Student Conduct & Integrity

Student Conduct Sanctions


This sanction is intended to discourage a repeat of the misconduct or as deemed appropriate based upon the nature of the violation. Workshops and assignments are designed to be reflective and provide resources for students

Education Sanctions includes:

  • Attending a campus workshop
  • Performing research
  • Writting reflective essays
  • Online tutorials regarding academic integrity, alcohol and marijuana prevention
  • Service to the university or the community
  • Training
  • Counseling
  • Health/wellness appointments
Educational workshops and assignments is not limited to the above as other remedies may be assigned or sanctioned.


A warning will come in the form of a formal written letter cautioning you to adhere to the Student Conduct Code and adjust beavior accordingly. Violating the Student Conduct Code is a serious charge that can affect your reputation and the University's. Any additional violation of the Student Code of Conduct for which a student is found responsible will be regarded as a second offense.

Disciplinary probation

Disciplinary probation is a designated period of time during which the privileges of continuing in student status are conditioned upon future behavior. Conditions may include the potential loss of specified privileges to which a current student would otherwise be entitled, or the probability of more severe disciplinary sanctions if the student is found to violate any university rule during the probationary period.

Probation FAQs (PDF)


Suspension is a temporary separation of the student from active student status or student status.

A student who is suspended for less than one year shall be placed on inactive student status and remains eligible to re-enroll at the university (subject to individual campus enrollment policies) once the suspension has been served. Conditions for re-enrollment may be specified.

A student who is suspended for one year or more shall be separated from student status but remains eligible to reapply to the university (subject to individual campus application policies) once the suspension has been served. Conditions for readmission may be specified.

NOTE: Cal Poly Pomona requires a student who has been suspended for three or more consecutive quarters to reapply using a streamlined process. Consult the Admissions Office for additional information. 

Suspension FAQs (PDF)

Interim Suspension

The President may immediately impose an interim suspension in all cases in which there is reasonable cause to believe that such an immediate suspension is required in order to protect lives or property and to insure the maintenance of order. A student so placed on interim suspension shall be given prompt notice of charges and the opportunity for a hearing within 10 days of the imposition of interim suspension. During the period of interim suspension, the student shall not, without prior written permission of the President or designated representative, enter any campus of the California State University other than to attend the hearing. Violation of any condition of interim suspension shall be grounds for expulsion.

Title V (Education); Division 5; Chapter 1; Subchapter 4; Article 2; Section 41302

Title 5, California Code of Regulations Section 41302

Housing probation

Any similar or more serious violation of the University Code of Student Conduct while on this status will result in the mandatory imposition of a suspension or dismissal from university housing, the length being a minimum of the balance of the semester or one full semester.

Suspension from University Housing

This requires moving out of housing for the length of time specified.

Housing dismissal/Eviction

Dismissal requires permanently moving out of housing. The student may not reapply for residency.

Denial of access to campus

Denial of access to campus is a designated period of time during which the student is not permitted:

  1. On university property or specified areas of campus. (See California Penal Code section 626.2.) 
  2. To have contact (physical or otherwise) with the complainant, witnesses or other specified persons.


Expulsion is permanent separation of the student from student status in the California State University system.


Certain offenses will result in monetary sanctions. Financial penalties will be applied to a student’s account. Community restitution programs may be substituted for fines if approved by an appropriate administrator.


Restitution is compensation for loss, damages or injury. This may include appropriate service and/or monetary material replacement. This typically includes damages to University/Foundation Property and parking permit violations.

Loss of financial aid

Remaining consistent with California Education Code Sections 69810 et seq., scholarships, loans, grants, fellowships and any other types of state financial aid given or guaranteed for the purposes of academic assistance can be conditioned, limited, canceled or denied.