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Commercial publications may not be distributed or sold on the college campus without specific permission from the President. Non-­commercial publications, student or non-student, not sponsored or approved by the college may be distributed on campus under regulations as established by the college. Such regulations may pertain to hours and places of distribution, littering, the orderly operation of the college, the outrage of public decency, and an identification of the persons and/or organizations sponsoring the material. Unofficial publications which do not meet the criteria listed are considered unauthorized and may not be distributed on campus.

Student Activities The Student Activities Program at Cypress College is intended to achieve the following objectives: • to provide opportunities for students in shared governance activities; • to provide students with the opportunity to create and administer their own organizations; • to provide a leadership development program for credit that will help students learn the practical application of leadership and organizational theory. Student Activities is an integral part of college life, and all students are encouraged to take an active role in some phase of the student activities program.

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Activities include campus clubs, concerts, special interest programming, community awareness and involvement, club rush, Senior Day, World Fest, and Welcome Back Week. The Associated Students Council participates on Campus and District Shared Governance committees to represent student interests. NORMAL HOURS OF OPERATION: MON–THU FRI

8:00 am–  5:00 pm 8:00 am–  5:00 pm

Student Government Cypress College is committed to student government with the following objectives: • promoting cultural, educational and social events • enhancing and supporting class instruction • recognizing student government as an integral part in the shared governance structure of the college • facilitating participation in the college community The governing body of the Associated Students of Cypress College is the A.S. Council, which consists of the Executive Board, the Student Senate, and the Programming Board. Elections for officers on these boards are held during the Spring and Fall semesters. The Student Activities Center houses the A.S. Council. Meetings of the Council are held on Mondays at 11:30 a.m. and are open to anyone who would like to attend.

The A.S. Council plans, organizes, promotes and finances many activities for the campus. A.S. Council officers serve on campus committees and participate in the California State Student Senate to represent student interests concerning campus, district, and statewide decisions affecting community college students. Campus clubs are part of Inter-Club Council (ICC) which is administered by the A.S. Council. For further information, contact the Associated Students at (714) 484-7198.

Administrative Procedures The most current Administrative Procedures and Board Policies for the North Orange County Community College District can be found at http://

Administrative Procedures 5500 — Standards of Student Conduct and Discipline

Reference: Education Code Section 66300, 76030, 76033, 76034, 76036 Cypress College students are expected to maintain satisfactory standards of citizenship at all times on the campus and in the community. The following are guidelines for minimum student conduct. Students enrolling in the college assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner compatible with the College’s function as an educational institution. A student who violates the standards of student conduct shall be subject to disciplinary action including, but not limited to, the removal, suspension or expulsion of the student. Misconduct which constitutes “good cause” for disciplinary action includes, but is not limited to, the following: 1.1  Disruptive behavior, willful disobedience, habitual profanity or vulgarity; the open and persistent defiance of the authority of, or persistent abuse of, District personnel, or violating the rights of other students. 1.2   Failure to identify oneself when requested to do so by District officials acting in the performance of their duties. 1.3  Cheating, plagiarism in connection with an academic program (including plagiarism in a student publication), or engaging in other academic dishonesty. 1.4   Dishonesty, forgery, alteration, or misuse of District documents, records, or identification, or knowingly furnishing false information to the District. 1.5   Misrepresentation of oneself or of an organization to be an agent of the District. 1.6  Causing, attempting to cause, or threatening to cause physical injury or physical or verbal abuse or any threat of force or violence, to the person, property, or family of any member of the college community, whether on or off District property as defined above. 1.7   Willful misconduct which results in injury or death to a student or to District personnel, or which results in the cutting, defacing, or other damage to any real or personal property of the District. 1.8   Unauthorized entry into, unauthorized use of, or misuse of property of the District.

Cypress College 2012-2013 Catalog  

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