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Student Conduct at MSJC

Mt. San Jacinto College Standards of Student Conduct

It is expected that all students attending Mt. San Jacinto College have read, understood and will abide by the college’s Student Code of Conduct. AP5500 Standards of Student Conduct sets forth standards of conduct for MSJC students to create a safe learning environment for the campus community and affirms the values of honesty and integrity essential to academic life and personal development. The Standards of Student Conduct is located in the MSJC Catalog.

 

Discrimination

Complaints regarding possible acts of discrimination must be submitted to Aysia Pennell, Director of Student Judicial Affairs. Call 951-639-5301 for more information or reference the MSJC Catalog.

Sexual Harassment is a form of discrimination. Sexual Harassment is abusive and illegal behavior that harms victims and negatively impacts the district's culture by creating an environment of fear, distrust and intolerance. Contact the Title IX Coordinator, Jeannine Stokes at jstokes@msjc.edu or 951-487-3158  if you have questions or would like to file a complaint.

 

Student Grievance Process

If a student believes s/he has been treated unfairly or inappropriately, the student has the right to pursue a grievance against the employee or employees alleged to have committed the unfair act or acts against the student (MSJC Catalog, 2019-2020, page 62).

 

Items That Are Grievable:

  • Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A) for issues of student access or alleged illegal discrimination--heard under a separate process handled by the A.D.A./§504 Coordinator, ada@msjc.edu 
  • Sexual Harassment by an employee against a student--heard under separate process handled by Human Resources
  • Harassment based upon gender, race/ethnicity, religion/creed, or other areas protected under the law.
  • Unfair acts by an employee against a student where the act has a negative impact on the student.
Grades are not grievable except with evidence of a mistake, fraud, bad faith, or incompetence. Please refer to the full context of the Student Grievance Policy for more information.

 

Computer Use on Campus

All computer use on the College Campus is governed by AP 3720 Acceptable Use Policy. Violations of that policy are also a violation of AP5500 Standards of Student Conduct and will be delt with as such.

 

For More Information: 

To obtain more information please contact the Office of the Vice President of Student Services on the Menifee Valley Campus, 951-639-5201, or contact Aysia Pennell, Director of Student Judicial Affairs, at 951-639-5301.