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Discipline Grounds

Student conduct must conform to District and College rules and regulations. If a Student Code of Conduct violation occurs while a student is enrolled, he or she may be disciplined for one or more of the following causes that must be District related. These categories of behavior are not intended to be an exhaustive list, but are examples of causes and are good and sufficient causes for discipline, including but not limited to the removal, suspension or expulsion of a student. Other misconduct not listed may also result in discipline if good cause exists (Education Code Section 76034).

  • Academic dishonesty, such as cheating or plagiarism, or knowingly furnishing false information to the District and/or the College.
  • Forgery, alteration or misuse of District or College documents, records, or identification.
  • Obstruction or disruption of instructional, counseling, administrative, public service or other authorized District or College functions or activities.
  • Assault or battery, abuse or any threat of force or violence or hazing directed toward any person on District-owned or controlled property, or at District or College-sponsored or supervised functions, or conduct which threatens or endangers the health or safety of any such person, or stalking of any District or College student or staff member.
  • Theft of or willful damage to District property or theft or willful damage to property of a member of the District or College community, such as visitors, students or employees on District property or at an authorized District or College activity.
  • Unauthorized entry onto or use of District or College facilities.
  • Violation of District or College rules or regulations including District or College policies concerning student organizations, use of District or College facilities, or the time, place, and manner of student expression (Education Code 76120).
  • Use, possession, or distribution of alcoholic beverages, narcotics, or controlled substances on campus, except as expressly permitted by law, or presence on District property or at a District or College authorized event while under the influence thereof.
  • Willful failure to comply with directions of District or College officials, including faculty and staff acting in the performance of their duties.
  • Disorderly, lewd, indecent, or obscene conduct, expression, or language on District-owned or controlled property or at District or College-sponsored or supervised functions.
  • Use of slander, libel or verbal abuse in any way to cause defamation or character assassination.
  • Possession or use of explosives, dangerous chemicals, deadly weapons, or any item used to threaten bodily harm to any person on District property or at a District or College function without prior authorization of the Chancellor or designee.
  • Misrepresentation of oneself or of an organization to be an agent of the District or College.
  • Conduct that is in violation of Federal, State, or local laws or ordinances while on District premises or at District or College-sponsored or supervised activities.
  • Abuse of computer facilities or use of computers for other than authorized assigned work including, but not limited to: unauthorized entry into a file to read, use, copy, or change its contents; unauthorized transfer of a file; unauthorized use of another individual’s identification or password; use of District or College computing facilities to interfere with the work of another member of the District or College community; use of computers for unauthorized activities; and unauthorized use of computers to display material of a sexual nature or other material that creates a hostile environment for persons in the immediate vicinity.
  • Attempting any of the causes for disciplinary action identified above.


Dr. Lauren Vaknin
Dean of Student Affairs
Office Hours: 8:00 - 5:00 Mon - Fri
Phone: 619-660-4295

  • Grossmont
  • Cuyamaca
A Member of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District