Instructors have the authority to determine how an incident of scholastic dishonesty will
affect a student’s grade. Situations may differ in severity and consequences as determined
by individual instructors.
If a student has an academic grievance, the grievance must be submitted in writing by
following the appeals procedure found in policy 800.31.
02. Safe Campus: Lake Region State College strives to provide an environment free of all
forms of abuse, criminal activity and intimidation.
a. Minor Misconduct: Disciplinary action may be taken against a student who:
i. Violates city ordinances or state or federal laws
ii. Possesses or uses fireworks on College property
iii. Has conduct that interferes with the operations of the College
iv. Takes or causes minor damages, to the property of another
v. Engages in disorderly behavior, harassment, bullying or any other type of
activity that adversely affects another. This could include disruptive activity
including verbal abuse of others or the use of profane or vulgar language.
This could occur using electronic formats, including, but not limited to,
telephone, texting, email, computer, or online social media harassment.
vi. Violates the LRSC Alcohol and Other Drugs policy (1500.15) regarding the
possession or consumption of alcohol and/or marijuana
vii. Misuses a student identification card
viii. Falsifies any document including transcripts, receipts, identification, etc.
or withholds or falsifies information on an application form or to any college
ix. Possesses and/or uses unauthorized keys or otherwise trespasses on College
property, including vehicles, rooms or apartments
x. Tampers with fire alarms, fire extinguishers, automatic external defibrillators
(AED), security cameras or other safety related devices
xi. Violates the LRSC Computer Use Policy/agreement (900.09.01)
xii. Conspires, facilitates or otherwise assists another who engages in any
action that constitutes minor misconduct
b. Major Misconduct: Major misconduct is any behavior or violation that may result
in suspension, or expulsion from Lake Region State College. Disciplinary action
may be taken against a student who:
i. Commits two (2) or more minor misconduct violations
ii. Violates the Sexual Misconduct/Title IX Compliance Policy (1500.15)
iii. Violates the Sexual Harassment Policy (1500.08)
iv. Assaults or engages in intimidating behavior: Uses physical force, inflicts
bodily injury or threatens another
v. Intentionally or recklessly terrorizes or places another in fear of injury or
death or causes the evacuation of a campus building or otherwise causes
serious disruption or public inconvenience. Threatening to commit any crime
of violence or act dangerous to human life or falsely informing another that
such a dangerous situation or crime of violence is imminent knowing that to
be false. This could include initiating a bomb threat or activating a fire alarm
when no such emergency exist.