Generally, prohibited conduct for which a student is subject to discipline is defined as follows:
Conduct which intentionally or carelessly threatens the health or safety of any person on University owned or leased property, at a University approved function, at the permanent or temporary local residence of a University student, Faculty members, employee or visitor.
Unauthorized entry into or occupation of University facilities which are locked, closed to student activities or otherwise restricted as to use.
Intentional disruption or obstruction of teaching, research, administration, disciplinary procedures, other University activities, or activities authorized to take place on University property.
Unlawfully blocking or impeding normal pedestrian or vehicular traffic on or adjacent to University property.
Violation of University policies or regulations including policies concerning the use of University facilities.
Alteration, fabrication, or misuse of, or obtaining unauthorized access to University identification cards, other documents, or computer files or systems.
Any violation of local law, if such directly affects the University’s pursuit of its proper educational purposes and only to the extent that such violations are not covered by other Standards of Conduct and only where a specific provision of a statute or ordinance is charged in the complaint.
Failure to comply with directions of University officials including failure to produce identification in situations concerning alleged violations.
Failure to identify one – self successfully or produce a legitimate AFU student ID to an AFU official employee when asked.
Bribery: offering or giving money or any item of service to an AFU employee for the purpose of attempting to obtain assistance that would not have otherwise been provided. Such an action is inappropriate conduct and the university has the right for an immediate legal action according to AFU disciplinary rules and regulations.
Failure to comply with AFU copyright policy with regards to the ownership of intellectual material.
Failure to maintain confidential information obtained during or after studying at AFU, as the University prohibits any form of disclosure or distribution of confidential data and information.
Unauthorized possession of dangerous, chemicals, illegal knives, weapon, or any similar items.
Students’ violation of the university policy on alcohol or drugs will not be tolerated and is subject to expulsion from the University and referral for prosecution. Students who use or possess drugs or alcohols, distribute, or consume any drugs of alcoholic beverages are suspended from the University.
Sex Offense Policies: Students committing sex offenses, whether on or off campus, are subject to University disciplinary action as well as criminal action.
Harassment on campus is prohibited along with discrimination against colleagues, faculty, staff members on grounds of religion, ethnicity, gender, age, national origin, and any type of disability that weakened the AFU essential ethics shall not be tolerated.
Smoking: AFU is a smoke free facility; an area has been designated for students who wish to smoke.
Student Dress Code Violation: AFU Students are expected to follow and respect the university’s dress. AFU Dress Code policy clearly defines the acceptable student attire in accordance with the culture and law of the UAE.