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Code of Student Conduct

Acquaintance with Policies, Rules, and Regulations.

Each student at PMU is expected to be fully acquainted with and comply with all published policies, rules, and regulations of the university. Copies of these various policies and regulations are available on PMU Web site and at various offices on campus.

Student Misconduct

Each student is expected to act in a manner consistent with the university’s function as an educational institution. This includes any off campus conduct which is likely to have an adverse affect on the university or on the educational process. No student or group of students acting in concert may willfully violate the following rules. All disciplinary reports and records for students will be maintained by the Director of Campus Life while the student is enrolled in the university. The university will develop and implement a policy concerning the retention of records for students who have left the university.

Specific examples of misconduct for which a student or students may be subject to disciplinary action include, but are not limited to:
  • Commission of an act which would violate the laws of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Violation of any university rule, policy, order, or regulation
  • Failure to comply with the direction of a university official acting in the performance of his or her duties
  • Failure to respond to an official summons to appear at the office of a university official within the designated time
  • Failure to meet financial obligations to the university
  • Engaging in conduct that significantly endangers the health or safety or other persons, including members of the university community or visitors on the campus
  • Stealing, destroying, defacing, damaging, or misusing university property
  • Stealing, destroying, defacing, damaging, or misusing property belonging to another member of the university community
  • Forging, altering, or misusing university documents, forms, or records
  • Unauthorized entry into a university building or facility, or the unauthorized possession of university building access control devices
  • Use of university buildings, facilities, equipment, or resources for unauthorized purposes
  • Giving a false or fictitious address to a university official
  • Making false alarms or reports where the person knowingly initiates, communicates, or circulates a report of a present, past, or future emergency that is known to be false or baseless and that would: (1) ordinarily cause action by an official or unit organized to respond to such emergencies, (2) place a person in fear of imminent serious bodily injury, or (3) prevent or interrupt the occupation of a building, room, or other facility