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of the Vice President of Enrollment Management & Student Development. An expelled student
           may be prohibited from appearing on campus, at attendance centers, at off-campus classes, or
           at any activity sponsored by the College.
       7. Disciplinary Procedures: Procedures are designed to cover charges against students based on
       alleged violations of the above student regulations. The Board of Trustees of Iowa Central Community
       College confers upon the faculty and staff the power to invoke sanctions to protect the educational
       processes and the rights of students, faculty and staff. Any person may bring a complaint against
       a student under these procedures based on the student’s alleged violation of one or more of the
       regulations. All such complaints shall be in writing.
          a. Notice to Appear - A student may be ordered to appear before a Department Head, Director, Dean, Vice
           President, President, or designee, in connection with an alleged violation by a written or verbal notice.
            - The notice shall direct the student to appear at a specified time and place.
            - Failure to comply with a Notice to Appear constitutes a violation of the Student Code of Conduct
             and may result in additional disciplinary sanctions. If the student has not contacted the President,
             Vice President, or designee, and/or does not appear at the hearing, the President, Vice President,
             or designee, may make a decision of responsibility or non-responsibility and the sanction.
          b. Informal Hearing - When the student appears before a Department Head, Director, Dean, Vice President,
           or designee, they shall advise the student of their rights as set forth in this code. After completing
           discussion and investigation of the charge, the designated College official shall provide the student with
           a written statement within five (5) full College class days from meeting date, which states the following:
            - The nature of the violation.
            - The sanction that will be imposed and its implications.
            - The right to appeal the decision of the Vice President, or designee, according to the procedures
             listed in the Student Code of Conduct.
          c. Interim Suspension - The Vice President of Enrollment Management & Student Development,
           Vice President of Instruction, or designees, shall have the authority to immediately and summarily
           suspend any student, when in the opinion of any of these officials; 1) such student is alleged to
           have violated any provision of the Student Code of Conduct; and 2) whose presence poses a
           continuing danger to persons and/or property, and/or who is an ongoing threat of disrupting
           the academic process, is subject to an immediate temporary suspension from a class, a specific
           number of classes, a program, an activity, athletic participation, housing and Residence Life, or
           the College. A temporary suspension shall be followed by appropriate notice and an informal
           hearing before the appropriate Vice President/Dean as soon as possible. Depending upon
           the circumstances, the temporary suspension may be continued until the completion of these
           procedures. Please note, the Interim Suspension Policy, includes eviction from a housing facility.
         d. Disciplinary Removal - A faculty or staff member may enact immediate temporary removal of a
           student from a class, office, attendance center, clinical site, or other Iowa Central related facility
           for disciplinary reasons. These include, but are not limited to:
           1. Any attempt to threat by words or actions which causes concern for the health and safety of others;
           2. Possession, use, sale, or purchase of illegal drugs or intoxicating beverages on campus;
           3. Destruction or theft of College property or another person’s personal property; or
           4. Any activities causing a major disruption or disturbance.
          e. Appeal Procedures - A student who receives a sanction under the Student Code of Conduct may
           request in writing to the President, Vice President, or designees, within three (3) full College class
           days that the charge be pursued through an appeal. The President, Vice President, or designees,
           shall initiate discussions within three (3) full College class days from receiving the request. Within
           five (5) full College class days after the investigation, the President, or designee, may either:
            - Dismiss the allegation as unfounded, either before or after conferring with the student;
            - Modify the sanction given; or
            - Agree with the sanction imposed.
           The President, Vice President, or designee, will determine if the following constitute reason for
           dismissing the allegation or modify sanctions:
            - The student’s due process rights were substantially violated in the hearing process;
            - There was not substantial evidence to support the decisions reached;
            - There is new material evidence that could not have been discovered at the time of the hearing; or
             The sanctions imposed were too severe or not appropriate for the violation.
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