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Student Discipline

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Student Discipline Guidelines

Administrator Responsible for Discipline

Dimitrios Synodinos located at Tom Bradley Center for Student Life, C2-107 or call 213-763-7205 or email


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Informal Procedure to Follow

Every effort shall be made to resolve the problem informally. No disciplinary action involving disciplinary probation, suspension, suspension of Financial Aid or expulsion shall be taken unless the administrator determines to pursue the matter formally in accordance with board rules.

However, immediate action is required in situations where the student is threatening or physical violence to others or self, or abusing alcohol or other controlled substances. The Sheriff’s Office should be immediately notified, at 213-763-3600 . The Disciplinary Administrator and the Deputy will withdraw consent to remain on campus and initiate formal process.


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Formal Process to Follow

1.  Notify student verbally to discontinue behavior.

2.  If behavior continues, complete and give student Unsatisfactory Notice Form, available from the Department   Chair or Student Services Office.

3.  If the Instructor wants a student to be suspended from class for up to two class periods, the Department Chair should be notified and an Unsatisfactory Notice Form completed. The instructor may suspend the student for the day of the incident and the following class session.

4.  The Department Chair must notify the appropriate Dean of Academic Affairs. A copy of the Unsatisfactory Notice Form must be given to the student, Department Chair, Academic Dean and Discipline Dean.

5.  Students may be referred to meet with the Discipline Dean prior to returning to class, if the instructor deems it necessary.

6.  The Discipline Dean initiates suspensions greater than 2 days and expulsions when warranted, with notification to the President.

7.  The President and Board of Trustees must approve all expulsions.

8.  The Vice President of Student Services, along with the Deputy Sheriff, will meet with the student to notify of the nature and length of the suspension or expulsion, provide disciplinary forms, and discuss the hearing processes, as per board rule 91101.


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Type of Student Discipline in Progressive Order

1.  Warning – Written or oral notice to the student that continuation or repetition of misconduct may be result in disciplinary action.

2.  Reprimand – Written censure for violation of specific regulations.

3.  Restitution- Required reimbursement for damage or misappropriation of property. Reimbursement may take the form of appropriate service or compensation for damage.

4.  Disciplinary Probation – Specific period of conditional participation in campus and academic affairs, which may involve exclusion from designated privileges or extracurricular activities.

5.  Removal by Instructor – An instructor may remove (suspend) a student from class for the day of the incident and the next class meeting.

6.  Immediate Suspension – The Vice President of Student Services, or any other college administrator, manager or delegated authority may immediately suspend a student from campus, acting under an emergency to protect lives or property and/or to insure the maintenance of order.

7.  Suspension – Temporary exclusion from student status, or other privileges or activities, for a specified period of time, not to exceed ten (10) days. A student may be suspended with a right to a disciplinary hearing up to two semesters or an academic year.

8.  Suspension Subject to Reconsideration – The Vice President of Student Services may recommend to the President temporary termination of student status, or the suspension of the student from one or more of the following: 1) classes, 2) activities, 3) services, 4) programs, or 5) specific locations on campus, subject to reconsideration after a specified length of time and with specific grounds for reconsideration.

9.  Suspension of Financial Aid – Ineligibility for state financial aid for a predetermined period not to exceed two years, for willfully and knowingly disrupting the orderly operation of the campus.

10. Expulsion – Permanent termination of student status. There is no right of reconsideration of a permanent expulsion at any time. On its own motion, the Board of Trustees may reconsider such actions at any time.


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Reasons for Disciplinary Actions

Violation of the following Code of Conduct:

A. Willful Disobedience

B. Violation of College Rules and Regulations

C. Dishonesty

D. Unauthorized Entry

E. Forgery, Alteration or Misuse of College Documents

F. Disruption of Classes

G. Theft of or Damage to Property

H. Interference with Peace of College

I. Assault or Battery

J. Alcohol and/or Drugs Use

K. Lethal Weapons

L. Discriminatory Behaviors

M. Unlawful Assembly

N. Conspiring to Perform Illegal Acts

O. Threatening Behavior

P. Disorderly Conduct

Q. Theft or Abuse of Computer Resources

R. Interference with Classes

S. Interference with Performance of Duties of Employees

T. Assault or Abuse of an Instructor

U. Unsafe Conduct Related to Safety Regulations


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