The philosophy and approach of student conduct and discipline at Aims are educational; they focus on student learning through individual growth and accountability of behavior. Our goal is to educate the whole person by recognizing the physical, social, intellectual, emotional and ethical dimensions of personal development.
Consistent with this philosophy is an expectation that students will govern themselves in terms of appropriate behavior that emphasizes self-respect and respect for others. The college recognizes a student's rights within the institution to freedom of speech, inquiry and assembly; to the peaceful pursuit of an education; and to the reasonable use of services and facilities of the college.
The Student Code of Conduct has been established to control action going beyond the exercise of such rights, to maintain order on campus, and to guarantee the broadest range of freedom for all who come to learn at Aims. The code reasonably limits some activities and prohibits certain behavior which could interfere with the orderly operation of the college and the pursuit of its goals.
Each student is responsible for knowledge of and compliance with the Student Code of Conduct, which is published in the college catalog and student handbook. It's available through the Student Leadership & Development office and Dean of Students office. Questions about policy violations or the conduct process should be directed to the Dean of Students.