Chapter Conduct & Disciplinary Status

The fraternity and sorority chapters listed below have violated Towson University's Code of Student Conduct.

Theta Chi

University Charge Date: April 6, 2021

Prohibited Conduct:

Student Conduct/6.e. Violation of other published Towson University regulations and policies./Fraternity & Sorority Life Social Events Policy

• Student Conduct/1.c. Endangering conduct that imperils or jeopardizes the health or safety of any person or persons.

Sanctions include the following:

  • Deferred Suspension: Complete by October 1, 2021
  • Social Probation: Complete by October 1, 2021
  • Educational Task: COVID-19 and Civility in the Community Workshop and Reflection for each member, bystander intervention trainin

Alpha Omicron Pi

University Charge Date: April 6, 2021

Prohibited Conduct:

Student Conduct/6.e. Violation of other published Towson University regulations and policies./Fraternity & Sorority Life Social Events Policy

• Student Conduct/1.c. Endangering conduct that imperils or jeopardizes the health or safety of any person or persons.

Sanctions include the following:

  • Deferred Suspension: Complete by October 1, 2021
  • Social Probation: Complete by October 1, 2021
  • Educational Task: COVID-19 and Civility in the Community Workshop and Reflection for each member, bystander intervention trainin

Zeta Beta Tau

University Charge Date: February 22,2021

Prohibited Conduct:

Student Conduct/6.e. Violation of other published Towson University regulations and policies./Fraternity & Sorority Life Social Events Policy

• Student Conduct/1.c. Endangering conduct that imperils or jeopardizes the health or safety of any person or persons.

Sanctions include the following:

  • Deferred Suspension: Complete by September 22, 2021
  • Social Probation: Complete by September 22, 2021
  • Educational Task: COVID-19 and Civility in the Community Workshop and Reflection for each member, bystander intervention training

Sigma Alpha Epsilon

University Charge Date: November 19, 2020

Prohibited Conduct:

1. Student Conduct/6e. Violation of other published Towson University regulations and policies./Fraternity and Sorority Life Intake or New Member Policy and Fraternity & Sorority Life Social Events Policy

2. Student Conduct/6b. Violation of the Hazing Policy

3. Student Conduct/ 5b. Providing or otherwise making available an alcoholic beverage to any person under 21 years of age.

4. Student Conduct/1c. Endangering conduct that imperils or jeopardizes the health or safety of any person or persons.

5. Student Conduct/3.a. Uncooperative behavior and/or failure to comply with reasonable instructions of University Officials acting in performance of their duties.

6. Student Conduct/2.a. Disruption or obstruction of teaching, research, administration, disciplinary proceedings, or normal University operations, including University-sponsored activities or events.

Sanctions include the following:

  • Suspension from Towson University through May 23, 2025.

Prior to the organization’s return to campus, representatives from the national fraternity must meet with the assistant vice president for Campus Life and other relevant staff, to submit a reorganization plan and be cleared to return to campus.

Additionally, upon return as a recognized campus organization Sigma Alpha Epsilon will be on probation for 1 year.

Kappa Sigma

University Charge Date: September 28, 2020

Prohibited Conduct:

1. Student Conduct/6e. Violation of other published Towson University regulations and policies./Fraternity and Sorority Life Intake or New Member Policy

2. Student Conduct/6b. Violation of the Hazing Policy

3. Student Conduct/ 5b. Providing or otherwise making available an alcoholic beverage to any person under 21 years of age.

4. Student Conduct/1c. Endangering conduct that imperils or jeopardizes the health or safety of any person or persons.

Sanctions include the following:

  • Suspension from Towson University through December 19th, 2025.

Prior to the organization’s return to campus, representatives from the national fraternity must meet with the assistant vice president for Campus Life and other relevant staff, to submit a reorganization plan and be cleared to return to campus.

Additionally, upon return as a recognized campus organization Kappa Sigma will be on probation for 1 year.

Phi Sigma Sigma 

University Charge Date: April 4, 2018

Prohibited Conduct:

1. Student Conduct/4A. Possession or use of alcoholic beverages in the following manner by any person under 21 years of age; or, possession of, or consumption from, an open container in any public area which has not been approved by Towson University; or, a person 21 years of age.

2. Student Conduct/5A. Possession or use of illegal drugs, unauthorized controlled substances, or drug paraphernalia when not in accordance with established policy.

3. Student Conduct/7C. Endangering conduct that imperils or jeopardizes the health or safety of any person or persons, including oneself.

4. Student Conduct/18. Violation of published institutional regulations and policies. Specifically Fraternity and Sorority Life social event policy.

Sanctions include the following: 

  • Suspension from Towson University until August 1, 2023

Prior to the organization’s return to campus, representatives from the national sorority must meet with the assistant vice president for Campus Life and other relevant staff, to submit a reorganization plan and be cleared to return to campus.

Additionally, upon return as a recognized campus organization Phi Sigma Sigma will be on probation for 1 year. 

Tau Kappa Epsilon

University Charge Date: April 4, 2016

Prohibited Conduct:

1. Student Conduct/5C. Any endangering conduct that imperils or jeopardizes the health and safety of any person or persons, including oneself.

2. Student Conduct/12. Violation of published institutional regulations and policies.

Sanctions include the following:

  • Suspension from Towson University through the Summer 2021.

Prior to the organization’s return to campus, representatives from the national fraternity must meet with the assistant vice president for Campus Life and other relevant staff, to submit a reorganization plan and be cleared to return to campus.

Additionally, upon return as a recognized campus organization Tau Kappa Epsilon will be on probation for 1 year.

Last updated November 2020.