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Review After a Charge or Conviction of a Crime

In circumstances that constitute a potential threat to the safety and security of the university community and/or to the university’s ability to function in whole or in part, the university may review a case when a student has been charged with or convicted of any felony or misdemeanor crime(s) in federal, state, or local court or an equivalent foreign court. The review will be conducted utilizing the university's community standards process and/or Safety Intervention Protocol.

Examples of crimes that may trigger such review include but are not limited to:

  • Aggravated assault
  • Arson
  • Burglary
  • Child abuse
  • Criminal mischief
  • Hazing
  • Murder or manslaughter
  • Rape
  • Robbery
  • Sexual assault
  • Theft
  • The manufacturing, selling or possessing with intent to sell any drug on the prescribed list subject to the criminal code of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

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