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Policy 1-005: School Disruptions & Civil Disturbance

Revision #0. Effective date: October 11, 2011

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  1. Purpose and Scope
  2. Definitions
  3. Policy
  4. Policies/ Rules, Procedures, Guidelines, Forms and other Related Resources
  5. References
  6. Contacts
  7. History

  1. Purpose and Scope‌

    1. Purpose. [reserved]

    2. Scope. [reserved]

  2. Definitions‌


  3. Policy‌

    1. President May Withdraw Consent to Remain on Campus

      1. The president of the university may withdraw consent of any person to remain on the campus on the basis of reasonable cause to believe that such person, (1) has willfully disrupted the orderly operation of the campus; or (2) is committing an act likely to interfere with the peaceful conduct of the activities of the campus or has entered the campus for the Purpose of committing any such act, by proper notification as provided for in Chapter 196 [1973] Laws of Utah.

    2. Reinstatement of Consent

      1. The president shall reinstate consent if there is reasonable cause to believe that the presence of the person from whom consent was withdrawn will not constitute a substantial and material threat to the orderly operation of the campus, within fourteen days from the date when consent was withdrawn.

    3. Authority to Request State or Local law Assistance

      1. In the discretion of the president or the president's representative, where the security and police department of the university lacks sufficient personnel to deal effectively with unrest existing or developing on the campus, the president may request assistance from state and local law enforcement authorities, who shall serve in cooperation with the president or the representative of the president.

    4. Additional Authority of President and Procedures

      1. Additional authority and Procedures including penalties and punishments are enumerated in Chapter 196 [1973] Laws of Utah, as codified in Utah Code Ann. 76-8-701 through 718.

        Sections IV- VII are for user information and are not subject to the approval of the Academic Senate or the Board of Trustees. The Institutional Policy Committee, the Policy Owner, or the Policy Officer may update these sections at any time.

  4. Policies/ Rules, Procedures, Guidelines, Forms and other Related Resources‌

    1. Policies/ Rules. [reserved]

    2. Procedures, Guidelines, and Forms. [reserved]

    3. Other Related Resources. [reserved]

  5. References‌


  6. Contacts‌

    The designated contact officials for this regulation are

    1. Policy Owner(s) (primary contact person for questions and advice): Vice President and General Counsel

    2. Policy Officer(s): Vice President and General Counsel

      See Rule 1-001 for information about the roles and authority of policy owners and policy officers.

  7. History‌

    1. Current version. Revision 0.

      1. Effective August 24, 1982

      2. Editorial Revisions

        a. Editorially revised September 20, 2022 to move to current regulations template

    2. Renumbering

      1. Renumbered from Policy and Procedures Manual 7-8.

Last Updated: 9/20/22