Bayan College
Student Conduct
1.  All students, part time and full time, enrolled in Bayan College shall behave in a manner that promotes an academic environment that is safe and conducive to learning.

2.   Students will demonstrate honesty and trustworthiness.

3.   Students will treat others with respect, use good manners and be considerate of the feelings of others.

4.   Students will demonstrate responsibility, use self-control and be self-disciplined.

5.   Students will demonstrate good citizenship by obeying laws and rules, and by cooperating with others.

6.   Students will respect the rights, privileges and property of others.

7.   Students will treat all College staff, students and visitors with respect and consideration.

8.   Students will comply with standards of academic and professional honesty and integrity.

9.   Students will dress in an appropriate manner that reflects sensitivity to local customs and traditions.

10. Students will take responsibility for their own learning by fully engaging in the learning process.

11. Students will attend all lectures and arrive in time for classes.

12. Students will comply with all rules, regulations, procedures, policies and standards of conduct of the College.

 13.  Students must not engage in any of following:
a. Plagiarizing is the act of downloading a text from the internet, rewriting a paragraph from a book or an article, or using another person’s words, ideas, writing, and representing them as your own work and/or ideas without appropriately citing that person in order to obtain credit or a grade for an academic work
b. Cheating is the act of obtaining or attempting to obtain credit for an academic work by dishonest means which include, but is not limited to:
Consulting notes, books, or any course materials during quizzes, tests, or examinations which have not been authorized by the relevant instructor.
Copying another person’s answer(s) to an examination question(s).
Consulting electronic devices during an examination without obtaining an authorization from the relevant instructor.
Helping another student during examination(s).
Submitting as one’s own work an examination, a research paper, a project, or a presentation in part or whole which has been stolen, or borrowed.
Employing a substitute to take an examination, write a paper, or work on a presentation, in part or wholly.
Submitting a work that has been done for one class to a second class without informing the instructor of the second class and getting her/his consent.
Changing academic record, falsifying transcript, grades, or attendance roster.
c. Disruptive Classroom Conduct. Disruptive classroom conduct means engaging in behavior that interrupts either the teacher's ability to teach or students to learn.
d. Disruptive Office Conduct: Disruptive office conduct means engaging in behavior that interrupts the staff’s ability to work.
e. Falsification. Falsification means willfully providing the college with false, misleading, or incomplete information; forging or altering official college records or documents.
f. Disorderly Conduct on College Premises: Disorderly Conduct on College Premises means engaging in conduct that obstructs or disrupts teaching, and administrative functions.
g. Theft, Property Damage, and Vandalism. Theft, property damage, and vandalism include theft, damage to, destruction of property belonging to the college, or a member of the college.
h. Any of the following disciplinary actions may be used as appropriate in response to a violation of the student code of conduct:
Warning: A warning means the issuance of an oral or written warning or reprimand.
Grade Reduction: grade reductions on an assignment or an exam with the possibility of a maximum grade of 70%.
 Failing grade: a failing grade may be allocated to an assignment or a course.
Limitations on access & activities: limitations on access & activities mean prohibition from participation in certain activities or facilities on the college premises.
Restitution: Restitution is compensation required of students who engage in theft, misuse, damage, or destruction of college property.
Suspension: Suspension from the college means the exclusion of the student from participation in any academic or other activity for a specified period of time. Suspension may be for the remainder of the semester. Suspended students must apply for readmission.
Expulsion: Expulsion is the most serious college disciplinary action. It means the permanent exclusion of the student from the college.
MISCELLANEOUS STUDENT RULES
1. Mobile Phone
In order to maintain an appropriate educational environment, students shall disable their mobile phones, in class sessions, computer laboratory session, and in administrative offices.
2. Veils
In order to maintain a safe academic atmosphere for faculty and students, the college bans face veils (Burqaa, Niqaab) on college premises including, but not limited to offices, classrooms, computer labs, and all college facilities.
Every time a violation of this policy is reported, the student will be promptly denied access to the college unless the face is visible.
3. Bulletin Boards
In order to maintain an appropriate look of our building, any notice must be posted on the appropriate bulletin board.
The administrative staff may remove any notice posted on doors or walls or not bearing the College stamp.
Please ask the Dean’s secretary to date and approve your notice before posting it, so it will not be removed by the administrative staff.
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