While matriculating as full-time or part-time students, UUC students are required to observe the student code of conduct. The following behaviors are unacceptable and violate the student code of conduct:
Note: as a Christian school, UUC reserves the right to discipline students who violate moral and legal boundaries of Christianity and/or their state or nation.
Students who violate the Student Code of Conduct will be subject to disciplinary action commensurate with the type and severity of the violation. When students violate the Student Code of Conduct the case is referred to the Disciplinary Committee of the University. This is an ad hoc committee convened whenever deemed necessary and composed of the following: Dean of the School, Vice-President, Director of Student Services, the Chair of the Department, and a student representative (normally, president of the student government or his or her designee).
After careful deliberation of all relevant and material facts, the committee will make a decision on a disciplinary action against the student in violation of the student code of conduct. The following disciplinary action may be taken against the offending student:
Academic dishonesty in any form will not be tolerated. Academic dishonesty is any form of cheating including but not limited to:
One or more of the following disciplinary actions are available to the instructor who suspects that a student has been cheating or plagiarizing:
Any student whose grade point average falls below the stipulated minimums for their degree program will be placed on academic probation (See “Academic Standards” listed above). The student will not be able to do online registration herself/himself. No record of this status will be recorded on the student’s transcript. Probation begins with the semester following notification. A student on academic probation may not be allowed to take a full load. His or her academic progress will be closely monitored by the Dean of Student Affairs who will evaluate the following factors very carefully and recommend remedial measures:
The Board of Trustees of Union University of California is committed to providing an academic learning and working environment that is free from sexual assault and harassment, and shall take preventive measures to ensure that faculty, staff, students and visitors are appropriately protected from such actions. This safe environment includes all campus locations and all off-campus, university-related activities and sites.
Commission of a sexual assault is a violation of the university policy and of state criminal law. Sexual assault is broadly defined as being any unwanted attempted or actual sexual activity, including forcible and non-forcible sexual offenses. A forcible sexual offense is any sexual act directed against another person, including unwanted touching, that is against that person’s will or which involves the use of force or violence or the threat of force or violence, or a sexual act against a person incapable of giving consent. Forcible sexual offenses include rape, sodomy, sexual assault with an object, and all forms of non-consensual touching, such as fondling. Non-forcible sexual offenses are acts of unlawful sexual activity against persons incapable of giving consent, such as statutory rape. Acts which are commonly expressive of familiar or friendly affection and accepted medical purposes are not included.
Sexual harassment is a form of sexual discrimination that is prohibited by federal and state law. It is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors or other physical or verbal conduct of a sexual nature, including, but not limited to, the following circumstances: