SECTION XII

 

Interim Sanctions

A. In certain circumstances, the Vice President for Student Affairs, the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, or designee, may impose an Interim Disciplinary Suspension, Residence Hall Suspension, Mandated Room Reassignment or other restrictions prior to the hearing before a student conduct body.

B. In certain circumstances, the Director of Housing & Residential Life, or designee, may impose a Residence Hall Suspension, Mandated Room Reassignment or other restrictions prior to disciplinary action.

C. In all cases, Interim Sanctions will be imposed only:

     1.  To ensure the safety and well-being of members of the community or preservation of College property; or

     2.  To ensure the student’s own physical or emotional safety and well-being; or

     3.  If the student/organization poses a definite threat of disruption and/or interference with the normal operations of the College; or

     4.  If the student/organization has violated the Code of Student Conduct or College policies while residing in summer or break housing.

D. During an Interim Suspension, students shall be denied access to the residence facilities and/or to the campus (including classes) and/or all other College activities or privileges for which the student might otherwise be eligible, as the Vice President for Student Affairs, the Assistant Dean, Student Affairs or designee may determine to be appropriate.

E. Whenever an interim sanction is imposed, the Office of Student Conduct shall convene a hearing at the earliest possible time, pending normal student rights requirements. The interim sanction may remain in effect until a final decision has been reached, including any appropriate appeals process, at the discretion of the Vice President for Student Affairs or  designee.

 

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