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Students are expected to obey all local laws and all University policies. Students are not entitled to greater immunity or privilege before the law than that enjoyed by ordinary citizens.

As they prize rights and responsibilities for themselves, students are expected to respect the rights and responsibilities of others. For infractions of laws, regulations, policies, and standards, students may be subject to disciplinary action up to and including dismissal.

Any student who commits, attempts, or aids/incites another to commit or attempt the following misconduct is subject to the disciplinary sanctions authorized by the University.

  • Acts of dishonesty, including but not limited to the following:

    • Cheating, plagiarism, or other forms of academic dishonesty, including the submission of research papers found, in whole or in part, on Internet sites

    • Furnishing false information to any AUBH official, faculty member, or office

    • Forgery, alteration, misuse, or unauthorized transfer of any university document, record, or instrument of identification

    • Tampering with the election of any university-recognized student organization

  • Disruption or obstruction of the teaching, administrative, and/or disciplinary processes, or of other AUBH activities in a way that unreasonably interferes with the learning or administrative functions of the college, and/or the freedom of movement, either pedestrian or vehicular, on AUBH premises or at AUBH- sponsored or supervised functions.

  • Failure to comply with directions of AUBH officials, law enforcement officers, or emergency personnel acting in performance of their duties, including failure to identify oneself and/or to produce the AUBH identification card to these persons when requested to do so.

  • Possession of and/or use of any weapon, dangerous chemicals, or hazardous materials on AUBH premises: “Weapon” is any object or substance designed to inflict a wound, cause injury, incapacitate, or threaten the safety of another person or animal.

  • Physical assault/abuse or threat of physical assault/abuse or other conduct which endangers the health or safety of any person.

• Verbal or written abuse, threats, intimidation, harassment of a sexual, racial, or other nature, coercion and/or other conduct which threatens or endangers the health or safety of any person. This prohibition includes communication by direct or indirect means such as telephone, mail, email, text messages, social networking sites, etc.

• Sexual misconduct, which includes rape and other forms of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Conduct will be considered aversive if inflicted through force, threat of force, or coercion; or if inflicted upon a person who is unconscious or who otherwise reasonably appears to be without the mental or physical capacity to assess the circumstances.

• Disrespecting another member of the campus community in a manner that interferes with the learning and/or administrative processes.

• Conduct which is disorderly, lewd, or indecent; breach of peace; or aiding, abetting, or procuring another person to breach the peace on AUBH premises or at functions sponsored by, or participated in by, AUBH.

• Attempted or actual theft of AUBH property or the property of a member of the campus community or other personal or public property and/or possession thereof.

• Attempted or actual damage to or vandalism of AUBH property or the property of a member of the college community or other personal or public property.

• Tampering with security, fire, or safety system devices and/or equipment.

• Unauthorized possession, duplication, or use of keys to any AUBH premises or unauthorized or forced entry into any building, structure, facility, or room therein on AUBH premises or on property owned or controlled AUBH.

• Violation of published AUBH policies, rules, or regulations including those pertaining to drugs and alcohol.

• Participation in campus demonstrations that disrupt the normal members of the college community; leading or inciting others to disrupt scheduled and/or normal activities within any campus building or area.

• Commission of an act that would constitute a crime under Bahraini law.