Policies and Procedures

E0700 Student Code of Conduct

Western Technical College is committed to fostering a learning environment that values student success, accountability, diversity, learning, teamwork, integrity and respect; and encourages positive behaviors in support of academic and personal development of all students.  As such, students are expected to conduct themselves in a manner that supports civil, criminal and federal laws and College policies and procedures; does not interfere with the educational process of the College in any manner; or endanger the safety or well-being of other students, staff or faculty. 

The Student Code of Conduct and procedures apply to the conduct of individual students as well as all Western recognized student organizations or clubs.  For the purpose of this policy, a student is defined as any person who attends and/or is enrolled in any credit or non-credit classes or program at the College.

The Student Code of Conduct applies to behaviors that take place on any Western campus or controlled property, at Western sponsored events, and may apply off-campus when a student's conduct may present a danger or threat to the health or safety of any person, or is detrimental to the educational mission, programs and/or interest of the College.  The Student Code of Conduct may be applied to behavior conducted online, via email or other electronic medium where the behavior is not protected by freedom of expression.

Revised January 21, 2020
​Revised April 16, 2013
Revised August 21, 2007
Reviewed February 8, 2005
Revised October 20, 2004
Revised April 16, 1996
Revised May 16, 1989
Adopted October 27, 1981

​Reference Procedure: E0700p Student Code of Conduct Procedure