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 and University Suspension*
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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: University Probation*
  • Date of Incident: May 1, 2019
  • Location: Off Campus
  • Policies Violated: Student Code of Conduct - Aiding & Abetting; Theft or Stolen Property; Destruction of Property
  • Notice Date: August 28, 2019
  • Outcome: University Probation (Effective until April 29, 2021)
  • Additional Sanctions/Stipulations:
    • Completion of a food drive on behalf of the Bearcats Pantry to be coordinated with the Assistant Director of Residential Conduct by December 19, 2019.
  • Type of Process: Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards
  • Date of Incident: Between July 4, 2016-August 4, 2016
  • Location: Off Campus
  • Policies Violated: Student Code of Conduct - Aiding & Abetting
  • Notice Date: Seotember 21, 2016
  • Outcome: Community Service (Due March 31, 2017); University Probation (Effective until May 1, 2017)
  • Additional Sanctions/Stipulations:
    • Title IX Training: the chapter is required to complete Title IX Training with the University Title IX Office. A total of 100% of active members and new members must complete this training.
      • Must be completed no later than November 18, 2016.
    • Men and Masculinity: the chapter is required to complete Men and Masculinity workshops with 100% of members in attendance. These workshops must be open and marketed to all fraternities at the University of Cincinnati. 
      • Must be completed no later than March 31, 2017.
    • Bystander Intervention Training: at least 85% of active members and new members are required to complete Bystander Intervention Training.
  • Type of Process: Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None*
  • Date of Incident: February 16, 2019
  • Location: Off Campus
  • Policies Violated: Student Code of Conduct - Violation of UNiversity Policies or Rules; Fraternity & Sorority Life Community Guidelines
  • Notice Date: March 6, 2019
  • Outcome: Substance Abuse Education - Alcohol (Due April 26, 2019)
  • Additional Sanctions/Stipulations:
    • Chapter Dry Housing Assessment & Plan: the chapter must complete an assessment of the implementation and enforcement of its dry housing policy to date, meet with the Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life (FSL) to review the assessment, and develop a procedure and action plan for working through any future issues by May 15, 2019.
    • Alcohol Education: the chapter must host a 60-minute alcohol education workship with at least 80% of the chapter present by April 26, 2019.
    • Consultation on Dry Housing: chapter leadership must consult with the Regional Director on their dry housing assessment and implemention of the plan developed before April 15, 2019.
  • Type of Process: Educational Conference
  • 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*
  • Date of Incident: March 3, 2017
  • Location: Off Campus
  • Policies Violated: Student Code of Conduct - University Policies or Rules; Fraternity & Sorority Life Community Guidelines (FIPG)
  • Notice Date: March 26, 2017
  • Outcome: Interfraternity Council (IFC) sanctioned Suspension (Effective September 17, 2017-December 8, 2017); Interfraternity Council (IFC) sanctioned Probation (Effective January 15, 2018-April 27, 2018)
  • Additional Sanctions/Stipulations:
    • The chapter is prohibited from hosting any social events at the chapter house or a third party vendor. Additionally, the chapter may not travel for any event (wet or dry) outside of the radius defined by the Fraternity & Sorority Life Community Guidelines.
  • Type of Process: Interfraternity Council Arbitration

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

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: Loss of Privileges; University Probation*
  • 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 27, 2018
  • Outcome: Loss of Privileges (Effective September 21 2018-September 4, 2020); University Probation (Effective until January 4, 2021); University Suspension (Effective September 21, 2018-January 6, 2020)
  • Additional Sanctions/Stipulations:
    • Anger Management to be completed by January 31, 2020 and involve 90% of enrolled members
    • Decision Making Seminar to be completed by February 28, 2020 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 February 3, 2020.
  • Type of Process: Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards
  • 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*
  • Date of Incident: March 31, 2016
  • Location: Off Campus
  • Policies Violated: Student Code of Conduct - Failure to Comply with Sanctions (Interim Cease and Desist - March 23, 2016)
  • Notice Date: June 8, 2016
  • Additional Sanctions/Stipulations:
    • Before September 30, 2016, the chapter must advertise and host a program for executive members of all three Greek councils to explain their rights and responsibilities under the Student Code of Conduct. 
    • Under nonacademic misconduct in the Student Code of Conduct, the chapter is responsible for educating the councils about Aiding and Abetting and Failure to Comply.
  • Type of Process: Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards
  • Current Disciplinary Status: None
  • Current Disciplinary Status: Loss of Privileges; University Probation*
  • 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