Residence Hall Rules

RESIDENCE HALL STUDENTS ARE ALSO HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR ALL OTHER CAMPUS REGULATIONS

 Policy#   ViolationRecommended Range of Sanctions
   1Assault/physical
altercation; intent to do
bodily harm
Residence hall dismissal, college dismissal
2Physical altercation; spontaneous, violet physical reactionProbation, residence hall dismissal, required mediation, college dismissal
3Threats - any verbal/written/electronic threat to person or propertyWarning, residence hall dismissal, college dismissal
4Lewd actionsProbation, residence hall dismissal, college dismissal
5Weapon/explosive/flammablesResidence hall dismissal, college dismissal, legal action
6Harassment - verbal or written; cyber-bullying, unauthorized recording of another person or broadcasting/streaming private information without authorizationWarning, restrictive measures, residence hall or college dismissal, legal action
7TheftResidence hall dismissal, college dismissal, legal action
8Verbal altercationWarning, required mediation, restrictive measures, residence hall dismissal, college dismissal

 

 

 

 

 

 

FIRE RELATED VIOLATIONS

Policy#ViolationRecommended Range
of Sanctions
9ABomb ThreatResidence hall dismissal, college dismissal, legal action, fines
9BArsonResidence hall dismissal, college dismissal, legal action, fines
9CDeliberately activating, disable, or tampering with any part of the fire alarm system; jeopardizing fire safetyResidence hall dismissal, college dismissal, legal action, fines
9DIntentional failure to leave a building during alarmResidence hall dismissal, college dismissal, legal action, fines
9ENegligently jeopardizing fire safety including operation of fire equipmentProbation, referral for work assignment, residence hall dismissal
9FFalse fire alarm - malicious activation$5 fine for all residents in building
9GNegligent activationWarning, letter of apology to Utica Fire Department, residence hall dismissal
9HAccidental fire alarmLetters of apology to residents and Utica Fire Department
9IOpening a fire exit when no emergency existsWarning, probation
9JPossession of flammable/combustible/dangerous chemicalsConfiscation, residence hall dismissal, college dismissal, legal action

 

ALCOHOL & DRUG RELATED VIOLATIONS MAY RESULT IN PARENTAL NOTIFICATION FOR STUDENTS UNDER 21

 

Policy#ViolationRecommended Range of Sanctions
10AStorage, consumption, or possession of any alcoholic beverage in room or on Dormitory Corporation property

1st Offense - probation, mandatory alcohol education class

2nd Offense - dismissal

10BParticipation in an alcohol violation from a common source (i.e. a keg) or an equivalent amount of alcohol (per discretion of Conduct Officer).Probation, residence hall dismissal
10CSelling/purchasing alcoholic beverages to minors

Residence hall dismissal, legal action

10DIn a room where alcohol is present

1st Offense - probation, mandatory alcohol education class

2nd Offense - dismissal

10EPossession of empty alcohol containersWarning, probation
10FPossible alcohol/drug overdose, requiring staff assistanceWarning, mandatory substance abuse education, residence hall dismissal
11APossessing, selling or using any illegal substance, including pharmaceutical drugs without a prescriptionResidence hall dismissal, college dismissal
11Bin a room where drugs are presentResidence hall dismissal, college dismissal
11CPossession of drug paraphernaliaProbation, dismissal