In keeping with the redemptive nature of LCU’s disciplinary philosophy, students who come forward confessing an addictive lifestyle including illegal drugs and controlled substances, steroids, alcohol, sexual misconduct, pornography, and internet abuse will be afforded an opportunity to submit to a range of possibilities outside the disciplinary process. The following conditions must be met in order for students to take advantage of this non-disciplinary policy:

  • The student must take the first step by discussing his or her situation with the Dean of Students in order to negotiate an appropriate response. Once a violation is identified or reported, the normal disciplinary process will ensue, and the student will no longer have the option of a non-disciplinary response.
  • The student must be willing to submit to any intervention deemed appropriate by the Dean of Students.
  • The student must understand that in cases where the behavior is repetitive, self-destructive, endangering to others, or involves legal issues, the university has the responsibility to take appropriate action, including suspension or dismissal from the university.

SPECIAL NOTE: The university maintains the right to require the student to enter into professional counseling and/or medical treatment if the behavior in question warrants such a response. The student will assume financial responsibility for these services.

For additional information about the non-disciplinary process, please contact the Office of the Dean of Students in the Student Affairs Office located on the second floor of the SUB.