Sanctions are utilized to help students develop more productive patterns of behavior, to support the integrity of the academic mission, and to protect the members of the academic community.
Official notice that specific behavior or activity was in violation of the conduct code and that further violations may result in more serious disciplinary action. It serves as an official disapproval of acts committed.
Official notice that specific behavior or activity was in violation of the conduct code and that further violations most likely will result in more serious disciplinary action. This action serves to formally communicate that certain behavior and activity are unacceptable and need to be corrected.
Official notification of a specified period of review and monitoring during which behavior and activity must demonstrate compliance with University rules, regulations, and policies. Further violations will result in more severe disciplinary action, especially if they occur during the specified period of censure.
Official notification of a specified period of review and monitoring in response to behavior or acts, although not serious enough to warrant suspension, deemed highly inappropriate and strongly against University standards. Further violations of the conduct code will result in more severe disciplinary action, including an examination of continued status as a student or student organization.
Official notification involving a disciplinary separation from the University for a specified period generally not less than one semester (excluding summer). Suspension involves denial of all affiliated privileges and rights, including the privilege of using University facilities. Any stipulated conditions shall be met before readmission.
Official notification involving a disciplinary separation from the University for an indefinite period. Suspension involves denial of all affiliated privileges and rights, including the privilege of using University facilities. A person shall not return to the University from an indefinite suspension without the approval of the Dean of Students or designee. All stipulated conditions, if any, shall be met before readmission.
Official notification of permanent disciplinary separation from the University with denial of all affiliated privileges and rights. Use of campus facilities is prohibited.
Stipulations may be attached to all sanctions as deemed appropriate. The following is a list, while not exhaustive, of stipulations available for use by hearing officers and judicial boards.
Reimbursement for actual damage to or destruction of property, including that of the University or of other persons.
Movement from a current residential assignment to another location in campus housing. A student shall not be transferred from one assignment to another unless minimally at the level of censure.
Removal from campus housing for a specified period of time. The room deposit shall be forfeited in all cases. A student shall not be suspended from campus housing unless minimally at the level of probation.
Required to meet with a University counselor or private therapist (at the student’s expense).
Participation in the Connection Program which provides alcohol and drug education. This requires an interview with a staff member and possible participation in an educational series or information sessions. It may also require a substance abuse assessment by a professional therapist. Referral to the Connection Program may include a fee for service component.
Donating a predetermined number of hours on either the campus or in the local community.
Termination of Privileges
Prohibition of participation in campus co-curricular activities or use of campus services, e.g., intramural participation, room reservation privileges, use of bulletin boards.
Termination of Student Organization Registration or Fraternity/Sorority Recognition
This means that the organization may no longer function on the Shippensburg University campus.
A dispute resolution process that utilizes neutral facilitators to help individuals resolve conflict.
A workshop designed to help students develop better citizenship skills.
- Office of Student Conduct
- Report an Incident
- SU Code of Conduct
- Student Rights and Honesty Statement
- Student Conduct Records and Parent Notification
- Free Speech and the Code of Conduct
- Harassment, Hazing, Sexual Misconduct and Violence
- Academic Policies
- Drug and Alcohol Policies
- Residence Hall and Apartment Policies
- Electronic Communication
- Religious Observance Policies
- Traffic, Parking and Self-Balancing Scooter Prohibition
- Service Hours