Rules of Conduct

All members of the School community, including faculty, students, organizations, members of the staff of the School, and all visitors and other licensees and invitees, are expected to obey all national, state and local laws.

All members of the School community are prohibited from conduct which is proximate cause of or does unreasonably and unduly impede, obstruct or interfere with the orderly and continuous administration and operation of the School in the use of its facilities and the achievement of its purposes as an educational institution, or in its rights as a campus proprietor. Such conduct shall include, but is not limited to, that which is the actual or proximate cause of any of the following:

  • Unreasonable interference with the rights of others

  • Intentional injury to School property

  • Unauthorized occupancy of classrooms, laboratories, libraries, faculty and administrative offices, patient care facilities, auditoriums, public halls and stairways, recreational areas and any other facilities used by the School (unauthorized occupancy being defined as failure to vacate any such facility when duly requested by the Dean, an Associate Dean, Assistant Dean, Hospital Administrator of similar responsibility or chair of a department of the School)

  • Malicious use of or intentional damage to personal property, including records, papers and writings of any member of the School community

  • Any action or situation which recklessly or intentionally endangers the mental or physical health or involves the forced consumption of liquor or drugs for the purpose of initiation into or affiliation with any organization

Violations of these policies and regulations by students shall be referred to the Dean of the Graduate School. Students in violation may be expelled in addition to any other criminal or civil penalties.

Nothing contained in any of the foregoing Rules and Regulations is intended to nor shall it be construed to limit or restrict freedom of speech or of peaceful assembly, or other individual rights guaranteed by the Constitution.

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