University of Vermont

2010 - 2013 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 

2012-2013

Academic Year

2011-2012*

Academic Year

2010-2011**

Academic Year

FALL SEMESTER

Fall Semester

08/01/12-12/31/12

Fall Semester

08/01/11-12/31/11

Fall Semester

08/01/10-12/31/10

UVM 175 252 289
       
SPRING SEMESTER

Spring Semester

01/01/13 – 05/31/13

Spring Semester

01/01/12 – 05/31/12

Spring Semester

01/01/11 – 05/31/11

UVM 101 65 76
       
Total 276 317 365
TYPES OF VIOLATIONS

2012-2013

Academic Year

2011-2012

Academic Year

2010-2011

Academic Year

Alcohol 92 (33%) 105 (33%) 164 (45%)
Noise 142 (52%) 194 (61%) 169 (46%)
Urination/Defecation in Public 3 (1%) 3 (1%) 4 (1%)
Offenses Against Persons 5 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Other 34 (12%) 15 (5%) 28 (8%)

Total 276 317 365

TYPES OF RESPONSE

2012-2013

Academic Year

2011-2012

Academic Year

2010-2011

Academic Year

Letters of Warning 
(Tier 1)
188 252 307
Neighbor Relations Session/Individual Meeting
(Tier 2)
0 54 40
Conduct Meetings 
(Tier 3)
88 11 18

Total

276 317 365

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

30% 60% 65%

 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.