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	*Dean of Students
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	January 15, 2014



To:All UVM Students


From: Dean of Students Office


Re: Student Policy Notice

In accordance with federal guidelines, this notice is to inform all 
students about their rights and responsibilities as members of the 
University of Vermont community while on or off campus. Please carefully 
review the following information:

*ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION *

The uvm.edu e-mail address that has been issued to you is the official 
means by which the University will communicate with you (during academic 
sessions and break periods).  You are responsible for checking e-mail 
(from the University) sent to your University e-mail address.

/Electronic Student Communication/

/http://www.uvm.edu/policies/student/student_email.pdf///

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*CODES OF CONDUCT *

Codes of conduct outline student rights, policies, and the procedures 
the University will follow if a student is allegedly involved in a 
policy violation. Students are responsible for knowing the policies 
related to their behavior.

/Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities/

/http://www.uvm.edu/~uvmppg/ppg/student/studentcode.pdf/ 
<http://www.uvm.edu/%7Euvmppg/ppg/student/studentcode.pdf>//

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/Code of Academic Integrity/

///http://www.uvm.edu/~uvmppg/ppg/student/acadintegrity.pdf/ 
<http://www.uvm.edu/%7Euvmppg/ppg/student/acadintegrity.pdf>//

A paper coly of these and selected policies can be obtained from the 
Dean of Students Office in Nicholson House. To receive a copy, please 
e-mail [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>.

*POLICIES & GUIDELINES*

The health, safety, and success of all UVM students are of the utmost 
importance. Outlined below are those policies and guidelines that often 
impact students' health, safety, and privacy:

/Student Alcohol and Other Drug Policy/

/http://www.uvm.edu/~uvmppg/ppg/student/drugandalco.pdf/ 
<http://www.uvm.edu/%7Euvmppg/ppg/student/drugandalco.pdf>//

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/Alcohol and Other Drug Policy Sanction Guidelines/

/http://www.uvm.edu/~cses/?Page=AODSanctions.html/ 
<http://www.uvm.edu/%7Ecses/?Page=AODSanctions.html>//

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/Domestic Abuse and Violence Prevention and Response/

/http://www.uvm.edu/~uvmppg/ppg/general_html/domabuse.pdf/ 
<http://www.uvm.edu/%7Euvmppg/ppg/general_html/domabuse.pdf>//

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/Campus Demonstrations/

/http://www.uvm.edu/~uvmppg/ppg/student/dissent.pdf/ 
<http://www.uvm.edu/%7Euvmppg/ppg/student/dissent.pdf>//

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/Computer, Communication, and Network Technology Acceptable Use /

/http://www.uvm.edu/policies/cit/compuse.pdf///

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/Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Rights Disclosure /

/http://www.uvm.edu/~uvmppg/ppg/student/ferpa.pdf/ 
<http://www.uvm.edu/%7Euvmppg/ppg/student/ferpa.pdf>//

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/Harassment (Students)/

/http://www.uvm.edu/~uvmppg/ppg/student/studentharas.pdf/ 
<http://www.uvm.edu/%7Euvmppg/ppg/student/studentharas.pdf>//

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/Hazing/

/http://www.uvm.edu/~uvmppg/ppg/student/hazing.pdf/ 
<http://www.uvm.edu/%7Euvmppg/ppg/student/hazing.pdf>//

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/Medical Withdrawal/

/http://www.uvm.edu/policies/student/medicalwithdrawal.pdf///

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/No-Trespass Orders/Notices /

/http://www.uvm.edu/policies/general_html/notrespass.pdf///

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/Personal Safety and Security/

http://www.uvm.edu/~uvmppg/ppg/general_html/personalsafety.pdf 
<http://www.uvm.edu/%7Euvmppg/ppg/general_html/personalsafety.pdf>

/Sexual Harassment -- Students/

/http://www.uvm.edu/policies/student/sexharasstudent.pdf///

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/Sexual Misconduct and Assault - Students/

http://www.uvm.edu/~uvmppg/ppg/general_html/sexassault.pdf 
<http://www.uvm.edu/%7Euvmppg/ppg/general_html/sexassault.pdf>

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*PEER-TO-PEER FILE SHARING *

Unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material, 
including peer-to-peer file sharing, may subject a student to civil 
and criminal liabilities and to University judicial sanctions.**

/http://www.uvm.edu/it/policies/heoa.php /

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*REPORTING GUIDELINES*

Students are encouraged to report all alleged policy violations to 
Police Services or the appropriate University Official at any time. To 
understand more detailed options for reporting, please refer to the 
following websites:

/Reporting a suspicious or potential criminal act 
//http://www.uvm.edu/~police/?Page=reportcrime/index.php/ 
<http://www.uvm.edu/%7Epolice/?Page=reportcrime/index.php>//

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/Reporting a bias incident /

/http://www.uvm.edu/%7Eaaeo/?Page=protocol.html///

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/Reporting the need for medical attention due to intoxication (Medical 
Amnesty Program)/

http://www.uvm.edu/~dos/?Page=health_safety/map.php&SM=health_safety/health_safetymenu.html 
<http://www.uvm.edu/%7Edos/?Page=health_safety/map.php&SM=health_safety/health_safetymenu.html> 


/Reporting any concerning and/or risky event (to a team of 
multidisciplinary professionals representing various campus services and 
offices)/

http://www.uvm.edu/~dos/?Page=health_safety/careform.html&SM=health_safety/health_safetymenu.html 
<http://www.uvm.edu/%7Edos/?Page=health_safety/careform.html&SM=health_safety/health_safetymenu.html> 


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*CAMPUS RESOURCES*

There are numerous campus resources available to UVM students. Some key 
resources to assist students with conduct, health, and safety concerns are:

Center for Health and Wellbeing

Student Health Services

http://www.uvm.edu/~CHWB/health/ <http://www.uvm.edu/%7ECHWB/health/>

Counseling and Psychiatry Services

http://www.uvm.edu/~CHWB/psych/ <http://www.uvm.edu/%7ECHWB/psych/>

Center for Student Ethics and Standards

http://www.uvm.edu/cses/

Dean of Students Office

http://www.uvm.edu/~dos/ <http://www.uvm.edu/%7Edos/>

Off-Campus Expectations

http://www.uvm.edu/cses/?Page=offcampus.html

Police Services

http://www.uvm.edu/~police/ <http://www.uvm.edu/%7Epolice/>

Victim's Advocate

http://www.uvm.edu/~women/?Page=support.html&SM=capmenu.html 
<http://www.uvm.edu/%7Ewomen/?Page=support.html&SM=capmenu.html>

*ADDITIONAL DISCLOSURES FOR STUDENTS *

This section highlights several disclosure requirements from the Higher 
Education Opportunities Act (HEOA). These highlights include general 
institutional information and information on: financial assistance, 
health and safety, student outcomes, and intercollegiate athletic 
program participation and financial support.

The University of Vermont's Consumer Information website 
http://www.uvm.edu/~complian/Complian/?Page=consumerdisclosures.html 
<http://www.uvm.edu/%7Ecomplian/Complian/?Page=consumerdisclosures.html>

provides additional information and notices for students. Paper copies 
of these disclosure notices are available by contacting the office of 
Student Financial Services. The following information is included in 
these notices:

  * Complaint Procedure
  * Contact Information for Assistance in Obtaining Institutional or
    Financial Aid Information
  * Student Financial Aid Information
  * Facilities and Services Available to Students with Disabilities
  * Student Diversity
  * Price of Attendance
  * Refund Policy
  * Requirements for Withdrawal/Return of Title IV Funds
  * Academic Program Information
  * Transfer of Credit Policy
  * Articulation Agreements
  * Institutional and Program Accreditation, Approval, or Licensure
  * Vaccination Policy
  * Public Safety Report (Clery Report)

http://www.uvm.edu/police/reports/clery/public-safety-report.pdf

  * Fire Safety Report

http://www.uvm.edu/police/reports/clery/fire-safety-report.pdf

  * Retention Rate
  * Graduation Rates
  * Placement in Employment/Graduate and Professional Education (Post
    Graduate Survey)
  * Intercollegiate Athletic Program Participation Report

http://ope.ed.gov/athletics/Index.aspx


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