Judicial Sanctions and Their Meanings

  • Alcohol Policy Violations

    First Violation

    • Stayed Removal from Housing—one calendar year
    • Disciplinary Probation—one calendar year
    • Parent/Guardian Letter (if under the age of 21 and financially dependent)
    • Alcohol Education Workshop
    • Individual Assessment for blood alcohol content over 0.16

    Second Violation

    • Removal from Housing—one calendar year
    • Loss of Visitaion in Housing—one calendar year
    • Stayed Suspension—one calendar year
    • Parent/Guardian Letter (if under the age of 21 and financially dependent)
    • Individual Assessment (if not already completed)

    Third Violation

    • Suspension—one calendar year
    • Proof of Alcohol Treatment to Return to IUP
    • Parent/Guardian Letter (if under the age of 21 and financially dependent)

    Fourth Violation

    • Expulsion
    • Parent/Guardian Letter (if under the age of 21 and financially dependent)

    Furnishing Alcohol to a Minor

    First Violation

    • Suspension—one calendar year
    • Parent/Guardian Letter (if under the age of 21 and financially dependent)

    Drug Policy Violations

    First Violation

    • Stayed Removal for Housing—one calendar year
    • Stayed Suspension—one calendar year
    • Parent/Guardian Letter (if under the age of 21 and financially dependent)
    • Marijuana Education Workshop
    • Individual Assessment

    Second Violation

    • Suspension—one calendar year
    • Proof of Treatment to Return to IUP
    • Parent/Guardian Letter (if under the age of 21 and financially dependent)

    Third Violation

    • Expulsion
    • Parent/Guardian Letter (if under the age of 21 and financiall dependent)

    Possession/Use of Drugs and/or Paraphernalia (Other than Marijuana)

    First Violation

    • Suspension—one calendar year
    • Proof of Treatment to Return to IUP
    • Parent/Guardian Letter (if under 21 and financially dependent)

    Distribution of Drugs

    First Violation

    • Expulsion
    • Parent/Guardian Letter (if under 21 and financially dependent)

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