2015-16 College Catalog

Online Catalog

Institutional Sanctions

Significant mitigating or aggravating factors will be considered when sanctions are imposed, including present demeanor and past disciplinary record of the respondent, as well as the nature of the offense, and the severity of any damage, injury, or harm resulting from it. The following are examples of institutional sanctions. More than one institutional sanction may be imposed for any single violation:

  1. Letter of warning.
  2. Fines: Previously established and published fines may be imposed.
  3. Restitution of property or personal relationships with others, denial of certain privileges, or restriction of activities.
  4. Loss of privileges - Denial of specified privileges for a designated period of time.
  5. Discretionary sanctions: Including, but not limited to, work assignments, essays, service to the college, mandated assessment and/or counseling, workshop attendance, behavioral contracts, and monitoring or related activities.
  6. Disciplinary probation: Prohibits the student from representing the college or participating in student activities. Probation also subjects the student to immediate suspension if found in violation of another offense during the period of probation.
  7. Administrative withdrawal from course(s): Student is withdrawn from the course(s) where the violation occurred for the remainder of the academic term.
  8. Suspension: Exclusion from college premises, and other privileges or activities, as set forth in the suspension notice.
  9. Expulsion: Permanent termination of student status, and exclusion from college premises, privileges, and activities.
  10. Revocation of admission and/or degree: Admission to or a degree awarded by the college may be revoked for fraud, misrepresentation, providing other false information, or other violation of college standards in obtaining the degree or admission to the college.


Note: Students who are members of athletic teams, work study programs, the Silas Craft Collegians program, Rouse Scholars program, learning communities, or other special cohorts at the college may be subject to additional disciplinary action as set forth by the rules of those organizations. These organizations will be informed of any infractions.