5131.1 Policy

 Diocesan Board of Education
Diocese of

Policy 5131.1



Code of Conduct/Off-Campus Misconduct

The disciplinary code of the school and all penalties shall apply to conduct off-school grounds that is contrary to Christian principles and may endanger the health and safety of students enrolled in schools within the Diocese. This also includes engaging in behavior that may adversely affect the educative process. Students may be subject to the full range of disciplinary procedures for off-campus misconduct. These may include, but are not limited to, suspensions, expulsions, removal from participation in extracurricular activities as determined by the principal. Examples of off-campus misconduct subject to this policy, but are not limited to the following:

  • Alcohol use
  • Arson
  • Burglary
  • Drug possession or inappropriate sharing/sales
  • Illegal drug and substance use
  • Inappropriate/illegal sharing of prescription medicine
  • Fighting
  • Illegal firearm possession
  • Hazing
  • Illegal activity
  • Inappropriate internet usage on/off campus
  • Physical or sexual harassment
  • Psychological or emotional harassment
  • Robbery
  • Sexual assaults
  • Threats of violence
  • Violent offenses

Approved:       January 16, 2007

The Most Reverend Edward K. Braxton
Bishop of Belleville