Isothermal Community College

Learning College Manual

Human Resources

Employee and Student Relationship

I.    EMPLOYEE RELATIONSHIPS

Romantic or sexual relationships between College employees in a direct supervisor/supervisee relationship are prohibited. This prohibition shall continue as long as the employees remain in a direct supervisor/supervisee relationship. Employees violating this provision will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.

Romantic or sexual relationships between College employees not in a supervisor/supervisee relationship that impairs the College employee’s effectiveness, disrupts the workplace/learning environment, and/or impairs the public confidence in the College will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.         

II.    EMPLOYEE/STUDENT RELATIONSHIPS 

 Romantic or sexual relationships between College employees and students are prohibited if the employee and the student have an academic relationship or if the student is a high school student dually enrolled in a College class or program. Academic relationships include any activities in which the employee is a direct or indirect supervisor or instructor for the student, as in a classroom or lab, or is a sponsor for any College activity involving the student, including work study or organizational/club/sport activities. This prohibition shall continue until the student or the employee is no longer affiliated with the College. Employees engaging in inappropriate relationships will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.

 Romantic or sexual relationships between College employees and students not in an academic relationship that impairs the College employee’s effectiveness, disrupts the workplace/learning environment, and/or impairs the public confidence in the College will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment. 

Policy No: 306-02-05BP

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Adopted:  June 29, 2010
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