Summer Global Leadership
Code of Conduct
Valparaiso University’s Summer Global Leadership Institute has
established a code of conduct that applies to all summer program participants. These rules have been designed for your safety and well-being
and to increase your enjoyment of dorm life and of the Valpo area. Each participant must agree to and sign the Summer Global Leadership Institute Code of Conduct (pdf of this form is attached bellow).
These rules and regulations will be strictly enforced. Students
found in violation of program or Valparaiso University rules and regulations
are immediately removed from the dorm and the program regardless of when during
the program the infraction occurs. Students removed from the program for a rule
violation have 24 hours to vacate the dorm and make travel arrangements to
return home. Tuition and fees are not refunded if a student is sent home. Please
feel free to call the program coordinator, Erin Carter, at 219-464-5333 if you
have any questions.
may be withdrawn from the program if, in our judgment, they pose a direct
threat to their own health or safety or to that of others, or refuse to
cooperate with efforts deemed necessary by the university to evaluate their
conduct. A fundamental goal of SGLI is to foster a community environment based
upon mutual respect and openness. Therefore, any form of discrimination,
including but not limited to that based on race, ethnicity, nationality,
gender, or sexual orientation constitutes as unacceptable behavior. In
addition, the use of profane words is prohibited in any language.
Drugs, and Tobacco:
The use or possession of alcoholic beverages and/or illicit drugs anywhere on campus
or in its facilities, including dormitories, is strictly prohibited. Students
found in possession of, under the influence of, in the presence of, and/or
suspected of consuming these prohibited items will be removed from the program
immediately and may receive additional penalties. Students may also receive
penalties ex post facto, if evidence
surfaces that the student was engaged in these prohibited activities during the
program. THERE IS NO EXCEPTION. In
addition, Valparaiso University is a dry and tobacco-free campus, meaning
students must also abide by the policy of tobacco-free culture on campus
throughout the entire program.
are scheduled Monday through Friday, mornings and afternoons. Students
will report to their classroom or designated area on time for every scheduled
class session, as directed by the professor, and will not leave the designated
class area without the permission of the instructor. Classes are mandatory for
all students. Punctuality and attendance
will be required.
are expected to complete all work assignments given out by the teacher.
- Curfew: All students must be in the
dorms by 11:00pm, Sunday through Thursday, and by 12:00 midnight on Friday and
Saturday for curfew check. Students who are late for curfew will face
disciplinary consequences and may be sent home. There are no exceptions or
extensions to the curfew. Once a student has been checked in, they are free to
hang out in the dorm until 1am, Sunday through Thursday, and 2am on Friday and
Saturday, when students then have to be in their dorm rooms with the lights
Quiet hours are from 10:00pm-7:00am. Respect hours are all hours.
and girls are not allowed to be in each other's dormitory room unless the door
is propped open. No visitors in dormitory rooms after 10:00PM.
- Family Visits/Absence
from Campus: Students are not allowed to leave the program grounds during any part of the program. This is nonnegotiable. If a family member would like to come and visit their son/daughter they are more than welcome to join out International Cultural Night or Awards Banquet towards the end of the program. Any other visits during the program are unacceptable and forbidden with in the regulations of the SGLI program. If you have any questions about this, please email Erin Carter, Coordinator of SGLI, at email@example.com.
- Cleanliness: Students are responsible
for keeping classrooms, the multipurpose room, study halls, dormitory lounges,
bathrooms, and bedrooms neat. All litter must be properly disposed
of. Sinks, toilets, lounge areas, pool tables, and kitchens will be
maintained in an orderly fashion.
will be charged a $300 security and damages deposit. This will cover lost keys, lost
identification cards, dorm room lockouts, and damages done to dorm rooms,
lounges, and bathrooms. These damages
include, but are not limited to: cigarette smoke damage, broken lounge
furniture and appliances, unclean and unsanitary living spaces, and “propping”
exterior doors. This deposit can be
returned partially or in full depending on the extent of damages, if any. The refund will be issued by September of
help students get to know each other, the campus, and Valpo, SGLI includes a
variety of fun group events organized on campus and around Valpo. Our planned
social activities occur during the afternoons, evenings, and on weekends. These
events are mandatory for all students. Students are also expected to be on time for all trips and group
activities. Transportation will leave on time as scheduled.
Students are allowed to leave campus during their free time. However, students
are not permitted to leave campus by themselves – they must be accompanied by
at least one other student in the program or by a program assistant. Our
program reserves the right to restrict students’ access to any part of Valpo
for security or other reasons. When students do leave campus, they need to
inform a program assistant of their destination and time of return, no later
than curfew. Failure to follow these guidelines may result in disciplinary
consequences and possible removal from the program.
must follow all instructions from
the program director, coordinator, international ambassadors, professors, and other
program assistants and are advised to stay with the group at all times.
Signatures of participant and
parent/guardian will signify willingness to abide by the conditions and
regulations of Valparaiso University and the Program. Failure to abide by these
conditions may result in immediate dismissal.
SUMMER GLOBAL LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE 2013 CODE OF CONDUCT
Upon acceptance into SGLI, each participant must agree to and sign the Code of Conduct PRIOR to their arrival on campus. Please scan and email signed forms to SGLI Coordinator, Erin Carter, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or mail the signed form to
Attention:SGLI CoordinatorValparaiso University - Harre Union1509 Chapel DriveSuite 209Valparaiso, IN 46383