RIT Good Samaritan Policy is designed to address issues
related to alcohol abuse for the following situations:
individual voluntarily contacts RIT personnel or outside
emergency services for medical assistance related
to alcohol use or intoxication.
individual calls for emergency assistance
on behalf of a person experiencing an alcohol-related
- An individual
is named in a Public Safety Incident Report as being
present during the alcohol-related medical emergency.
organization hosts an event in which a student calls
for medical assistance on behalf of a person experiencing
an alcohol-related medical emergency.
student or organization referred to the Office of Student
Conduct through the Good Samaritan Policy regardless
of conduct history will not receive a disciplinary sanction
provided the student or organization completes all meetings
an incident involving alcohol occurs that falls under
the Good Samaritan Policy, the Center for Student Conduct
and Conflict Management Services will contact the students
or the organization involved in the incident to arrange
for a meeting with a representative from the Student
Conduct Office and the Student Health Center . At the
meeting, the Student Conduct representative and the
Student Health representative will review the incident
with the student or organization and determine an appropriate
educational response. This may include the following:
- Essay or research
paper on assigned topic
in an educational group or class
- Program presentations
- Mandated counseling
abuse education and/or evaluation
student is not eligible for referral through the Good
Samaritan policy if the incident involved a potential
violation of the RIT policy concerning sexual misconduct
or other crime of violence.
will have one opportunity to be referred through the
RIT Good Samaritan Policy per the discretion of the
Center for Student Conduct.
a student or organization fails to complete the required
outcomes of the meeting with Student Conduct and Student
Health, the situation will be referred to the Student
Conduct Process for Failure to Comply with an Institute
official (RIT Student Rights and Responsibilities Handbook,
Student Conduct Process, Section II, Section B, #7).
April 16, 2008