Student employees are representatives of RIT and are expected to act in a manner consistent with the mission and goals of RIT and their department of employment. RIT student employees are expected to be punctual, reliable, dress appropriately and perform work in a satisfactory manner. Students are also expected to comply with all federal, state and local laws while working for the Institute on or off its property. Working under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances is not permitted. Theft of tangible items or computer time, or misuse of telephones (i.e. unauthorized long distance personal calls), equipment or facilities available to students during their work hours is grounds for immediate dismissal and possible prosecution. Finally, any student employee who is a supervisor or has academic responsibility over another student and is involved in a consensual romantic or sexual relationship with that student, must disclose this relationship to their supervisor. The supervisor will then take action to remove any conflict of interest that may exist based on this relationship. Academic responsibilities includes, but is not limited to teaching, grading, mentoring, advising on or evaluating research or other academic activity, participating in decisions regarding funding or other resources, clinical supervision and recommendations for admissions, employment, fellowships or awards.