University of Vermont

2005 - 2008 Off-Campus Conduct Summary Report               

As per The University of Vermont’s agreement with the City of Burlington (2000), this is the annual summary report which outlines the types and number of violations that were referred involving students’ off-campus conduct, the frequency of repeat offenses, and the general nature of the University’s response. As agreed, the university responds to those incidents which are “demonstrated violations” categorized as noise, assaults, public urination and liquor laws.  The University receives a list of ALL individuals cited in Burlington that are between the ages of 18-24 and then identifies UVM students for appropriate follow-up.

TOTAL CITY VIOLATIONS 

2007-2008

Academic Year

2006-2007

Academic Year

2005-2006

Academic Year

FALL SEMESTER

Fall Semester

08/03/07-12/31/07

Fall Semester

08/23/06-12/31/06

Fall Semester

08/26/05-12/31/05

UVM 201 246 220
       
SPRING SEMESTER

Spring Semester

01/01/08 – 05/17/08

Spring Semester

01/01/07 – 05/23/07

Spring Semester

01/01/06 – 05/23/06

UVM 150 77 114
       
Total 351 323 334
TYPES OF VIOLATIONS

2007-2008

Academic Year

2006-2007

Academic Year

2005-2006

Academic Year

Alcohol 148 (42%) 186 (58%) 177 (53%)
Noise 191 (54%) 132 (41%) 151 (45%)
Urination/Defecation in Public 9 (3%) 5 (1%) 4 (1.5%)
Offenses Against Persons  3 (1%) 0 2 (.5%)

Total 351 323 334

TYPES OF RESPONSE

2007-2008

Academic Year

2006-2007

Academic Year

2005-2006

Academic Year

Letters of Warning  (Tier 1) 190 195 263
Mtgs. Regarding Conduct  (Tier 2) 150 77 41
Judicial Hearings  (Tier 3) 11 51 12

Total

351 323 334

CITY VIOLATIONS FOR 18-24 YR. OLDS (PERCENTAGE OF UVM STUDENTS VS. NON-AFFILIATES)

53% 45% 44%

 Response Guideline:

Tier 1 – addresses noise, public urination and liquor law violations

Tier 2  - addresses repeat offenders of Tier 1 and disorderly conduct and disturbances

Tier 3 – addresses violations “which pose a threat to the campus welfare or reflects a student’s fitness to remain enrolled in an academic program or chronic repeat offenders of Tier 1 and Tier 2.