The college expects students to conduct themselves with integrity, in ways which honor community, exemplify fairness, demonstrate respect and accept responsibility.  The basic approach to maintaining this code of conduct is self-discipline. However, the college considers the behavior described within these broad categories as inappropriate for the Central College community.  Central College community members are encouraged to report to a college authority incidents which involve, but are not limited to, the actions or attempts of the same, described within the webpages of the areas listed below.

Standards of Student Conduct: Rules

This list of rules is supplemented by more extensive policies that follow on subsequent webpages.  These rules apply to all students. Any student found to have committed the misconduct is subject to sanctions. Unacceptable conduct is defined below.


Central College students honor and value their community. Behavior that violates this value includes, but is not limited to:

1.    Misuse of access privileges to college premises or unauthorized entry to or use of buildings, including trespass;

2.    Misuse or unauthorized use of college or organizational names and images;

3.    Knowingly taking possession of stolen property;

4.    Intentional and unauthorized taking of the property of the college or personal property of a member of the college community which is on campus;

5.    Misuse of college computing facilities, equipment, network, passwords, accounts or information (full policy);

6.    Implying in any way that Central College is directly involved in political campaigns or campaign fundraising;

7.    Possession of firearms, explosives, other weapons (including, but not limited to BB/pellet guns, slingshots, and sharp edged instruments, such as knifes and hatchets when used as weapons), or dangerous chemicals while on campus, unless properly authorized;

8.    Gambling, including raffles of any kind on campus unless approved by the business office (full policy);

9.    Violation of state, local, or campus fire policies (full policy);

10. Any other activity that violates state or federal laws, or college policies.