Category Three Violations

Sanctions assigned as disciplinary responses to Category Three violations may include, but are not limited to:

  • Suspension or Dismissal from the university;
  • Accountability agreement;
  • Loss of privilege;
  • Minimum fine of $100 and/or restitution;
  • Discretionary assignments;
  • Loss or reduction of scholarships;
  • Participation in educational programming;
  • Eviction from university housing (residence halls or UP);
  • Delay in or prohibition of registering for classes; and/or
  • Denial of readmission without approval of Dean of Students or his or her designee.

Category Three violations include, but are not limited to:

  • Repeated or severe Category Two violations.
  • Failure to comply with disciplinary decisions, including conditions of probation.
  • Failure to report any criminal history to the university, including but not limited to admissions applications.
  • Repeated or severe violations of the university alcohol policy.
  • Violation of university drug policy.
  • Violation of the university weapons policy.
  • Misuse of fire or safety equipment.
  • Causing or reporting a false warning of a campus emergency.
  • Major instances of disruptive behavior during Chapel, in class, in a residence hall or any other University assembly.
  • Interfering with or disrupting any university event, business activity or educational purpose.
  • Knowingly accessing a computer, computer network, or computer system beyond the standard assigned and/or accepted permissions.
  • Causing physical or emotional harm to another person. Emotional harm includes but is not limited to, intimidation, stalking, cyber-bullying, and/or threats by text messaging or other electronic media.
  • Creating a hostile environment, including but not limited to hate speech, harassment, or sexual harassment. (Refer to the Student Handbook Policy Statement on Harassment and the University's anti-harassment policy.) 
  • Sexual immorality, including pre-martial sex (heterosexual and homosexual activity). For clarification, review the philosophy of discipline.
  • Participation in hazing.  
  • Arson or attempted arson.
  • Assault, physical or sexual in nature. (Refer to the Assault Policy for details.)
  • Any activity that qualifies under applicable criminal law as a felony, regardless if charges are filed.