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1 EL CAMINO COLLEGE MISSION STATEMENT
El Camino College offers quality, comprehensive educational programs and services to ensure the educational success of students from our diverse community.
2 ATTENDANCE POLICY
1 1. Attendance at first class
Students who enroll in class but do not attend the first scheduled class meeting may be dropped from the roster. A student who registers for a class and never attends is still responsible for dropping the class.
2 2. Attendance without official enrollment
Students will not be permitted to attend classes in which they are not enrolled.
3 3. Attendance during semester
A student may be dropped from class when the number of hours absent exceeds the number of units assigned to the course. This rule also applies to excessive absences due to illness or medical treatment.
3 CHILDREN IN CLASSROOMS
Children are not permitted in classrooms while class is in session. Attendance in class is limited to officially enrolled students and authorized visitors or guests. In addition, students must not allow children to be left unsupervised or unattended anywhere on campus.
4 Examples of CLASSROOM MISCONDUCT
1. Dishonesty, including but not limited to cheating, plagiarism or knowingly furnishing false information to the College. 2. Forgery, alteration, or misuse of college documents, records, or identification. 3. Violation of college policies or off -campus regulations, including but not limited to campus regulations concerning student organizations, the use of college facilities, or time, place, and manner of public expression. 4. Continued disruptive behavior, continued willful disobedience, profanity or vulgarity, or continued defiance of the authority of, or abuse of, college personnel or to anyone on campus. 5. Willful misconduct which results in injury or death to a student or college personnel. 6. Assault, battery, sex crimes including sexual assault or rape, or any threat of force or violence upon a student or college personnel. 7. Sexual harassment which includes unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature. 8. Obstruction or disruption of teaching, research, administration, disciplinary proceedings, or other authorized college activities including but not limited to its 9. community service functions or to authorized activities held off campus. Obstruction or disruption includes but is not limited to the use of skateboards, bicycles, radios, and roller skates. 10. Unauthorized entry to or use of college facilities, equipment or supplies. 11. Theft or deliberate damage to property of a college staff member, a student, or a visitor to the college including but not limited to the Library, Bookstore, and Food Service areas. 12. Defacing or damaging any college real or personal property. 13. Failure to comply with the directions of a member of the college certificated personnel, college management or supervisor personnel, or campus police acting within the scope of his or her duties.
5 DISCIPLINARY ACTION
Disciplinary action appropriate to the misconduct as defined above may be taken by an instructor the Dean of Student Services or his or her designee and the Board of Trustees.
Misconduct should be brought to the immediate attention of the Campus Police, or local police department/security force for courses taught off campus.
Removal by Instructor — In addition to an instructor’s right to drop a student permanently from a class when the student is no longer participating i.e. lack of attendance in the course, an instructor may remove (suspend) a student from his or her class for the day of the incident and the next class meeting. During this period of removal, a conference should be held with the instructor and the