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Classroom Disruption Policy

Faculty members may dismiss a student from the classroom if he/she performs the following actions:

  • Displays verbal or disruptive behavior that inhibits the professor’s ability to facilitate a class.
  • Creates an atmosphere not conducive to learning.
  • Infringes on harassment policies set forth in this catalog.

The professor would contact both the offending student, the Retention Office, and
the Dean of Students as soon as possible following the incident. The student may only reenter the classroom with the official written permission of the Retention Office or the Dean of Students. If a student feels that he/she has been unfairly accused of an offense, that student has the right to appeal using the grievance policy.

Alcohol-Free and Drug-Free Campus

Central Penn is committed to providing an alcohol-free and drug-free environment for all students. The possession, use, or sale of alcoholic beverages and illegal drugs is strictly prohibited at any Central Penn location and may result in expulsion.

Firearms Policy

Central Penn does not permit any type of firearms on campus property, including replicas. Replica firearms are only permitted on campus when they are pre-approved by the Chief Public Safety Director and used only in conjunction with a theatrical performance or approved classroom project/presentation.


Possession on campus of any weapons including, but not limited to: brass knuckles, knives, tasers, firearms and incendiary or explosive devices including fireworks
is prohibited.

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