Campus Violence Prevention Policy

Sandhills Community College is committed to providing a safe learning and working environment for everyone associated with the college.

The college prohibits any form of violence. For purposes of this policy, violence includes, but is not limited to, harassment, intimidation, threats, physical attack, domestic violence, and property damage.

Sandhills Community College will respond to workplace violence promptly and aggressively. This policy includes, but is not limited to, employees, students, visitors, college officers and college officials.

Any individual who commits an act of violence toward other persons or property in the Sandhills Community College workplace or at Sandhills Community College sponsored events, shall be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal from employment or expulsion from the college, in addition to any civil and/or criminal penalties that may be pursued.

No existing college policy, practice, or procedure should be interpreted to prohibit prevention of violence as defined in this policy.