Sanction Examples

Academic Integrity Seminar

It is your responsibility to contact the administrators of the Academic Integrity Seminar via email esu@integrityseminar.org. You need to allow at least two weeks for completion of this course. Upon completion of the course you and the Student Conduct Office will receive a completion notification by email. Print a copy for your records. You are responsible for any fees or costs associated with the completion of the Academic Integrity Seminar.

Alcohol/Drug Evaluation and Compliance

The student is required to undergo an alcohol/drug evaluation performed by a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor. They must comply with any and all recommendations issued as a result of their evaluation. The student must submit to the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards documentation indicating completion of an assessment and all recommended treatment by the due date in their disposition letter. Students are responsible for all charges and fees related to this service. Need help finding a place to get an assessment, contact Student Conduct and Community Standards.

Alcohol/Drug Education or Counseling

The student is required to complete the sanctioned number of hours by obtaining either counseling or attending drug and alcohol education classes. Counseling must be obtained by a certified licensed counselor and documentation indicating the number of counseling hours completed must be submitted to the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards. Students health insurance may be able to assist in locating drug and alcohol classes and/or counseling. Students are responsible for all charges and fees related to these services. On-line programs will not be accepted for the completion of this sanction.

(BASICS) Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College Students at ESU

BASICS is a program being used at college campuses to help students think about their drinking habits and alcohol use.

What will a student do?

  • Schedule a one-hour appointment with an ESU BASICS Facilitator who is assigned by the ESU Student Conduct Office
  • Meet with the assigned BASICS Facilitator to discuss alcohol use and learn some facts about alcohol physiology, risk factors associated with alcohol on college campuses , and health issues associated with substance use
  • Consider the pros and cons of alcohol use
  • Schedule a second appointment about two weeks from the first appointment

Then...

  • Monitor alcohol use over two weeks with a phone app or a written card
  • Complete online alcohol self-assessment
  • Bring the self-monitoring cards or phone application to the second session
  • Bring the print-out from the on-line survey to the appointment
  • Compare drinking frequency and quantity to ESU on-campus drinking facts and national normative information
  • Develop a personal plan to increase college success and make healthy choices in life
  • Gather resources to help you meet your goals

What will the ESU BASICS Facilitator Do?

  • Schedule an appointment upon request
  • Guide the student through the BASICS process, which typically increases the student’s self-awareness regarding alcohol
  • Facilitate any steps toward change the student is interested in making
  • Report to the ESU Student Conduct office if a student completes (or misses) appointments

Community Service

Students may complete community service at a non-profit agency of their choosing. Documentation indicating completion of the required hours of service must be on official letterhead or from an official email of the site agency. Verification of completion must be summitted by the date indicated in the students disposition letter.

Copyright Violations Paper

The student will write a 2-page investigative paper on copyright infringement. The paper should address: what copyright infringement is, what are legal penalties for illegal downloading of protected materials (music, videos, artistic productions), alternative means for acquiring copyright materials and what you have learned from this research. As with any written assignment, students must properly cite material taken from outside sources

Fire Safety

Students will watch one to four videos at Campus Firewatch and write a one-page reflection on each video. These papers can be submitted as one for a total of one to four full pages. For further instructions see Written Assignments.

Marijuana 101

Marijuana 101 is an online marijuana education class. To receive credit, the student must follow enrollment instructions and enter the correct control number. Go to 3rd Millennium Classrooms select begin enrollment and select college, the control number is ESBUMJ. The course fee is $35.00 and can be paid online by debit/credit card. A password will be received immediately on the screen and by email. It takes about 3 hours to complete the course and students can login and out as needed. A passing score of 70% must be attained. Upon completion of both the course and the follow-up portion, the student and the notifying administrator at the school will receive a completion notification by email. Print a copy for their records. Students are responsible for all charges and fees related to this service.

Under the Influence

Under the Influence is an online alcohol education class. To receive credit students must follow enrollment instructions and enter the correct control number. Go to 3rd Millennium Classrooms select begin enrollment and select college, the control number is ESBU7. The course fee is $35.00 and can be paid online by debit/credit card. A password will be received immediately on the screen and by email. (Or Send check or money order with completed z - 6507 Grove Creek Drive - San Antonio, TX 78256). It takes about 3 hours to complete the course and students can login and out as needed. A passing score of 70% must be attained. Upon completion of both the course and the follow-up portion, the student and the notifying administrator at the school will receive a completion notification by email. Print a copy for their records. Students are responsible for all charges and fees related to this service.

Educational Program Attendance

The student is required to attend the number of programs as assigned in their disposition letter. Only University-sponsored programs will be accepted. A one-page written review will be submitted of each activity attended/participated in; the total number of pages must be at least equal to the total number of programs required to attend (4 programs=4 full pages). For further instructions see Written Assignments. Students are responsible for any fees or costs associated with the completion of this sanction. For a list of some of the activities available on campus please check the following:

Written Assignments

All written assignments must be submitted to the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards. Students are responsible for submitting their paper by the due date(s) assigned in the disposition letter. Written assignments must be Times New Roman font-sized 12, double-spaced, with one inch margins to the end of the page, only one header should be first and last name and student ID number, in the upper right hand corner and the title of the paper on the next line should be centered. Bibliography and works cited pages do not count toward required total number of pages. A page must be at least 3/4 full to be counted as a page. All material within the assignment must be properly cited, for citation assistance please visit the Writing Studio website. Failure to cite sources may result in further conduct sanctions.

Success Plan

Students are to create a 2-page plan that will guide them to and through a successful experience at ESU. This plan should address academic and non-academic goals as well as a statement about their purpose in obtaining a higher education degree. For further instructions, see Written Assignments.

Responsible Decision-Making Paper

The student will write a 2-4 page paper addressing the importance of making responsible decisions as an ESU student. This paper is to be a reflective exercise which exhibits an understanding of personal responsibility and accountability as an ESU student. For further instructions, see Written Assignments instructions above.

Alcohol Reflection Paper

Students are asked to share the following in a reflective paper concerning how alcohol effects them and their life. This paper should be at lease 2 pages addressing the following:

  1. What role does alcohol play in your life?
  2. How has drinking impacted your life and/or reputation?
  3. How has alcohol affected your relationships? (family, friends)
  4. How has your alcohol use affected your academics?

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA)

FERPA prohibits the release of Student Conduct Records and related information. In order to discuss a students conduct record with an individual who is not the student, the student must sign a waiver of consent for our office to disuss the students record with a third party.

Contact Us

Please contact Maria Cutsinger, Director of Student Conduct & Community Standards, with any questions.

Contact Information

Campus Address
Flagler-Metzgar, 2nd Floor
Phone:
(570) 422-3461
Fax:
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Title of Department Leader
Director, Student Conduct & Community Standards
Name
Maria Cutsinger
Phone:
(570) 422-3461
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