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Community Standards and Wellness
 

Student Conduct and Community Standards

Common Sanctions


 e-TOK​​E
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 #.

E-Checkup to Go for Alcohol

The electronic Check-Up to Go is an interactive web survey that allows college and university students to enter information about their drinking patterns and receive feedback about their use of alcohol. The assessment takes about 6-7 minutes to complete, is self-guided, and requires no face-to-face contact time with a counselor or administrator.

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.
 
 

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