Lower Columbia College, an agency of the state of Washington, exists for the development of students and to provide a variety of educational opportunities.
The student is a member of the community at large, and as such has the rights and responsibilities of any citizen. In addition, admission to Lower Columbia College carries with it the presumption that students will conduct themselves as responsible members of the college community.
Please refer to the Student Handbook for complete information regarding student conduct and other rights and responsibilities at Lower Columbia College. A printed copy may be obtained at the Entry Center, the Student Center, or by contacting the Vice President for Student Success (below).
The following are prohibited on the Lower Columbia College campus:
- alcohol, illegal drugs and tobacco products
- weapons, including firearms, explosives, incendiary devices or other dangerous substances, instruments or facsimiles
- forgery, alteration or misuse of college documents, records, or ID cards with intent to deceive
- criminal conduct
Student Code of Conduct
Student conduct at Lower Columbia College is governed by Washington State Administrative Code, Chapter 132M - 121. Disciplinary and grievance procedures are spelled out in the Lower Columbia College Student Code of Conduct. See:
Filing a Complaint
To file a formal student conduct complaint use:
Access to Student Records
When a student enrolls at the college and submits the required data for academic and personal records, there is an assumption of trust placed in the college as custodian of this data. The college policy is that all 'educational records' shall remain confidential.
Students may inspect and review their educational records upon request.
Students with Disabilities
No student shall, on the basis of his or her disability, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subject to any discrimination under any college program or activity.
Sexual harassment will not be tolerated at the college and action will be taken against offenders by imposing disciplinary sanctions while protecting targets of harassment from retaliation.
Equal Employment and Education
It is the policy of Lower Columbia College to provide equal opportunity in all facets of education, hiring and continued employment regardless of sex, race, marital status, creed, age, national origin, sexual orientation, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, veteran status, or religious preference.
Problems with LCC Staff
Should you experience a problem with any college staff member, other than faculty please contact the Vice President for Student Success.
For more information regarding Student Code of Conduct, or to file a Student Conduct Incident Report, please contact:
Vice President for Student Success
Admissions Center (ADC)