STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR:
The standards of behavior are best described by defining what is not acceptable behavior. The following is a list of those things that are categorically prohibited:
1. No drugs
2. No alcohol
3. No smoking
4. No weapons
5. No lying, stealing, or cheating
6. No fighting
7. No disrespect to peers or those in authority
8. No laziness or loafing
9. No quitting
10. No violations of VMI rules and regulations. These will be explicitly covered with you upon arrival to VMI.
For those students who satisfactorily complete the various facets of the COW program, a certificate of completion will be presented. Those who do not give legitimate effort towards completion or mastery of assigned tasks, i.e., homework assignments, physical training components, proper conduct, etc., will not receive a certificate. In addition, anyone who commits flagrant violations of this agreement will be separated from the COW program, after adequate warnings and consultation with parents.
Any student separated from COW must depart the program and VMI promptly. Parents are responsible for providing transportation for their son. If personal transportation arrangements can not be made promptly, public transportation (bus, train, etc.) will be arranged, at the parent's expense.