Suspension Offenses

Students who are involved in serious behaviors are subject to suspension (temporary removal) or expulsion (permanent removal) from the University.  Such behaviors may include, but are not limited to:

  • Possession of a firearm on campus.  All firearms are prohibited, even if they are for hunting purposes.  Students found to be in possession of a firearm are subject to a minimum three (3) year suspension.
  • Possession or use of hard drugs or a significant quantity of marijuana.
  • Burglary or theft of property.
  • Significant damage to property.
  • Sexual assault and other serious sex offenses.
  • Aggravated assault or battery.
  • Making a threat of serious physical violence
  • False reporting of an emergency such as false fire alarm and bomb threat.
  • Repeated violations of university policy.


The University reserves the right to suspend or expel students for other reasons not previously listed to provide a safe and orderly campus environment.