community standards and policies 2011-2012
Table of Contents 2011-2012 University Graduate & Professional Housing Community Standards .............................................................................. 1 Rules, Regulations, and Information ............................................................................................................................................... 1 The Acceptable Use of Computers and Networks Policy (AUP) ...................................................................................................... 13 The Conduct Process ..................................................................................................................................................................... 15 Disciplinary Action Procedures ........................................................................................................................................ 16 Student Conduct Rights and Responsibilities ................................................................................................................... 17 Conduct Sanctions and Definitions ................................................................................................................................. 19 Additional Sanctions ....................................................................................................................................................... 20 Index ............................................................................................................................................................................................ 23
The La Aldea Complex at night
By choosing to live in La Aldea Apartments, you are electing to reside in an academic community. Any reference to the community refers to the La Aldea Apartments. As a member of this community, you have certain rights as a resident and as a student. Please recognize as well that other members of this community have these same rights, and that your rights stop where anotherâ€™s begins. For this reason it will be important to learn to compromise with others in order to maintain an environment in which all members of the community may grow as individuals and may pursue learning as a cornerstone of the campus residential experience. Community Standards are established to assist in shaping this environment, to protect your rights and define the responsibilities you have to others.
As a member of the La Aldea community, you are expected to abide by local, state and federal laws, as well as by these Community Standards (and others as may be developed to further support this community). Responsibility for a violation of a Community Standard is based on whether it is more probable than not that the violation occurred, as concluded by a reasonable interpretation of available facts and relevant information. Note: If police are involved, the case may be referred to the Dean of Students Office. You may be referred to the Dean of Studentâ€™s Office for alleged violations of the Student Code of Conduct, repeated violations of the Community Standards or for not completing sanctions resulting from a finding of responsibility. For more information on the Student Code of Conduct go to: http://dos.web.arizona.edu/uapolicies or contact the Dean of Students Office at (520) 621-7057.
Rules, Regulations, and Information AIR CONDITIONERS Personal air conditioners are not allowed in student apartments. ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES In order to legally possess or consume alcohol in the State of Arizona, you must be at least 21 years of age. There are limits to alcohol possession, consumption and distribution, even if you are at least 21. If you are not at least 21, you may not possess,
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consume or distribute alcohol in or around the La Aldea community. If you are at least 21, you may possess or consume alcohol within the following limits: • In your apartment with the door closed. • In the apartment of another resident who is at least 21 and present in the apartment with the door closed. • When the only people consuming alcohol in the apartment are at least 21. • Even if you are at least 21, you may not possess or consume alcohol: • In any common space (hallway, lounge, or your apartment with the door open). • In an apartment where no resident of the apartment is present and at least 21. • From a container greater than 40 ounces in size. • You may not distribute alcohol to anyone under 21. Selling alcoholic beverages to another student constitutes distribution and is a violation. ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTAINERS You may not use alcoholic beverage containers (cans, bottles, kegs, etc.) as decorations, “trophy bottles,” or for any other purpose in your apartment regardless of your age. This includes, but is not limited to, beer bongs, shot glasses, or other devices (such as beer pong tables) used to drink alcohol, with or without alcohol in them. APARTMENT ASSIGNMENT and ROOMMATES It is your responsibility to reside in your assigned bedroom and apartment and abide by your roommate agreement. You may not transfer bedrooms or apartments without express consent of the Coordinator or Office Manager. You are not permitted to live in any space other than the one to which you have been assigned. Community Resident Assistants (CRAs) will conduct an audit of each apartment to verify the presence of residents in the correct room assignment. APARTMENT DECORATIONS The following items are prohibited: nails, thumbtacks, screws, pins, crepe paper, acetate and adhesives (such as gum labels, decals, contact stickers, contact paper, Scotch® tape, or rubber cement). Blue masking tape (“painter’s tape”) may be used with care. If damages result, appropriate charges will be assessed. Live trees are not permitted in your apartment or on the floors. Apartment decorations are to be in the interior of your room and may not extend into the hallway. Staff may ask you to remove door decorations deemed sexually explicit or derogatory. APARTMENT FURNISHINGS and APPLIANCES All apartments are furnished with one full-sized bed with mattress and dresser per resident; sofa, armchair, end table, kitchen table and chairs, stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, and washer and dryer (except for one-bedroom apartments). You will be charged for any damages to these items. University furniture may not be stored elsewhere, either in or outside of the building. Students will be charged for replacement costs of furnishings lost by moving them out of the room. Misappropriated or stolen items of any kind (including La Aldea furniture) found in your apartment subjects you to conduct action by the University and/or UAPD. You must provide your own desk, cooking utensils, dishes, pillow, blanket, bedspread, sheets, and towels. Unapproved appliances include an air conditioner, extra refrigerator or freezer. Halogen lamps are strictly prohibited, as they are a fire hazard. APARTMENT SPORTS and GAMES Do not participate in any kind of sport, horseplay or physically active game inside La Aldea, including but not limited to bouncing balls, roller skating, roller blading, skateboarding, riding a scooter, or bicycle, Frisbee tag, bowling, wrestling and water fights. Additionally, please refrain from playing sports/games in common areas, hallways and walkways outside La Aldea when or where it presents the possibility of injury, damage to persons or property, or undue noise. You may participate in activities that are organized and/or approved by Residence Life.
• Assault: Assault is defined as intentionally, knowingly or recklessly causing any physical injury to another person; intentionally placing another person in reasonable expectation of imminent physical injury; knowingly touching another person with the intent to injure, insult or provoke a person. If you are found responsible for assault you may be evicted. • Aggravated Assault: Aggravated assault is an unlawful attack by one person upon another for the purpose of inflicting severe or aggravated bodily injury. This type of assault is usually accompanied by the use of a weapon or by means likely to produce death or great bodily harm. Attempts are included, since it is not necessary that an injury result when a gun, knife or other weapon is used, which could and probably would result in serious personal injury if the crime were successfully completed. If found responsible for aggravated assault, you will be evicted. BALCONIES You are responsible for the activity on your balcony or on common area balconies. Do not hang signs or banners on your balcony; climb up or down from your balcony; or affix anything to any part of the balcony. Neither alcohol or smoking are allowed on balconies. You may not use balconies to enter or exit the building. BICYCLES Bicycles (owned or borrowed) must be parked/stored outside your apartment at all times. Bicycle storage and outdoor bicycle racks are available inside the building. Bicycles are not allowed in resident apartments/rooms, hallways, balconies, or any La Aldea common area. Secure storage is available in the Tyndall Garage. Contact Parking & Transportation, (520) 621-7433, for information. BUSINESSES Operation of any sort of business, legitimate or otherwise, out of La Aldea or your apartment is prohibited. (This includes but is not limited to the sale of cosmetics, magazines, cookware etc.) CATCARD It is your responsibility to carry your student ID with you at all times and present it to any University staff, including La Aldea staff. If your CatCard is lost or stolen you must notify the CatCard Office immediately. It is a violation of policy to give your CatCard to someone else to use. CLEANLINESS Clean is defined as free from dirt, stains, contaminants, impurities, blood-borne pathogens, and food waste that may present a safety hazard. Residence Life cleans community areas daily. You are required to assist in keeping the facilities, including your apartment, clean, orderly and in good repair. You are responsible for cleaning your apartment, including your bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, and living room. The CRAs will conduct regular healthand-safety inspections to ensure that your apartment maintains an adequate standard of cleanliness. Failure to maintain a clean apartment could result in charges or you could be held responsible through the conduct system. Most cleaning charges result when resident(s) do not return apartments to their original condition upon checkout, or from failure to clean regularly and thoroughly, causing a buildup of dirt that is difficult or impossible to remove. Maintaining a clean apartment includes, but is not limited to, the following: • Cleaning the bathroom tub, toilet and sink weekly • Mopping the floors in the bathroom and kitchen weekly • Cleaning the stove (including drip pans) and refrigerator monthly
• Vacuuming weekly • Sweeping the balcony • Cleaning the lint trap in the dryer If you see a condition which needs repair, submit an Online Work Order Request. Do not obstruct any of the walkways, hallways, or surrounding premises and grounds. You are required to remove your trash to the designated trash area inside the building (not doing so results in a $25 charge per item). You may be billed individually or collectively for any excessive cleaning necessary as a result of student behavior. COMMUNICATIONS You are responsible for understanding information contained in all forms of official communication, whether it is imparted via email, via your mailbox, via signs posted in the building, or through your CRA. As per your License Agreement, La Aldea staff will send email communications through your official University of Arizona email address. COMPLIANCE You are expected to comply with the Student Code of Conduct, all Community Standards, all policies and procedures, and respond to reasonable requests of any Residence Life staff member acting in the performance of her/his duties, including presenting proper identification such as a CatCard or student ID number upon request. You are expected to comply with any conduct process sanctions mandated to you or you may be referred to the Dean of Students Office. COMPUTING You are expected to comply with all University and Residence Life standards and guidelines governing the use of computers and networks at the University of Arizona. This includes, but is not limited to Residence Life’s Network Acceptable Use Policies (AUP) on page . Go to: http://www.life.arizona.edu/computing for details. DISCRIMINATION and HARASSMENT The University is committed to maintaining an environment free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. The University’s policy “Nondiscrimination and Anti-Harassment” is available at http://policy.web.arizona.edu/Non-discrim-interim.pdf. DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR You are expected to act in a manner which will not disturb the academic pursuits or infringe upon the privacy rights, privileges, health or safety of other persons. Any activity that has a negative impact on the reasonable use of your apartment by others is not permitted. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE Under Arizona law, domestic violence is commission of any of the following crimes as set forth in ARS 13-3601: Endangerment, Threatening and Intimidating Behavior, Assault, Aggravated Assault, Unlawful Imprisonment, Kidnapping, Criminal Trespass, Criminal Damage, Interfering with Judicial Proceedings, Disorderly Conduct, Using a Telephone to Harass, Harassment and Stalking. These crimes can be prosecuted when committed against persons residing in the same household, which includes an apartment. Even if a victim of domestic violence does not want to press charges, the responding officer(s) can make an arrest with supporting probable cause. The person(s) arrested for domestic violence are booked into Pima County Jail. For additional information, please consult the statute website: http://www.azleg.gov/ars/13/03601.htm. DRUGS and PARAPHERNALIA You may not possess, use, sell or distribute any legal prescription (outside of prescribed instructions) or non-prescription drug or illegal drug, synthetic drug, controlled substance or anything that alters your state of mind in or around the residence halls. Possession of a drug includes being under its influence. You may not possess drug paraphernalia. Violation of this standard will subject you to eviction from the residence hall system, referral to the Dean of Students Office for further University action and additional sanctions.
Drug paraphernalia is not permitted in the residence halls. It includes, but is not limited to: bongs, pipes, hookahs, water pipes or any items modified or adapted so that they can be used to consume drugs. • Drug Possession Drug possession may include: • The physical presence of drugs in your assigned residence hall room • Holding or transporting drugs on University premises • Your presence in any room or area on University premises where drugs are available or present • Purchasing or procuring drugs and subsequently selling, giving or furnishing drugs to another person in and around your residence hall • Being under the influence of drugs • Physical presence of drug paraphernalia with or without drug residue on you, your guest or belongings or in your assigned room • Growing or making drugs • Odor or scent of marijuana • Seeds • Prescription Drugs You may not use any prescribed drug in a manner inconsistent with the prescription, nor may you distribute your prescribed drug to others. This is a violation of the Student Code of Conduct, Residence Life Community Standards and federal law. Note: Under Federal legislation entitled The Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988, and The Drug Free Schools and Communities Act of 1989, “no institution of higher education shall be eligible to receive funds or any other form of financial assistance under any federal program, including participation in any federally funded or guaranteed student loan program, unless it has adopted and has implemented a program to prevent the use of illicit drugs and abuse of alcohol by students and em- ployees.” Federal law, entitled The Controlled Substances Act, prohibits the possession, use or production of marijuana, even for medical use. Therefore, the University will continue to enforce its current policies prohibiting the unlawful manu- facture, distribution, dispensation, possession or use of a controlled substance on its property or as part of any of its activities. ELEVATORS Use elevators only for the intended purpose of traveling from one floor to another. Misuse or tampering with proper operation results in a conduct hearing. EXPLOSIVE DEVICES You may not make, possess, or threaten to make or use a bomb, explosive, incendiary device or fireworks. If found responsible, you will be evicted. FALSIFYING INFORMATION You may not impersonate another, use another person’s identity, or furnish materially false information. This includes manufacturing or possession of false identification.
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• Drug Paraphernalia
FIRE SAFETY We expect you to practice effective fire safety at all times by exercising prudent judgment and following fire safety guidelines established or revised for La Aldea. Please seek clarification from a La Aldea staff member if these guidelines are unclear. Evacuate La Aldea immediately when a building alarm sounds and at all times follow established evacuation procedures: 1. Close all apartment windows and open draperies. 2. Grab a blanket or towel to prevent smoke inhalation. 3. Leave ceiling lights on. Do not remove or alter electrical fixtures or hardware. 4. Lock your door and take your apartment key with you. 5. Leave apartment as quickly as possible, along with any guests who may be visiting you, and proceed to the designated exit. 6. Don’t go out through emergency exits unless it is truly an emergency or fire. 7. Once you are outside of the building, move at least 100 feet away from the building to your designated safe area and stay there until a signal to return is given by a La Aldea staff member. 8. Stay clear of fire lanes and hydrants. Do not do or condone anything that damages, misuses or interferes with the ready and proper operation of any fire safety equipment or signs. This includes, but is not limited to, sprinklers, detectors, extinguishers, horns, pull stations, exit signs and the like. Do not prop open or otherwise interfere with the proper operation of intended smoke and heat barrier purposes of fire doors (typically corridor and stairwell doors), and do not block or otherwise obstruct hallways or building exits. Do not activate a false fire alarm or make any false report that may cause building evacuation (e.g., bomb threat). Understand that if you do (or in any way participate in) such an action, you will be subject to a $350 fine and eviction from La Aldea, as well as possible suspension or expulsion from the University and criminal prosecution. Follow these fire safety guidelines: • Use UL-approved electric cords and products and use them according to manufacturer directions. • Ensure that equipment or electrical appliances you use in the apartment are in excellent working condition at all times. • Do not overload any electrical outlets; only power strips with surge protective/circuit breakers are permitted. • Do not decorate ceilings with hangings or other flammable items (including holiday decorations), nor in a manner that could contribute to fire spread, including not hanging or attaching anything to or on any lamp or light fixture. • Do not hang any objects in front of your closet. • Do not obstruct or tamper with fire sprinkler heads, smoke or heat detectors, room doors, or windows. • Do not attach, hang or store anything on fire sprinkler heads or any pipes exposed in your apartment or hallway. • Do not burn or possess candles, incense, kerosene lamps, lighter fluid, propane or charcoal. • Do not have materials hazardous to the health and safety of La Aldea residents. These include, but are not limited to, chemi- cals, gasoline, kerosene, and containers which have been used for storing gasoline. • Do not place a halogen lamp in your apartment. They are a fire hazard and strictly prohibited in La Aldea.
Furniture that belongs in common areas may not be kept in your apartment. Use La Aldea apartment furniture only for its intended purpose. Water beds, extra beds, halogen lamps, free-standing elevated beds (lofts) and other construction, including attaching shelves to walls, are not permitted in your apartment. La Aldea furniture may not be kept on your balcony. You must keep the furniture provided by La Aldea in your room/apartment for the duration of your lease. GAMBLING Playing cards for money and other forms of gambling are illegal as defined by Arizona State Law and are not permitted on the University of Arizona campus. Gambling includes, but is not limited to, NCAA College Basketball Tournaments as well as other sporting events. GUESTS and VISITATION You must escort your guests whenever they are visiting you in your apartment. You are responsible for the behavior of your guests. It is your responsibility to inform your guests of apartment Community Standards and they are expected to abide by them. If you are in an apartment in which you do not reside, you are considered a guest of that apartment. Residence Life reserves the right to deny access to any guests if it is reasonably determined that such persons have disturbed, endangered or disrupted other residents. Abuse of the guest policy may result in the loss of guest privileges for both the host and the guest. You may be evicted for housing illegal guests. • Overnight Guests: • You are permitted to have guests in your room/apartment overnight, but they are subject to the limitations listed below: • You must provide advanced notice to your apartment roommates when you are expecting overnight guests; • You and your guests must be considerate and make every effort not to disrupt your roommates’ studying or sleeping; • The presence of guests must not restrict apartment roommates from access to all common spaces and private spaces or create any situation that may infringe on their right to remain undisturbed. • Guests may stay with you for no more than seven consecutive days per individual guest; • You are not allowed to have any overnight guests during the first two weeks or last two weeks of each semester; • A CRA should always be advised when there is any concern about an overnight guest (e.g., length or frequency of stay, noise, disruption of privacy, etc); • You can be transferred or evicted if you violate any part of this policy. HAZING Hazing is any act that injures, degrades, disgraces or tends to injure, frighten, degrade, or disgrace any person. You may not haze anyone. If you are being hazed or you know that hazing is occurring, call the hazing hot line at 621-HAZE. HOLIDAY LIGHTS and DECORATIONS You may use holiday lights for decorative purposes only in your apartment. You may use only indoor-style lights and a maximum two strands of lights in any apartment. Use surge protectors, not extension cords, and turn lights off when you leave. Cords cannot go under or in the door frame, on or around pipes. You may not use exterior building lights. You must remove decorations within 24 hours of the holiday. KEYS and CARD ACCESS Card-access buildings require the use of your University CatCard and individual door access code to enter the exterior doors of La Aldea. Keys and your CatCard are your responsibility; you may not give them to others to use. You will be issued a key to your assigned apartment and mailbox. You are required to return all keys issued when you check out. If you lose your CatCard, see the La Aldea Office Manager or CRA on duty for a temporary access card and immediately secure a new CatCard at the CatCard Office. (See General Procedures for more information.)
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LOBBIES and RECREATION AREAS La Aldea has a main lounge and common areas that you and your guests may use. You may consume food in these areas, as long as you use care and discretion. You and your guests must display appropriate conduct. Please pick up any trash and return any furniture to its proper location. You may not sleep in lobby and recreation areas, nor may your guests. MOPEDS and MOTORCYCLES You may not operate, park or store a moped, motorized bicycle or motorcycle within your apartment, balcony or courtyard. NOISE/COURTESY HOURS Please exercise good judgment at all times with respect to making excessive noise. Do not make or cause noise that infringes on the rights and the needs of other community members to sleep and/or study. Noise which is disruptive to other residents is prohibited, both inside and outside of your building. Courtesy and consideration for others is expected at all times and excessive noise at any hour is unacceptable. Never direct amplified sound or yelling at residents’ windows. Do not play musical instruments in your apartment that may disturb your community. A reasonable level of noise must also be maintained in the courtyards. Noise may be deemed disruptive if it can be heard through a closed door or window. You are expected to respond positively to requests to reduce your level of noise and to respectfully approach others with requests for noise reduction. What are the criteria for determining if noise is excessive? In most cases, if the noise can be heard two doors away, whether doors are open or closed, it is excessive. Who is responsible for enforcing quiet or courtesy hours? All community members are responsible for enforcing quiet and courtesy hours. The smooth operation of our community is everyone’s responsibility, not just that of the staff. Community members should politely ask the person(s) making the noise to lower her/his noise level. Should you call the CRA when there is loud noise? It is your responsibility to confront this situation initially in a respectful manner. If after one request the person(s) does not comply with your request to decrease her/his noise level, then contact the CRA and s/he will be glad to intervene. The CRA will not respond if you have not already attempted to politely confront the situation. Additionally, anonymous phone calls to them will not be honored. Can the CRA ask students to keep the noise down even if no one has contacted them to do so? Yes, if the noise bothers an individual CRA, s/he can ask students to lower their noise level. Also, if the CRA is in the hallway or walking the complex on security rounds, s/he may ask students to lower their noise level if noise can be heard two apartments away from the source. This may result in documentation. PAINTING You may not paint any rooms in your apartment. PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY You are responsible and accountable for your behavior and for the choices you make as a member of the La Aldea community. You may not engage in behaviors that are illegal or could endanger yourself or others in the community. PETS No pets are permitted in La Aldea, except fish in a single tank no larger than 10 gallons.
Some bulletin boards in La Aldea may be used by students for posting notices to publicize authorized University-sponsored events. All materials for posting or display must have the approval of the Director of Residential Education or Coordinator of Graduate & Professional Housing and comply with Community Standards for civility and fire safety. All materials must be affixed to surfaces in a manner that will do neither temporary nor permanent damage to the surfaces to which they are affixed. Organizations may request permission to post by contacting Residential Education at (520) 621-4638. PRANKS Pranks are not allowed in La Aldea as they may cause physical and/or psychological damage. PRESENCE DURING A VIOLATION If you are present in an apartment, student room, residence hall, or at a Residence Life function where a violation of a Community Standard or University policy is occurring, you will be in violation. If you are present and realize a violation is occurring, you must leave the apartment and/or area at once and report the violations to Residence Life staff immediately. RESPECT FOR PROPERTY/ENVIRONMENT You are responsible for maintaining a positive La Aldea environment. Any action that damages property or in any way disrupts any individual is unacceptable. ROLLER SKATING/BLADING/SCOOTER RIDING/SKATEBOARDING Roller skating, roller blading, skateboarding, riding a scooter or bicycle is prohibited inside any University building. SAFETY and SECURITY Actively promoting safety and security within this community at all times is everyone’s responsibility. • Do not prop open or otherwise disable the latching/locking mechanism of any door to the building. • If you find a door propped open or in any way unsecured, remove the object propping it open and secure the door. • Do not permit access to La Aldea by nonresidents who are not your personal guests and do not condone others doing so. • Keep your apartment door closed and locked when not in the apartment and understand that you can enhance your personal safety and that of your roommate(s) by keeping the door closed and locked at all times. • Do not enter or exit through fire doors unless there is an emergency or fire. • Immediately inform a member of the La Aldea staff about any unsafe condition or behavior that threatens the safety or secu- rity of this community. SEXUAL OFFENSES • Sexual Assault: A person commits sexual assault by intentionally or knowingly engaging in sexual intercourse (penetration into the penis, vulva or anus by any part of the body or by any object or causing a person to engage in such contact) or oral sexual contact (oral contact with the penis, vulva or anus) with any person without consent of such person (ARS 13-1406). Without consent means any of the following (ARS 13-1401): • The victim is coerced by the immediate use of force or threatened use of force against a person or property. • The victim is incapable of consent by reason of mental disorder, drugs, alcohol, sleep or other similar impairment of cognition and such condition is known or should have reasonably been known to the perpetrator.
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• The victim is intentionally deceived as to the nature of the act. • The victim is intentionally deceived to erroneously believe that the person is the victim’s spouse. • Sexual Misconduct: Sexual misconduct is any direct or indirect touching, fondling, exposing or manipulating of any part of the genitals, anus or female breast by any part of the body or by any object; or causing a person to engage in such contact. SMOKING Smoking is not permitted in any area of La Aldea, including balconies and courtyards. Smoking is not allowed within 50 feet of the building. This also includes all University buildings on campus. SOLICITATION and SALES Canvassing or solicitation of funds, sales, membership literature, or subscriptions is prohibited in La Aldea. Please report any unauthorized related activity to a La Aldea staff member or to UAPD. THEFT Theft of University or personal property in La Aldea is prohibited and may lead to criminal prosecution. Theft includes unauthorized borrowing or possession of stolen property. THREATENING BEHAVIOR Threatening behavior is prohibited. The University defines “threatening behavior” as any statement, communication, conduct or gesture, including those in written form, directed toward any member of the University community that causes a reasonable apprehension of physical harm to a person or property. A student can be guilty of threatening behavior even if the person who is the object of the threat does not observe or receive it, so long as a reasonable person would interpret the maker’s statement, communication, conduct or gesture as a serious expression of intent to physically harm. The Policy on Threatening Behavior by Students can be found at the following site: http://web.arizona.edu/~policy/threatening.pdf. TRASH DISPOSAL You are responsible for the proper disposal of your own trash. Trash depositing rooms are located on the northeast and northwest ends of the first floor. All trash must be deposited in these areas. Trash must not be placed in the hallway or common areas. Individual residents are fined $25 per item and any associated labor costs for cleanup of any accumulation of trash in common areas. Trash includes pizza boxes. UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS You may not enter restricted access areas. These areas include, but are not limited to, front office, roofs of La Aldea apartments, and mechanical and custodial rooms. You may not use another student’s CatCard or keys to enter La Aldea. VANDALISM and DAMAGES You will be held financially responsible for any damages to or loss of property due to your individual behavior or participation in any group activities. Residents of an entire apartment may be held responsible for activities, inattention, or neglect that results in loss or damage to University property. Damage charges are added to your University account. You must maintain your assigned bedroom and apartment in a safe condition. Apartment furnishings shall not be removed or stored, and beds must not be lofted. You may not move public area furnishings into your bedroom or apartment.
• Explosives, Fireworks, Firearms: The sale, possession or use of any kind of explosive device or fireworks is prohibited. • Weapons: The University of Arizona is a weapons-free campus. This applies to La Aldea Apartments. Weapons include, but are not limited to, firearms, simulated firearms, dangerous chemicals, any explosive device, tasers, nun-chucks, brass knuckles, knives (including butterfly knives), swords, paint ball guns or equipment and any other objects or materials that can be used to intimidate, threaten or endanger others are prohibited on campus. Possession of a weapon may subject you to eviction from La Aldea Apartments as well as the University. You may not store weapons or firearms on campus, including inside your personal vehicle. • Simulated Weapons: The weapons-free campus policy also applies to simulated weapons. These include paint ball guns or equipment, and any other material that can be used to intimidate, threaten or endanger others. All simulated weapons are prohibited and may subject you to eviction from La Aldea Apartments. WINDOWS AND SCREENS You may not remove or damage windows or screens in your apartment. You may not lean out of windows or off of balconies or overhead walkways. You may not drop, suspend, throw, or shoot anything from a window, balcony, or overhead walkway; doing so can lead to your eviction. You may not hang banners or signs from your exterior windows, nor may you affix a satellite dish on your apartment windows or the building. Do not use windows to enter or exit your apartment.
It is the policy of the University of Arizona to maintain access to local, national, and international networks for the purpose of supporting its fundamental activities of instruction, research, outreach and administration. As you use the Residence Life network, you must take necessary measures to safeguard the operating integrity of the systems and the accessibility of those systems to other users. This policy covers all persons accessing computer or network resources through any Residence Life facility. The following policies govern the use of the Residence Life network: 1. Use the network in a manner consistent with all local, state and federal laws and all University policies including the Student Code of Conduct (found at http://deanofstudents.arizona.edu/policiesandcodes/studentcodeofconduct) and the University of Arizona’s Guidelines Governing Acceptable Use of Information and Network Systems (found at http://security.arizona.edu/aup).
2. You may not modify Residence Life network services or wiring, nor may you modify or extend them beyond the area of their intended use. This applies to all network wiring, hardware and in-room jacks. You may not connect routers or wireless routers or devices that act as routers (i.e., personal networks). However, you may use simple switches to provide more network connections within your room.
3. You may not use the residential network or provide University or internet access to anyone outside of the University com- munity for any purpose.
4. You may not provide network services from your computer. This includes, but is not limited to: DHCP, DNS, FTP, HTTP/S, IRC, POP, IMAP, SMTP and SSH. If you have a documented academic need to provide such services from your personal computer, you must have prior written authorization from Residence Life Technology Services before you activate any such service(s) on the Residence Life network.
5. You may not retransmit University-specific network/computing resources or network resources obtained commercially by the University (e.g., University site-licensed software, etc.) outside of the University community.
6. The residential network is a shared resource. You may not use the residential network or applications in any manner that inhibits or interferes with the use of the network by others. For example, you may not run or use: • Applications which use an unusually large portion of the bandwidth for extended periods of time (e.g., peer-to-peer network file, media, music and/or video sharing applications) • Dedicated network game servers (game servers that run and continually listen for connections even with no human players connected) • Applications designed to send repeated email messages or mass email messages (“email bombs” or “bulk mailers”)
7. You may use the residential network for legal purposes only. You may access only those systems, software and data for which you are authorized. You may not share access to copyrighted software or other copyrighted material (including MP3 files from copyrighted music media and digitized video from copyrighted motion pictures, etc.) on the network. You may not use or employ remote administration tools, exploits, hacks, spyware or malicious software or scripts on others’ computers via the network. Only authorized network administrators may use port scanning or network admini- stration software. If you violate this prohibition, you will be referred to the Dean of Students Office for disciplinary action. You may also be prosecuted under state and federal laws.
8. You are required to respect the rights of other users at all times on the network, including their rights as set forth in other University policies for students, faculty, and staff. These rights include, but are not limited to, privacy, freedom from harassment, and freedom of expression. 9. You must know and obey the specific policies established for the systems and networks you access.
10. Under no circumstances may you give others access to University systems. 11. The residential network is provided for uses consistent with the academic mission of the institution. You may not use the network for commercial purposes or for unsolicited advertising. You may not provide open access to files or folders on your computer which contain anything protected by copyright (including MP3 files from copyrighted music media and
The Acceptable Use of Computers and Networks Policy (AUP)
digitized video from copyrighted motion pictures, etc.); that is of a pornographic nature; or anything which would be in vio- lation of theUniversityâ€™s and/or the Residence Lifeâ€™s Community Standards.
You may not forge or otherwise misrepresent your identity via electronic or any other form of communication. This includes the use of an IP address not specifically assigned to you by the University. It also includes using a forged or false identity with certain email or other electronic communications programs (i.e., mail clients such as Eudora, Thunderbird, Evolution, Out- look, Outlook Express, and IRC/chat programs such as AOL Instant Messenger, MSN Messenger and ICQ).
Network administrators are responsible for protecting the rights of users, setting policies consistent with those rights, and publicizing those policies to their users. They have authority to control or refuse access to the network to anyone who vio- lates these policies or who threatens the rights of other users. Administrators have the authority to temporarily suspend your network access without notice if the administrator believes you are the source of an alleged violation, pending investi- gation of the violation and satisfactory resolution of the complaint.
14. Your use of the Residence Life network constitutes full agreement with and understanding of this Acceptable Use Policy and any future modifications thereto. 15. Residence Life reserves the right to modify, change, and reformat this document as it deems necessary without permission or consent of its network users. Copies of this AUP will remain available on Residence Lifeâ€™s website: http://www.life.arizona.edu/computing/index.asp
The courtyard at La Aldea
If you have participated in, have knowledge of and/or witnessed a violation of the Housing License Agreement, Community Standards, AUP, or General Procedures, you may be asked to appear at a conduct hearing. As a member of this community, you are obligated to help uphold Community Standards and you are strongly encouraged to participate in conduct proceedings when you have information relevant to one or more violations. You may be referred to the Dean of Students Office for alleged violations of the Student Code of Conduct, violations of the Community Standards, or for not completing sanctions resulting from a finding of responsibility. For more information on the Student Code of Conduct go to http://deanofstudents.arizona.edu/uapolicies or contact the Dean of Students Office at (520) 6217057. The University reserves the right to temporarily or permanently move or remove a student from Residence Life housing based on violations of the Community Standards, the Student Code of Conduct, other applicable Board of Regents or University policies, procedures, or codes, violations of federal, state or other applicable law or for any other administrative reason with its sole discretion. If you have knowledge of and/or witnessed a violation of the Housing License Agreement, Community Standards, AUP or General Procedures, please submit an Incident Report at the following site and fill in the report information as completely as possible: http://deanofstudents.arizona.edu/conduct_complaint_form We expect you to be honest and without prejudice in reporting violations and/or when participating in conduct proceedings or investigations. One of the principle goals of the University of Arizona is to provide students with a quality education. This involves “providing an atmosphere conducive to the student’s intellectual development integrated with that of other facets of his/ her personality–religious, moral, emotional, aesthetic, physical, social.” With the help of the Community Director and the staff, individual students must assume the responsibility for establishing and maintaining an academic atmosphere beneficial to all. Certain forms of behavior which disturb or offend others and/or violate the rights of others living and working on campus, or which run counter to a major goal of the University, may result in a disciplinary procedure/action. For this reason, and to protect the rights of the community, Residence Life staff has the responsibility and the authority to document, to correct, to counsel and to administer sanctions when necessary.
Conduct-Related Correspondence Residence Life communicates with you two ways: •
Via email to your UA email account (<username>@email.arizona.edu). Please add the domain email.arizona.edu to your address book so that University mail does not go into your spam folder. This is the official method for University communi- cations and the primary method by which Residence Life delivers conduct-related information. A conduct-related email message will contain a tracking link which you must follow to authenticate your identity and to access detailed information regarding incidents in which you were involved. You must access this information immediately. Refer to the University’s Official Student Email Policy, “Use of Email for Official Correspondence with Students” at http://www.registrar.arizona.edu/ emailpolicy.htm. If you encounter any problems, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
• A hard-copy mail to your residence hall mailbox. Check your mailbox frequently and pay close attention to any Residence Life correspondence you receive. You may receive a package slip and be required to sign for the conduct letter. As a student at the University of Arizona, it is your responsibility to review these messages in a timely manner and respond as instructed.
The Conduct Process
Disciplinary Action Procedures This section describes the conduct process: notification of charges, your rights in an administrative hearing and how you can appeal a decision. If you are confused at any point, please ask a staff member for clarification. 1. You violate a Community Standard, policy, procedure or law, and this is brought to the attention of a Residence Life staff member. 2. The staff member investigates and, depending on the circumstances, takes one or more of the following actions: • Issues a verbal warning and advises you that recurrence will result in further action and notes the warning in the Warning Log maintained for future reference • Completes an Incident Report and submits it to the Community Director (which initiates the formal conduct proceeding process) • Requests that witnesses complete an Incident Report as part of the incident documentation that is submitted to the Hearing Officer • Notifies UAPD. At this point, the issue becomes a legal matter and is subject to applicable procedures for legal warnings, arrest and prosecution, in addition to Residence Life and University action. 3. The Hearing Officer reviews all Incident Reports and takes one or more of the following actions: • • • • •
Sends a written warning reminding you of the Community Standards Meets informally with you to address the situation Schedules a hearing for you with a Community Director to address the situation Refers the case to the Dean of Students Office for their review Determines that no action needs to be taken
4. The Hearing Officer sends you a Notice to Appear letter containing the alleged violations against you, a hearing time and location and a narrative of the incident. You will receive the Incident Review Hearing Notification either via email at your <username>@email.arizona.edu account, or via mail in your residence hall mailbox. You must respond as instructed. 5. An Incident Review Hearing is scheduled to accomplish the following objectives: • To address the conduct process and review your procedural rights • To review the incident, provide you with an opportunity to discuss the alleged violation(s) and provide an opportunity for you to accept or deny responsibility for the incident • To determine which Community Standards or policies you have violated, if any, and if you are found responsible, to issue the relevant sanctions • To review expectations for living in a community, clarify Community Standards, encourage you to think about your behavior and its effect on other members of the community, and otherwise learn from this experience 6. Incident Review hearings result in one of the following outcomes as supported by the preponderance of available evidence: • The Hearing Officer determines that you are not responsible for the violation(s) and dismisses the case. • The Hearing Officer determines that you are responsible for the violation(s) charged and issues one or more sanctions. • The Hearing Officer determines that you are not responsible for the stated violations, but are responsible for one or more other violations and assigns sanctions. Note:
If you fail to appear for the Incident Review Hearing as scheduled, the Hearing Officer may issue a sanction in your absence, based on the evidence known to the Hearing Officer at the time of the Incident Review Hearing.
will be incomplete. Original sanctions and timelines will stand and be enforced.
7. At the conclusion of the Incident Review Hearing, you will receive a copy of the Decision Letter. This letter includes the deci- sion and, as applicable, indicates the sanctions imposed. Along with a copy of this letter, you will receive instructions for initiating an optional appeal.
8. You may appeal a conduct decision to the Coordinator for Student Behavioral Education for which a sanction has been imposed. Your appeal must be submitted in writing within two business days following the date your decision letter was sent
(indicated on your letter). Not all appeal requests are eligible for an Appeal Hearing. Whether an Appeal Hearing is granted is based upon one (or more) of the following grounds for an appeal: • New information that affects the case is discovered/becomes available • Proper procedures were not followed • Bias occurred The Coordinator for Student Behavioral Education will respond to all appeal requests in writing, whether or not an appeal hearing is scheduled. Note: If you fail to appear for your review hearing, the review will be dropped. No decision will be rendered, as the review will be incomplete. Original sanctions and timelines will stand and be enforced. 9. Appeal Hearings are held to accomplish the following objectives: • Summarize the grounds upon which you seek appeal • Provide you the opportunity to substantiate the grounds or appeal with credible evidence • Permit the Appeal Officer to question you and/or the initial Hearing Officer and/or any witnesses • Decide the appeal based on the merits of the grounds for appeal
10. An appeal decision is made. Possible appeal decisions include: • Uphold the original decision and/or sanction • Overturn the original decision and/or sanction • Amend the original decision and/or sanction • Remand the case for a new Incident Review
You will be given an Appeal Hearing Decision summarizing the result of the hearing.
Note: Cases may be reopened when new information is identified and confirmed, where that information could have a material impact on the original decision.
Student Conduct Rights and Responsibilities It is your responsibility to: • Frequently check your University email account and your residence hall mailbox for official student conduct-related messages. • Pick up and sign for conduct-related mail at your front desk. •
Refrain from disrupting conduct proceedings or harassing or intimidating participants or others. If the Hearing/Appeal Officer feels you are doing any of these things, you will be requested to cease the offending behavior immediately. If you continue this or any other inappropriate behavior, the Hearing/Appeal Officer may close, postpone or terminate the hearing, and/or have you (and any other participant behaving inappropriately) removed. You will lose the right to participate further.
• Appear at your own conduct proceeding. If you fail to appear, or if you leave or are removed from the hearing, you waive the right to present evidence, or in any other way participate further, in the hearing. The hearing will continue and a decision will be made in your absence, based on available evidence. • Be honest during conduct proceedings, as dishonesty during conduct proceedings violates Community Standards. If you fail to be honest during your conduct proceeding, you will be subject to further action. This may include, but not be limited to:
modifying the charge against you during the proceedings and taking your dishonesty into account when making decisions and issuing sanctions. • Know the Community Standards, Housing License Agreement obligations, policies, procedures, wing/community rules and/or the law. Ignorance is not a valid defense in conduct proceedings. It is your right to: • Be notified in advance of the specific violation(s) with which you are charged. • Be notified in advance of the date, time and location of the hearing. • Timely clarification of Community Standards, contractual obligations, policies, wing/community rules, laws and Residence Life conduct procedures when you request it. • Reschedule a hearing once prior to the hearing, if the scheduled hearing interferes with class or a commitment beyond your control (you may be asked for verification). Conduct hearings may be postponed or continued at a later date for any reason deemed appropriate by the Hearing/Appeal Officer. • Be treated with dignity and respect at all times. • A fair and impartial hearing. • Confidential treatment of proceedings and outcomes by Residence Life Staff and its agents. • Notification and explanation of decisions and sanctions, as well as consequences for not completing sanctions. • Appeal a conduct decision for which a sanction, beyond a warning, is imposed. • Bring an advisor (friend, parent, student, other) to a hearing. However, advisors may not participate in the hearing in any way other than to privately advise you and provide personal support. • Present testimony and witnesses relevant to the incident. You may also question and refute other testimony and witnesses. • Witnesses are excluded from the hearing untill called and must leave when excused. Witnesses will be interviewed separately. • Witness testimony (written or verbal) will not be considered unless the witness is willing to be identified to all relevant parties including the staff members and the accused student(s). • Verbal testimony of witness is preferred, but written statements may be presented when witnesses are unavailable to participate in a hearing. Written statements may be accorded less credibility than verbal testimony because the author is unavailable for questioning or clarification. • Character witnesses will not be permitted. • Irrelevant or redundant testimony or evidence may be excluded by the Hearing/Appeal Officer. • Not incriminate yourself. • Request an open hearing before the hearing commences, if the Hearing/Appeal Officer agrees to the request. Otherwise, conduct proceedings are closed to non-involved persons. The claimant has the same right. • Give or withhold permission for the conduct proceedings to be recorded. It is your responsibility to provide or withhold this permission in advance, and without disrupting the conduct proceedings. Every other participant in the hearing has the same right. • Request reasonable disability accommodation in any Residence Life proceeding. It is important to note, however, that a dis- ability in itself is not a valid defense in conduct proceedings. You will be held accountable for your actions regardless of your abilities. • Know that results of Residence Life conduct proceedings are kept confidential and only shared with University officials and others with a legitimate need to know. Conduct issues are reviewed with your parents and/or others only when you give
Conduct Sanctions and Definitions The Residence Life Conduct System is educational in nature. Its primary purpose is to help you learn from choices you make and to become a positive contributor to the residence hall community. Consequences, or sanctions, are assigned when you are found responsible for violating a Community Standard, contractual obligation, policy or law. Sanctions are intended to help you learn and each subsequent violation/sanction builds upon the last. If found responsible, your sanctions may include any or a combination of the following:
REPRIMAND/WARNING Reprimands or warnings can be verbal or written. They serve as a notice that if you are found responsible for one or more future policy violations, a higher level of sanctions will result.
PROBATION This is a formal notice that your involvement in an incident is unacceptable. You are on probation for the time listed on the front page of your Incident Review Report. Residence Life reserves the right to extend the period of probation. If you are found responsible for one or more future policy violations, the details of this incident will be considered in any future sanctioning for the duration of your time living on campus.
DEFERRED EVICTION Being placed on deferred eviction status means if you are found responsible for violating any further community standard you will be evicted from the residence halls. This constitutes your last chance to remain eligible to live in the residence halls.
EMERGENCY INTERIM SUSPENSION FROM RESIDENCE LIFE Emergency interim suspension from a residence hall may be imposed if there is reasonable cause to believe that your continued presence may pose an immediate threat to the educational environment, the physical or emotional health, safety or well being to yourself, other residents or staff, and/or to University property.
EVICTION The University may terminate your Housing License Agreement if you do not abide by the Community Standards or University rules. If you are evicted, you will be required to move out of the residence hall within 48 hours after the conduct process is completed. Should you be involved in any other policy violation(s) or be disruptive in any way prior to your leaving the building, you will be required to leave immediately. Note: If you are evicted, you remain financially responsible for rent for the remainder of the semester. Once evicted, you are no longer eligible to live in or visit any residence hall in the future. Incidents that can result in automatic eviction from a residence hall include, but are not limited to: • Tampering with fire safety equipment or devices. This includes, but is not limited to: creating false fire alarms or discharging fire extinguishers • Bomb threats • Possession of large amounts of alcohol beyond single-serving size whether you are underage or over 21 years old • Repeated use or possession of alcohol, to include as few as two times • Possessing, using, selling or distributing any legal prescription (outside of prescribed instructions), including marijuana, or non- prescription drug or illegal drug, synthetic drug, controlled substance. If it is in your room, your pocket or anywhere else under your control, it is considered to be yours.
written permission to do so, unless your violation pertains to alcohol or drugs, as permitted by federal law. In such cases, Residence Life will provide results of conduct proceedings in response to a properly executed subpoena.
• Possession of a weapon. This includes simulated weapons, disabled weapons, dangerous chemicals, any explosive device, nun- chucks, swords, brass knuckles, knives (including butterfly knives), guns, paint ball guns, pellet guns and any other material that can be used to threaten or endanger others • Theft (including identity theft) • Harassment • Stalking • Defacing or damaging property • Endangering yourself or others, including self-harming behavior • Acts of individual violence (see examples below) or domestic violence (as defined on page 4): • Physically hurting or causing injury to yourself or others • Sexual assault/misconduct • Fighting • Pushing/shoving, etc.
Additional Sanctions Additional sanctions may be assigned. They may include, but are not limited to:
COMMUNITY SERVICE You may be required to complete a designated number of service hours with a non-profit organization in the community. A list of approved non-profit organizations in Tucson and specific community service requirements will be provided to you.
EDUCATIONAL SANCTIONS Educational sanctions include, but are not limited to: • Making a formal and/or public apology • Writing a paper, presenting a program or performing a service that demonstrates an understanding of relevant issues and effects of the behavior • Participation in a specified workshop or seminar or an educational/awareness enhancing discussion with a specified referral person • Restriction or modification of privileges • Community service either on campus or with a local agency • Creating a bulletin board or poster
MONETARY SANCTIONS A $75 monetary sanction will be assessed if you are found responsible for violating a Community Standard or University policy. The monetary sanction will be assessed per incident when each incident occurs.
REPAIR/REPLACEMENT COSTS If you intentionally or unintentionally damage University property, you will be charged a repair or replacement cost.
RESTITUTION If you intentionally or unintentionally damage or steal personal property, you may be required to make due compensation to the owner.
ROOM/HALL TRANSFER You may be transferred to another room or residence hall as a sanction when found in violation of a Community Standard, policy or for other behavioral factors.
STUDENT HEALTH ALCOHOL AND DRUG EDUCATION (SHADE) PROGRAMS â€˘ SHADE Classes Health Promotions within the Campus Health Center provides a six-hour educational risk-reduction class for students who are in violation of alcohol and other drug policies at the University of Arizona. There are two separate classes; one for alcohol and one for marijuana. â€˘ SHADE Basics You will have two one-on-one sessions with a counselor and the sessions are 45-50 minutes long. The counselor will use the BASICS (Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College Students) model for the sessions. Note: There is a fee for both programs. You must register in advance by calling (520) 621-5700 or online at http://www.health.arizona.edu.
VISITATION RESTRICTION Visitation restriction means that you are forbidden to be present in a specific residence hall or halls. In cases of eviction, you may not be present in any University-operated residence hall indefinitely. You need prior written permission from the Director of Residence Life or designee to enter these locations. In cases of hall transfers, you are barred from being in your current hall indefinitely, unless you receive prior written permission from the Assistant Vice President, Residence Life & University Housing, or designee. You may be cited for trespassing by UAPD.
If you are under 21, the University may disclose to your parent or legal guardian information about a violation of any federal, state or local law, or any rule or policy of the institution governing the use or possession of alcohol or a controlled substance. Your parent or legal guardian will be notified if it has been determined that you have committed a disciplinary violation with respect to such use or possession.
At the Student Union Memorial Center
access to University internet to those outside the University, prohibited 13 AIR CONDITIONERS 1 alcohol SHADE class for 21 ALCOHOL 2 ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES 2 fee for the alcohol and drug programs 2 first offense 2 notification of parent/guardian 20 Possession of large amounts of alcohol 19 second offense 2 Student Health Alcohol Drug Education (SHADE) 2 apology 20 Appeal a conduct decision 18 Appeal Officer 18 APPLIANCES 4 coffee maker 4 George Foreman grills 4 hot pot 4 popcorn popper 4 rice cooker 4 ASSAULT 2 Aggravated 3 Simple 2 AUP 15 violations of 15 authority to control networks 14 authority to temporarily suspend network access without notice 14 BALCONIES 3 Do not lean out of 12 no smoking 11 prohibit entry from 10 BATHROOM FACILITIES 3, 7 BEDS extra 6 water beds 6 BEHAVIOR behavior and its effect on other members of the community 16 disruptive 4 effects of behavior, understanding 20 pranks 8 which disturbs/offends others 15 BEVERAGE CONTAINERS alcoholic 2 BIAS-RELATED INCIDENTS 3 BICYCLES 3 storage in rooms 3 Board of Regents policies 15 Bomb threats 19 brass knuckles 12, 19 “bulk mailers” 13 BUSINESSES 3 butterfly knives 12, 19 Campus Health Center 21 CARD ACCESS 7 University CatCard required 7
CatCard 3, 7 another student’s keys or CatCard 11 CIVILITY 3 CLEANLINESS 3 COMMUNITY SERVICE 20 COMPLIANCE 3 COMPUTING 4 CONDUCT procedural rights 16 conduct hearing 15 conduct proceedings 18 recording of 18 conduct process description of 16 confidentiality conduct proceedings reviewed with parents/guardians 18 of Residence Life conduct proceedings 18 consequences. See sanctions contractual obligations 18 controlled substance notification of parent/guardian 20 COOKING 4 copyrighted material, sharing prohibited 13 copyrighted motion pictures 13 courtyards 11 smoking in 11 create bulletin board/poster 20 creating false fire alarms 19 Damage charges 11 Dangerous chemicals 12 Dean of Students Office 15, 16 consequence of violating AUP 13 DECORATIONS 9 decorating for the holidays 10 decorating your room 10 deemed sexually explicit 10 exercise pole 10 live trees 10 Defacing/damaging property 20 repair/replacement costs charged 21 DEFERRED EVICTION 19 DHCP 13 digitized video 14 disability accommodation requesting for Residence Life proceedings 18 discharging fire extinguishers 19 DISCRIMINATION 4 DNS 13 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE 4 Door Access Code 7 DOORS propping open 10 DRUGS 4 Prescription drugs 5 Student Health Alcohol Drug Education (SHADE) 2
EDUCATIONAL SANCTIONS 20 apology 20 community service 20 participation in workshop/seminar/discussion 20 performing a service 20 presenting a program 20 restriction of privileges 20 writing a paper 20 ELEVATORS 5 email Residence Life communications 15 University email account 17 “email bombs” 13 EMERGENCY INTERIM SUSPENSION FROM RESIDENCE LIFE 19 Endangering yourself/others 20 ENVIRONMENT 9 respect for 9 uncleanliness 9 Eudora 14 EVICTION 12. 19, 21 automatic 19 for possesion of simulated weapons 12 possession of weapons 12 throwing things from windows/balconies/overhead walkways 12 Evolution 14 “exercise poles” 10 explosive device. See WEAPONS EXPLOSIVE DEVICES 5 Explosives 12 FALSIFYING INFORMATION 5 AOL Instant Messenger, using 14 Eudora, using 14 Evolution, using 14 falsifying/misrepresenting identity 14 ICQ, using 14 MSN Messenger, using 14 Outlook/Outlook Express 14 Thunderbird, using 14 fee for SHADE programs 21 Fighting 20 financially responsibility 19 Firearms 12 FIRE SAFETY 5 false fire alarm 6 fire safety equipment 6 detectors 6 exit signs 6 extinguishers 6 horns 6 pull stations 6 sprinklers 6 halogen lamps 6 life safety equipment or signs 6 Fireworks 12 FTP 13 FURNITURE 6 beds 6
desks and desk chairs 6 dressers 6 exercise poleS 10 halogen lamps 6 lofting beds 6 lounge furnishings 6 misappropriated or stolen 6 ree-standing elevated beds 6 shelves, attaching to walls 6 GAMBLING 6 betting on NCAA College basketball tournaments and other sporting events 6 playing cards for money 6 GAMES 11 General Procedures 15 GUESTS 7 access to the residence hall by nonresidents 10 behavior of guests 7 escort 7 Overnight Guests 7 maximum length of stay 7 permission of your roommate(s) required 7 when allowed 7 guns 19 HALL and WING MEETINGS 7 hall mailbox 15 hall transfers 21 HALLWAYS 7 trash in the hallway 11 HARASSMENT 4, 20 freedom from on network 13 hardware use of 13 HAZING 7 Health Promotions 21 hearing bringing an advisor 18 rescheduling 18 Hearing Officer 16, 18 Housing License Agreement 15, 18 termination of 19 HTTP/S 13 hurting/causing injury 20 ICQ 14 identity, forging or misrepresenting electronically, prohibited 14 identity theft 20 Ignorance not a valid defense 18 IMAP 13 Incident Report 15, 16 Incident Review Hearing Report 16 Incident Review Report 19 individual violence 20 in-room jacks use of 13 IP addresses 14 IRC 13 IRC/chat programs 14
PRESENCE DURING A VIOLATION 9 presenting a program 20 PROBATION 19 PUBLIC AREAS 7 Pushing/shoving 20 QUIET HOURS 9 excessive noise 9 Final exam quiet hours 9 QUIET HOURS/NOISE 9 RECREATION AREAS 8 Appropriate conduct is expected 8 sleeping in 8 refuse access to the network 14 remote administration tools 13 REPAIR/REPLACEMENT COSTS 21 REPRIMAND/WARNING 19 Residence Life authority to document, correct, counsel, administer sanctions 15 Residence Life conduct procedures 18 Residence Life Conduct System nature 19 purpose 19 Residence Life network 13 Residence Life network services modification of prohibited 13 Residence Life proceeding requesting disability accommodation 18 Residence Life’s Community Standards 14 Residence Life Technology Services 13 residential network 13 use for legal purposes only 13 RESPECT FOR PROPERTY 9 vandalism 9 RESTITUTION 21 restriction of privileges 20 retransmittion of University-specific network/computing resources, prohibited 13 ROOM 9 room furniture 6 ROOM/HALL TRANSFER 21 routers 13 SAFETY 10 access to the residence hall by nonresidents 10 propping open doors 10 responsibility 10 SALES 11 engaging in sales, prohibited 11 sanctions 16, 18, 19 SANCTIONS community service 2 deferred eviction 2 monetary fine 2 RESTITUTION 21 ROOM/HALL TRANSFER 21 sanctions, failure to complete 15 STUDENT HEALTH ALCOHOL AND DRUG EDUCATION (SHADE) PROGRAMS 21 VISITATION RESTRICTION 21 SCREENS 12
KEYS 7 another student’s keys or CatCard 11 required to return all keys 7 knives 12, 19 life safety equipment defibrillators 6 LOBBIES 8 Appropriate conduct is expected 8 sleeping in 8 mail hard copy 15 mailbox 17 malicious software 13 marijuana 21 SHADE class for 21 mass email messages, prohibited 13 MONETARY SANCTIONS 20 MOPEDS 8 MOTORCYCLES 8 MP3 files, sharing prohibited 13 MSN Messenger 14 music copyrighted 13 MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS 8 Do not play musical instruments in your room 9 music-sharing applications 13 network administration software, prohibited 13 network game servers, prohibited 13 network services from your computer, prohibited 13 network wiring 13 NOISE 9 Courtesy hours 9 Notice to Appear 16 nunchucks 12. 19 Outlook/Outlook Express 14 paint ball guns or equipment 12, 19 PAINTING 8 PARAPHERNALIA drug 4 PARENTAL NOTIFICATION 20 PARKING motorcycles and mopeds 8 peer-to-peer network, prohibited 13 pellet guns 19 personal networks prohibited 13 personal property restitution for damaged 21 PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY 8 PETS 8 policies 18 policy of the University of Arizona 13 POOL USE 8 POP 13 pornographic computer files, prohibited 14 port scanning software, prohibited 13 Possession of a weapon 19 Possession of large amounts of alcohol 19 POSTING 8 PRANKS 8
SECURITY 10 access to the residence hall by nonresidents 10 responsibility 10 SEXUAL OFFENSES 10 misconduct 20 Sexual Assault 10, 20 oral sexual contact 10 sexual intercourse 10 use of force or threatened use of force 10 victim incapable of consent 10 victim is intentionally deceived 10 Sexual Misconduct 11 SHADE Basics 21 SHADE Classes 21 sharing applications, prohibited 13 Simulated firearms 12 Simulated weapons 12 site-licensed software 13 SMOKING 11 SMTP 13 software copyrighted 13 SOLICITATION 11 soliciting funds prohibited 11 SPORTS 11 spyware 13 SSH 13 Stalking 20 Storage store firearms or weapons on campus 12 Student Code of Conduct 13, 15 STUDENT HEALTH ALCOHOL AND DRUG EDUCATION (SHADE) PROGRAMS 21 subpoena for results of conduct proceedings 18 suspension from a residence hal 19 swords 12, 19 Tampering with fire safety equipment 19 Tasers 12 testimony of witnesses verbal and written 18 THEFT 11, 20 borrowing without permission 11 identity theft) 20 possession of stolen property 11 THREATENING BEHAVIOR 11 THREATS objects used to threaten or intimidate 12 Thunderbird 14 TRASH 11 pizza boxes 11 prohibited in hallway 11 responsible for the proper disposal 11 trespassing 12, 21 UAPD 3, 16 cites for trespassing 21 Register your bicycle 3 UL-approved electric cords 6
UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS 11 another student’s keys or CatCard 11 definition 11 University of Arizona’s Guidelines Governing Acceptable Use of Information and Network Systems 13 University policies 15 University property repair/replacement costs 21 University’s Official Student Email Policy 15 University-specific network/computing resources 13 unsolicited advertising on network, prohibited 13 use of the network for commercial purposes 13 VANDALISM 11 Damage charges 11 responsibility for 11 video copyrighted 13 violations of federal, state or other applicable law 15 VISITATION 7 access to the residence hall by nonresidents 10 VISITATION RESTRICTION 12, 21 trespassing 12 Water beds 6 WEAPONS 12 brass knuckles 19 butterfly knives 19 dangerous chemicals 19 disabled weapons 19 explosive deviceS 19 Explosives 12 Fireworks 12 guns 19 knives 19 nunchucks 19 paint ball guns 19 pellet guns 19 Possession of 19 simulated weapons 19 Simulated Weapons 12 eviction for 12 paint ball guns or equipment 12 storing firearms or weapons on campus 12 subject to eviction for possession 12 swords 19 weapon-free campus 12 WINDOWS 12 banners, hanging 12 Do not lean out of 12 satellite dishes, hanging 12 signs, hanging 12 using to enter/exit prohibited 12 wing/community rules 18 wireless routers 13 witnesses character, not permitted 18 written warning 16
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Published on Jul 11, 2011
Community rules, regulations, and policies for the University of Arizona La Aldea Graduate & Professional Housing Complex.