Policy STUA-RES-052

Responsible University Administrator:Vice President for Student Affairs
Responsible Officer:Director of Student Housing Administration
Origination Date:N/A
Current Revision Date:03/15/13
Next Review Date:03/15/17
End of Policy Date:N/A
Policy Number:STUA-RES-052
Status:Effective

 

 

FELONY CONVICTION/UNIVERSITY RIGHT TO CANCEL POLICY


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Policy Statement


Students applying for campus housing must disclose their status as a convicted felon or felony charges pending. 


Reason for Policy/Purpose


This policy is required for the effective communication of university policy regarding the university’s right to cancel housing for students with felony convictions or felony charges pending.

 


Who Needs to Know This Policy


All students of The University of Southern Mississippi community living on campus.


Website Address for this Policy


www.usm.edu/institutional-policies/policy-stua-res-052

 


Definitions


 

  
  
    

Policy/Procedures


Any student who is convicted or has felony charges pending is obligated to disclose this information to the Department of Residence Life upon completion of a housing application. A committee of student affairs professionals will meet to determine whether the student poses a potential threat to others. If it is determined that he/she poses a threat to others or to the community, the student will be denied housing.

 


Review


The Director of Student Housing Administration is responsible for the review of this policy every four years (or whenever circumstances require immediate review).

 


Forms/Instructions


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Appendices


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Related Information


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History


Amendments: Month, Day, Year – summary of changes

03/15/13: Formatted for template. Minor editing throughout.