The College for Officer Training shall be open to all students who qualify under its academic and spiritual standards, regardless of race, national origin, disability status or gender. All cadets have equal right of access to the facilities and services of the College for Officer Training in accordance with the College’s policies. Each cadet may exercise their rights while being mindful of the willful sacrifice each cadet, officer and employee needs to make in the shared space that accompanies life in community. Cadets have the freedom to express their own ideas, beliefs and political association. Cadets have the right to ask questions and articulate their opinions, engage in rigorous discourse or debate, without affecting their academic evaluations as long as such do not interfere with the normal operations of the class or infringe on the rights of other cadets in the class.