6.1.3 Good Neighbor Exception - Students are always encouraged to call for emergency assistance as needed, even at the risk of disciplinary action for one’s own conduct. When another person is in need of critical care or when a situation otherwise warrants emergency response, call 911 immediately. The Good Neighbor Exception provides university officials the opportunity to waive University disciplinary action regarding alcohol or other drugs for a student if he/she risked revealing one’s own violation in order to seek medical or other emergency assistance for another person. The Good Neighbor Exception typically applies only to individuals committing minor offenses and shall be the judgment of the designated university official.
NOTE 1: The Good Neighbor Exception does not apply to any criminal charges.
NOTE 2: The State of Indiana may similarly provide immunity from some alcohol-related criminal charges under the Indiana Lifeline Law.