the process set forth in
this chapter and including the completion of all sanctions imposed.
(12) No trespass order. A student may be
restricted from college property based on misconduct.
(13) No contact order. An order directing a
student to have no contact with a specified member of the college community,
visitor, or a particular college facility.