Student Conduct System
Student Conduct System:
Daemen College's Student Conduct process is built on creating a safe and conducive learning environment while creating educational moments to restore any harm done to the community. If a student is found in violation of any college policy, the student will be document and may review an email to attend a conduct hearing. A conduct hearing can range from a student being called in as a witness, to receiving a sanction from violating the Residence Hall Contract. If a student was involved in an incident that was documented and would like to meet with the Office of Housing & Residence Life prior to being contacted or their conduct hearing, it is highly encouraged to make an appointment by email with the Director of Housing & Residence Life or Hearing Officer of their case.
In determining appropriate sanctions, the Daemen College's Student Conduct System takes into consideration the interests of all parties involved in the incident and the overall well-being of the Daemen College community. The student’s conduct record is also taken into consideration. Daemen College will consider the nature and severity of the offense, injury or harm resulting from the prohibited behavior, and any other factors relevant to the situation at hand.
It is not possible to provide a complete list of every sanction, however the following list gives a broad overview of the possible sanctions that a student may be given. Daemen College reserves the right to impose other reasonable sanctions or to combine sanctions as it sees appropriate.
Warning(s)Students can receive either a verbal warning or a written warning (depending on the violation), notifying the student that a violation of the Residence Hall Contract occurred and that any further violations of misconduct may result in more severe disciplinary action.
FinesDaemen College reserves the right to impose fines as appropriate, in addition to requiring payment for costs associated with the offenses (restitution for damages). Policy violations that may result in a fine as part of the imposed sanction may include but are not limited to: alcohol, marijuana, fire safety violations, etc.
Restitution Students may be required to make payment to the College related to the misconduct for damage, destruction, defacement, or unauthorized use of property.
Educational projects/ initiativesStudents may be required to complete a project, a written assignment, attend an educational program, or seek assistance from Daemen College resources.
Loss of PrivilegesDenial of the right to participate in certain activities or privileges for a designated period of time.
ProbationIs for a designated period of time and includes the possibility of more severe disciplinary action if found responsible for violating the Residence Hall Contract, including suspension from Daemen College housing, during that period of time.
Relocation or Removal from housingStudents can be either relocated from one living space to another or removed entirely from Daemen College housing.
Occupancy of a college residence hall is a privilege and not a right. Students desiring resident accommodations agree to conform to standards of decent and considerate behavior. Students are responsible for their own and any visitor's behavior which occurs anywhere in the residence halls. ALL resident students are expected to comply with the established standards of living listed throughout this Residence Hall Contract.