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 Dean of Student Services is responsible for the Student Code of Conduct.
  • The Dean of Student Services shall develop policies and procedures for the administration of the Student Code of Conduct system.
  • Decisions made by a Student Conduct 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 and at DACC sponsored activities. Each student shall be responsible for his/her conduct on DACC premises and at DACC sponsored activities. 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.