Organizational Misconduct History

Interfraternity Council (IFC)

  • Current Disciplinary Status: None
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None *
  • Date of Incident: February 14, 2018
  • Location: Off Campus
  • Policies Violated: Student Code of Conduct - Drugs or Narcotics (Possession/Use)
  • Notice Date: February 27, 2018
  • Additional Sanctions/Stipulations:
    • Marijuana Education Program: must be completed by April 30, 2018, be at least 90 minutes in duration, and have 100% of the chapter in attendance.
    • Alcohol or Other Drugs Education Program: must be completed between September 1, 2018 and November 1, 2018 and have 90% of the chapter in attendance.
    • Chapter Drug Policy Review: the chapter must submit its policy and procedure for holding individual members accountable for violating the chapter drug policy to the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards for review by March 8, 2018.
  • Type of Process: Educational Conference
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None
  • Current Disciplinary Status: University Probation*
  • Date of Incident: January 2, 2019
  • Location: Off Campus
  • Policies Violated: Student Code of Conduct - Hazing; Alcohol; Physical Abuse or Harm, or Threat of Physical Abuse or Harm; University Policies or Rules
  • Notice Date: January 4, 2019
  • Outcome: University Suspension (Effective March 4, 2019-January 1, 2019); University Probation (Effective until January 1, 2023)
  • Additional Sanctions/Stipulations:
    • Social Porbation: the chapter is prohibited from hosting, co-hosting, sponsoring in anyway, or participating in any social activity, party or function for the duration of the social probation.
    • Chapter Reintegration Plan: the chapter must submit, upon their return, a chapter reintegration plan to the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards.
    • Risk Management Consultation: the chapter must have a third party conduct a risk management consultation and present any outcomes to the chapter.
  • Type of Process: Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards
  • Current Disciplinary Status: University Probation*
  • Date of Incident: December 2, 2019
  • Location: Off Campus
  • Policies Violated: Student Code of Conduct - Disruption or Obstruction; Violation of Probation
  • Notice Date: December 3, 2019
  • Outcome: University Suspension (Effective until August 1, 2020); University Probation (Effective until December 31, 2022) 
  • Additional Sanctions/Stipulations:
    • Completion of a Membership Review in accordance with national guidelines and policies is strongly recommended by the Administrative Review Committee (ARC)   
  • Type of Process: Administrative Review Commiteee (ARC)
  • Date of Incident: October 20, 2019
  • Location: Off Campus
  • Policies Violated: Student Code of Conduct - Failure to Comply or Identify
  • Notice Date: October 23, 2019
  • Outcome: University Probation (Effective until December 19, 2020)
  • Additional Sanctions/Stipulations: 
    • Completion of Hazing Education with 100% of new and active members in attendance by March 2, 2020. Presenter must be approved by OSCCS.
    • Completion of an Alcohol Education Workshop with 90% of new and active members in attendance by March 2, 2020. Must be facilitated in partnership with the Student Wellness Center.
  • Type of Process: Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None*
  • Date of Incident: November 15, 2016
  • Location: Off Campus
  • Policies Violated: Student Code of Conduct - Hazing; Alcohol; Physical Abuse or Harm, or Threat of Physical Abuse or Harm
  • Notice Date: November 15, 2015
  • Outcome: Substance Abuse Education (Alcohol); Community Service; University Probation (Effective to January 1, 2019)
  • Additional Sanctions/Stipulations:
    • Membership Review completed by the National Organization by May 26, 2017
    • Social Suspension until Fall 2018
    • No recruitment activities until January 2018
    • The chapter must develop an anti-hazing policy by May 26, 2017
    • Interviews must be completed by the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards with the first class of initiated members after January 2018
  • Type of Process: Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None*
  • Date of Incident: September 18, 2021
  • Location: Phi Kappa Tau
  • Policies Violated: Student Code of Conduct - Alcohol; University Policies or Rules
  • Notice Date: September 20, 2021
  • Outcome: Alcohol Skills Education Program (ASEP)
  • Additional Sanctions/Stipulations:
    • Follow up meeting with the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life to review event registration policies and expectations. 
    • Your Advisor is expected to attend all chapter meetings/gatherings.
  • Type of Process: Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None*
  • Date of Incident: April 12, 2018
  • Location: Off Campus
  • Policies Violated: Student Code of Conduct - Destruction of Property; Disturbing the Peace
  • Notice Date: April 25, 2018
  • Additional Sanctions/Stipulations:
    • Community Service Event: the chapter is required to organize and host a community service event with at least 60% of the chapter membership in attendance by November 19, 2019. 
    • Educational Workshop: the chapter is responsible for hosting a 60-minute educational workshop with the University of Cincinnati Police Department with at least 80% of the chapter in attendance by October 1, 2018.
    • Event Checklist: the chapter must create a pre and post-event checklist for any large-scalre events that the chapter hosts which may impact surrounding neighbords and/or neighborhoods. 
      • This document must be submitted and completed by August 1, 2018
  • Type of Process: Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards
  • Date of Incident: July 21, 2017
  • Location: Off Campus
  • Policies Violated: Fraternity & Sorority Life Community Guidelines (FIPG Policy)
  • Notice Date: August 17, 2017
  • Outcome: Interfraternity Council (IFC) sanctioned Suspension (Effective September 24, 2017-October 10, 2017); Interfraternity Council (IFC) sanctioned Probation (Effective October 11, 2017-November 10, 2017)
  • Additional Sanctions/Stipulations:
    • Suspension: the chapter is prohibited from hosting any social events at the chapter house or third party vendor. Additionally, the chapter may not travel for any event (wet or dry) outside of the radius defined in the Fraternity & Sorority Life (FSL) Community Guidelines.
    • Probation: the chapter is prohibited from hosting any social events involving the consumption of alcohol withouth the use of a licensed third-party vendor.
  • Type of Process: Interfraternity Council Arbitration
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None
  • Date of Incident: January 30, 2020
  • Location: Sigma Chi
  • Policies Violated: Disturbing the Peace
  • Notice Date: February 12. 2020
  • Outcome: Social Probation March 1, 2020 - March 31, 2020
  • Additional Sanctions/Stipulations:
  • Type of Process: Procedural Review via the Office of Student Conduct & Community Standards
  • Current Disciplinary Status: University Suspension and University Probation*
  • Date of Incident: April 8, 2021
  • Location: Off Campus
  • Policies Violated: Student Code of Conduct - Hazing; Physical Abuse or Harm, or Threat of Physical Abuse or Harm; Alcohol; Violation of University Policies or Rules
  • Notice Date: April 27, 2021
  • Outcome: University Suspension (5/21/21-6/1/2022), University Probation (5/21/21-5/1/2025)
  • Additional Sanctions/Stipulations:
    • Highly Encouraged Membership Review: the Administrative Review Committee strongly recomends that a membership review is conducted in coordination with Sigma Phi Epsilon Headquarters. 
    • Social Probation: the chapter will be placed on social probation effective from the return of suspension through 1 full academic year (June 1st-May 1st of the following calendar year).
    • Chapter Reintegration Plan: upon the return to campus following suspension, the chapter must submit a reintegration plan by September 15th of that academic year. 
    • Risk Management Consultation: the chapter is required to bring in a third party to conduct a risk management consultation. This must consist of an educational program/presentation on effective risk mamangement strategies when hosting and cohosting social events. The chapter is required to have 100% participation and must be completed by December 31st of the academic year the chapter returns from suspension.
    • Hazing Education: the chapter must complete a hazing education workshop with 100% of total membership in attendance by November 1st of the academic year the chapter returns from suspension.
    • Alcohol Education: the chapter must complete an alcohol education workshop with 100% of total membership in attendance by November 1st of the academic year the chapter returns from suspension.
    • Health Masculinity Workshop: the chapter must host a healthy masculinity workhop with 75% of total membership in attendance by May 1st of the academic year the chapter returns from suspension.
  • Type of Process: Administrative Review Committee (ARC) Hearing via the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None*
  • Date of Incident: November 3, 2016
  • Location: Off Campus
  • Policies Violated: Student Code of Conduct - Hazing; Disruption or Obstruction; Failure to Comply or Identify
  • Notice Date: November 15, 2016
  • Outcome: Social Probation (Effective until March 1, 2017)
  • Additional Sanctions/Stipulations:
    • Alcohol Skills Education Program (ASEP): all active members as of October 1, 2016 are required to attend ASEP during the month of January 2017. The program must be completed by all previously monitored members by February 1, 2017. 
    • Initiation of New Members: all eligible new members must be initiated no later than January 17, 2018. A member of the chapters National Headquarters is required to be present at the new member initiation process.
    • Risk Management Assessment: the chapter is required to review their current risk management program and practices in order to make necessary revisions no later than March 1, 2017.
    • Hazing Policy: the chapter must develop a policy or have the existing policy reviewed ny the National Headquarters and Dean of Students Office by May 26, 2017.
    • Bystander Intervention: all active members as of October 1, 2016 are required to attend Bystander Intervention Training through the Student Wellness Center. 
    • Recruitment Advisor: achapter advisor must be present at all recruitment activites/any events that the new members are in attendance for throughout the Spring 2017 semester.
  • Type of Process: Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None

College Panhellenic Council (CPC)

  • Current Disciplinary Status: None
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None*
  • Date of Incident: April 15, 2021
  • Location: Off Campus
  • Notice Date: April 27, 2021
  • Outcome: Harm Reduction and Prevention Education (due September 13, 2021)
  • Additional Sanctions/Stipulations:
    • Prior to planning a social function in Fall 2021, the chapter must coordinate a harm reduction and prevention education training retreat facilitated by their National Organization with a minimum of 85% of total membership in attendance.
  • Type of Process: Educational Conference

Multicultural Greek Council (MGC)

  • Current Disciplinary Status: None
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None*
  • Date of Incident: September 2019
  • Location: On Campus
  • Policies Violated: Student Code of Conduct - Failure to Comply or Identify
  • Notice Date: September 27, 2019
  • Outcome: University Probation (Effective until May 5, 2020)
  • Additional Sanctions/Stipulations:
    • Decision Making Seminar: must be completed by December 6, 2019 @ 5PM with 90% of new and active members in attendance.
    • National Representation: must have a representative from National Headquarters present for all meetings and ritual activities during probationary period.
  • Type of Process: Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None

National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)

  • Current Disciplinary Status: None
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None*
  • Date of Incident: April 8, 2018
  • Location: Off Campus
  • Policies Violated: Student Code of Conduct - Disturbing the Peace; Physical Abuse or Harm, or Threat of Physical Abuse or Harm; Failure to Comply or Identify; University Policies or Rules; False Charges or Statements
  • Notice Date: April 18, 2018
  • Outcome: Loss of Privileges (Effective June 15, 2018-May 1, 2020); University Probation (Effective until May 1, 2020); University Suspension (Effective June 15, 2018-December 31, 2018)
  • Additional Sanctions/Stipulations:
    • Any and every event that the chapter would like to host, co-host, sponsor, or co-sponsor must be approved by the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards (OSCCS) and the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life (FSL).
    • Risk Management Improvement: the chapter is required to bring in a consultant from the National organization to develop and implement a new risk management plan and protocol for chapter events.
    • Event Registration Policy Workshop: the chapter is required to complete and facilitate a workship on the Event Registration Policy no later than March 1, 2019.
  • Type of Process: Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None
  • Current Disciplinary Status: University Suspension* 
  • Date of Incident: October 29, 2017
  • Location: On Campus/Off Campus
  • Policies Violated: Student Code of Conduct - Failure to Comply with Sanctions
  • Notice Date: November 9, 2017
  • Outcome: University Suspension (Effective November 11, 2017-December 31, 2024)
  • Type of Process: Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards
  • Date of Incident: August 18, 2017
  • Location: On Campus/Off Campus
  • Policies Violated: Student Code of Conduct - Failure to Comply with Sanctions
  • Notice Date: August 22, 2017
  • Outcome: Educational Conference to clarify Suspension status - remains the same as in April 2017 (University Suspension Effective August 15, 2014-August 15, 2015); University Probation (Effective until April 30, 2021); Loss of Privileges/Social Probation (Effective June 27, 2018-June 27, 2019)
  • Type of Process: Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards
  • Date of Incident: On or Around April 27, 2017
  • Location: Off Campus
  • Policies Violated: Student Code of Conduct - Hazing; Physical Abuse or Harm, or Threat of Physical Abuse or Harm; Failure to Comply or Identify
  • Notice Date: April 28, 2017
  • Outcome: University Suspension (Effective August 15, 2014-August 15, 2015); University Probation (Effective until April 30, 2021); Loss of Privileges/Social Probation (Effective June 27, 2018-June 27, 2019)
  • Additional Sanctions/Stipulations:
    • Hazing Prevention and Awareness Training: to define hazing and prevent its reoccurence, the chapter must complete Hazing Prevention and Awareness Training with the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life (FSL) and the Office of Student Condcut and Community Standards (OSCCS) no later than October 1, 2018.
    • Decision Making Seminar: the chapter is required to attend a Decision Making Seminar through OSCCS and must be completed by November 1, 2018.
  • Type of Process: Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None*
  • Date of Incident: August 25, 2018
  • Location: On Campus
  • Policies Violated: Student Code of Conduct - Physical Abuse or Harm, or Threat of Physical Abuse or Harm; Disruption or Obstruction; Disturbing the Peace
  • Notice Date: August 28, 2018
  • Outcome: Loss of Privileges (Effective September 21, 2018-September 4, 2020); University Suspension (Effective September 21, 2018-August 15, 2019); University Probation (Effective August 15, 2018-August 15, 2020)
  • Additional Sanctions/Stipulations:
    • Anger Management to be completed by September 15, 2019 and involve 90% of enrolled members
    • Decision Making Seminar to be completed by November 15, 2019 and involve 90% of enrolled members
    • Under the supervision of an approved University staff member, the chapter must complete a joint community impact campaign no later than 5PM on March 31, 2020. 
  • Type of Process: Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards