Canada Christian College has established standards of conduct, which are intended to create a Christian learning environment. Admission to the College is limited to those who agree to comply with these behavioural expectations which apply to every student. All members of the community are responsible to:
Conduct themselves as responsible citizens.
Engage in an honest pursuit of biblical holiness.
Make the College’s mission their own mission.
Limit the exercise of their Christian liberty in accordance with the College’s mission and the best interest of other members of the community.
It is recognized that not every student will have personal convictions wholly in accord with the following application of these standards. However, all students are responsible to:
Obey the law and conduct themselves as responsible citizens who contribute to the welfare of the greater community (Rom. 13:1-7). Among other things, this precludes the use of marijuana and drugs for nonmedical purposes and conduct that disrupts classes or the general operation of the College. It also includes demonstrating respect for the property of others and of the College.
Obey Jesus’ commandment to His disciples (Jn. 13:34-35) echoed by the Apostle Paul (Rom. 14; 1 Cor. 8, 13) to love one another. In general, this involves showing respect for all people regardless of race or gender and regard for human life at all stages. It includes making a habit of edifying others, showing compassion, demonstrating unselfishness, and displaying patience.
Refrain from practices that are biblically condemned. These include but are not limited to drunkenness (Eph. 5:18), swearing or use of profane language (Eph. 4:29, 5:4; Jas. 3:1- 12), harassment (Jn 13:34-35; Rom. 12:9¬21; Eph. 4:31), all forms of dishonesty including cheating and stealing (Prov. 12:22; Col. 3:9; Eph. 4:28), abortion (Ex. 20:13; Ps. 139:13- 16), involvement in the occult (Acts 19:19; Gal. 5:19), and sexual sins including premarital sex, adultery, all types of fornication and related behaviour, and viewing of pornography (I Cor. 6:12-20; Eph. 4:17-24; I Thess. 4:3-8; Rom. 2:26-27; I Tim. 1:9-10).
Furthermore, married members of the community agree to maintain the sanctity of marriage and to take every positive step possible to avoid divorce.
Utilize careful judgment in the exercise of personal freedom (Gal. 5:16-6:10; Rom. 12:1- 15:13; I Cor. 8:9-13; 13:1-13; Eph. 4:17-6:18; Col. 3:1-4:6; I Thess. 4:1-5:24). This entails the responsible use of time and material resources, and the honest pursuit of knowledge including regular attendance at classes, chapel services, and college events. It also requires that members of the community abstain from the use or possession of alcoholic beverages, tobacco in any form, other forms of substance abuse and all forms of gambling. Members of the community are to maintain modest, inoffensive behaviour in personal relationships.
Keep in mind that social dancing is not permitted on campus and dances may not be sponsored by college or student groups.
Furthermore, the College does not condone dancing at clubs where alcohol is liberally consumed, discretion in the choice of music is not exercised, and the overall atmosphere is questionable.
- Cheating: using unauthorized notes, study aids, or information on an examination; altering a graded work after it has been returned, then submitting the work for regarding; allowing another person to do one’s work and submitting that work under one’s own name; submitting identical or similar papers for credit in more than one course without prior permission from the course instructors.
- Plagiarism: submitting material that in part or whole is not entirely one’s own work without attributing those same portions to their correct source.
- Fabrication: falsifying or inventing any information, data or citation; presenting data that were not gathered in accordance with standard guidelines defining the appropriate methods for collecting or generating data and failing to include an accurate account of the method by which the data were gathered or collected.
- Obtaining an Unfair Advantage: (a) stealing, reproducing, circulating or otherwise gaining access to examination materials prior to the time authorized by the instructor; (b) stealing, destroying, defacing or concealing library materials with the purpose of depriving others of their use; (c) unauthorized collaborating on an academic assignment (d) retaining, possessing, using or circulating previously given examination materials, where those materials clearly indicate that they are to be returned to the instructor at the conclusion of the examination; (e) intentionally obstructing or interfering with another student’s academic work or (f) otherwise undertaking activity with the purpose of creating or obtaining an unfair academic advantage over other students’ academic work.
- Aiding and Abetting Academic Dishonesty: (a) providing material, information, or other assistance to another person with knowledge that such aid could be used in any of the violations stated above, or (b) providing false information in connection with any inquiry regarding academic integrity.
- Falsification of Records and Official Documents: altering documents affecting academic records; forging signatures of authorization or falsifying information on an official academic document, grade report, letter of permission, petition, drop/add form, ID card, or any other official University document.
- Unauthorized Access to computerized academic or administrative records or systems: viewing or altering computer records, modifying computer programs or systems, releasing or dispensing information gained via unauthorized access, or interfering with the use or availability of computer systems or information.
- Prompt investigation of all charges of academic dishonesty, to be conducted, insofar as possible, in a manner that prevents public disclosure of the student’s identity. Such investigation may include informal review and discussion with an official of the school prior to bringing a charge, provided that such review does not compromise the rights of the student in the formal process.
- Reasonable written notice of the facts and evidence underlying the charge of academic dishonesty and of the principle(s) of academic integrity said to have been violated.
- Reasonable written notice of the procedure by which the accuracy of the charge will be determined.
- Reasonable time, if requested, within which to prepare a response to the charge.
- A hearing or meeting at which the student involved may be heard and the accuracy of the charge determined by a neutral decision-maker.
- Review of any adverse initial determination, if requested, by an appeals committee to whom the student has access in person. Generally, implementation of sanctions will be suspended until all appeals made by the student have been exhausted.
- Final review of an unsuccessful appeal, if requested, by the Registrar or an advisory committee designated by the Registrar.
- Reduced or failing grade.
- A letter of reprimand.
- A defined period of probation, with or without the attachment of conditions.
- Withdrawal of University funding.
- A defined period of suspension, with or without the attachment of conditions.
- Exclusion from the University.
- Notation on the official record.
- Revocation of an awarded degree.
- Any appropriate combination of 1-8 above.
- Students on academic probation for having a cumulative GPA lower than 2.00 who earn a term GPA lower than 2.00 in their next term.
- Students on academic probation for having their three most recent terms of GPAs lower than 2.00 and who earn less than a 2.00 term GPA for the fourth consecutive term.
- Homestay locations must have easy access to public transit.
- The food must be of excellent quality and adequate amounts for growing young people.
- The accommodation being offered must be a private room with a bed and bedding, a desk and chair and access to the internet.