Listed below are those types of conduct which constitute grounds for disciplinary action.
Any student involved in attempting, encouraging, assisting, permitting, or inciting any of the following types of conducts is similarly subject to such action. In addition to these regulations, the university may from time to time develop interim policies or regulations which pertain to specific situations. Approved changes will be promptly conveyed to the university community.
1.0) Violations of the rights of another member of the academic community;
1.1) Violations of any person’s civil rights.
2.0) Behavior which jeopardizes the safety or well-being of other members of the university community or persons coming onto university property. This includes, but is not limited to: 2.1) Harassment of [other members of the university community or persons coming onto university property]; 2.2) Statements intended to defame character; 2.3) Physical abuse; 2.4) Verbal abuse; 2.5) Written abuse of another person; 2.6) Threats to another person; 2.7) Any act of violence; 2.8) Inappropriately touching another person.
2.0.b) Domestic Violence
3.0) Sexual assault; 3.1) Sexual harassment; 3.2) Rape; 3.3) Acquaintance rape.
4.0) Loud [conduct]; 4.1) Disorderly conduct.
5.0) Violation of University Hazing Policy.
6.0) Forcible detention of anyone on university property.
7.0) Interference with firefighters, police officers, or other persons engaged in performance of their official duties.
8.0) Violation of fire regulations. This includes, but is not limited to:
8.1) Failure to comply with evacuation procedures; 8.2) Tampering with fire protection apparatus; 8.3) Making or attempting to make false fire alarms; 8.4) Unauthorized use of electrical equipment; 8.5) Setting fires and/or attempting to set fires.
9.0) Unauthorized possession of and/or use of loaded or unloaded firearms, or other instruments which could be considered weapons, fireworks, and open flame devices.
10.0) Possession or use of bombs or other explosive devices; 10.1) The threat, verbal or written, that any such bombs or explosive devices have been or may be implanted in or upon any property or building of the University.
11.0) Destruction [of another’s property or of University property]; 11.1) Impairment [of another’s property or of university property]; 11.2) Abuse [of another’s property or of university property]; 11.3) Misuse of another’s property or of university property.
*12.0) Violation of university alcoholic beverage policy; e.g., 12.1) Unauthorized possession [of alcoholic beverages]; 12.2) Unauthorized sale [of alcoholic beverages]; 12.3) Unauthorized use [of alcoholic beverages]; 12.4) Manufacture [of alcoholic beverages]; 12.5) Distribution of alcoholic beverages on college property without proper approval; 12.6) Possession of commercially prepared alcohol containers (i.e., kegs, beerballs, etc.); 12.7) Possession of bulk alcoholic beverages; 12.8) Behavior negatively impacted by use of alcohol. 12.9) Being in the presence of alcohol in a substance free building/area.
*13.0) Possession [of illegal drugs]; 13.1) Use [of illegal drugs]; 13.2) Sale [of illegal drugs]; 13.3) Distribution [of illegal drugs]; 13.4) Manufacture of illegal drugs; 13.5) [Possession, use, sale, distribution, or manufacture] of drugs (e.g., narcotics, stimulants, depressants, hallucinogens) or drug paraphernalia for which the required prescription has not been obtained.
14.0) Violation of campus guest regulations - student hosts are responsible for their guests’ actions.
15.0) Falsification [of any official university document or record]; 15.1) Forgery [of any official University document or record]; 15.2) Modification of any official university document or record. This includes but is not limited to: identification cards, absence excuses, and service applications and agreements.
16.0) Furnishing false information; 16.1) [Furnishing false information to] a University official; 16.2) [Furnishing false information to] an office; 16.3) [Furnishing false information to] a disciplinary body.
17.0) Unauthorized use of the university name.
18.0) Failure to comply with a reasonable order of [any properly identified member of the university administration, security force, or other staff or faculty engaged in the performance of official duties]; 18.1) [Failure] To provide identification to, any properly identified member of the university administration, security force, or other staff or faculty engaged in the performance of official duties.
19.0) Theft; 19.1) Attempted theft; 19.2) Unauthorized use of another’s or university funds or property; 19.3) Possession of another’s or the university funds or property.
20.0) Unauthorized entry into [any university building or facility]; 20.1) Unauthorized presence in any university building or facility; 20.2) Unauthorized possession [of University keys]; 20.3) Unauthorized use of university keys.
21.0) Obstruction of [any university academic or co-curricular activities]; 21.1) Disruption of [any university academic or co-curricular activities]; 21.2) Interference with any university academic or co-curricular activities.
22.0) Violation of policies on demonstrations; 22.1) [Violation of policies on] Assemblies; and 22.2) [Violation of policies on] Related use of amplifying equipment.
23.0) Violation of local, state, or federal law; * 23.1) Violation of a law that directly hampers the University’s pursuit of its educational purposes or that calls in question the student’s suitability as a member of the university community.
24.0) Violation of university policies on solicitation or sale of material on campus; 24.1) [Violation of university policies on] Holding a raffle; 24.2) Lottery on university property without proper university and other necessary approval.
25.0) Gambling, including betting on sporting events.
26.0) Violations of the conditions of any disciplinary sanctions imposed by a hearing body or administrative settlement.
27.0) Failure to meet a financial obligation to the university. This includes, but is not limited to: 27.1) Refusal to pay delinquent accounts; 27.2) Use of worthless checks or money orders in payment to the university for tuition, room, board, library fines, traffic penalties, etc.
28.0) Violations of Campus Building Regulations.
29.0) Violation of Residence Hall Occupancy Agreement and related residence hall policies.
30.0) Violation of food service policies.
31.0) Violation of university motor vehicle regulations.
32.0) Introducing a virus into a university or student owned computer; 32.1) Unauthorized entry into a [computer] file to use, read or change contents; 32.2) Unauthorized use of another’s [computer] password; 32.3) Use [of a University or student owned computer] to send obscene or abusive messages and/ or use [of a college or student owned computer] to interfere with normal operations of the University’s systems.
· NOTE: The university will notify the parents of students who are less than 21 years of age of all violations of these changes
· NOTE: Academic dishonesty situations should be referred to the Academic Affairs Office.