The term “shall” is used in the imperative sense. The term “may” is used in the permissive sense. The term “College” means Iona College.
The term “student” includes all persons pursuing academic or non- academic education through the College, either full-time or part- time, pursuing undergraduate, graduate or professional studies. Persons who withdraw after allegedly violating the College Code of Conduct, who are not officially enrolled in a particular term but who have a continuing relationship with the College, or have accepted an offer of admission, are considered students.
The term “member of the Iona community” includes any person who is a student or any person who is employed by Iona College in any capacity.
The term “student organization” means any group comprised of Iona College students with a common purpose, including (but not limited to) all Student Government Association-recognized groups and Greek letter organizations.
The term “complainant” means any person or entity who submits an allegation that a student violated the College Code of Conduct. The College may be considered the complainant when an alleged violation of the College Code of Conduct is reported to, or documented by, a member of the Iona community.
The term “respondent” means any student accused of violating the College Code of Conduct.
The term “student conduct administrator” means the Vice Provost, or a member of the Iona community authorized by the Vice Provost to determine responsibility for and (when appropriate) to impose sanctions upon any student found to have violated the College Code of Conduct.
The term “College Conduct Board” means any person or persons authorized by the Vice Provost or designee to determine whether a student has violated the College Code of Conduct.
The term “Iona premises” includes all land, buildings, facilities and other property in the possession of or owned, used or controlled by Iona College (including adjacent streets and sidewalks). The term includes property that the College leases from third parties or contracts with third parties for its use.