NTC believes in creating an environment conducive to the academic and personal development of our students and expects that students will conduct themselves appropriately at all times at school sponsored activities, both on and off campus.
Students may be disciplined for violating federal, state, county and municipal laws, regulations and policies, as well as the rules of the College, which shall include, but are not limited to, the following categories:
- Failure to comply with any reasonable request by an NTC staff member acting within the scope of his or her job duties
- Failure to present college-issued identification, or any other form of identification if asked
- Providing false or misleading information to the College or District
- Forgery, alterations or misuse of College documents, records or identification
- Obstruction or disruption of teaching, administration, disciplinary procedures, College activities or other authorized activities on College premises
- Physical or verbal abuse of any person or conduct which threatens or endangers the health or safety of any such person
- Theft of or damage to property of the College or of a member of the College community or campus visitor
- Willful or persistent smoking in any area on College property where smoking has been prohibited by law or by regulation of the NTC Board of Trustees
- Unauthorized entry into College facilities, or unauthorized use of College supplies or equipment
- Use, possession, sale or distribution of controlled substances, illicit drugs or alcohol by any student, employee or vendor on College property or at any College-sponsored student activity is strictly prohibited
Further policies regarding alcohol or other illegal substances include:
- For off-campus, College-sponsored, student activities, alcohol use is prohibited during the time en-route to and from the activity and during the time of the College-sponsored activity as defined by the advisor.
- No student or employee shall be under the influence of alcohol and/or illegal substances or in possession of drug paraphernalia on College premises or at any College-sponsored activity. If there is reasonable suspicion of alcohol consumption, a student will be asked to submit to a PBT (Portable Breath Testing Device) and/or asked to leave NTC premises.
- Drugs and paraphernalia, as defined by Wisconsin statutes, may be used in training demonstrations in law enforcement programs.
- The use of any beverage containing alcohol on NTC premises is prohibited with the exception of providing beverages by NTC Foodservice at functions authorized by the President of the College, and controlled use in law enforcement training. No alcohol will be provided by the College at any other college-sponsored activity.
- Disorderly, lewd, indecent or obscene conduct on College owned or controlled property or at College sponsored or supervised functions
- Continued disruptive behavior, failure to comply with directions of College officials acting in performance of their duties, continued willful disobedience, habitual profanity or vulgarity, open and persistent defiance of authority or persistent abuse of College personnel requiring inordinate drains on staff time, resources or supervision
- Possession and/ or use of any deadly weapon, threatening persons on College property or at College-sponsored events
- Assault, battery or any threat of force or violence upon a student or College personnel, either physical or sexual in nature
- Persistent, serious misconduct where other means of corrections have failed to bring about proper conduct
- Failure to observe precautions which the College deem necessary to insure the safety of the student or others
- Engaging in harassing or discriminatory behavior based on race, sex, religion, sexual orientation or any other protected status
- Violation of the College’s computer use policies including unauthorized downloads, viewing obscene or pornographic material on NTC computers and/or installing programs or files on NTC computing equipment without express authorization of an NTC instructor or staff member
Consequences for violating these policies may include, but are not limited to:
- Loss of privileges
- Temporary or permanent removal from a class or program
- Suspension or permanent expulsion from NTC
- Student Behavior Guidelines