Code of Student Community Standards

Bulldog Values

Section I: Overview - Code of Student Community Standards

  1. Definitions
  2. Investigations
  3. Time Limitations
  4. Student Rights & Responsibilities
  5. Importance of Free and Open Discussion
  6. Disclaimer

Section II: Disciplinary Procedures

  1. Jurisdiction
  2. Disciplinary Procedures for Personal Misconduct
    1. Applicability of Procedures
    2. Initiation of Proceedings
    3. Notice
    4. Disciplinary Hearing
    5. Victim's Rights
    6. Sanctions
    7. Appeal
    8. Interim Suspension
    9. Responses to Mental Health Crisis

Section III: General University and Housing Policies Regarding Misconduct

  1. Academic Misconduct
  2. Personal Misconduct On or Off University Property
  3. General Residence Hall and East Campus Suites Policies
  4. General University Apartment Policies
  5. Fire Safety & Security

Section IV: Administrative Policies

  1. Student Dignity and Harassment Policy
  2. Consensual Relationships Between University Employees and Students
  3. Sexual Assault Policy
  4. Ferris State University Policy on Alcohol and Drugs & Statement Supporting Drug-Free Schools and Communities
  5. Freedom On the Campus and Uniform Regulations of Campus Activity/Facility Use
  6. Football Tailgate Policy
  7. Parking Policies and Procedures
  8. Notification of Rights Under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
  9. Assumption of Risk, Consent and Release

Section V: Housing Regulations and Standards

  1. Room and Apartment Entry
  2. Emergencies, Health, Safety, & Security
  3. Loft Construction & Use
  4. Services & Amenities within the Halls
  5. Housing Administration
  6. Housing Security Programs

Section VI: Appendices

  1. What are the Differences Between the Ferris State University's Student Disciplinary System and the Court System?
  2. Disciplinary Process Flowchart
  3. What is Proper Due Process?
  4. Interim Suspension vs. Suspension
  5. Student Conduct Learning Outcomes
  6. Student Complaint Process
  7. Student Conduct Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Waiver

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