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Definition of Sanctions

The following types of conduct are illustrative but not exhaustive of the kinds of behavior that subject a student to disciplinary action.

  • Administrative Letter
    A written letter of censure from the Director of Student Conduct. The letter may include a sanction.
  • Disciplinary Warning
    A warning to a student that conduct was questionable and/or inappropriate and that further misconduct will result in more severe disciplinary action.
  • Restitution
    Repayment for theft or damage.
  • Fines
    Monetary payments.
  • Community Service Hours
    Work that is done throughout the University community in compensation for an offense.
  • Educational Workshops
    Workshops designed to enhance the learning experience in relation to the policy that was violated. i.e. alcohol, ethics, etc.
  • Loss of Privileges
    Denial of specific privileges for a specified period of time.
  • Residential Probation
    An official warning given for serious misconduct or in cases of repeated misconduct. Future violations may result in loss of residential and visitation privileges.
  • Disciplinary Probation
    A status between good standing and suspension from the University. It is ordinarily imposed for a period of not less than one semester and may affect financial aid for the following semester. It may also include such restrictions as a denial of the opportunity to represent the University as an athlete or officer of a student organization. Future violations may result in loss of the privilege of residing in or visiting resident facilities and/or suspension from the university.
  • Residential Suspension
    Loss of the right to reside in or visit the University residence hall areas including residence hall buildings and parking lots, for a stated period of time. Recorded permanently on personal file.
  • Residential Eviction
    Permanent loss of the right to reside in or visit University residence hall areas, including residence hall buildings and parking lots. Recorded permanently on personal file.
  • Interim Suspension
    If the Vice President for Students Life or the Dean of Students judges the nature of an offense to be such that the presence on campus of the accused student may be a threat to the common good, the Vice President or Dean may suspend a student from the University or from the residence hall until a hearing can be held.
  • Suspension
    Separation of the student from the University for a stated period of time (minimum of one semester). The student will be barred from all University-owned property and will be barred from all University-sponsored activity. Recorded permanently on personal file.
  • Expulsion
    Permanent separation of the student from the University. The student will be barred from all University-owned property and will be barred from all University-sponsored activity. Recorded permanently on personal file.
  • Other
    A sanction deemed appropriate by the adjudicating official to enhance the learning experience in relation to the policy that was violated.

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Office of Student Conduct
Dorothy Day‚Äč Student Union