The hearing officer or body
may impose one or more of the following sanctions for each policy violation.
Expulsion - Permanent dismissal from the College
with no possible future readmission to the College. A student who has been
expelled is barred from visiting the campus.
Suspension - Mandatory separation from the College
for a specified period. An application for readmission will be considered after
the time period of the suspension has elapsed. Readmission is subject to
stipulations by the College Conduct Council and approval of College officials.
A student who has been suspended is barred from visiting the campus unless
written permission is granted by the Dean of Students.
A sanction serving notice to a student that his or her behavior is in serious
violation of College standards and policies. It is assigned for a time period
of up to two years. A breach of College standards or policies by a student
during the probationary period may result in suspension or expulsion from the
Warning - A
sanction serving notice to a student that his or her behavior is in violation
of College policy.
or Change in Residency Privileges - A sanction that terminates or changes a student’s residency.
This sanction is usually accompanied by other conduct sanctions determined by
the hearing body.
or Revocation of Privileges - Temporary or permanent loss of privileges including but not
limited to use of a particular facility or service, visitation privileges, and
Work Hours - Work hours coordinated through Facilities Management,
Dining Services, or the Dean of Students Office. It is the student’s
responsibility to schedule work dates and hours in advance of sanction
deadlines. Failure to contact appropriate offices in a timely manner will not
constitute reason for an extension. It is not the responsibility of offices to
accommodate students who do not request hours in a timely manner. Completed and
signed verification forms are due to the Dean of Students Office prior to
Project - Project
that encourages reflection and demonstration of knowledge.
fees payable to the College as determined by the hearing body for violation of
certain College policies. This definition does include administrative charges
imposed by the College.
Payment made for damages or losses to the College or to individuals as directed
by the hearing body.
Intervention - When behavior indicates that an evaluation or assessment
may be beneficial, the student may be referred to the College Counselor or
other mental health professional.
If a student fails to complete the conditions of a conduct sanction (e.g.,
College Service Hours, etc.), a Conduct Registration Hold will be placed on his
or her Registrar’s account. With this hold in place, the student is restricted
from utilizing the major functions of the Registrar’s Office (e.g., prohibited
from participating in registration and course adjustment, requesting
transcripts, and from receiving a diploma). The College Conduct Council or the
Dean of Students Office will remove the hold when it has been determined that
the student is working toward compliance.
Appropriate Action - Sanctions not specifically described above that must be
approved by the Dean of Students.
Sanction System for Controlled Substance and Alcohol Violations - See
the Alcohol and Controlled Substance Policy for details.
*NOTE: The panel reserves the right to
broaden or lessen any range of recommended sanctions in the case of serious
mitigating circumstances or egregiously offensive behavior. Students must be in good conduct standing in
order to be eligible for graduation, including conferring of diploma and access
to transcripts. Students will NOT be eligible for conferral of a degree if a
Charge Letter has been issued or an investigation has begun.