Lincoln College is a community of individuals working together for the advancement of knowledge. In this purpose, the members of this community must live in reasonable harmony with one another and with the larger community of which the College is a part.
Students at Lincoln College are expected to abide by the College regulations set forth below and in the Student Handbook as well as by applicable federal, state, and local laws.
Failure to abide by the following regulations may result in disciplinary action including, but not limited to, warning, disciplinary probation, suspension, and dismissal from the College.
Disciplinary action may result from:
- Academic dishonesty. Plagiarism, cheating, and knowingly supplying false or misleading information to the College or misrepresentations on official College records all are prohibited.
- Obstruction or disruption of College activities. A student may not knowingly or willfully interfere with the normal educational activities of the College, including teaching, research, administration, disciplinary procedures, or other College activities.
- Failure to abide by regulations governing the use of College premises and facilities. Unauthorized entry to or use of College facilities is prohibited. No student shall remain in a College facility after normal closing hours.
- Theft and damage. A student may take no action which damages or which as a probable consequence could damage the property of the College and/or the private property of others.
- Physical abuse of persons. A student may take no action which disrupts the public peace or which endangers the safety, health, physical, or mental well-being or life of any person.
- Dangerous and narcotic drugs. A student may not use, possess, sell, or distribute any of the narcotic, dangerous or hallucinogenic drugs, any controlled substance or related paraphernalia in any form. In accordance with The Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendments of 1989 (Public Law 101-226), Lincoln College provides each student with an information sheet concerning this particular legislation.
- Firearms. Students may not have or keep any firearm on their person, in their motor vehicle, or anywhere else on College property or at any College-sanctioned event.
- Alcoholic beverages. Delivery, sale, possession, and use of alcoholic beverages on College property are all prohibited.
- Failure to follow instructions from College officials. A student must follow the oral or written instructions regarding College regulations or public law given by any authorized College official.
- Failure to follow College regulations. Students are responsible for knowing and abiding by College regulations and policies, including those not specifically enumerated in these general regulations, concerning such matters as the meeting of financial obligations to the College, as well as specific rules governing the use of particular facilities such as the residence halls, the library, the gymnasium, and the Student Center. A complete listing of social policies appears in the Lincoln College Student Handbook.