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Student Rights & Responsibilities/Code of Student Conduct



Wenatchee Valley College exists for the development of students and to provide a variety of educational opportunities, and the opportunity to examine cultural, social, and recreational aspects of society. Wenatchee Valley College must maintain conditions conducive to the effective performance of its functions. Consequently, Wenatchee Valley College has certain expectations regarding the conduct of students. Student conduct that detracts from, or interferes with, the accomplishment of college purposes is not acceptable.

Admission to Wenatchee Valley College carries with it rights and freedoms and the presumption that students will conduct themselves as responsible members of the college community. This includes an expectation that students will obey the law, will comply with rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the college, will maintain a high standard of integrity and honesty, and will respect the rights, privileges and property of other members of the college community. Wenatchee Valley College expects an environment of integrity, respect, collaboration, cooperation, diversity, equity, inclusion and innovation that fosters personal growth, academic excellence and accountability. The rules governing student conduct and disciplinary action are set forth in the code of student conduct procedure.

Originally adopted by the board of trustees: 7/12/00
Revised (merged 400.100 Student Rights and Freedoms with 400.110 Code of Student Conduct)
Approved by the president’s cabinet: 4/15/03, 91/21
Adopted by the board of trustees: 6/4/03, 9/8/21
Last reviewed: 8/27/21
Policy contact: Student Services

Related policies and procedures
400.120 Academic Grievance Policy
1400.120 Academic Grievance Procedure
1400.100 Student Rights and Freedoms Procedure
1400.110 Code of Student Conduct Procedure
1400.125 Academic Dishonesty Procedure