University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Risk Management. Fall 2013. Student Organizations and Safety Department. Student Organizations Tiffany Wurdemann – email@example.com Katy Bumpus - firstname.lastname@example.org Safety Department Larry Pointer – email@example.com. Texas S.B. 1138.
FUNDING WILL NOT BE GRANTED WITHOUT THIS DOCUMENTATION
Required program content:
Example: Food poisoning, injuries from physical activities, injuries from travel related accidents.
Example: Negative publicity for UMHB, your organization, your advisor and/or the venue where you are holding event.
Example: Causing a participant at your event to feel alienated or negatively impact the feelings of a member or members of the UMHB community.
Example: Things that can negatively impact the fiscal stability of your organization and/or other organizations financially supporting your event.
Example: Things which may cause property damage and/or prevent event from being held;
Example: Personal information must be protected under various laws to protect individuals.
Violation of the Student Handbook can warrant one or more of the following:
Violation of state law, city ordinance or university regulations will also be considered grounds for disciplinary action.
UMHB follows a ZERO Tolerance policy;
Federal Penalties & Sanctions – Drugs & Alcohol
21 USC 844 (possession of controlled substances)
State Penalties & Sanctions – Drugs & Alcohol
Texas Penal Code;
Texas Alcohol Beverage Code;
Texas Health & Safety Code;
As defined by the Education Code:
“Any intentional, knowing, or reckless act occurring on or off campus, by one or more persons, directed against a student for the purpose of pledging, being initiated into, affiliating with, holding office in, or maintaining membership in an organization. It is a criminal violation under Texas law.”
SUBTLE HAZING: Behaviors that emphasize a power imbalance between new members/rookies and other members - often accepted as “harmless”.
HARASSMENT HAZING: Behaviors that cause emotional anguish or physical discomfort in order to feel like part of the group. Harassment hazing confuses, frustrates, and causes undue stress.
VIOLENT HAZING: Behaviors that have the potential to cause physical and/or emotional, or psychological harm.
Sexual Harassment Policy
UMHB will NOT tolerate any form of verbal or physical conduct that harasses, disrupts, or interferes with another individual or creates an intimidating, offensive, or hostile environment.
Prohibited conduct includes but is not limited to:
Health and Counseling Center 254-295-4696
Student Life Office 254-295-4496
Dean of Students 254-295-4590
Campus Police 254-295-5555
Belton Police 254-933-5840
If you discover a fire:
– located at or near each exit.
– Go to your designated “Emergency Assembly Point” (EAP)
- list in Safety Manual Sect. 6.0
If the fire alarm sounds:
Note: Do not return to the building until cleared and re-entry authorized by Campus Police.
Important: Do NOT shelter in hallways & corridors (unless absolutely necessary) - lesson learned from the Joplin, MO tornado in 2011.
Example: Leaking chemical railroad car
In order to make UMHB a safer community, the Police Department asks that you practice the following crime prevention techniques:
All travel must be approved
Insurance & Responsibility
Drivers will be disqualified for
Drivers must notify their respective Advisor and Student Organization Director immediately if any conditions occur such as those listed above that would disqualify them from driving for the organization.
Drivers and passengers must use seat belts at all times when vehicle is in motion (one person per seat belt).
ARA - Acknowledgement & Release Agreement (Waiver) signed by all participants
Certificates of Liability Insurance
Report student associated threats/concerns to the UMHB STAT –