The following terms are used throughout the Student Code of Conduct. “College” throughout this document refers to Keene State College.
A Policy is a written regulation of the College, including, but not limited to, those found in the Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog, Student Handbook, the Terms and Conditions of the Residence Hall Contract (pdf), the College Parking and Motor Vehicle Policies, and the complete list available in the policies section of our web site.
Throughout this document, reference is made to a number of individuals who are involved in the College Conduct System.
A Student is any person who is registered for courses at the College. Individuals no longer enrolled for a particular semester, but maintaining a continuing relationship with the College (for example, on an approved leave of absence), are considered students.
A Faculty Member is a person hired by the College to conduct classroom or teaching activities. College Officials are people employed by the College, performing assigned administrative or professional duties. Faculty members are also considered College officials.
A Member of the College Community can be any student, faculty member, College official, or other person employed by the College directly or through a contract service. A person’s status in a particular situation shall be determined by the Vice President for Student Affairs.
The College Premises include all the land, buildings, facilities, and other properties that the College owns, uses, or controls, including adjacent streets and sidewalks.
A Student Organization refers to a group of students recognized or registered as affiliated with the College as a result of complying with the formal requirements established and published in the Student Organization Guide.
The Hearing Board is composed of qualified College community members who are appointed by the President and selected by the Coordinator of Student Conduct to hear a particular case, review the appeal, or otherwise resolve matters of student misconduct. Members of the Hearing Board may be called on to serve in several different capacities.
A College-Sponsored Event includes any event that is sponsored by the College, occurs on College premises, or occurs off-campus with the permission of the College or with participation by College officials in the performance of their official duties.