Student Code of Conduct

On admission to Atlantic Cape, each student accepts a commitment to act in a responsible manner, which conforms to generally accepted standards of adult behavior. Students are expected to familiarize themselves with the College’s code of conduct.

It is expected that all students will show courtesy and respect for each other and for administrative officers, faculty and employees. Students must understand and accept the necessity for various College regulations and they must comply with directives of those authorized to enforce regulations.

Students are expected to respect the property of the College and that of others. Damage or destruction of such property will be considered a matter for disciplinary action.

All students are expected to present an appearance that is neat, clean and in good taste. Students also are expected to recognize the importance of their personal appearance. Proper dress on campus, therefore, is expected. Some College programs reserve the right to require specific dress/uniform standards.

Indiscriminate, obscene language shows lack of respect for self and others. Students should show courtesy and respect for themselves and others by refraining from this practice.

Any threat or hindrance of the instructional process or the daily life of the campus should be rejected and resisted by all members of the College community.

Possession, use or distribution of alcoholic beverages on the College campus premises is prohibited regardless of age. This includes all College sponsored off-campus activities.

Students who violate these restrictions shall be subject to appropriate disciplinary action up to and including dismissal and criminal prosecution.

Possession or use of illegal drugs or narcotics on campus or at any College sponsored function is prohibited.