2017-2018 CIU Student Handbook
- Permanent separation of the student from the
A student under formal sanction:
Must relinquish any student office
May be restricted from participation in academic related ministry (which
must be made up at the end of the probationary period)
May not officially represent CIU (including leading in chapel)
May have CIU employment reduced or terminated
May lose CIU financial aid
When general behavior and attitude demonstrate
inconsistency with the standards of the institution, the student may be given the
opportunity to formally withdraw.
In the case of suspension, dismissal, expulsion, or voluntary withdrawal:
The student must leave the campus immediately upon receiving notice
from the dean of Student Life.
The student may not officially represent the school in any way.
The student may not return to campus or use any of its facilities without
approval of the dean of Student Life.
If the student is allowed to reenroll, a period of general warning or
probation may follow.
Applicable refund policies are described in the academic catalogs. If an appeal is
made, any exceptions to the above procedures are at the discretion of the dean of
IV. Disciplinary Appeals
Disciplinary decisions of the Student Review Committee or a Student Life dean may
be appealed (under the conditions described below) to the dean of Student Life.
A. Any appeal must be filed within five (5) business days of the decision. Such
appeals shall be in writing and shall be delivered to the dean of Student Life
or designee. Except when required to explain the basis of new evidence, an
appeal shall be limited to a review of the record of the initial hearing and
supporting documents for one or more of the following purposes:
To determine whether the original hearing was conducted fairly in
light of the allegations and evidence presented, and in conformity with
prescribed procedures, giving the university a reasonable opportunity
to prepare and present evidence that the Community Standards
were violated, and giving the respondent a reasonable opportunity to
prepare and to present a rebuttal of those allegations;
To determine whether the decision reached regarding the respondent
was based on substantial evidence; that is, whether the facts in the
case were sufficient to establish that a violation of the Community
To determine whether the sanction(s) imposed were appropriate to
the violation of the Community Standards which the student was
found to have committed;