As used in the code:
(A) "Appropriate party" shall refer to any member of the university who is authorized to have access to a student's academic record, or the alleged victim of any crime of violence or a non-forcible sex offense.
(B) "Authorized university function" shall mean events and activities, which the university presents or authorizes.
(C) "Eligible party" shall refer to any member of the university community who has a right of appeal.
(D) "Judicial Affairs Officer" - "JAO" shall mean the judicial affairs officer who shall be the administrative liaison to the university judicial process.
(E) "Members of the university community" shall mean students and employees of the university, including faculty, professional staff members, classified service staff members, and administrators, and shall also mean members of the board of trustees.
(F) "Reckless" shall mean conduct which one knows or should reasonably be expected to know would create a substantial risk of harm to persons or property or which would otherwise be likely to result in interference with authorized university functions.
(G) "Student" shall mean any person who is admitted, currently registered or has been registered at the university any time during the last academic year.
(H) "Student Conduct Officer" - "SCO" shall mean the faculty or administrator who is authorized to impose sanctions upon students found to have violated the code.
(I) "Student organization" shall mean a university recognized or registered student organization, which has complied with the formal requirements of official recognition or registration set forth in the policy on recognition and registration of student organizations.
(J) "University" and "Institution" shall mean Cleveland state university and, collectively, those responsible for its operation.
(K) "University official" shall mean any member of the university community acting in an official capacity, upholding and enforcing rules, regulations, and policies of the university.
(L) "University premises" shall mean (1) any university-owned or controlled property or (2) non-university property during the period of time when it is used for authorized university functions including, but not limited to, registration, classroom or laboratory instruction, lectures, concerts, receptions, assemblies, intramural activities or intercollegiate athletic events. University premises do not include off-campus property used for student organization events or activities.
(M) "Vice provost/vice president" shall mean the administrative officer bearing such title, related title, or the vice provost/vice president's designee.
(N) "Working day" refers to any day of the week excluding Saturdays, Sundays and official university holidays.
(O) All other terms have their natural meaning unless the context otherwise dictates. Singular terms may be read as plural when appropriate. "And" shall mean "or" and vice versa when appropriate.