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8. Off-Campus Jurisdiction of the College of Charleston

King Street is Off-Campus

1. Student Affairs officials shall determine, on a case-by-case basis, whether an incident that occurs off campus adversely affects the College’s mission or members of the College community in pursuit of their institutional and educational goals and thus falls within the scope of the Honor System. As an urban campus situated in the heart of Charleston, clearly, good relations with the City of Charleston and our Charleston neighbors are essential to the overall mission of the College. Accordingly, Student Affairs shall have discretion to exercise jurisdiction over conduct which occurs off-campus.

2. In determining whether or not to exercise off-campus jurisdiction in such cases, the Student Affairs officials will consider the number of complaints, the seriousness of the alleged offense, whether drugs and/or alcohol are involved, the risk of harm involved, whether the alleged victim(s) are members of the campus community or surrounding neighborhoods and/or whether the off-campus conduct is part of a series of actions which occurred both on and off campus.