Sanctions

1. The following sanctions may be imposed upon any student found in violation of the Student Conduct Code:

     a. Warning: A notice in writing to the student that the student is violating or has violated College policies.

     b. Educational Assignments: Projects of an educational nature such as Judicial Educator online modules, reflection essays, Alcohol Roundtable, etc.

     c. Administrative Fees: Previously established fees associated with the cost of Educational Assignments.

     d. Fines: Previously established and published fines may be imposed.  

     e. Probation: A written reprimand for violation of specified policies. Probation is for a designated period of time. Any type of violation during this period may result in Suspension or Expulsion from the College if the student is found in violation of any institutional policy during the probationary period.

     f. Loss of Privileges: Denial of specified privileges for a designated period of time.

     g. Restitution: Compensation for loss, damage, or injury. This may take the form of appropriate service and/or monetary or material replacement.

     h. Residence Hall Separation: 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.

     i. Residence Hall Eviction: Permanent separation of the student from the residence halls.

     j. College Suspension: Separation of the student from the College for a definite period of time not less than one semester, after which the student is eligible to return. Suspended students must reapply and be readmitted to the College. The suspension takes effect when the appeal for the offense is exhausted, waived or time limit has passed. Suspensions may be implemented in one of two ways:  immediate implementation of suspension or deferred implementation of suspension.

     k. College Expulsion: Permanent separation of the student from the College.

     l. Revocation of Admission and/or Degree: Admission to or a degree awarded from the College may be revoked for fraud, misrepresentation, or other violation of College standards in obtaining the degree, or for  other serious violations committed by a student prior to graduation.

2. Withholding Degree: The College may withhold awarding a degree otherwise earned until the completion of the process set forth in this Student Conduct Code, including the completion of all sanctions imposed, if any.

3. More than one of the sanctions listed above may be imposed for any single violation.

4. (a) Other than College  expulsion or revocation or withholding of a degree, disciplinary sanctions shall not be made part of the student's permanent academic record, but shall become part of the student's conduct record. The student's confidential conduct record shall be retained by the College for a period of no less than seven years following the most recent finding of responsibility in accordance with federal Clery Reporting requirements.

(b) In situations involving both an Accused Student(s) (or group or organization) and a student(s) claiming to be the victim of another student's conduct, the records of the process and of the sanctions imposed, if any, shall be considered to be the education records of both the Accused Student(s) and the student(s) claiming to be the victim because the educational career and chances of success in the academic community of each may be impacted.

5. The following sanctions may be imposed upon groups or organizations:

     a. Those sanctions listed above in article IV(B)(1)(a)-(h).

     b. Deactivation. Loss of all privileges, including College recognition, for a specified period of time or indefinitely. In each case in which a Student Conduct Council determines that a student and/or group or organization has violated the Student Conduct Code, the sanction(s) shall be determined and imposed by the Student Conduct Administrator. In cases in which persons other than, or in addition to, the Student  Conduct Administrator have been authorized to serve as the Student Conduct Council, the recommendation of the Student Conduct Council shall be considered by the Student Conduct Administrator in determining and imposing sanctions. The Student Conduct Administrator is not limited to sanctions recommended by members of the Student Conduct Council. Following the Student Conduct Council Hearing,the Student Conduct Council and the Student Conduct Administrator shall advise the Accused Student, group and/or organization (and a complaining student who believes s/he was the victim of another student's conduct) in writing of its determination and of the sanction(s) imposed, if any.