If you are under 21 years of age it is okay to be around other people who are drinking alcohol on campus catered events or dormitory, as long as you are not drinking alcohol yourself.
Though it is unacceptable to use "hard" drugs on campus, smoking marijuana is considered less serious and therefore acceptable.
As an individual student, the Student Code of Conduct affords you the right to a fair process in order to discuss an incident in which you are allegedly involved. Since you are not automatically considered responsible for a violation of rule or policy when an allegation is brought forward, it is important that you attend all meetings and hearings to give your account of the incident.
According to the Student Code of Conduct, you must obtain effective consent* from another person prior to engaging in any sexual activity with that person (*Defined as giving formal permission for something to happen).
Is it always acceptable to turn in the same paper for two different classes, as long as the topics are similar enough and it makes sense to do so?
If you are found using a false parking permit on campus you will not be in violation of the Student Code of Conduct because you are a current student and have paid student fees.
The Office of Student Affairs may contact parent/guardians when a student is held responsible for a drug or alcohol violation in order to make parents/guardians aware of the disciplinary status for their student.
Upon completing your housing contract to live on-campus, you are agreeing to the specific expectations and policies as outlines in the Community Living established by Housing and Residential Life.
Residence hall staff member are hired to help reinforce campus policy, and are instructed to simply report the violations of policy that they witness. They also work to create a community that ensures a safe and healthy living and learning environment for students.
It is okay to display alcohol containers for decorative purposes in your residence room as long as they are empty.
If you are in possession of an item in your residence hall that is for the purpose of using any illegal drug, you are in violation of policy, even if the item has not been used for that purpose (i.e. hookah, bong).
Encouraging or participating in hazing activities as part of a condition for admission into any organization is fine as long as everyone has consented.
When stopped by a University official, (I.e. Campus Safety, Residence Hall Staff, etc.), and asked for identification, it is expected that you will provide identification promptly.
Drinking alcohol under the age of 21 and/or partaking in illegal drugs anywhere off campus (including other states and/or counties) can be considered a violation of TAMIU policy.
If a student is found responsible for a policy violation and sanctions are imposed. The finding of responsibility and sanctions are noted on the student's transcript record.