J. Intervention Policy for Alcohol and Drug Violations for Non-Greek Registered Student Organizations

A process of progressive intervention will be followed in the event that a student group or organization is cited for violation of the University alcohol and/or drug policy. This process will be administered during a two-year (2) period beginning with the most recent policy violation and including any infractions that occurred in the two (2) years prior to the most recent policy violation.

1. First Infraction

  1. The membership of the student group/organization will be issued a University   Reprimand and will be referred to the Student Assistance Program (SAP) and   required to participate in an alcohol and/or other drug education series.
  2. Appropriate   documentation will be filed in the Office of the Dean of Students,   presented to the RSO chapter president, and presented to the national   organization. Consequences for further violations will be outlined.
  3. Depending   upon the circumstances and the severity of the infraction, these sanctions   may be modified by the hearing officer or judicial board, and additional   sanctions and/or more or less severe sanctions may be levied.

2. Second Infraction

  1. The   membership of the student group will be issued a University Censure and   the hearing officer or judicial board will institute a cancellation and   non-approval of all social functions for six (6) academic weeks. This   restriction will be counted during the fall and spring semesters. (Generally,   the summer months will not count toward this restriction period).
  2. The   membership of the student group/organization will be referred to the   Student Assistance Program (SAP) and required to participate in and/or   develop an alcohol and/or other drug education series.
  3. Appropriate   documentation will be filed in the Office of the Dean of Students,   presented to the RSO chapter president, and presented to the national   organization (if applicable). Consequences for further violations will be   outlined.
  4. Depending   upon the surrounding circumstances and the severity of the infraction,   these sanctions may be modified by the hearing officer or judicial board,   and additional sanctions and/or more or less severe sanctions may be   levied.

3. Third Infraction

  1. The   hearing officer or judicial board will place the student   group/organization on Conduct Probation for a period of one (1) year.
  2. The   hearing officer or judicial board will institute a cancellation and   non-approval of all social functions for twelve (12) academic weeks. This   restriction will be counted during the fall and spring semesters.   (Generally, the summer months will not count toward this restriction   period).
  3. The   membership of the student group/organization will be required to   participate in and/or develop an alcohol and/or other drug education   series.
  4. Appropriate   documentation will be filed in the Office of the Dean of Students,   presented to the chapter president, and presented to the national   organization. Consequences for further violations will be outlined.
  5. Depending   upon the surrounding circumstances and the severity of the infraction,   these sanctions may be modified by the hearing officer or judicial board,   and additional sanctions and/or more or less severe sanctions may be   levied.

4. Fourth Infraction

  1. The   student group/organization will be suspended as a registered student   organization of the University. Accordingly, the organization will lose   all benefits associated with that official status.
  2. Appropriate   documentation will be filed in the Office of the Dean of Students,   presented to the chapter president, and presented to the national   organization. Consequences for further violations will be outlined. In all   infractions, whether student or organizational in nature and depending   upon the surrounding circumstances, additional sanctions may be levied. It   is the University's expectation that students who belong to organizations   that have stricter policies than those of the University will adhere to   those stricter policies.