Zero-Tolerance Student Non-Compliance Policy

Suffolk University takes a zero-tolerance approach to the following serious COVID-related noncompliance with policies and procedures.

Breaking quarantine or isolation

  • Immediate interim suspension from the residence halls/University housing and campus pending a hearing—if a residence student.
  • Ban from the residence halls/University housing and the campus for a specified amount of time. Student may attend classes remotely.
  • Students are also subject to other sanctions up to and including suspension or dismissal from the University.
  • No refund, except as set forth in the University’s standard refund policy.

Intentionally withholding information about close contacts

  • Immediate interim suspension from the residence halls/University housing and campus pending a hearing—if a residence student.
  • Immediate interim ban from campus pending a hearing—if a commuter student.
  • First offense sanction - Ban from the residence halls/University housing and the campus for a specified amount of time. Student may attend classes remotely.
  • Students are also subject to other sanctions up to and including suspension or dismissal from the University.
  • No refund, except as set forth in the University’s standard refund policy.

Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to report incidents to Student Affairs.