• All rights and privileges guaranteed to every citizen by the Constitution of the United States and by the state of North Carolina are not denied to students.
  • Students are free to pursue their educational goals. Appropriate opportunities for learning in the classroom and on the campus are provided by the college. Student performance is evaluated solely on an academic basis, not on opinions or conduct in matters unrelated to academic standards.
  • Students have the right to freedom of expression, inquiry, and assembly without restraint or censorship subject to reasonable and non-discriminatory rules and regulations regarding time, place, and manner.
  • Students have the right to inquire about and to propose improvements in policies, regulations, and procedures 317 affecting government procedures, campus committees, and college offices.
  • No disciplinary sanctions other than temporary removal from class or activity (only for duration of said activity) may be imposed upon students without due process. Due process procedures are established to guarantee students respondent of student code of conduct violations the right to a hearing, a presentation of charges; and evidence for charges, the right to present evidence; the right to have witnesses on their behalf and to hear witnesses on behalf of the complainant (s); and the right of appeal.