Quick Tips for Spring Break 2017

It’s the wildest¬†time of year for many college students: a break from the cold, a week long party, and meeting new people. But one interaction with a police officer could haunt you for years to come. Keep in mind these 3 quick tips: Don’t get arrested: If you are drinking, Do not carry your alcohol…

Can I be punished by my college for off-campus activity?

YES.¬† For specifics: According to The Ohio State University’s Code of Conduct, you can be disciplined for off-campus activity if any of the below are applicable: Academic course requirement or credit bearing experiences; Example: conduct during off-campus internships, field trips, study abroad programs, or student teaching Any activity supporting pursuit of a degree; Example: research…

HOW TO: Party (smart) Off Campus

It’s a big weekend, with football season openers, good weather, and holiday events. Read these quick tips so you can be informed before you host or attend a party! For more information on potential offenses that you could be facing, click on the links. HOSTING A PARTY OFF CAMPUS Party prep Post “No drinking under…

Age of Consent

In Ohio, the age of consent is 16. This means a 16 year old can consent to sexual activity with an adult as long as it is not forced, coerced, or with a person in a position of power over them (teacher, coach, etc.). REMEMBER If the child is 13 years old, can consent to…

Sealing Your Record (Expungement)

Requirement 1 Eligible Offender means that we look at your ENTIRE criminal and traffic record to determine if you qualify to apply for sealing of an offense. To be an eligible offender, you must have only the following: – 1 misdemeanor; or – 1 felony; or – 1 misdemeanor and 1 felony; or – 2…