Disorderly Conduct-University Policies - Carnegie Mellon University

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Disorderly Conduct

POLICY TITLE: Carnegie Mellon University Policy on Disorderly Conduct
DATE OF ISSUANCE: The most recently revised version of this Policy was approved by the President's Council on May 3, 1999. This Policy appears in the Student Handbook.

ACCOUNTABLE DEPARTMENT:

Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs. Questions on Policy content should be directed to the vice president and dean, Office of Student Affairs, 412-268-2075.

ABSTRACT:

Disorderly conduct constitutes a basis for university disciplinary action.


Policy Statement

Disorderly conduct is ordinarily defined as the use of abusive or obscene language or gestures to/by a member of the campus community, publicly intoxicated behavior or persistence, after a request to desist, in behavior which inconveniences or impedes other members of the campus community in their proper use of or passage through the campus area. It constitutes a basis for university disciplinary action and may result in the issuance of commonwealth citations or criminal action.