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Community Standards and Wellness
 

Community Standards and Wellness Sanctions

Common Sanctions


 

 
CSW Survey
If you have been required to take the CSW Survey, please click this link:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=2l1zx9HZ_2bS9_2b3PuQDIAs3Q_3d_3d.  It will take approximately 15 minutes to complete and will help us to assess our process.  Your response is anonymous.  When you reach the survey completion page, you must print out the page and write your name, email, and student ID #.  You will need to return to this sheet within 30 days of your meeting with your conduct officer.
 
Under the Influence
Under of the influence is completed in two modules with a minimum of 30 days between each module.  This sanction costs $50 due to software licensing fees.  You may pay the office directly by cash or check (no cards).  Please make note of this and budget your time and money accordingly.  To complete Under the Influence, click this link https://3rdmilclassrooms.com/Enrollment/Enroll1_SelectCourse.aspx?orgid=2 and enter UCDEN7 in the “Course Control Number” box..  After you have completed the second module, you will be able to print a certificate of completion.  Please bring this certificate into the office with your name and student #.
 
e-TOKE
The electronic THC Online Knowledge Experience (e-TOKE) is a marijuana-specific brief assessment and feedback tool designed to reduce marijuana use among college students.  To get there, click this link: http://interwork.sdsu.edu/etoke/index.php?id=UCDenver. The assessment takes about 10-15 minutes to complete, is self-guided, and requires no face-to-face contact time with a counselor or administrator.  When you have completed e-TOKE, you will be able to print a certificate of completion.  Please bring this certificate into the office with your name and student #.
 
Marijuana 101
Marijuana 101 is completed in two modules with a minimum of 30 days between each module.  This sanction costs $50 due to software licensing fees.  You may pay the office directly by cash or check (no cards).  Please make note of this and budget your time and money accordingly.    To complete Marijuana 101, click https://3rdmilclassrooms.com/Enrollment/Enroll1_SelectCourse.aspx?orgid=2 and enter UCDEN-MJ in the “Course Control Number” box.  It takes about 3 hours to complete the first module and 15 minutes to do the second module.  You can log in and out as needed.  When you have completed Marijuana 101, you will be able to print a certificate of completion.  Please bring this certificate into the office with your name and student #.
 
Decision Making Workshop
You are required to attend the Decision Making Workshop taught by Full Circle Colorado by the date on your decision form.  To register, go to www.fullcirclecolorado.org and click on “Decision Making Workshop” for dates and registration.
 
Monetary Restitution
You are required to remit monetary restitution to the individual or organization listed on your decision form to compensate for this incident.  Your due date and amount can also be found on your decision form.  If your restitution is related to a court case, you must demonstrate that you have paid such restitution via the court process.
 
Community Restitution
You are required to complete community service with the organization of your choice unless otherwise specified by your conduct officer. You must submit correspondence indicating that you have satisfactorily completed your service. This correspondence must be on the organization's letterhead and must bear the signature of the person supervising your service.
 
Written Reflection
You are required to compose a written reflection paper based on one of the prompts below (as indicated on your decision form).  You should consider this paper to be no different than one you would submit to a professor for class. This paper must be written in font size 12, double-spaced with standard margins and to the appropriate length as specified on your decision form. Before submitting it, it should be proofread and grammatically correct. It is important for you to know that the conduct officer reserves the right to increase your current sanction and/or require you to re-submit the paper if there are mistakes, inappropriate language or messages. Being aware of this, it is in your best interest to turn the paper in early, in case any revisions are necessary.  You may submit your essay via email or you can drop it off in Tivoli 227.
              
               Alcohol
You are required to write a reflection paper that addresses the following questions/statements: 1. What effects can alcohol have on your health? 2. How can alcohol use and abuse negatively impact your academics? 3. Describe a situation where being under the influence of alcohol had an impact on your behavior and how it might have turned out differently if alcohol had not been involved. 4. How has your own alcohol use this year impacted your experience, both socially and otherwise, here at CVA? 5. What role do you feel alcohol plays in your life?
              
               Presence of Alcohol
You are required to write a research paper/proposal that addresses the following: 1. Your understanding of the Campus Village/UC Denver policy that makes it a violation to be in the presence of drugs or alcohol. 2. Why do you think that this policy exists? What is the purpose of this policy? 3. What you have learned from this situation? How might you handle similar circumstances differently in the future? 4. Discuss your understanding of the potential outcomes if you are involved in another alcohol violation.
 
               Smart Decisions
You are required to write a reflection paper that addresses the following questions/statements: 1. How you can avoid a situation like this in the future? 2. What steps can you take to be more aware of your surroundings? 3. How can future incidents like this affect your future as a CU Denver student?
              
               Behavior Reflection
You are required to write a reflection paper that addresses the following questions/statements: 1. What have you learned from this experience? 2. What will you do differently if the same situation should arise in the future? 3. Why are you a college student? What is your purpose for being here? 4. How do your actions, during this incident, have a negative impact on your community? 5. Explain your responsibility as a community member and what you will do in the future to make sure you are meeting the responsibilities and expectations granted to you upon your admission to the institution. 6. What is your understanding of why this policy was implemented? 7. How were your personal values a factor in your decision making in this situation?
              
               Room Responsibility
You are required to write a reflection paper that addresses the potential impact that the actions of your guests/roommates can have on the community. This paper should address the following questions: 1. Please explain why there is a policy that makes residents responsible for the actions that occur in their rooms. 2. What responsibilities do you and your roommates have as members of our community when you bring guests onto campus and into the building? 3. How can you instruct your guests as to the policies of the residence halls and what can you do to help ensure that these policies are being adhered to? 4. How will you address the impact that your roommate’s policy violations have on you and on the community?
              
                Medical Marijuana
You are required to write a paper discussing medical marijuana and drug policy on the UC Denver campus. You are required to cite at least 3 sources for this paper. Please make sure that your paper addresses the following: 1. Please spend 1-2 pages outlining the history of Medical Marijuana in Colorado addressing these specific topics: a. When was MMJ passed into law in Colorado? b. What does the law state and allow for? c. What does a MMJ card entitle the holder to? 2. Please spend 1 page discussing the following: a. What does Federal Law state regarding the use and/or possession of marijuana? b. Please discuss what developments/statements have taken place in regards to marijuana in the past several months at the Federal level 3. Please spend 1-2 pages discussing the following Federal Regulations that apply to College and University campuses and what impact they have on UC Denver policy and in relationship to the Colorado MMJ Laws: a. Controlled Substance Act b. Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act i. Please research and discuss what impact a drug conviction can have on a student’s financial aid eligibility 4. In conclusion please spend 1-2 pages discussing the following: a. What have you learned from this experience? b. How will you apply what you have learned to future situations? 
              
Apology Letter
You are required to write a letter of apology to the individual(s) and/or organization(s) regarding your comments and/or behavior during the incident. You will need to explain why your behavior was inappropriate as a maturing community member. This letter should be typed and submitted to me no later than the date listed.  It is important for you to know that your conduct officer reserves the right to increase your current sanction and/or require you to re-submit the letter if there are mistakes, inappropriate language or messages. Being aware of this, it is in your best interest to turn the letter in early, in case any revisions are necessary.
 
Success Plan
You are required to create a personal success plan detailing how you plan to resist the temptations of alcohol and/or drugs while at the University of Colorado. This plan should include alternative activities in which you may participate, a list of friends and/or family members with whom you can spend time in a sober state, campus resources you might utilize, and any other elements that may contribute to your success as a student and as a sober person. Additionally, this plan should include how you plan to make safe decisions if you do choose to consume alcohol. This is due no later than the date listed on your decision form.
 
Anger Management Group
You are required to attend at least 2 meetings of the Anger Management Group for Women at the UC Denver Community Counseling Center. Join this four week anger management group and learn customized techniques to maintain your composure and increase your self esteem.
The group is offered on four Tuesdays from 4-5:15.  To get more information, please call the Counseling Center’s front desk at 303-556-4372.
 
Think Strong Workshop
You are required to complete the Think Strong Workshop as indicated on your decision form.  The Think Strong Workshops are provided by the UC Denver Community Counseling Center.  To register, please call the Counseling Center’s front desk at 303-556-4372.  Here are the descriptions of the workshops:
•        Mindfulness is the skill of staying in the here and now. It’s the ability to be aware of, balance and positively respond to internal experiences, such as sensations, energy level, emotions, thoughts and impulses, as well as what’s happening around you.
•        Interpersonal effectiveness teaches you how to have functional, satisfying relationships. In this workshop you learn to understand your priorities and how to best meet them. You learn skills to build healthy, lasting relationships and interpersonal boundaries.
•        Emotional regulation teaches how to understand your emotions and to develop more resilience. This workshop will teach you to take charge of your emotions and improve your interactions with others. You will build awareness and acceptance of areas of yourself you might currently dislike.
•        Distress tolerance teaches you how to increase your effectiveness under pressure. It helps you learn how to tolerate frustration, calm yourself down when you feel overwhelmed, develop a crisis survival network, create your own stress busting tool kit and keep stress in perspective. 
 
 

 

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