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Sanctions.

(1) The following sanctions may be imposed upon any student found to have violated the standards of conduct for students:
(a) Warning. A notice in writing to the student that the student is violating or has violated institutional regulations.
(b) Probation. Formal action placing conditions upon the student's continued attendance at the university. Probation is for a designated period of time and warns the student or recognized student organization that suspension, expulsion, loss of recognition, or any other sanction outlined in this section may be imposed if the student is found to violate any institutional regulation(s) or fails to complete his or her conditions of probation during the probationary period. A student on probation is not eligible to run for or hold an office in any recognized student group or organization; she or he is not eligible for certain jobs on campus, including but not limited to resident advisor or orientation counselor; and she or he is not eligible to serve on the university conduct or appeals board.
(c) Loss of privileges. Denial of specified privileges for a designated period of time.
(d) Restitution. Compensation for loss, damage, or injury. This may take the form of appropriate service and/or monetary or material replacement.
(e) Education. The university may require the student to successfully complete an educational project designed to create an awareness of the student's misconduct.
(f) Community service. Imposition of service hours (not to exceed eighty hours per student or per member of a recognized student organization).
(g) Residence hall suspension. Separation of the student from a residence hall or halls for a definite period of time, after which the student may be eligible to return. Conditions for readmission may be specified.
(h) Residence hall expulsion. Permanent separation of the student from a residence hall or halls.
(i) University suspension. Separation of the student from the university for a definite period of time, after which the student is eligible to request readmission. Conditions for readmission may be specified.
(j) University expulsion. Permanent separation of the student from the university. Also referred to as university dismissal. The terms are used interchangeably throughout this chapter.
(k) Revocation of admission and/or degree. Admission to or a degree awarded from the university may be revoked for fraud, misrepresentation, or other violation of law or university standards in obtaining the degree, or for other serious violations committed by a student before awarding of the degree.
(l) Withholding degree. The university may withhold awarding a degree otherwise earned until the completion of the process set forth in this standards of conduct for students, including the completion of all sanctions imposed, if any.
(m) Trespass. A student may be restricted from any or all university premises based on his or her misconduct.
(n) Loss of recognition. A recognized student organization's recognition may be withheld permanently or for a specific period of time. A fraternity or sorority may be prohibited from housing freshmen. Loss of recognition is defined as withholding university services, privileges, or administrative approval from a student organization. Services, privileges, and approval to be withdrawn include, but are not limited to, intramural sports (although individual members may participate), information technology services, university facility use and rental, campus involvement office organizational activities, and office of Greek life advising.
(o) Hold on transcript and/or registration. A hold restricts release of a student's transcript or access to registration until satisfactory completion of conditions or sanctions imposed by a conduct officer or university conduct board. Upon proof of satisfactory completion of the conditions or sanctions, the hold is released.
(p) No contact order. A prohibition of direct or indirect physical, verbal, and/or written contact with another individual or group.
(q) Fines. Previously established and published fines may be imposed. Fines are established each year prior to the beginning of the academic year and are approved by the vice president for student affairs.
(2) More than one of the sanctions listed above may be imposed for any single violation.
(3)(a) In determining an appropriate sanction, the conduct officer or relevant board may consider any record of past contacts with the office of student conduct, and the nature and severity of such past contact(s).
(b) The conduct board and/or appeals board may consider suspending or expelling any student found responsible for violating the university's sexual misconduct code (WAC 504-26-221).
(4) Other than university expulsion or revocation or withholding of a degree, disciplinary sanctions are not made part of the student's permanent academic record, but shall become part of the student's disciplinary record.
(5) In cases heard by university conduct boards, sanctions are determined by that board. The student conduct officer has the authority to assign sanctions in any conduct officer hearing.
(6) Academic integrity violations.
No credit need be given for work that is not a student's own. Thus, in academic integrity violations, the responsible instructor has the authority to assign a grade and/or educational sanction in accordance with the expectations set forth in the relevant course syllabus. The instructor's choices may include, but are not limited to, assigning a grade of "F" for the assignment and/or assigning an educational sanction such as extra or replacement assignments, quizzes, or tests, or assigning a grade of "F" for the course.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.30.150. WSR 16-08-014, § 504-26-405, filed 3/28/16, effective 4/28/16; WSR 15-11-041, § 504-26-405, filed 5/14/15, effective 6/14/15; WSR 15-01-080, § 504-26-405, filed 12/15/14, effective 1/15/15; WSR 12-04-049, § 504-26-405, filed 1/30/12, effective 3/1/12; WSR 11-11-031, § 504-26-405, filed 5/11/11, effective 6/11/11; WSR 08-05-001, § 504-26-405, filed 2/6/08, effective 3/8/08; WSR 07-11-030, § 504-26-405, filed 5/8/07, effective 6/8/07; WSR 06-23-159, § 504-26-405, filed 11/22/06, effective 12/23/06.]
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