NSU Residential Living Guide 2019-2020

RESIDENTIAL LIVING GUIDE 38 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 disciplinary sanction that terminates or changes the Residence Hall Contract/ Accommodation. This should be accompanied by another form of disciplinary action. It is considered permanent unless lifted by the Vice President of Student Affairs/Assistant Dean of Student Development/Director of Residential Life and Housing or designee. 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 Disciplinary 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 Residential Living Guide and/or the Student Code of Conduct, one or more sanctions may be imposed. Educational sanctions such as completing community service hours or completing an alcohol educational seminar are frequently assigned in conjunction with one of the outlined sanctions. Sanctions If the student is found in violation of the Code of Student Conduct or the Residential Life Housing Guide, one or more of the following sanctions may be imposed. The following list is only illustrative. The university reserves the right to take additional disciplinary action as it deems appropriate. Final Disciplinary Probation A disciplinary sanction serving notice to a student that the student’s behavior is in flagrant violation of university standards, under which the following conditions exist: y y The sanction 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 sanction is imposed. y y After two semesters in attendance, a student may initiate a request in writing for reduction of the sanction to disciplinary probation, but must also demonstrate reason to substantiate the request. y y Another violation of the Code of Student Conduct and Academic Responsibility will at a minimum result in suspension. Disciplinary Probation A disciplinary sanction 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 sanction (suspension or expulsion) if the student is found in violation. Disciplinary Warning A disciplinary sanction serving notice to a student that his/her behavior has not met university standards. This sanction remains in effect for a designated number of semesters of attendance after which it is expunged from the student’s file.

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