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Modesto Junior College

Office of Student Conduct

Welcome to the Office of Student Conduct at Modesto Junior College.

The ultimate goals of student conduct processes are student growth and development and the preservation of the educational environment. The Office of Student conduct works to support institutional and educational missions. Staff engages and educates students to be better citizens by guiding them towards ethical decision making and accountability. The purpose of the Office of Student Conduct is to identify and address problematic behaviors that may prevent a student/s from being successful in achieving their goals at MJC.  Through due process, the Office of Student Conduct will strive to find a solution that promotes student success and campus safety. 

While there are times when the Office of Student Conduct issues sanctions regarding violations of the Standards of Conduct at MJC, the main purpose of the student conduct process is to help students reach their academic and professional goals through an equitable process.  Often times, the Office of Student Conduct will collaborate with the MJC Behavioral Intervention Team, MJC Office of Counseling, MJC Health Services, and Student Success & Support Program(SSSP) Specialists in order to ensure a students is successful both in the student conduct process and in reaching their goals.

What are the Standards of Conduct?

Student conduct at Modesto Junior College follows policies and procedures outlined by the California Education Code and Yosemite Community College District Board Policy 5500.  Standards of Conduct are outlined in YCCD Policy 5500:

 

1. Causing, attempting to cause, or threatening to cause physical injury to another person.

 

2. Possession, sale or otherwise furnishing any firearm, knife, explosive or other dangerous object, including but not limited to any facsimile firearm, knife, or explosive, unless, in the case of possession of any object of this type, the student has obtained written permission to possess the item from a District employee, which is concurred in by the college president.

 

3. Unlawful possession, use, sale, offer to sell, or furnishing, or being under the influence of, any controlled substance listed in Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 11053) of Division of the California Health and Safety Code, an alcoholic beverage, or an intoxicant of any kind; or unlawful possession of, or offering, arranging or negotiating the sale of any drug paraphernalia, as defined in California Health and Safety Code Section 11014.5.

 

4. Committing or attempting to commit robbery or extortion.

 

5. Causing or attempting to cause damage to District property or to private property on campus.

 

6. Stealing or attempting to steal District property or private property on campus, or knowingly receiving stolen District property or private property on campus.

 

7. Willful or persistent smoking in any area where smoking has been prohibited by law or by regulation of the college or the District.

 

8. Committing sexual harassment as defined by law or by District policies and procedures.

 

9. Engaging in harassing or discriminatory behavior based on disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by law.

 

10. Engaging in intimidating conduct or bullying against another student through words or actions, including direct physical contact; verbal assaults, such as teasing or name-calling; social isolation or manipulation; and cyberbullying.

 

11. Willful misconduct which results in injury or death to a student or to college personnel or which results in cutting, defacing, or other injury to any real or personal property owned by the District or on campus.

 

12. Disruptive behavior, willful disobedience, habitual profanity or vulgarity, or the open and persistent defiance of the authority of, or persistent abuse of, college personnel.

 

13. Cheating, plagiarism (including plagiarism in a student publication), or engaging in other academic dishonesty.

 

14. Dishonesty, forgery, alteration or misuse of college documents, records or identification; or knowingly furnishing false information to the District.

 

15. Unauthorized entry upon or use of college facilities.

 

16. Lewd, indecent or obscene conduct on District-owned or controlled property or at District sponsored or supervised functions.

 

17. Engaging in expression which is obscene; libelous, or slanderous; or which so incites students as to create a clear and present danger of the commission of unlawful acts on college premises, or the violation of lawful District administrative procedures, or the substantial disruption of the orderly operation of the District.

 

18. Persistent, serious misconduct where other means of correction have failed to bring about proper conduct.

 

19. Unauthorized preparation, giving, selling, transfer, distribution, or publication, for any commercial purpose, of any contemporaneous recording of an academic presentation in a classroom or equivalent site of instruction, including but not limited to handwritten or typewritten class notes, except as permitted by any District policy or administrative procedure.

 

20. Sexual assault, defined as actual or attempted sexual contact with another person without that person’s consent, regardless of the victim’s affiliation with the community college.

 

21. Sexual exploitation, defined as a person taking sexual advantage of another person for the benefit of anyone other than that person without that person’s consent, regardless of the victim’s affiliation with the community college.

 

Student Conduct Process-Classroom

Academic Violations (Academic Dishonesty)-Students who are accused of violating the Standards of Conduct in regards to Academic Honesty, are informed of the allegation of by their professor.  If the student agrees to the allegation then the teacher simply fills out a Student Conduct Report Form and click the box stating the student has agreed to the violation.  The teacher will list the action taken and forward the report to their dean.  The dean reviews the report and if all procedures all followed, the dean will forward the report the to Student Conduct Officer to officially close the case. The student will receive a letter from the Student Conduct Officer. 

Should the student disagree with the allegations then the teacher fills out a Student Conduct Report Form and clicks the box stating the student has not agreed to the violation.  The teacher will list suggested  actions to be taken and forward the report to their dean.  The dean shall meet with the student to review the case.  If the student agrees to the wrongdoing then the dean will forward the report the to Student Conduct Officer to officially close the case. The student will receive a letter from the Student Conduct Officer. 

Should the student disagree with the allegations when meeting with the dean then the dean will forward the report the to Student Conduct Officer for an official hearing. The decision of the Student Conduct Officer is final.  The student will receive a letter from the Student Conduct Officer. 

Behavioral Violations (Disruptive Behavior)-Students who are accused of violating the Standards of Conduct in regards to Disruptive Behavior, are informed of the allegation of by their professor.  If the student agrees to the allegation then the teacher simply fills out a Student Conduct Report Form and click the box stating the student has agreed to the violation.  The teacher will list the action taken and forward the report to their dean.  The dean reviews the report and if all procedures all followed, the dean will forward the report the to Student Conduct Officer to officially close the case. The student will receive a letter from the Student Conduct Officer. 

 

Should the student disagree with the allegations then the teacher fills out a Student Conduct Report Form and clicks the box stating the student has not agreed to the violation.  The teacher will list suggested  actions to be taken and forward the report to their dean.  The dean shall meet with the student to review the case.  If the student agrees to the wrongdoing then the dean will forward the report the to Student Conduct Officer to officially close the case. The student will receive a letter from the Student Conduct Officer. 

 

Should the student disagree with the allegations when meeting with the dean then the dean will forward the report the to Student Conduct Officer for an official hearing. The decision of the Student Conduct Officer is final.  The student will receive a letter from the Student Conduct Officer. 

Should a student's behavior be disruptive to a level that it makes learning not possible in a classroom, the teacher may remove the student from class for two class sessions.  Before returning to class the student must meet with the area dean.  

 

 

 

Student Conduct Policies and Procedures

 

Student Conduct Reporting Form 

 

Board Policy and Procedure 5500

 

Student Conduct Process


The following conduct, as outlined in YCCD Board Policy 5500, shall constitute good cause for discipline, including but not limited to the removal, suspension or expulsion of a student. 

 1. Causing, attempting to cause, or threatening to cause physical injury to another person. 
 2. Possession, sale or otherwise furnishing any firearm, knife, explosive or other dangerous object,
 including but not limited to any facsimile firearm, knife, or explosive, unless, in the case of 
 possession of any object of this type, the student has obtained written permission to possess 
 the item from a District employee, which is concurred in by the college president.   
 3. Unlawful possession, use, sale, offer to sell, or furnishing, or being under the influence of, any 
 controlled substance listed in Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 11053) of Division of the 
 California Health and Safety Code, an alcoholic beverage, or an intoxicant of any kind; or 
 unlawful possession of, or offering, arranging or negotiating the sale of any drug paraphernalia, 
 as defined in California Health and Safety Code Section 11014.5. 
 4. Committing or attempting to commit robbery or extortion. 
 5. Causing or attempting to cause damage to District property or to private property on campus. 
 6. Stealing or attempting to steal District property or private property on campus, or knowingly 
 receiving stolen District property or private property on campus.  
 7. Willful or persistent smoking in any area where smoking has been prohibited by law or by 
 regulation of the college or the District. 
8. Committing sexual harassment as defined by law or by District policies and procedures. 
9. Engaging in harassing or discriminatory behavior based on disability, gender, gender identity, 
 gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, or any other status 
 protected by law.  
10. Engaging in intimidating conduct or bullying against another student through words or actions, 
 including direct physical contact; verbal assaults, such as teasing or name-calling; social isolation 
 or manipulation; and cyberbullying. 
11. Willful misconduct which results in injury or death to a student or to college personnel or which 
 results in cutting, defacing, or other injury to any real or personal property owned by the District 
 or on campus. 
12. Disruptive behavior, willful disobedience, habitual profanity or vulgarity, or the open and 
 persistent defiance of the authority of, or persistent abuse of, college personnel. 
13. Cheating, plagiarism (including plagiarism in a student publication), or engaging in other 
 academic dishonesty. 
14. Dishonesty, forgery, alteration or misuse of college documents, records or identification; or 
 knowingly furnishing false information to the District. 
15. Unauthorized entry upon or use of college facilities.   
16. Lewd, indecent or obscene conduct on District-owned or controlled property or at District-
 sponsored or supervised functions.   
17. Engaging in expression which is obscene; libelous, or slanderous; or which so incites students 
 as to create a clear and present danger of the commission of unlawful acts on college premises, 
 or the violation of lawful District administrative procedures, or the substantial disruption of the 
 orderly operation of the District. 
18. Persistent, serious misconduct where other means of correction have failed to bring about 
 proper conduct. 
19. Unauthorized preparation, giving, selling, transfer, distribution, or publication, for any 
 commercial purpose, of any contemporaneous recording of an academic presentation in a 
 classroom or equivalent site of instruction, including but not limited to handwritten or 
 typewritten class notes, except as permitted by any District policy or administrative procedure. 
20. Sexual assault, defined as actual or attempted sexual contact with another person without that 
 person’s consent, regardless of the victim’s affiliation with the community college. 
21. Sexual exploitation, defined as a person taking sexual advantage of another person for the 
 benefit of anyone other than that person without that person’s consent, regardless of the 
 victim’s affiliation with the community college.

 

Campus Life & Student Learning

Contact Us:

East Campus:
209-575-6700

West Campus:
209-575-7994

East Campus Hours

Campus Life Office
Student Center, Room 2
Mondays-Thursdays
8:00am-5:00pm

Student Activities Center
Student Center, Room 3
Mondays-Thursdays
8:00am-5:00pm

West Campus Hours

Mary Stuart Rogers Student Learning Center
Mondays-Thursdays
8:00am-5:30pm