The University reserves the right to:
- Refer any case involving a violation of criminal or civil law to the proper law enforcement agency.
- Pursue conduct action against a student on behalf of the University based on reliable information from a member of the DePaul community indicating that a violation of the Code of Student Responsibility or other DePaul policy may have taken place.
- Exercise jurisdiction for an offense committed on-campus. Additionally, the University may exercise jurisdiction for an offense committed by a student off-campus (including on-line communities) when:
- the victim of such offense is a member of the campus community (student, staff, faculty); or
- the offense occurred at a college-sponsored or sanctioned event; or
- the student used his or her status as a member of the University community to assist in the commission of the offense (for example, using a student ID card to pass a bad check); or
- the offense affects the University.
(See Explanation of Important Aspects of the Student Conduct Process—Jurisdiction.)
- Suspend or otherwise sanction a student on an interim basis in accordance with the procedures described below.
- Share the outcomes of the Student Conduct Process with those members of the University community who have a legitimate educational interest in them, or as permitted or required under FERPA, the Clery Act, or any other legal mandate.
- In keeping with its commitment to offer a fundamentally fair process for all students involved in the Student Conduct Process, adapt certain aspects of the Student Conduct Process in specific circumstances, in order to meet the interests of all involved parties, including the University.