Policy 151.50

Handling Event-Related Misconduct

Originator: University Registrar and Associate Provost, Student Affairs

Subject: Handling Event-Related Misconduct

  1. Introduction

    In accordance with the Board of Regents Policy on Event-Related Student Misconduct (Policy No. V-8.0), University of Maryland University College ("UMUC") has adopted this Policy to require strong disciplinary sanctions against students who participate in event-related misconduct.

  2. Definitions
    1. "Event-related misconduct" is rioting, assault, theft, vandalism, fire-setting, or other misconduct related to an institution-sponsored event, occurring on- or off-campus, that results in harm to persons or property or otherwise poses a threat to the stability of the campus or campus community.
    2. "Institution-sponsored event" is any event on or off UMUC or University System of Maryland (USM) premises that is initiated, aided, authorized, or supervised by UMUC or USM.
  3. Event-Related Misconduct
    1. Allegations of event-related misconduct will be handled in accordance with the procedures in UMUC Policy 151.00 - Code of Student Conduct, Sections IV through VIII.
    2. Students found to have committed event-related misconduct may be subject to sanctions up to and including suspension and expulsion from UMUC. Any decision to impose a sanction of less than suspension or expulsion must be supported by written findings signed by the Provost.
    3. A student suspended for committing event-related misconduct shall not be admitted to any other institution in the USM during the term of the suspension.
    4. A student expelled for committing event-related misconduct shall not be admitted to any other institution in the USM for at least one year from the effective date of the expulsion.
  Current Policy Prior Policy
Policy Number 151.50 151.50
Date 3/29/11 4/15/06