7.12 Miscellaneous Provisions Definitions: “Case File:” See Section 7.11, part A. “Day:” When used in computing a prescribed period of time, a calendar day. The day of the act or event from which the designated period of time begins to run shall not be included. The last day of the period shall be included, unless it is a Saturday or Sunday, or a holiday during which the administrative offices of the University are closed, in which case the period shall extend to the next day that is not a Saturday, Sunday, or holiday. “Student:” Any individual enrolled at the University in any of the recognized admission categories (undergraduate, graduate, etc.) and currently taking courses on a full-time or part-time basis. An individual’s status as a student shall be deemed to encompass all activities carried out in connection with his/her application for admission to the University. “Student group/organization:” Any association of individuals whether formally or informally organized and whether registered by the University or not. “University” or “Institution:” The University of Alabama in Huntsville. “University person” or “member of the University community:” Any student and any faculty member, staff member, administrator, or other official, officer, employee, or agent of this University and all other institutions within The University of Alabama System. Members of The Board of Trustees of the University of Alabama System shall be deemed “University persons”. “University property:” Real, personal, and/or intangible property, as the context may require, as to which the University has possessory rights by virtue of ownership, lease, license, or any other established relationship to such property. “University recognized/related group:” Any group or organization that is registered by the University or otherwise regarded by the University as being affiliated or associated with it. Such term shall not imply approval or endorsement by the University of any specific activity carried out by the group. “University sponsored activity:” Any activity conducted under the auspices of the University as a whole or of any division, department, office, or other unit of the University. Notice. When written notification is required under this Code, it may be accomplished by any means reasonably calculated to bring the matter to the attention of the student, such as personal delivery; certified or regular mail to the student’s current residence, as recorded in the University’s student information database; posting the writing on the front door of the student’s residence; email to the student’s official University email address. Paragraph Titles. Paragraph titles have been included in this Code only for purposes of easy reference. They shall have no substantive effect nor shall they alter or add to the meaning of the paragraphs to which they pertain. Amendments. Any proposed amendment to this Code shall be submitted to the Dean of Students who shall, as appropriate, consult with the Student Government Association and/or the Faculty Senate, regarding the advisability of the amendment. Amendments raising issues of institutional policy shall be approved by the President prior to implementation. Otherwise, a proposed amendment shall become effective upon approval by the Dean of Students.