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College-wide Policies


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  • Gift Administration Policy

    Colorado College (“the college” or “CC”) appreciates the role that charitable giving plays in the college’s ability to achieve its mission. To that end, contributions and gifts from alumni, faculty, staff, the community and other friends of the college are important for strategic initiatives, the annual fund, and comprehensive campaigns. Administration of gifts is performed in accordance with all...

  • Scholarly Misconduct

    Scholarly misconduct in the work of faculty is considered a serious offense by the College. Scholarly misconduct is defined as fabrication, falsification, plagiarism, or other practices which seriously deviate from those that are commonly accepted within the academic community for proposing, conducting, or reporting research. This policy is intended to clarify the College’s definition of scholarly...

  • Severe Weather Policy

    The college’s tight scheduling under the Block Plan makes it imperative that classes and supporting operations be maintained during severe weather insofar as prudently possible. Unless advised to the contrary by media announcements, students, faculty and staff will be expected to maintain normal class, office, and other operations as scheduled.

  • Signage, Fundraising, and Distribution of Materials at Campus-Wide Events

    Colorado College campus events are planned to celebrate the CC experience, renew friendships, build new relationships and foster continued engagement with the community. Colorado College campus-wide events are intended to educate, rather than be a vehicle for alumni, students and/or outside organizations to promote personal agendas.

  • Smoking Policy

    Colorado College is committed to providing an environment for students, faculty, staff, contractors, and guests that is conducive to learning, healthy, and comfortable. Therefore, the college will maintain balance between affording non-smokers with protection from involuntary exposure to environmental smoking and expectations that may be perceived as attempts to manage the conduct and the choice of...

  • Violence, Threats, and Weapons

    Colorado College is committed to creating and maintaining an environment that is safe, respectful, and conducive for learning and working. Accordingly, the college will not tolerate or condone violence. Each member of our community has an obligation to ensure that our campus is free from intimidation, threats, hostility, violence, and weapons. The student guide, the Pathfinder, defines violence as...