Code Category: criminal charges

3.2.10 Drugs

Use, production, distribution, sale or possession of drugs in a manner prohibited under Texas Law. Possession of drug paraphernalia is considered the same as possession of drugs. Being where drugs and/or drug paraphernalia are present may also be considered the same as possession of drugs. failing a non-incident motivated drug screen one time will result… Read more »

3.2.4 Weapons or dangerous devices

Use, storage, or possession of weapons or dangerous devices including, but not limited to, firearms, ammunition, martial arts devices, knives, sling shots, air powered guns, blow guns, stun guns, tasers, fireworks, or flammable liquid. Possession of a weapon or threat of use of a weapon may result in immediate expulsion in addition to the filing… Read more »

4. Violation of Law and University Discipline

University disciplinary proceedings may be instituted against a student charged with a violation of a law which 
is also a violation of the Code without regard to pending civil litigation in court or criminal arrest and prosecution. Proceedings under this Code may be carried out prior to, simultaneously with, or following civil or criminal proceedings… Read more »

5.3 Interim Suspension

In certain circumstances, the Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, or a designee, may impose a University or University housing suspension prior to the hearing. The University reserves the right to exercise its authority of interim suspension upon notification that a student is facing criminal investigation and/or complaint.