Student Responsibilities

Each student is responsible for the following:                                                                                      

  • Reading the Catalog, accessing their Populi account to view their Academic Record, scheduled classes, and financial responsibilities.
  • Submitting official transcripts to the Admissions Office when transfer coursework has been completed.
  • Registering for classes within the registration deadlines.
  • Completing appropriate forms (drops, adds, status changes, etc.) by the published deadlines.
  • Applying for aid based on the finalized number of credits for the quarter.
  • Paying tuition and fees in full or developing a payment plan on or by the published deadlines.
  • Keeping copies of all transactions, records, and receipts.
  • Submitting change of name, address, or phone number to the Registrar’s Office in writing.
  • Be willing to engage actively in course discussions.
  • Respecting the rights and property of others.
  • Being fully acquainted with and complying with the LACM Online published rules and regulations.
  • Complying with all local, state, and federal laws.
  • Adhering to the academic requirements determined by individual instructors.

Standards of Conduct

Admission to LACM Online carries with it the presumption that students will conduct themselves in a manner compatible with LACM Online’s function as an educational institution. Behavior that is disruptive and/or interferes with the educational process is disrespectful of the rights of others and is not acceptable. Standards of conduct are applicable to students in their online communication, as well as in person during required campus visits for in-person instruction and performance before jury panels.

Classes at LACM Online are interactive, drawing on the rich experiences of faculty and students alike. LACM’s anti-bias commitment applies to all areas of discrimination, including those based on race, ethnicity, class, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, and religious affiliation. Disrespect shown towards persons in all categories, both generally and as individuals, is not acceptable. Violation of standards of behavior, academic integrity, confidentiality, and discrimination are deemed to be a serious breach of conduct and students doing so will face the possibility of disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal from LACM Online.

Unacceptable Behavior

Unacceptable behaviors include, but are not limited to the following:                                                                    

  • Any violation of LACM Online Policy as outlined in the Catalog.
  • Unlawful possession, use, sale, or distribution of drugs.
  • Being under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
  • Inappropriate sexual conduct.
  • Exhibiting behavior which is disruptive, disrespectful or violent towards staff or other students, including, but not limited to, harassment or discriminatory conduct.                                                                  
  • Furnishing false information.
  • Unauthorized use, forgery, or alteration of LACM Online’s documents, name, logo, or seal.                         
  • Destruction of LACM Online property or individual property of students or staff.           
  • Unauthorized possession or use of LACM Online property or property of students or staff.         
  • Unauthorized use of LACM Online equipment, keys, access codes, or scan cards.                                       
  • Possession of firearms, fireworks, explosives, or weapons during campus visits.          
  • Misuse of LACM Online communication systems: Behavior that disrupts or causes disruption of computer services, including, but not limited to, damaging, altering, or destroying data, records, computer systems, software, programs, or networks. Student behavior that is not in compliance with the institutional Computer Systems Use Policy will be considered to be in breach of the Code.
  • Theft of LACM Online or individual property.
  • Unauthorized animals on institutional premises.
  • Disorderly, lewd, or indecent conduct.
  • Divulging confidential information: students who work or volunteer in LACM Online administrative offices and have access to confidential information are prohibited from divulging such information under FERPA.
  • Unauthorized use, forgery, or alteration of student identification cards.                                                          
  • Inappropriate off-campus conduct when representing LACM Online.
  • Disrespect for privacy: students may not give directory information or photos of other students to anyone outside the LACM Online community.
  • Inappropriate conduct of guests