Sexual Assault Prevention and Response at Reed

Possible sanctions for students

Sanctions are assigned when a finding of responsibility for a violation of the Discriminatory Harassment and Sexual Misconduct policy has been made. Interim steps may be taken before the final outcome of the case depending on evaluation of potential risk to individuals and the community. Sanctions may be appealed in accordance with the Judicial Board code. Possible sanctions are determined based on the individual facts and findings of each case, and may include:

  • Expulsion
  • Suspension
  • Community service
  • Full exclusion from campus and all college-affiliated events
  • Limited exclusion from campus
  • Meetings with the Dean of Students (or designees)
  • Health and Counseling Center meetings
  • Alcohol and other drug use assessments or other therapeutic interventions
  • Consultation with other members of the community
  • Educational programs
  • Coursework at an external institution
  • Apologies
  • Behavioral expectations contract
  • Reflection essays
  • Financial restitution
  • Disciplinary probation
  • Information released outside the college
  • Loss of alumni privileges
  • Restriction and/or hold on transcripts, registration, and receipt of diploma until sanctions have been completed
  • No-contact orders
  • Room inspection/search
  • Removal from Reed-owned housing
  • Restriction related to living in or accessing Reed owned housing
  • Restrictions or removal related to on campus student employment, appointed/volunteer positions, or participation in college organizations or events

Please see the Title IX Board: Frequently Asked Questions for more information on sanctions.

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