NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY 37 2023–2024 RESIDENTIAL LIVING GUIDE 36 if necessary, a outcome(s) being issued during the absence. Failure to schedule a meeting or make a scheduled meeting time may also result in student account hold. Legal counsel, parents, or guardians are not permitted in the conduct meeting. Outcome If the student is found responsible for a violation of the Code of Student Conduct or the Residence Living Guide, one or more of the following outcomes may be imposed. The following list is only illustrative. The university reserves the right to take additional conduct action as it deems appropriate. Final Conduct Probation A conduct outcome serving notice to a student that the student’s behavior is in flagrant violation of university standards, under which the following conditions exist: The outcome is for the remainder of the student’s career and may be reviewed by the dean of student affairs no sooner than two regular academic semesters or equivalent after the outcome is imposed. After two semesters in attendance, a student may initiate a request in writing for reduction of the outcome to conduct probation but must also demonstrate reason to substantiate the request. General Procedures Violations of the Residence Living Guide or University policies, as outlined in the NSU Student Handbook, are called to the attention of the Office of Residence Life and/or the Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs. The student will be sent a letter via their NSU student email notifying them to schedule an administrative conduct meeting within a specific time frame. Meeting(s) are held with the appropriate University official and will result in University action. The outcomes may be applied individually or in combination as appropriate to a given case. Specific information on the conduct process is available through the Student Conduct website, nova.edu/studentconduct. Conduct Meetings Depending on the nature of the incident, the conduct meeting may be scheduled with any of the following individuals: Assistant Area Coordinator, Area Coordinator, Assistant or Associate Director of Residence Life, Director of Residence Life, or a member of the Dean of Students, and/or the Vice President of Student Affairs staff. Failure to schedule a meeting within the designated time frame or failure to attend a scheduled meeting time may result in the meeting being held in the student’s absence, and Student Conduct Process Mediation/Counseling Intervention When extreme behavior indicates that counseling or mediation may be beneficial, the student may be referred to appropriate resources. Other Appropriate Action Conduct action not specifically outlined above but approved through the Vice President of Student Affairs/Assistant Dean of Student Development or designee. If the student is found in violation of the Residence Living Guide and/or the Student Code of Conduct, one or more outcomes may be imposed. Educational outcomes such as completing community service hours or completing an alcohol educational seminar are frequently assigned in conjunction with one of the outlined outcomes. Parent/Legal Guardian Notification NSU personnel reserve the right to contact or notify a student’s parent(s) or legal guardian(s) of a minor student, less than 21 years of age, in writing or by phone, when alcohol or drug violations of university policy occur, or when NSU personnel determine a student’s safety and/or welfare is at risk. Failure to Complete Required Outcome(s) If a student fails to complete community service hours and/or designated projects by the deadline stated with the outcome, additional conduct action may be taken. This additional action may result in the student account being placed on hold, parental contact, and/or the termination of housing or more severe outcomes up to and including expulsion from the university. Notification of University Personnel University personnel will utilize administrative discretion and may decide to contact other University Officials, such as counseling staff, athletics staff, or academic department administrators, regarding student conduct or conduct issues. Another violation of the Code of Student Conduct and Academic Responsibility will at a minimum result in suspension. Conduct Probation A conduct outcome serving notice to a student that the student’s behavior is in serious violation of university standards. A time period is indicated during which another violation of the Code of Student Conduct and Academic Responsibility will automatically raise the question of a more severe outcome (suspension or expulsion) if the student is found in violation. Conduct Warning A conduct outcome serving notice to a student that their behavior has not met university standards. This outcome remains in effect for a designated number of semesters of attendance after which it is expunged from the student’s file. Verbal Warning A verbal warning is a verbal admonition to the student by a university staff member that the student’s behavior is inappropriate. A verbal warning will be noted in the student’s file for a period of time after which it is expunged from the student’s file. Restitution Payment made for damages or losses to the university, as directed by the adjudicating body. Restriction or Revocation of Privileges Restriction or revocation of privileges is the temporary or permanent loss of privileges, including, but not limited to, the use of a particular university facility, visitation privileges, and parking privileges. Termination or Change of Residence Hall Contract Accommodation Termination or change of residence hall contract/accommodation is a conduct outcome that terminates or changes the Residence Hall Contract/Accommodation. This should be accompanied by another form of conduct action. It is considered permanent unless lifted by the Vice President of Student Affairs/ Assistant Dean of Student Development/Director of Residence Life and Housing or designee.