Board Policy 5500 Standards of Conduct

The Board of Trustees and the campus community at Mt. San Jacinto College support a harmonious, safe, and productive learning environment. To promote such an environment, the Board of Trustees and the Superintendent/President have established procedures for the imposition of discipline on students in accordance with the requirements for due process of the federal and state law and regulations.

The procedures shall clearly define the conduct that is subject to discipline, and shall identify potential disciplinary actions, including but not limited to the removal, suspension or expulsion of a student.

The Board shall consider any recommendation from the Superintendent/President for expulsion. The Board shall consider an expulsion recommendation in closed session unless the student requests that the matter be considered in a public meeting. Final action by the Board on the expulsion shall be taken at a public meeting.

The procedures shall be made widely available to students through the college catalog, the Student Handbook and Orientation Guide and other means.

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