261.00 Reasons for Discipline

The following are grounds for demotion, suspension or termination: 

  1. Theft or willful misuse or abuse of SKC property.
  2. Insubordination
  3. Unauthorized absence or excessive absence or tardiness (Not more than 5 unexcused absences in a rolling calendar year)
  4. Misappropriation or willful falsification of records regarding funds.
  5. Acceptance of solicitations, bribes or favors.
  6. Intoxication, consumption of illegal drugs or alcohol while on the job or during a College activity.
  7. Neglect of duty or inefficiency.
  8. Serious personal misconduct while on the job, such as assault, battery, verbal abuse, etc.
  9. Violation of laws and safety regulations.
  10. Falsely counterfeiting or forging any form of request.
  11. Failure to comply with the conditions set forth in Section 261.20, Drug Free Work Place.
  12. Concealing, removing, mutilating, obliterating, or destroying program records or documents.
  13. Use of SKC technology resources to: 1) willfully receive, create, transmit or disseminate images, audio, video, text, e-mail or other electronic media that are generally considered sexually explicit, 2) run a personal business, 3) gamble, or 4) harass, threaten, or intimidate others.  Refer to the SKC Acceptable Use Statement for clarification.
  14. Violation of Tobacco Use on SKC’s Campus
  15. Violation of Dress Code
  16. No Call No Show for three consecutive days

This list is not intended to be considered all-inclusive.


Adopted: Policy has been in place prior to Sept. 2003
Revised: September 2010, 8/21/13, 04/15/15
Reviewed 1/2018, 9/2020

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