Student Code of Conduct

 Student Conduct Handbook (print friendly documents):

School Rules, Conduct Procedures and Expectations

In order that a community of people may live and work together in harmony, there must be a commitment to its policies and procedures including behavioral expectations.

A community has the right to expect of its members certain standards of achievement and social behavior, and to this end, Bergen Community College has established a framework of rules and academic expectations.

Above all else, personal honesty and academic integrity are the fundamental ingredients for success at Bergen Community College.

Social Expectations/Conduct Procedures

It is the school’s expectation that all members of the Bergen Community college community will, at all times conduct themselves in a manner which evidences respect for self, for others faculty, students, staff, guests and visitors and for the school.

Student Conduct Policy and Procedures

The Office of Student Conduct in collaboration with various departments within Student Affairs strives to develop student responsibility, teach respect for oneself and others, and promotes the growth of the entire student body by implementing the Student Code of Conduct in an unbiased, timely, consistent manner through the use of the goals and outcomes outlined below.

Standards of Conduct

Upon accepting admittance to Bergen Community College, all students acknowledge that while participating in activities on and off-campus, they are governed by College policies and regulations.


Each student is expected to exercise discretion and follow the Student Code of Conduct. It is a student’s responsibility to be aware of al prohibited conduct on and off campus by familiarizing themselves with the Student Code of Conduct.

The Student Code of Conduct can be found online under the Office of Student Conduct Process and Policies webpage or by clicking this link: Student Code of Conduct.

Policies and Regulations Governing Conduct

At the beginning of the academic semester, each incoming student is expected to view the Student Handbook online.
The handbook contains information about the College in general; courses of study; student activities; and rules, regulations and procedures essential to student life on campus. Every student is responsible for knowing the information included in the Student Handbook.

Student Code of Conduct

The Board of Trustees authorizes the President of the College to employ a disciplinary process to administer any campus disruption and to restore College function and prevent injury to persons or property.

The College reserves the right to suspend, dismiss, or expel any student for justifiable cause. All students are governed by College policies and regulations. Each student is expected to exercise discretion, and act within the limits of decorum and propriety at all times and in all places.

Students are responsible to familiarize themselves with the Student Code of Conduct. The Student Code of Conduct can be found online in English and Spanish on the Office of Student Conduct Process and Policies. You can also click this link: Student Code of Conduct.