Article V: Sanctions
Article V: Sanctions
5.1. The following sanctions may be imposed upon any student found to have violated the student code:
a. Warning—A verbal or written notice to the student that the student is violating or has violated University regulations.
b. Loss of Privileges—Denial of specified privileges for a designated period of time.
c. Fines—Financial penalties between $10 and $1000 depending on the severity of the infraction.
d. Restitution—Compensation for loss, damage, or injury. This may take the form of appropriate service and/or monetary or material replacement.
e. Discretionary Sanctions—Work assignments, service to the University, or other related discretionary assignments (with the approval of the vice president of Student Life).
f. Disciplinary Probation: A period of time in which a student is expected to demonstrate positive behavioral change and may be excluded from participation in privileged or extracurricular institutional activities. Additional restrictions or conditions for behavioral changes may be imposed. Violations of the terms of student conduct probation, or any other violation of this Code during the period of disciplinary probation, may result in more serious disciplinary action including suspension or dismissal. While on disciplinary probation, the student is not in good disciplinary standing with the University.
g. Residence Hall Suspension—Separation of the student from the residence halls for a definite period of time, after which the student is eligible to return. Conditions for readmission may be specified.
h. Residence Hall Dismissal—Permanent separation of the student from the residence halls.
i. University Suspension—Separation of the student from the University for a definite period of time, after which the student is eligible to return. Conditions for readmission may be specified.
j. University Dismissal—Permanent separation of the student from the University.
5.2. More than one of the sanctions listed above may be imposed for any single violation.
5.3. The following sanctions may be imposed upon groups or organizations:
a. Those sanctions listed above in 5.1 (a-f) and/or
b. Deactivation—Loss of all privileges, including University recognition, for a specified period of time.
Both the individuals involved and an organization may be sanctioned for the same conduct.
5.4. In each case in which a Discipline Board or a person or group of persons discharging the role of Discipline Board determines that a student has violated the student code, the sanction(s) shall be determined and imposed by the Discipline Advisor. In cases in which persons other than or in addition to the Discipline Advisor have been authorized to serve as the Discipline Board, their recommendations shall be considered by the Discipline Advisor in determining and imposing sanctions. The Discipline Advisor is not limited to sanctions recommended by members of the Discipline Board. Following the hearing, the Discipline Board and the Discipline Advisor shall advise the respondent in writing of its determination of the sanctions imposed, if any.
5.5. Interim suspension. In certain circumstances, the vice president of Student Life or a designee may impose a University or residence hall suspension prior to the hearing before a Discipline Board.
a. Interim suspension may be imposed only: (a) to ensure the safety and well-being of members of the University community or preservation of University property; (b) to ensure the student’s own physical or emotional safety and well-being; or (c) if the student poses a definite threat of disruption of or interference with the normal operations of the University.
b. During the interim suspension, students shall be denied access to the residence hall and/or to the campus (including classes) and/or all other University activities or privileges for which the student might otherwise be eligible, as the vice president of Student Life or his designee may determine to be appropriate.