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BUSINESS CHALLENGE Student Code of Conduct Participants have the right to feel respected and safe. This Code of Conduct is meant to help prevent harassment and violence of any kind. Please note: Any infraction of the rules may result in the youth’s parents/guardians being notified to bring the participant home immediately. Please read through this form carefully before signing it. Completion of this agreement is mandatory for attendance. 1. Students are to remain on the Dickinson State University campus at all times except for the Industry Tours and the trip to Historic Medora (buses provided). Please do not invite friends or relatives to visit during the week. This program is very intense with little extra time available and is restricted to participants. 2. Participants may not use or possess alcoholic beverages and/or any other illegal drug or substance including tobacco. Participants may not use or possess any type of weapon or type of instrument that could be used as a weapon. 3. Participants are required to follow the schedule and participate in programs and activities unless exempted by their Company Advisor or a Business Challenge staff person. They will abide by all rules established by the coordinator and residence hall counselors, including hall quiet time from midnight until 6:00 a.m., lights out and other such rules. 4. Participants are not allowed to be in the dorm rooms or on the dorm floors of persons of the opposite sex at any time. Participants are allowed in the main lounge area of residence halls. 5. Participants and their parents/guardians will be responsible to make restitution for any theft or damages participants may cause to properties utilized as part of the activity. This includes graffiti and/or physical damage to the facilities and the property of others. 6. Participants will not tamper with smoke detectors, fire extinguishers, fire alarms or any other emergency equipment. The tampering of such items is considered a misdemeanor and is punishable by law. 7. Inappropriate sexual contact or expression is not allowed. 8. Harassment in any form will not be tolerated. 9. Participants must wear clothing that is appropriate and in good taste, including shoes and shirts during all Business Challenge activities in the gym and dining hall, including dances. Cut-off shorts, tube tops and other revealing clothing are not permitted during the entire week (including dances). Shirts must be of proper length. Writings and pictures on clothing must reflect good taste. Baseball hats are not allowed during auditorium sessions and other sessions where guest speakers are presenting. 10. If participants plan to drive their car to Business Challenge, they will need to obtain a parking permit from the director of residence hall and will be instructed where to park their car. Vehicles cannot be driven during the week. ALL keys must be turned in at the front desk of the participant’s residence hall. Participants may not use their car until they depart on Friday. 11. In the event the participants become ill or injured, they should contact the Hall Director of the residence hall, a Company Advisor, or a Business Challenge staff person. 12. Participants will be provided a key for their residence hall room. For participants’ own safety and the safety of their belongings, participants should lock their residence hall room when unoccupied. The Business Challenge program is not responsible for lost or stolen articles. If a key is lost, participants will have to pay for a replacement. 13. If for any reason participants need to leave Business Challenge before noon on Friday, parents/guardians must contact and make arrangements with the Business Challenge Coordinator, Katie Mehrer, in advance and preferably in writing. 14. All resident hall main doors will be locked at 11:30 p.m. each night and after the buses return from the trip to Medora on Thursday. 15. Participants shall agree to respect the role of adult leaders in promoting and administering the above rules and regulations. We hereby acknowledge that we have read and accept the Code of Conduct for students participating in Business Challenge week. We agree to support it and abide by it, and agree to the consequences for rule infractions. Note: This form must be signed by both parents/guardians except in the case of single parent family. Name of student (Please print): Signature of Student:

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Signature of Parent/Guardian:

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Please list Emergency Contact Names and Telephone Numbers (list two)


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