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6. Failure to Comply with Official Requests: Students and student organizations are expected to comply with and respond appropriately to the reasonable and lawful requests of University officials in the performance of their duties. Students are expected to appear at disciplinary hearings to respond to allegations or testify as a witness when reasonably notified to do so. A failure to properly comply with or complete a sanction or obligation resulting from a disciplinary hearing or adjudication may also be considered failure to comply with an official request. (Note to resident students: The definition of University officials in this regulation includes Housing staff). Listing of Possible Sanctions: 1st Offense: reprimand, restriction of privileges, probation 2nd Offense: community service, probation 3rd Offense: suspension, expulsion 7. Forgery, falsification, alteration, or knowingly furnishing false information to the University or its officials. Listing of Possible Sanctions: 1st Offense: grade change, cancel any benefit resulting from illicit activity, probation 2nd Offense: suspension 3rd offense: expulsion 8. Harassment/Bullying: Conduct that creates or attempts to create an intimi-dating, hostile, or offensive environment for another person. Such conduct includes, but is not limited to action(s) or statement(s) that threaten harm or intimi-date a person, or any other form of unwanted contact. Listing of Possible Sanctions: 1st Offense: probation, community service, correc-tive action and in severe cases suspension 2nd Offense: suspension 3rd Offense: expulsion 9. Harm to Persons: Actions which result in physical harm, have the potential for physically harming another person, which create conditions that pose a risk of physical harm to another, or which cause reasonable apprehension of physical harm are prohibited. Conduct which threat-ens to cause harm to persons, or creates hazardous conditions for persons. Listing of Possible Sanctions: 1st Offense: suspension, probation 2nd Offense: expulsion 10. Hazing: defined as any act that endangers the mental or physical health or safety of a student, faculty member or other University official. This includes the removal of public or private property for the purpose of initia-tion, admission into, affiliation with or as a continued membership in a group or organization. Listing of Possible Sanctions: 1st Offense: probation, community service 2nd Offense: suspension 3rd Offense: expulsion 11. Misuse of Keys: No person may use or possess any University key without proper authorization. No student is allowed under any condition to have a University key duplicated.(Note to resident students: Loaning a room/apartment key to a person not assigned to that residence may be considered a violation of this regulation.) Listing of Possible Sanctions: 1st Offense: reprimand, restriction of privileges 2nd Offense: community service, probation 3rd Offense: suspension for not less than one semester 12. Parking/Traffic Violations: Refer to Parking Brochure or Web site for fines and sanctions. www.uscupstate.edu/police 13. Sexual Assault: Refer to Policy on Sexual Assault for Definitions Non-Consensual Sexual Assault Listing of Possible Sanctions: 1st Offense: probation, suspension, or expulsion; participation in sexual assault training program 2nd Offense: expulsion 14. Forced Sexual Assault: Listing of Possible Sanctions: 1st Offense: suspension of not less than one semester 2nd Offense: expulsion 15. Sexual Misconduct or Non-Consensual Sexual Contact: Refer to Policy on Sexual Assault for Definition Listing of Possible Sanctions: 1st Offense: probation, suspension, or expulsion; participation in sexual assault training program 2nd Offense: expulsion 16. Tobacco Use: USC Upstate is a tobacco-free campus. Tobacco use is prohibited in all USC Upstate owned or leased buildings (including in all offices, classrooms, labo-ratories, meeting rooms, residence halls, restrooms, lobbies, lounges, cafeterias, hallways, stairwells, el-evators etc.), building entrances, balconies, decks, patios and outside stairways to buildings and out-door passageways to entrances; buildings on land 1‘4106 - ‘17 Student Handbook 136


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