University of Vermont

2009 - 2012 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 

2011-2012*

Academic Year

2010-2011**

Academic Year

2009-2010

Academic Year

FALL SEMESTER

Fall Semester

08/02/11-12/31/11

Fall Semester

08/03/10-12/31/10

Fall Semester

08/03/09-12/31/09

UVM 252 289 317
       
SPRING SEMESTER

Spring Semester

01/01/12 – 05/31/12

Spring Semester

01/01/11 – 05/31/11

Spring Semester

01/01/10 – 05/31/10

UVM 65 76 149
       
Total 317 365 466
TYPES OF VIOLATIONS

2011-2012

Academic Year

2010-2011

Academic Year

2009-2010

Academic Year

Alcohol 105 (33%) 164 (45%) 223 (48%)
Noise 194 (61%) 169 (46%) 199 (42%)
Urination/Defecation in Public 3 (1%) 4 (1%) 13 (3%)
Offenses Against Persons 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Other 15 (5%) 28 (8%) 31 (7%)

Total 317 365 466

TYPES OF RESPONSE

2011-2012

Academic Year

2010-2011

Academic Year

2009-2010

Academic Year

Letters of Warning  (Tier 1) 252 307 345
Mtgs. Regarding Conduct  (Tier 2) 54 40 104
Judicial Hearings  (Tier 3) 11 18 17

Total

317 365 466

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

60% 65% 50%

 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.


*No data was available for the period covering 02/27/2012 - 04/04/2012.

**No data was available for the period covering 02/01/2011 - 02/29/2011.