The following violations are subject to disciplinary action, as provided for in this Code:

  1. Violation of the law: violation of state, federal, or local laws on Institute premises or at Institute sponsored activities.

  2. Smoking in an undesignated area.

  3. Failure to comply with a reasonable request of authorized College personnel or law enforcement officers acting in the performance of their duties and/or failure to identify oneself to these persons when requested to do so.

  4. Violation of the College's Title IX Policy.

  5. Cheating, plagiarism, or other forms of academic dishonesty.

    1. Furnishing false information to any College instructor, official, or other office with an intent to deceive.

    2. Forgery, alteration, or misuse of any College document, record, instrument, or identification.

    3. Submitting the same studio or academic work to more than one class in any given semester.

  6. Unauthorized entry to, or use of, Institute facilities.

  7. Physical, written, verbal, electronic, or mental abuse, threats, intimidation, harassment, coercion, and/or other conduct which threatens or endangers the health, safety, or emotional well-being of one’s self or others to include: 

    1. Bullying: a pattern of behavior when an individual repeatedly uses power in an intentional manner, including verbal, physical, or written conduct directed at another individual.

    2. Cyberbullying: the use of electronic communication to harm or harass others in a deliberate, repeated, and hostile manner.

    3. Intimidation: Subjecting an individual to intentional action that significantly threatens and induces a sense of fear and/or inferiority.

    4. Coercion: the improper use of pressure to compel another individual to initiate or continue action.

    5. Threats: Physical, written, verbal, or electronic conduct which reasonably expresses an intention to cause an individual injury, harm, or damage.

    6. Physical restraint, assault, or any other act of physical violence, or use of physical force against an individual.

  8. Theft of, damage to, or unauthorized use of Institute property, or the property of a campus visitor.

  9. Fire/Fire safety: setting a fire, causing a false fire alarm, or causing a fire safety hazard.

  10. Violation of any Institute, state or federal drug or alcohol laws or policies, or improper actions resulting from the use of alcoholic beverages or drugs. 

  11. Obstruction or disruption of teaching, research, administration, disciplinary procedures or other Institute activities, including its public service events or other authorized activities of the Institute.

  12. Conduct which is disorderly, lewd, or indecent; breach of peace; or aiding, abetting, or procuring another person to breach the peace.

  13. Violation of any Institute, state or federal drug or alcohol laws or policies, or improper actions resulting from the distribution and/or sale of alcoholic beverages or drugs. 

  14. Theft and/or vandalism

  15. Parking and traffic violations

  16. Gambling or possession of gambling devices. Operation of lotteries and/or promotion of gambling is prohibited, with the exception of CIA-sponsored lotteries.

  17. Disruption of CIA events

  18. Disorderly conduct is conduct that is disruptive, lewd or indecent.

  19. Violation of Institute policies regarding bicycles,skateboards, other small vehicles, and wheeled shoes on school property.

  20. Illegal or unauthorized use, possession, or distribution of any firearms, weapons, fireworks, explosives or ammunition, or abuse of flammable substances, on Institute property.

  21. Harassment, which is defined as (a) unwelcome conduct based on a legally protected class, including: race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law; and (b) that is so severe or pervasive that it interferes with an individual’s work or academic performance or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working environment.

  22. Furnishing false information to an Institute authority, including forgery, alteration or misuse of institutional documents, records or identification.

  23. Unauthorized possession or use of keys to any College door or facility, unauthorized operation of any locking mechanism; unauthorized entry to or use of College facilities.

  24. Abuse of the Conduct System, including:

  25. Failure to respond to a summons of the Conduct Board or the student conduct officer.

    1. Initiation of a conduct proceeding knowingly without cause.

    2. Attempt to influence the impartiality of a member of the Conduct Board prior to or during the course of conduct proceedings.

    3. Failure to complete or comply with a disciplinary sanction assigned by the Conduct Board/Hearing Officer.

    4. Verbal, physical, or mental harassment or intimidation of any member of the conduct body, witnesses, complainants, or respondents prior to, during, or after a conduct proceeding.