A finding of responsibility will result in appropriate outcomes being assigned. These outcomes may include community statuses and/or terms.
Violations of the Code may result in one or more community statuses. When determining whether a community status is appropriate, the Administrative Reviewer or Hearing Officer(s) will consider the nature of the incident and its context as well as any prior disciplinary findings. Violation of any community status or terms will warrant a review by the Director and may result in forwarding the matter to the Student Conduct Board or an Administrative Hearing. (Note that Outcomes for student organizations may be slightly different. See the Student Conduct Procedures for Student Groups for more information.)
- Probation. Probation is a designated period of time during which the student is given the opportunity to demonstrate the ability to abide by the community’s expectations of behavior articulated in the Code. Students on this community status are considered to not be in good community standing.
- Suspension. Suspension is separation from the University for a designated period of time, after which the suspended student may petition the Director for re-enrollment to the University. The petition must demonstrate that the student has satisfied any terms assigned with the suspension. A student who has been suspended may not be on University property without the prior written approval of the Director. A suspended student is prohibited from participating in any University activity or program. Suspensions result in a permanent entry on the internal academic record and official academic transcript maintained by the Registrar. These entries cannot be removed once applied.
- Expulsion. Expulsion is permanent separation from the University. A student who has been expelled is prohibited from entering any University property and participating in any University activity or program. Expulsions result in a permanent entry on the internal academic record and official academic transcript maintained by the Registrar. These entries cannot be removed once applied.
No Community Status Assigned. In cases where no community status is assigned the student’s letter of responsibility and outcomes will serve as a written notice that the Code has been violated. In these cases, the student is still considered to be in good community standing.
The Administrative Reviewer or Hearing Officer(s) may assign terms designed to ensure responsible behavior and the well-being of the University community, help the responsible student learn from the experience, and ameliorate the effects of the conduct on the aggrieved community member(s). Examples of terms include but are not limited to restitution, reflection or research papers, letters of apology, restorative dialogues, attending or presenting educational programs, No Contact Orders, or referrals to other offices and resources on campus.
Additionally, in cases where there is a community status assigned, the Administrative Reviewer or Hearing Officer(s) may impose university restrictions. Examples of university restrictions include, but are not limited to, removal from or reassignment of housing, denial of off-campus permission, restriction from representing the University for a period of time, restriction from student leadership positions, and/or limitation of access to University sanctioned events.