What are the most common student conduct code violations or crimes involving alcohol?The most common violations involving alcohol include Possessing Alcohol While Under the Legal Age (PAULA) and Publi...
How is assault between or involving college students investigated?Assaults involving University of Iowa Students that occur on campus are investigated by the University of Iowa Police.
Destruction of Property
What is the definition of destruction of property?In Iowa, intentionally destroying, damaging or defacing the property of another is know as criminal mischief.
What is the legal definition of domestic violence?Domestic violence is any assault that is committed between two people who have any of the following relationships: Family or household members who are...
How is Drunk Driving defined in Iowa?Drunk Driving in Iowa is legally known as Operating While Intoxicated, or OWI.
What constitutes harassment?Under Iowa law, a person commits harassment when, with intent to intimidate, annoy, or alarm another person, the person does any of the following: Communicates with another...
If You’re Arrested
What attracts police attention?Generally speaking, anything out of the ordinary attracts police attention.
A noise violation ticket in Iowa City is a simple misdemeanor crime referred to as "Disorderly House" What is the definition of "excessive noise"?Excessive Noise is noise that is disturbing to your ne...
Residential Conduct & Community Standards
Do my college or university’s policies on residential conduct apply only if I live in a residence hall?The University Code of conduct applies wherever a student is located.
Sexual Misconduct / Harassment / Assault
What are the definitions of sexual assault, misconduct and harassment?Sexual misconduct is a broad term encompassing any unwelcome behavior of a sexual nature that is committed without consent or by f...
What is the definition of a threat?A threat is telling a person that you are going to do some act that you have no legal right to do.
What is the definition of trespassing?Iowa Law defines trespassing to be any of the following actions: Entering upon or in property without the express permission of the owner, lessee, or person in la...