Campus from the Water

Questions? Contact Us

Kelly A. Smolinsky
Student Conduct Officer
kasmolinsky@smcm.edu

Location: The Office of Student Conduct is located in the Campus Center, Room 150.

Phone: 240-895-3181
or 240-895-4208
Fax: 240-895-4898

Minimum Expected Sanctions

The following violations may lead to certain sanctions, depending on any mitigating circumstances.

        A.    Alcohol violations (each case may be subject to an alcohol citation requiring a court appearance in Leonardtown): 
        1.    Kegs and other similar multi-liter violations: 
               First time: parent notification and housing contract revocation. 
               Second time:  parent notification and suspension from the College. 
        2.    Other alcohol violations: 
               First time: warning and alcohol education program with mandatory fee  (to pay for supplies and materials). 
               Second time: parent notification, disciplinary probation, and educational project. 
               Third time: parent notification and housing contract revocation or suspension from the College. 
               Referral to an alcohol treatment program may be recommended. 
        B.    Pulling false fire alarms: 
               First time:  parent notification and housing contract revocation or suspension.  
               Second time: parent notification and expulsion. 
        C.    Vandalism: 
               First time:  restitution and work sanction. 
               Second time:  restitution, educational project, and disciplinary probation. 
               Third time:  restitution, parent notification, and housing contract revocation or suspension. 
        D.    Drug violations (each case may be subject to criminal charges requiring a court appearance in Leonardtown): 
               First time:  parent notification, disciplinary probation, and educational project. 
               Second time: parent notification and housing contract revocation or suspension. 
               Third time:  parent notification and expulsion. 
        E.     Pet policy violations: 
        1.     Resident-student pet owners: 
                First violation:  $250 cleaning/extermination charge, community service, and/or educational project. 
                Repeat violation(s):  $250 cleaning/extermination charge disciplinary probation, and housing contract revocation or suspension. 
        2.     Commuter-student pet owners: 
                First violation:  $250 cleaning/extermination charge, community service,  and/or educational project. 
                Repeat violation(s):  $250 cleaning/extermination charge disciplinary probation, and residence restriction or suspension. 
        3.     Residents who permit unauthorized pets in their room, suite, apartment, townhouse: 
                First violation:  community service project. 
                Repeat violation:  disciplinary probation.