Sanctions for Violations of University Policy
A student found in violation of University policy will be subject to
one or more of the following sanctions:
Formal Reprimand - a written statement to a violator with a warning
of more stringent disciplinary action in the event of future
Restitution - a requirement to make payment to compensate for
personal injury or for damage to, loss of or misappropriation of
Fine - a monetary penalty imposed for a violation of a rule which may
be assessed together with another sanction.
Community Service - an assignment to a job or project of a reasonable
nature which may relate to the offense committed or work imposed in
lieu of payment of a fine if financial hardship is determined.
Suspension of Privileges - a loss of privileges for a stated period
of time to use campus facilities or services related to housing,
food services, recreational areas, traffic and parking or social
activity spaces. Students also may be suspended from some or all
co-curricular activities for a stated period of time.
Disciplinary Sanction - a written official statement to an offender
for a serious offense or for repeated minor violations which is sent
to the student and the student's parents. Being on disciplinary
warning lowers the
student's level of good standing with the University and may result
in the loss of certain privileges.
Disciplinary Probation - an action which encumbers the student's good
standing in the University for a stated period of time and may
include restrictions of campus privileges or exclusion from
participation in extracurricular activities.
Disciplinary Suspension - an action which dictates that for a fixed
period of time the student may not remain on nor visit the campus to
participate in any academic or other activity of the University.
Interim Suspension -at the discretion of the Dean of Students, an
accused student may be required to leave campus pending the outcome
of any hearing if it is determined that there is serious reason to
question the health, safety and welfare of any member of the community including the
Disciplinary Expulsion - an action which imposes permanent dismissal
on the student and prohibits any future enrollment or participation
in activities of the University.
Note: The University reserves the right to impose alternative
sanctions, conditions and/or restrictions as necessary.