Emergency Measures


  1. The Dean of Students or designee has the authority to take appropriate immediate action against a student who poses a danger of imminent or serious physical harm to himself/herself or others at the University, or where the Dean of Students determines that an emergency exists which affects the health, safety or welfare of a student or the University Community. 

    1. Emergency Measures include but are not limited to, one or more of the following:

      1. Interim Suspension. A student under interim suspension may not attend classes, may not be on or come onto University property, may not participate in any University activities or organizations, and may not use University facilities, equipment or resources.

      2. Interim Removal from University Housing. A student under interim removal from University Housing may not reside in University Housing and may not come into University Housing facilities and/or adjacent areas of University Housing.

      3. If the Dean of Students determines that other interim measures are appropriate to protect the health, safety, or welfare of the student or the University Community, the Dean of Students may:

        1. restrict or bar attendance of any or all classes;

        2. restrict or bar access or contact with individuals in the University Community;

        3. restrict or bar access to University property, places, facilities, or equipment;

        4. restrict or ban participation in University activities or organizations; or

        5. otherwise restrict or ban access to University resources.

      4. If a student's privileges are temporarily revoked as described in this Regulation 4.007, but the student is subsequently found not responsible for the violation, the University will:

        1. Correct any record of the change in enrollment status in the student's permanent records and reports in a manner compliant with state and federal laws; and

        2. Refund to the student, a pro rata portion of any charges for tuition and out-of-state fees, as appropriate, if the temporary revocation or suspension of the student's ability to attend classes lasts for more than 10 schools days

      5. A Dean of Students hold on registration may immediately be placed on all students who have Emergency Measures taken against them, which prevents the student from accessing, changing or altering his/her course registration and/or admission status.

  2. A student subject to Emergency Measures shall be furnished:

    1. Written notice of the Emergency Measure and the reason(s) for the action.

    2. The opportunity to participate in student conduct proceedings or to present relevant information for consideration of his / her case.

  3. Emergency Interim Measures may be taken at any time prior to the conclusion of the University student conduct process including during the appeal process.

 Last Modified 1/23/15