The Division of Student Affairs oversees the programs, services, and facilities that support the mission of the University and the co-curricular aspects of student life at Indiana State University. The following areas report to the Vice President for Student Affairs: the Dean of Students; the Associate Dean of Students (and Ombudsperson), the African American Cultural Center, Student Activities and Organizations, Recreational Sports, Student Counseling Center, Leadership Programs, Hulman Memorial Student Union, Union Associate Physicans Clinic, Student Publications, and the Office of Student Conduct and Integrity.
The division oversees several publications especially important to assisting students in understanding the University. The Code of Student Conduct contains the regulations students must obey in order to maintain student status. Questions regarding the Code of Student Conduct should be directed to the Office of Student Conduct and Integrity. The Code can be accessed on-line at http://www.indstate.edu/sjp/. The Student Handbook is an on-line publication and contains a variety of information regarding programs, services, and policies. The Handbook can be accessed at www.indstate.edu/studentaffairs/docs/10-11_Handbook_Revised%20doc0.pdf. Students are encouraged to review the information in these publications and to use these publications as resources throughout their college experience. Questions regarding the Handbook should be directed to Student Activities and Organizations.
For further information on Student Affairs programs and services, visit the divisions’ Web site at http://www.indstate.edu/studentaffairs/.
Involuntary Medical Withdrawal
The University may order the involuntary withdrawal of a student if it is determined that the student suffers a condition that is detrimental to the functioning of the student or poses a significant threat to the community. Examples include, but are not limited conditions that:
- Causes the student to engage in behavior that poses a significant danger of causing harm to the student or to others or to substantial property rights.
- Involve a threat to public health.
- Renders the student unable to engage in basic required activities necessary to obtain an education.
- Directly and substantially impede the lawful activities of others.
- Interfere with the educational process and orderly operation of the University.
Questions regarding this policy should be referred to the Director of the Student Counseling Center who also serves as the liaison to the Union Associated Physicians Clinic and also chairs the involuntary medical withdrawal process.