Created: 18 August 2015
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(Revised UP System Code, Chapter 76, Articles 455-456)
Students shall at all times observe the laws of the land and the rules and regulations of the University.
No disciplinary proceedings shall be instituted except for conduct prohibited by law or by the rules and regulations promulgated by duly constituted authority of the University.
A student shall be subject to disciplinary action for any of the following acts:
- Any form of cheating in examinations or any act of dishonesty in relation to his/her studies.
- Carrying within University premises any firearm, knife with a blade longer than 2.5 inches, or any other dangerous or deadly weapon; Provided, that this shall not apply to one who shall possess the same in connection with his/her studies and who has a permit from the Dean or director of his/her college or school;
- Drinking of alcoholic beverages within academic and administrative buildings, dormitories, and the immediate premises thereof, except in places expressly allowed by the University, or drunken behavior within the University premises;
- Unauthorized or illegal possession or use of prohibited drugs or chemicals, or other banned substances enumerated in the Dangerous Act of 1972 (as amended), such as LSD, marijuana, heroin, shabu, or opiates and hallucinogenic drugs in any form within the University premises;
- Gambling within the University premises;
- Gross and deliberate discourtesy to any University official, faculty member or persons in authority;
- Creating within University premises disorder, tumult, breach of peace, or serious disturbance;
- Making a false statement or any material fact, or practicing or attempting to practice any deception or fraud in connection with his/her admission or registration in, or graduation from the University;
- Practicing or attempting to practice any deception or fraud in connection with his/her application in any University funded or sponsored scholarship or grant;
- Damaging or defacing University property;
- Disgraceful or immoral conduct within the University premises;
- Unlawful taking of University property;
- Any other form of misconduct.