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20. Attempting to gain network privileges to which you are not entitled;
          21. Using outside software programs in any lab or office. This includes, but is not limited to
             programs known as computer viruses, Trojan Horses, worms and personal software from home;
          22. Personally installing hardware or software on any college-owned computer;
          23. Changing computer CMOS settings;
          24. Using a computer that would in any way be disruptive to the academic environment;
          25. Removing computer equipment, software, or peripherals that are owned by Iowa Central Community College;
          26. Food, beverage and tobacco products;
          27. Using the computer or computer systems to engage in the following forms of prohibited communication:
             a. Obscene, lewd, or sexually explicit images or text;
             b. Defamation.;
             c. Advocacy directed to incite or produce lawless action;
             d. Threats of violence;
             e. Harassment based on sex, race, disability, or any other protected status; or
             f. Anonymous or repeated messages designed to annoy, abuse, or torment.
       c. Discrimination and/or Harassment - Engaging in behavior which is discriminatory of race, color, national
         origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic
         status, or military service will not be tolerated. Behavior may take the form of name calling, taunting,
         undesired statements regarding the person, graffiti, or other outward actions which are interpreted as
         discriminating to others. Behavior of this nature will not be tolerated and will be dealt with in accordance
         with the Discrimination Complaint Procedure. Sexual harassment includes, but is not limited to, unwelcome
         sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical contact of a sexual nature.
       d. Use or Presence of Alcohol or Controlled Substances on Campuses - The presence or use of alcohol
         or other controlled substances on all campuses, in all facilities of Iowa Central Community College,
         and at all College sponsored events is strictly prohibited. This regulation pertains to all Iowa Central
         Community College student housing facilities and surrounding grounds and at activities or athletic
         events, on and off campus. Iowa Central enforces the State of Iowa drinking laws, including the
         prohibition of use by persons under 21 years of age. Iowa Central enforces both the State of Iowa and
         the Federal drug laws regarding the use, possession, and sale of illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia.
         The following actions constitute violations of the Substance Abuse Regulations:
           1. Being personally present at a gathering where alcohol or other controlled substances are
             being consumed;
           2. Being personally present in an area containing full or empty alcohol containers or drug paraphernalia;
           3. Being under the influence of alcohol or another controlled substance in class, on campus, or
             at an off-campus College sponsored activity; or
           4. Manufacturing, processing, selling, providing, using, or possessing any narcotic drug, marijuana,
             or other illegal controlled substance, and/or drug related paraphernalia on College property.
         Violators of the Use or Presence of Alcohol or Controlled Substances regulations may be reported to
         proper authorities for legal action or possible arrest by law enforcement officials for apparent violation
         of local, state, or federal laws pertaining to illegal use or possession of alcohol or other controlled
         substances. Violators may also be required to participate in an alcohol or drug education program.
       e. Other Conduct Subject to Sanctions -
           1. Acting or failing to act in a manner which causes concern for the health and safety of oneself
             or others. Assaulting, threatening, verbally or physically abusing, or endangering in any other
             manner the health or safety of; 1) a College student, staff, or instructor; or 2) any person on
             the campus or at a College-sponsored or supervised activity or event;
           2. Misusing or misappropriating College property or private property on campus or at off-campus
             College activities, including, but not limited to: theft; burglary; willful possession of stolen
             property; and willful destruction, damage, defacement, or mutilation of property belonging
             to, or in the custody of, the College or member of the College community;
           3. Using or possessing weapons, firearms, BB guns, tasers, knives, ammunition, explosives,
             fireworks, or simulations of any such items (devices that appear to be real such as a realistic toy,
             replica, paint-ball gun, air soft gun, laser pointer, and etc.) and other dangerous articles within
             College buildings, on campus (including parking lots), or at College-sponsored or supervised
             functions, except in authorized facilities and by students who are law enforcement officers
             required to carry such weapons at all times. A weapon may also include an object designed
             for use or used in a manner to inflict harm or threaten harm to a human being or animal;
           4. Intentionally initiating a false alarm of a fire, bomb threat, or other catastrophe by verbally
             reporting one or by tampering with an alarm system or safety equipment;
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