Although the ultimate authority on matters of student and staff discipline is vested in the Trustees of BS&G Foundation, the Dean of IIJNM and its faculty are given responsibility for establishing certain standards of behavior for the Institute beyond the stated regulations. The Executive Committee of IIJNM is the final authority in all disciplinary matters unless it chooses to defer the decision to the Trustees of BS&G Foundation.
The Institute reserves the right to instantly dismiss or withhold the diploma from any student it deems unworthy because of a general pattern of poor performance or unprofessional behavior. Such behavior includes but is not limited to:
- Faking a story
- Making up quotations
- Deliberately deceptive reporting
- Failure to meet deadlines
- Dishonesty in academic assignments
- Untruthful application for admission and financial aid
- Damaging or destroying or stealing Institute property
- Failure to respond to a legitimate request by any Institute official
- Sexual assault or harassment
- Threatening or causing bodily harm
- Disrupting the proper functioning of the institution
- Damaging the reputation of the institution.
Students are expected to act professionally at all times. They are expected to attend all classes and complete all assignments on time.
Students are not permitted to engage in any activity that disrupts the administrative and academic functioning of the institution. This includes decisions on hiring and termination of employment of IIJNM faculty and staff, authorized activities of the institution, guest lecturers and visitors, and financial matters. Students shall not participate directly or indirectly in publishing any material against the interest of the institution, its faculty and/or staff. However, students are permitted to let their views be known to the staff member responsible for student affairs.