Coffeyville Community College is committed to teaching each student the importance of having a high level of academic and personal integrity. Academic honesty is an expectation in each and every classroom and in all course work. In addition, most instructors list specific policies regarding cheating and plagiarism in their course syllabus. Students can expect disciplinary action for failing to maintain a standard of honesty.
Computer systems are for educational and professional use only. Students shall not install software on any College computer or computer system. Fraudulent, threatening, or obscene e-mail and/or other graphical displays that may be offensive to another student, faculty, or staff member are prohibited. CCC computer systems may not be used to intimidate or create an atmosphere of harassment based upon race, gender, religion, ethnic origin, or sexual orientation. All information created by staff and students shall be considered College property and shall be subject to unannounced monitoring by College Administrators. The College retains the right to discipline any student up to and including expulsion for violation of this policy.
Peer-to-peer file sharing exposes the College network to viruses, spyware and other attacks since it is also frequently used for illegally distributing copyrighted works. Therefore, any use of peer-to-peer or P2P file sharing on the campus computer network or in the Residence Halls will result in Internet access being disabled for the academic year, disciplinary actions up to and including expulsion in addition the student may be subject to civil and criminal liabilities for violation of federal copyright laws.