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Simple Fines/Sanctions

As approved by the Board of Control at SVSU, University Housing/Community Standard violations falling into a category of "simple fines/sanctions" published below will be incurred on student accounts.


Minimum Standard Sanction*

Accidental Property Damage Restitution
Aiding or Abetting Violations/Failure to Discourage $50
Alcohol and Drug Policy According to sanctions published in the Policy for First, Second and Third Offenses
Alcohol - Excessive $25
Attachments to Building Restitution
Candles/Incense/Open Flames $25 + University Housing Probation + restitution
Disorderly Conduct $50
Electrical Equipment/Halogen/Spider Lamps/Foreman Grills not UL approved Removal + Restitution
Endangerment $100
Failure to Observe Terms of Discipline $100
Fire Safety Equipment - Breaking glass of fire pull station or fire extinguisher - Shooting fire extinguisher - Disengaging smoke detectors - Remove or tampering with detectors $200 + University Housing Probation and/or University Probation for two academic semesters
Footballs, Frisbees, Snowballs, Sports in the Halls $25 + Restitution
Hygiene/Laundry/Noxious Odor Corrective Measures + Cleaning fee
Hosting/Guest Policy/Visitation $25 + guest restrictions
Housekeeping/Health & Safety Inspections Educational Module and/or $25 + Cleaning Fee
Improper/Unauthorized Outdoor Storage/Stairwells $50
Littering/Trashing/Toilet Papering $50
Misuse/Improper Storage of BBQ Grills and Propane $50
Misuse or Removal of University Furniture Return + Restitution
Noise/Quiet Hours $25
Pets/Unauthorized Emotional Support/Comfort Animals

$100 + Cleaning fee

Screen Removal $25
Selling, Advertising, Soliciting $50
Snow Removal - Failure to Remove Warning + Remove snow

Smoking/Tobacco Products use in unauthorized areas/Residence

(Tobacco Products, Vaping, Hookah, etc.)
Treading on Protected Landscaping $50 + Restitution
Trash Removal - Improper Disposal $25 per Bag
Unapproved/Unauthorized Lofts Removal
Unauthorized Painting $50 + Restitution
Unauthorized Refrigerators (over 10 cubic feet) Removal
Unauthorized Room Change $50 + Move Back to Assigned Unit
Voluntary Compliance/Directive of a University Official $100

*Sanctions are applicable to first offenses only, and may be accompanied by probationary periods. Sanctions are progressive with repeat offenses and the severity of the actions.

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