Rule 11A

Rule 11: Violation of Published Policy

A - Room and Board Agreement

Typical Behavior Typical Sanctions Level

11a.1. University Room and Board Agreement: Overnight Guests

Overnight guests may not stay longer than two nights in any given week.

First Offense:

  • Warning

Second Offense:

  • 3 months Disciplinary Probation
  • Educational Sanction(s)
  • Loss of Privileges

Third Offense:

  • 1 year Disciplinary Probation
  • Educational Sanction
  • Relocation if necessary
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11a.2. University Room and Board Agreement: Solicitation

Commercial activity, solicitation or advertising is not permitted in or around University housing unless prior approval by the University Police Department has been obtained.

First Offense:

  • Warning

Second Offense:

  • 3 Months Disciplinary Probation
  • Educational Sanction(s)

Third Offense:

  • 1 year Disciplinary Probation
  • Educational Sanction
  • Banned from Entry if appropriate
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11a.3. University Room and Board Agreement: Pets

First Offense:

  • Warning
  • Removal of Pet

Second Offense:

  • 6 months Disciplinary Probation
  • Educational Sanction(s)
  • Removal of Pet
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11a.4.University Room and Board Agreement: Prohibited Items

Prohibited Items include, but are not limited to possession of:

  • Halogen lamps
  • Hot plates
  • Electric blankets
  • Air conditioners
  • Candles (not lit)
  • Incense

For a complete list of Prohibited Items, and for incidents involving use of these items, please refer to the Room and Board Agreement

First Offense:

  • Warning

Second Offense:

  • 6 months Disciplinary Probation
  • Educational Sanction(s)
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11a.5.1. University Room and Board Agreement: Rights of Others/Noise

     1.    Violating quiet hours and/or courtesy hours

First Offense:

  • Warning

Second Offense:

  • 3 months Disciplinary Probation
  • Educational Sanction(s)

Third Offense:

  • 6 months Disciplinary Probation
  • Educational Sanction(s)
  • Loss of Privileges
  • Residence Hall Eviction if appropriate
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11a.5.2. University Room and Board Agreement: Rights of Others/Noise (Aggravated)

2. Violating quiet hours in an aggravated manner    

Aggravating Factors Include:

  • Level of disruption to the community
  • Violating quiet hours during finals

First Offense:

  • 6 months Disciplinary Probation
  • Educational Sanction(s)

Second Offense:

  • 1 year Disciplinary probation
  • Educational Sanction(s)
  • Loss of Privileges
  • Residence Hall Eviction if appropriate
  • Loss of Privileges
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11a.6. University Room and Board Agreement: Hall Sports

Use of bicycles, in-line skates, skateboards, longboards, etc…. Throwing balls or other objects within residence halls

Aggravating Factors Include:

  • Level of disruption to the community
  • Damage caused

First Offense:

  • Warning

Second Offense:

  • 3 months disciplinary probation
  • Educational Sanction(s)

Third Offense:

  • 1 year Disciplinary Probation
  • Educational Sanction(s)
  • Residence Hall Eviction if appropriate
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11a.7. University Room and Board Agreement: Lounge furniture in student room

First Offense:

  • Warning
  • $50 Fine

Second Offense:

  • 3 months Disciplinary Probation        
  • $100 Fine
  • Educational Sanction(s)

Third Offense:

  • 1 year Disciplinary Probation
  • Educational Sanction(s)                      
  • $100 Fine
  • Residence Hall Eviction if appropriate
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11a.8. University Room and Board Agreement: Personal belongings in Hallway

Student leaves personal belongings in the hallway

First Offense:

  • Warning

Second Offense:

  • 3 months Disciplinary Probation
  • Educational Sanction(s)
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11a.9.1 University Room and Board Agreement: Smoking

Smoking within 20 feet to a University building/Smoking in designated no smoking areas such as quads and courtyards

Aggravating Factors:

  • Level of disruption to community

First Offense:

  • Warning 
  • Educational Sanction(s)

Second Offense:

  • 3 months Disciplinary Probation
  • Educational Sanction(s)

Third Offense:

  • 1 year Disciplinary Probation
  • Educational Sanction(s)
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11a.9.2 University Room and Board Agreement: Smoking Inside University Building

Smoking (including vaping) inside a University building

Aggravating Factors:

  • Level of disruption to community

First Offense: 

  • 6 months Disciplinary Probation
  • Educational Sanction(s)

Second Offense:

  • 1 year Disciplinary Probation
  • Educational Sanction(s)

Third Offense:

  • 18 months Disciplinary Probation
  • Educational Sanction(s)
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11a.10. University Room and Board Agreement: Other

Any other violation of the University Room and Board Agreement not listed in this document.

First Offense:

  • Warning

Second Offense:

  • 6 months Disciplinary Probation
  • Educational Sanction(s)
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