Code of Conduct


Students are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times. At the discretion of the Administrative Office of WCTM, a student may be dismissed from the program for behavior disruptive of the educational mission of WCTM, for academic dishonesty, and for acts or inattention which violate professional ethics in client care. A listing of such, but not limited to those stated below:

 

  • Cheating or plagiarism in connection with an academic program.
  • Forgery, alteration or misuse of school documents, records or identification, or knowingly furnishing false information to WCTM.
  • Misrepresentation of oneself or of an organization to be an agent of WCTM.
  • Obstruction or disruption, on/off-campus property, of the campus educational process, administrative process, or other campus function.
  • Physical abuse on/off-campus property, of the person or property of any member of the campus community, or of members of his/her family, or the threat of such physical abuse.
  • Theft of or non-accidental damage to WCTM property or property in the possession of or owned by a member of the WCTM community.
  • Unauthorized entry into, unauthorized use of, or misuse of WCTM property.
  • On-campus property, the sale or knowing possession of dangerous drugs, restricted dangerous drugs, or narcotics, as those terms are used in Mississippi statutes, except when lawfully prescribed pursuant to medical or dental care, or when lawfully permitted for the purpose of research, instruction, or analysis.
  • Engaging in lewd, indecent, or obscene behavior in school or at a school function.
  • Abusive behavior directed toward a member of the WCTM community.
  • Violation of any order of the School Director, notice of which has been given prior to such violation and during the academic term in which the violation occurs, either by publication or by posting on an official bulletin board designed for this purpose, and which order is not inconsistent with any of the other provisions in this section.
  • Soliciting or assisting another to do any act which would subject a student to expulsion, suspension, or probation pursuant to this section.

The Director of the School may place on probation, suspend or expel a student for one or more of the causes enumerated above. No fees or tuition paid by or for such student for the term in which he or she is suspended or expelled shall be refunded. Failure to maintain a passing grade in any course of instruction will result in academic probation and will require a student to make exceptional effort to improve a failing GPA or dismissal will occur.

Any student who attends any class or educational workshop in an impaired manner will be asked to leave. Any pre-existing drug or alcohol condition must be brought to the attention of the Administrator prior to admission. Administrative intervention is compulsory for any substance abuse problem.

Constant interruptions or tampering with sign-in sheets or administrative records is grounds for dismissal. Any behavior which may harm one’s self, another or the reputation of the WCTM is grounds for dismissal.

 

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