Conduct Sanctions

Students in violation of the BFIT Student Code of Conduct (as outlined in the BFIT student handbook) or BFIT Residence Life and Housing Handbook may be subject to various disciplinary actions based on the severity of the incident and/or the student’s level of responsibility.

The Student Conduct system is designed to be educational, so students are learning within the process why their actions or behaviors were inappropriate or not acceptable for the community, and what they can do to be a more positive member of the community. 

Sanctions include, but are not limited to:

Residence Hall Warning

Official warning for residential students based on a residential policy violation

 

Residence Hall Probation

Probation set for a period of time which states that any future violations while on probation may affect a student’s ability to live in campus housing

 

Deferred Housing Suspension

A student’s housing suspension is on hold for a period of time. Any violations during this time will result in immediate housing suspension

 

Housing Suspension

Student is no longer permitted to live in college housing during the specified time and must vacate belonging within 24 hours

 

College suspension

Student is no longer permitted to take classes, or be on campus, during a specified time and must reapply to the college through the college’s re-admittance policy that is published in the course catalog

 

College Expulsion

 

Permanent separation from the college

Disciplinary Warning

 

Official warning for any student based on a student code of conduct violation

 

Disciplinary Probation

 

Probation set for a period of time which states that any future violations while on probation may affect a student’s status at the college

 

Judicial Educator Modules

 

Free online educational program through reslife.net which students will review information online and take a 10-question quiz to successfully complete the sanction

 

Under the Influence (Alcohol)

 

Online educational program through 3rd Millennium Classrooms regarding alcohol education. There is a small cost associated with this sanction

 

Marijuana 101 (Drug)

 

Online educational program through 3rd Millennium Classrooms regarding marijuana education. There is a small cost associated with this sanction

 

Community Service

 

A student must complete a specified number of hours through giving back to the BFIT or Boston community. Students can utilize community service opportunities that are available through the college

 

Restitution

 

Money billed to a student to cover the cost of damage or destruction to college property at equivalent cost to the College

 

Referral to Another Office/Department

 

Student is referred to another office, department, or outside personals regarding a specific topic for a certain amount of time or visits. The host professional will sign off on student completion

 

Fines

 

Cost billed to a student for a violation if necessary

Transcript Notation

 

Official notation on College transcript

Parental Notification

Notice sent to parents/guardians of a student for any alcohol or drug violation, or other violations to the discretion of the Conduct Officer