Disciplinary Fines

Fines may be assessed for the behaviors listed below. These fines are in addition to restitution and other sanctions that may result from disciplinary action. Other sanctions may include but are not limited to: assignment of probation status, community service, restitution, counseling, restriction in campus access, restriction of participation in additional educational activities, suspension, and/or dismissal. The fines are designed to provide deterrents to prospective violators, and to assign accountability to actual violators. The violations in the following list represent behaviors that contradict the mission of the University and often result in damage to University property or hazards to individual safety. This list is not exhaustive, and may be amended at the discretion of Student Affairs.

  • Moving or tampering with a fire extinguisher $100
  • Discharging a fire extinguisher $200
  • Pulling a false fire alarm $250
  • Tampering with safety equipment (e.g., Blue Light Phones, security cameras) $100-200
  • Misuse of University campus network (e.g., unauthorized use of passwords, e-mail harassment, unethical conduct, computer lab violations, misuse of print stations, misuse of campus communication devices) $100-300
  • Propping fire, stairwell, or entrance/exit doors open $50
  • Violation of food service rules and regulations $25 - $150
  • Entering a prohibited or closed area on campus (e.g., roof, closed building) $100
  • Tampering with or defacing University property $50 - $200
  • Failure to follow proper check-in/check-out or room change procedures $50 - $100 per violation
  • Theft $100 - $500
  • Violation of alcohol/drug policy $100 - $500
  • Removing furniture from lounges or student rooms $50
  • Tobacco (including e-cigarettes/vaping) on campus property $50 - $150
  • Destruction of personal or University property $50 - $250 plus restitution
  • Failure to comply with a directive of a University official or harassment of a University official $50 - $200
  • Disorderly conduct $50 - $200
  • Violation of window/door display policy $25 - $50
  • Violation of hazing policy (any student organization) $1,000
  • Violation of alcohol/drug policy (any student organization) $1,000 - $1,500
  • Failing to dispose of personal trash properly $30
  • Pets in campus facilities $25 per day
  • Providing false information to a University staff member $100
  • Possession of a weapon (subject to suspension) $200
  • Violation of offenses listed in the Student Rights and Responsibilities statement, Article VII, number 2, items a-n in lieu of suspension or dismissal $100 - $500