University of Vermont

2007 - 2010 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 

2009-2010

Academic Year

2008-2009

Academic Year

2007-2008

Academic Year

FALL SEMESTER

Fall Semester

08/02/09-12/31/09

Fall Semester

08/03/08-12/31/08

Fall Semester

08/03/07-12/31/07

UVM 317 235 201
       
SPRING SEMESTER

Spring Semester

01/01/10 – 05/28/10

Spring Semester

01/01/09 – 05/17/09

Spring Semester

01/01/08 – 05/17/08

UVM 149 113 150
       
Total 466 348 351
TYPES OF VIOLATIONS

2009-2010

Academic Year

2008-2009

Academic Year

2007-2008

Academic Year

Alcohol 223 (48%) 143 (41%) 148 (42%)
Noise 199 (42%) 195 (56%) 191 (54%)
Urination/Defecation in Public 13 (3%) 10 (3%) 9 (3%)
Offenses Against Persons 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (1%)
Other 31 (7%) N/A N/A

Total 466 348 351

TYPES OF RESPONSE

2009-2010

Academic Year

2008-2009

Academic Year

2007-2008

Academic Year

Letters of Warning  (Tier 1) 345 197 190
Mtgs. Regarding Conduct  (Tier 2) 104 128 150
Judicial Hearings  (Tier 3) 17 23 11

Total

466 348 351

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

50% 55% 53%

 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.