Title: University of Florida regulations : student affairs
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Title: University of Florida regulations : student affairs
Series Title: University of Florida regulations : student affairs
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Language: English
Creator: Office of the Vice President and General Counsel, University of Florida
Publisher: Office of the Vice President and General Counsel
Place of Publication: Gainesville, Fla.
Publication Date: July 30, 2008
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Volume ID: VID00016
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NOTICE OF PROPOSED REGULATION


Date: July 30, 2008

REGULATION TITLE: REGULATION NO.:
Student Honor Code and Student Conduct Code: Sanctions 6C1-4.047

SUMMARY: The regulation sets forth sanctions previously found in Regulation 6C1-4.016. It
adds the sanction of deferred suspension (for both students and student groups). The use of a
student's or student organization's prior conduct record in sanctioning is clarified.

AUTHORITY: BOG Resolution dated January 7, 2003.

COMMENTS CONCERNING THE PROPOSED REGULATION SHOULD BE
SUBMITTED WITHIN 14 DAYS OF THE DATE OF THIS NOTICE TO THE
CONTACT PERSON IDENTIFIED BELOW. The comments must identify the regulation
you are commenting on.

THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED REGULATION
IS: Rebecca J. Holt, Administrative Assistant, 123 Tigert Hall, Post Office Box 113125,
University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, 352-392-1358 office, 352-392-4387 facsimile,
regulations@ufl.edu.

NAME OF PERSON WHO APPROVED THE PROPOSED REGULATION: Patricia
Telles-Irvin, Vice President for Student Affairs.

THE FULL TEXT OF THE PROPOSED REGULATION IS ATTACHED TO THIS
NOTICE.









REGULATIONS OF

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


6C1-4.047 Student Honor Code and Student Conduct Code: Sanctions.

(1) Sanctions. A student found responsible for a violation or violations under the

Student Honor Code or the Student Conduct Code, shall be subject to sanctions commensurate

with the offense with consideration given to any aggravating and mitigating circumstances,

including but not limited to the student's conduct record. It is the student's responsibility to

review his or her conduct record, and the student will deemed to have knowledge of his or her

record of previous conduct violations and sanctions, whether or not the student chooses to

review the record. Sanctions include one or more of the following penalties, unless otherwise

expressly provided:

(2) Student Honor Code Sanctions. For a violation or violations of the Honor Code, a

student may receive any of the sanctions that can be imposed for Student Conduct Code

violations, including but not limited to conduct probation, suspension and expulsion as well as

any educational sanctions. In addition, students may receive the following:

(a) Assignment grade penalty. The student is assigned a grade penalty on an

assignment including but not limited to a zero.

(b) Course grade penalty. The student is assigned a grade penalty in the entire course

including but limited to an "E".

(3) Student Conduct Code Sanctions.

(a) Reprimand: The student is given formal written notice and official recognition

that the behavior has violated the Student Conduct Code.









(b) Loss of University Privileges: Loss of University privileges comprises the denial

of specific University privileges including but not limited to attendance at athletic functions,

unrestricted library use, parking privileges, university computer usage, and residence hall

visitation for a designated period of time.

(c) Conduct Probation: The student is deemed not in good standing with the

University. Students on conduct probation cannot represent the University on any athletic team

other than intramurals, hold an office in any student organization registered with the University,

represent the University in any extracurricular activity or official function or participate in any

study abroad program. The duration of any probation period or any conditions or sanctions

imposed for the violation shall be in proportion to the seriousness of the violation and imposed

on an individual basis by the sanctioning authority. Individuals placed on conduct probation are

subject to suspension or expulsion should they violate the conditions of probation or any

University regulations or policies while on conduct probation.

(d) Deferred Suspension: The student will be officially suspended from the

University, but the suspension will be deferred. The suspension will automatically be enforced

for any subsequent violation of the Student Conduct Code. The hearing authority will specify

when issuing a deferred suspension which violations will automatically trigger the enforcement

of the deferred suspension. If a student commits a violation of the Student Conduct Code while

on deferred suspension and is found responsible, the student is automatically suspended in

addition to the other sanctions imposed for the subsequent violation. Suspensions can be

deferred for a semester or indefinitely.

(e) Suspension: The student is required to leave the University for a given or

indefinite period of time, the determination of which shall depend upon specified acts of the









student's own volition related to mitigation of the offense committed. The student must comply

with all conditions imposed prior to re-enrolling unless told otherwise by the hearing authority.

Students who are suspended for more than one semester will need to apply for readmission.

(f) Expulsion: The student is permanently deprived of his or her opportunity to

continue at the University in any status.

(g) Restitution: The student is required to pay for loss of or damages to University

property, provided that such payment shall be limited to the actual cost of repair or replacement

of such property.

(h) Repair of Harm through Community/University Service Work Hours: A student

is required to complete a specified number of hours of service to the campus or general

community.

(i) Educational Requirements: A student is required to complete a specified

educational sanction related to the violation committed. Such educational requirements include

completion of a seminar, report, paper, project, alcohol or drug consultation, counseling

consultation or psychological evaluation.

(j) Residence Hall Transfer or Removal: A student is required to transfer residence

halls or leave the residence halls for a specified or indefinite period of time.

(k) No Contact Order: A no contract order is a directive to refrain from any

intentional contact, direct or indirect, with one or more designated persons or groups) through

any means, including personal contact, e-mail, telephone, or third parties.

(4) Organizational sanctions. A student organization found responsible for a

violation or violations under the Student Honor Code or Student Honor Code shall be subject to

sanctions commensurate with the offense with consideration given to any aggravating or









mitigating circumstances, including but not limited to the organization's conduct record. It is the

organization's responsibility to review its conduct record, and the organization will be deemed to

have knowledge of its record of previous conduct violations and sanctions, whether or not it

chooses to review its record.

(a) Written Reprimand: The student organization is given formal written notice and

official recognition that the behavior has violated the Student Conduct Code.

(b) Loss of University Privileges: Loss of University privileges comprises the denial

of specific University privileges including, but not limited to loss of social activities, inability to

host a party or philanthropy, loss of ability to participate in intramurals, loss of travel, loss of

recruitment/pledge class, loss of membership or representation of the organization on the

governing council, loss of ability to reserve space for meetings/events on campus, loss of block

seating, loss of ability to participate in competitions, and loss of or ineligibility to receive future

institutional funding

(c) Conduct Probation: The student organization is deemed not in good standing

with the University. Organizations on conduct probation may not represent the University in any

official capacity, and restrictions on an organization on conduct probation include loss of block

seating and loss of ability to participate in intramural sports or other intercollegiate competitions.

The duration of any probation period or any conditions or sanctions imposed for the violation

shall be in proportion to the seriousness of the violation and imposed on an individual basis by

the sanctioning authority. Conduct probation includes the loss of privileges listed above and any

additional privileges as appropriate. Organizations placed on conduct probation are subject to

suspension or expulsion should they violate policies while on conduct probation.









(d) Deferred Suspension: The organization will be officially suspended from the

University, but the suspension will be deferred. The suspension will be automatically enforced

upon any subsequent violation of the Student Conduct Code. The sanctioning authority will

specify when issuing a deferred suspension, which violations will automatically trigger the

enforcement of the deferred suspension. If an organization commits a violation of the Student

Conduct Code while on deferred suspension and is found responsible, the organization is

automatically suspended in addition to the other sanctions imposed for the subsequent violation.

(e) Suspension: The student organization loses its University recognition or

registration for a given or indefinite period of time, the termination of which shall depend upon

specified acts of the organization's own volition related to mitigation of the offense committed.

The organization must comply with all sanctions prior to being registered or recognized again.

While an organization is suspended, it may not use University resources.

(f) Expulsion: The organization has permanently lost its University recognition or

registration and is ineligible to utilize any campus resources such as meeting spaces, funding or

be in any way be affiliated with the University.

(g) Restitution: The organization is required to pay for loss of or damages to

University property, provided that such payment shall be limited to the actual cost of repair or

replacement of such property.

(h) Repair of Harm through Community/University Service Work Hours: An

organization is required to complete a specified number of hours of service to the university or

general community.

(i) Educational Requirements: An organization is required to complete a specified

educational sanction related to the violation committed. Such educational requirements include









but are not limited to completion of a seminar, report, educational programs or educational

speakers.

(j) No Contact Order: A no contract order is a directive to refrain from any

intentional contact, direct or indirect, with one or more designated persons or groups) through

any means, including personal contact, e-mail, telephone, or third parties.


Specific Authority: BOG Resolution dated January 7, 2003.

History: New Formerly 6C1-4.016.




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