I. OBJECTIVE & PURPOSE
All members of the University community, including faculty, staff, volunteers, students, independent contractors, and guests who commit any of the enumerated acts in paragraph (II) below, and/or who are impairing, interfering with or obstructing the mission, purpose, order, operations processes and functions of the University are subject to appropriate disciplinary action and potential criminal prosecution.
- Disruptive conduct shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
- Violence or threat of violence to others or against one's self; against any member or guest of the University community;
- Theft, conversion, misuse, unauthorized use, damage or willful destruction of University property or of the property of members of the University community;
- Unauthorized interference with the freedom of movement of any member or guest of the University;
- Unauthorized interference with or impeding the rights of others to enter, use or leave any university facility, service, or scheduled activity, or carry out their normal functions or duties; or
- Deliberate interference with academic freedom and freedom of speech of any member or guest of the University.
- Non-compliance with written or oral requests or orders of authorized University officials in the performance of their official duties;
- Providing false information to University officials, withholding required information from University officials or others, or misusing University documents;
- Possession or use of fireworks, explosives, dangerous chemicals, ammunition, or prohibited weapons on campus without the written approval of the appropriate University officials;
- Creating or in any way imitating a false alarm;
- Misuse of, or interference with, fire-fighting equipment;
- Disturbing the peace;
- Violation of the University Alcohol and Other Drug Policy;
- Illegal possession or misuse of other controlled substances;
- Endangering the health, safety, and welfare of members or guests of the University;
- Actions or statements which by design or intent amount to intimidation or hazing;
- Sexual harassment or other forms of illegal discrimination toward a member or guest of the University;
- Unauthorized solicitation of funds;
- Misuse or unauthorized duplication of any University key;
- Violation of the University Smoking and Smokeless Tobacco policy;
- Fabrication, falsification, plagiarism, misrepresentation of findings or other deviation from accepted practices in carrying out research, or failure to comply with legal requirements governing research
- This rule shall apply to acts conducted on or off campus when relevant to the orderly conduct, processes, and functions of the University.
Specific Authority: 1001..74(10)(e), (19); 1006.60; 1006.61; 1012.93, Florida Statutes.
Law Implemented: 1006.60(5); 1012.92(3), Florida Statutes.