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Harm to Others (Assault, Harassment, Reckless Endangerment)

1.         Harm to Others:

a.        Physical violence including but not limited to physical abuse, assault and/or battery; threats of violence; striking, shoving or subjecting another person to unwanted physical contact.

b.       Intentionally or recklessly endangering, threatening, or causing physical harm to any person and/or their property;

c.        Harassment, or a pattern of behavior that involves verbal abuse or harassment, threats, intimidation, bullying, coercion, stalking, and/or other conduct which threatens or endangers the health and safety of another person or another person’s property;

d.       Stalking, or the repetitive and/or menacing pursuit, following, harassment and/or interference with the peace and safety of another person.

e.        Bullying, or the repeated and intentional harassment and/or intimidation of another person. 

f.         Use of the Internet, interactive, and/or digital technologies to harass, bully and/or stalk another person.  

2.        Property 

a.        Attempted or actual theft of and/or damage to property of the university or property of a member of the university community or other personal or public property, on campus;

b.       Attempted or actual theft of university services. 

c.        Possession and/or receipt of stolen property.

d.       Tampering, discharging or causing to be inoperable any firefighting/lifesaving apparatus, alarm devices, fire safety devices, and emergency equipment for no legitimate purpose and/or initiating bomb threats or false alarms to any facility.

e.        Failure to evacuate a facility or designated area in a timely manner or to comply with the directions of a university official during a fire drill or other health and safety emergency.

f.         Setting or attempting to set a fire or creating/causing a fire on campus.

g.       Trespassing in areas that are posted, off-limits and/or restricted including but not limited to water towers, the quarry area, electrical substations, areas under construction or repair, areas cordoned off by university officials, roof tops, and buildings that are closed.  

h.       The willful obstruction of a passageway, entrance, exit, or any portion of a university building which restricts the freedom to utilize the facility for its stated and intended purpose.

i.         Misappropriation of a university resource including the act or the attempt to remove a university resource designated for general student or university usage or consumption from a designated area.

j.         Actions that cause disruption to university networks and/or telecommunications systems, equipment and/or resources.

k.        Use of university resources, facilities or services to commit a violation of university policy or the law.

 Students found responsible for violations of this conduct standard for health, fire/safety, theft and property damage provisions are subject to loss of university housing.