Sanctions

When a student is found to have violated the Student Conduct Code, one or more sanctions may be imposed. Some sanctions include:

  • Warning: A notice in writing to the student that the student is violating or has violated institutional regulations.
  • Probation: A written reprimand for violation of specific regulations. Probation is a designated period of time and includes the probability of more severe sanctions if the student is found to be violating any institutional regulation(s) during the probationary period.
  • Loss of Privileges: Denial of specified privileges for designated period of time. For example:
    • Loss of computer privileges
    • Loss of general privileges
    • Loss of parking privileges
    • Loss of housing privileges
    • Ban from entering specific university location or building
    • University-wide ban (no trespass)
  • Community Service: Specific number of hours of volunteer work with an approved organization.
  • Restitution: Compensation for loss, damage, or injury to the university. This may take the form of appropriate service and/or monetary or material replacement.
  • Parental Notification: Letter sent indicating the student has engaged in behavior relating to alcohol or drugs in violation of the student code (only available if the student is under 21 and it is an initial severe violation that endangers the student or others, or if it is a second or subsequent violation)
  • Discretionary Sanctions: Work assignments, service to the university, or other related discretionary assignments. For example:
    • Reflection paper
    • Research paper
    • BASICS: Alcohol or controlled substance group meeting and individual follow-up administered by UMKC Counseling Services ($75)
  • Residence Hall Suspension: Separation of the student from the residence halls for a definite period of time, after which the student is eligible to return. Conditions for readmission may be specified.
  • Residence Hall Expulsion: Permanent separation of the student from the residence halls.
  • University Dismissal: An involuntary separation of the student from the institution apart from academic requirements. It does not imply or state a minimum separation time.
  • University Suspension: Separation of the student from the university for a definite period of time, after which the student is eligible to return. Conditions for readmission may be specified.
  • University Expulsion: Permanent separation of the student from the university.