tion, and retaliation constitutes a violation of this policy.
Sexual harassment is further defined as unwel- come sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other conduct of a sexual nature when:
submission to the conduct is made a term or condition of an individual’s employment, aca- demic status or progress;
submission to or rejection of the conduct by the individual is used as a basis of employ- ment or academic decisions affecting the individual;
the conduct has the purpose or effect of hav- ing a negative impact upon the individual’s work or academic performance, or of creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive work or education environment; or
submission to or rejection of the conduct by the individual is used as the basis for any decision affecting the individual.
This policy applies to all aspects of the academic environment, including but not limited to class- room conditions, grades, academic standing, employment opportunities, scholarships, recom- mendations, disciplinary actions and participation in any community college activity. In addition, this policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, disciplinary action, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, training oppor- tunities and compensation.
For more information regarding this policy and the procedures involved, contact the Human Resources Director (for staff) at (760) 252-2411 ext. 7277 or the Vice President of Student Services (for students) at ext. 7347.
Smoking Policy Smoking is prohibited in all campus buildings.
Student Conduct (BP 5500) A student admitted to Barstow College has an obligation to conduct him/herself in a manner compatible with the social and educational func- tions of this institution. The following conduct shall constitute good cause for discipline, includ- ing but not limited to the removal, suspension or expulsion of a student. With regard to disciplinary
action, all students shall be entitled to due process in accordance with Education Code Sections 66017 and 76037 and Board Policy and Procedures 5520.
Causing, attempting to cause, or threatening to cause physical injury to another person.
Possession, sale or otherwise furnishing any firearm, knife, explosive or other dangerous object, including but not limited to any fac- simile firearm, knife or explosive, unless, in the case of possession of any object of this type, the student has obtained written permis- sion to possess the item from a District employee, which is concurred in by the College President.
Unlawful possession, use, sale, offer to sell, or furnish, or being under the influence of, any controlled substance listed in Chapter 2 (com- mencing with Section 11053) of Division 10 of the California Health and Safety Code, an alcoholic beverage, or an intoxicant of any kind; or unlawful possession of, or offering, arranging or negotiating the sale of any drug paraphernalia, as defined in California Health and Safety Code Section 11014.5.
Committing or attempting to commit robbery or extortion.
Causing or attempting to cause damage to District property.
Stealing or attempting to steal District or pri- vate property on campus, or knowingly receiv- ing stolen property or private property on campus.
Willful or persistent smoking in any area where smoking has been prohibited by law or by regulation of the college or the District.
Committing sexual harassment as defined by law or by District policies and procedures.
Engaging in harassing or discriminatory behavior based on race, sex, (i.e., gender) reli- gion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or any other status protected by law, including but not limited to verbal or written slurs or threats, physical attacks or defacing property.
Willful misconduct which results in injury or death to a student or to College personnel or which results in cutting, defacing, or other injury to any real or personal property owned by the District or on campus.