Professional Behavior

Students are expected to conduct themselves in a manner conducive to learning and to the learning of others. The College is operated in a business complex and will not tolerate any behavior that interferes with or detracts from the ability of the other businesses in the building to operate.

The following statements define those behaviors which are not in harmony with the educational goals of the College:

  • Academic dishonesty such as cheating, plagiarism or knowingly furnishing false information to the school.
  • Forgery, alteration, misuse or mutilation of college documents, records, identifications, education materials or property.
  • Sexual or racial discrimination or harassment of any kind.
  • Obstruction or disruptions of teaching, administration, disciplinary procedures, and other College activities including its public service functions or of any other authorized activities on premises.
  • Physical abuse of any person that is related to college affairs or conduct which threatens or endangers the health or safety of any such person.
  • Theft of, or damage to, property of the school, or using or attempting to use college property in a manner inconsistent with its designed purpose.
  • Intentional or unauthorized interference with a right of access to college facilities or freedom of movement or speech of any person on the premises.
  • Use or possession of firearms, ammunition or other dangerous weapons, substances, materials, bombs, explosives, or incendiary devices prohibited by law.
  • Disorderly conduct or lewd, indecent, obscene conduct or expression.
  • Violation of a federal, state, or local ordinance, including but not limited to those covering alcoholic beverages, narcotics, dangerous drugs, gambling, sex offenses or arson, if such violation occurs on college property.
  • Failure to comply with the verbal or written directions of any college official acting in the performance of his/her duties and in the scope of his/her employment, or resisting a security officer who is acting in the performance of his/her duties.
  • Aiding, abetting or inciting others in committing or inciting others to commit any act of misconduct set forth above.
  • Conviction for a crime which is of a serious nature. Upon the filing of charges in civil or criminal courts involving an offense which is of a serious nature, if it is administratively determined that the continued presence of the student would constitute a threat or danger to the college community, such student may be temporarily suspended pending the trial outcome.

Discipline

Violation of any of the expectations of student conduct and professional behaviors set forth may result in any of the following consequences:

  • Reprimand
  • Specific Restrictions
  • Disciplinary Warning
  • Disciplinary Probation
  • Disciplinary Temporary Suspension
  • Termination
  • Permanent Termination

Conditions for Readmission After Termination

Students who voluntarily withdraw may apply for readmission to the College. A student who has been permanently terminated from Platt College due to direct violation of college policies and procedures is not eligible to reapply for admissions entrance.