FELONY CONVICTION/UNIVERSITY RIGHT TO CANCEL POLICY
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
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.
The Director of Student Housing Administration is responsible for the review of this policy every four years (or whenever circumstances require immediate review).
Amendments: Month, Day, Year – summary of changes03/15/13: Formatted for template. Minor editing throughout.