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 exemplify fair treatment of each other in their dealings and interactions. Behavior that violates this value includes, but is not limited to:

  1. Disruption of college operations, including obstruction of teaching, research, administration, other college activities, or other authorized non-college activities which occur on campus;
  2. Obstruction of freedom of movement by community members or visitors;
  3. Abuse, interference or failing to comply in college processes including Conduct  hearings;
  4. Abuse of the campus conduct system, including:
  • Failure to attend meetings scheduled for conduct code administration purposes;
  • Falsification, distortion, or misrepresentation of information;
  • Failure to provide, destroying or hiding information during an investigation of an alleged policy violation;
  • Attempting to discourage an individual’s proper participation in, or use of, the campus conduct system;
  • Harassment (verbal or physical) and/or intimidation of a member of a campus conduct body prior to, during, and/or after a campus conduct proceeding;
  • Failure to comply with the sanction(s) imposed by the campus conduct system;
  • Influencing or attempting to influence another person to commit an abuse of the campus conduct system.