Regulations and Rules of Conduct
Delta College has adopted rules consistent with its goals and operations and enforces them with appropriate due process.
Rules and regulations
No member of the College community shall use physical force, threaten physical force, or use intimidation against any person engaged in an activity properly undertaken as part of an institutional relationship of the College except as permitted under normal law enforcement procedures.
No member of the College community shall interfere with a College function by depriving any person of needed safety, quiet, or other physical conditions of work or study.
No member of the College community shall interfere with the free movement of any person engaged in an activity properly undertaken as part of an institutional relationship to the College.
In keeping with the system of voluntary compliance that underlies the College Regulations and Rules of Conduct, no member of the College community shall fail to follow the reasonable instructions given by an appropriate College official to cease specified conduct, if such conduct threatens disruption or interference with the rights of others, College discipline, College functions, and/or order in the College community.
No member of the College community shall refuse to provide identification when requested to do so by an identified employee of the College.
No member of the College community shall, subsequent to reasonable notice to leave given by the College President, or an authorized designee, continue occupation of any College facility or property which is under the direct control or responsibility of the College, especially if such occupation interferes with a College function or risks injury to a person or property.
Facility entry and usage
No member of the College community shall gain or attempt to gain unauthorized entry to or make unauthorized use of the College facilities or property.
No member of the College community shall damage, deface, destroy, steal, or misappropriate the property of the College, any member of the College community, or any visitor to the College campus.
Unauthorized use of college credit, property, etc.
No unauthorized member of the College community shall use the College telephones, postal machines and meters, duplicating machines, motorized vehicles, or other equipment. This provision shall be deemed to also include College billing, charging, and credit card numbers utilized for communications or transportation purposes. Further it shall be a violation for any member of the College Community who has not been issued a key by the College to possess or use College keys for any purpose whatsoever.
Counterfeiting, altering and copying
No member of the College community, shall falsely make, forge, manufacture, print,
reproduce, copy, tamper with, or alter any writing, document, record, or identification
used or maintained by the College or by members of the College community.
No member of the College community shall knowingly possess, display, or cause or permit to be displayed any writing, record, document, or identification form used or maintained by the College or by members of the College community, knowing the same to be fictitious, altered, forged, counterfeited, or made without proper authority.
Confidentiality of college records
No person shall inspect, investigate, or use College files (i.e., Counseling, Financial Aid, Placement, Records, Registration) without proper College authorization.
Firearms and other dangerous material
The possession or use of firearms, firecrackers, explosives, toxic or dangerous chemicals, or other lethal weapons, equipment or material is not permitted on College property at any time except when specifically authorized by the College for educational purposes or when firearms used for recreational purposes and transported through the campus meet the regulations of the Department of Public Safety.
No member of the College community shall sell, be under the influence of, possess or consume beer, wine, or other alcoholic beverages on College property, or any property which is under the direct control or responsibility of the College. This regulation shall not apply to the President's home. This rule may be suspended from time to time by authorization of the President.
No member of the College community shall possess, sell, distribute, be under the influence of or use any controlled substance in either the refined or crude form, except: (1) controlled substances for personal usage, and these must be under a prescription of a licensed physician, or (2) those specifically authorized to Delta College by Federal or State authorizing agencies for educational purposes. Nor shall any member of the College community possess property which is used, or intended for use, as a container for any controlled substance, except where prescribed or authorized as described in this paragraph.
Tobacco free policy
Effective August 1, 2007, Delta College became a tobacco free campus. Smoking and use of tobacco products will not be permitted anywhere on the campus; including centers, campus buildings, sidewalks, parking lots, building entrances and common areas, and in College-owned vehicles. The Administration shall fully implement this policy and all applicable laws, regulations, and local ordinances related to smoking and tobacco use.
Selling, soliciting and distributing
Any person who wishes to distribute, solicit, or sell information, materials, goods, or services not within normal College activities and routine, must have the written permission of the Vice President of Student Services or Vice President of Business and Finance or their designee.
Private business ventures
Delta College facilities such as offices, computers, copiers, etc., are not to be used for private business ventures. Also, Delta College's name is not to be associated in any way (such as use of letterhead, e-mail or return address) with private business ventures.
People may not bring animals on campus or into College buildings. Leader dogs and animals used for educational purposes are exceptions; however, all animals must remain under the control of their owners and be properly licensed and medically treated as required by law.
Federal, state and local laws
Violations of Federal, State, or local laws, and violations of College policies, procedures, rules and regulations, including rules of governing bodies such as the Higher Learning Commission or the National Junior College Athletic Association, and including rules published in the College Catalog and student handbooks and manuals, shall constitute violations of College rules. Such violations apply both on-Campus, and off-Campus in connection with college-sponsored activities.
All members of the college community including all employees and all students