Student Alcohol Sanctioning Guidelines

All sanctions apply for students receiving citations/referrals within 12-24 months of the previous incident. Letter home is not sent, per FERPA regulation, to those students who are over the age of 21.

Incident Sanction
  • Drinking ticket/police referral
  • Residence hall referral
  • Accidental harm to self
  • Frequent misuse/alcohol abuse
  1. First Offense: $50 fine, on-line alcohol education program (Individual Needs), letter home, Disciplinary Probation
  2. Second Offense: $100 fine, Fresh Start Program, GAIN Accidental Harm to Self-assessment (Global Assessment of
  3. Third Offense: Suspension from University
  • Destruction of property (minor)
  1. First Offense: $50 fine, on-line alcohol education program, restitution for damages, Disciplinary Probation
  2. Second Offense: $100 fine, Fresh Start, GAIN assessment, letter home, Disciplinary Probation, restitution for damages
  3. Third Offense: Suspension from University
  • Transported to hospital
  • Severe medical risk
  • Passed/blacked out
  • DUI
  1. First Offense: $100 fine, Fresh Start, GAIN assessment, letter home, Disciplinary Probation
  2. Second Offense: Suspension from University
  • Harm to others
  • Violent behavior
  • Destruction of property (major)
  1. Second Offense: $100 fine, Fresh Start, GAIN assessment, letter home, Disciplinary Probation, restitution for damages
  2. Second Offense: Suspension from University
  • Host(s) of events where alcohol citations/referrals are received
  1. First Offense: $250 fine, social host responsibility program, Disciplinary Probation
  2. Second Offense: $500 fine, Banned, Disciplinary Probation
  3. Third Offense: Suspension from University