Procedures

Student Procedure

  1. The student will be informed of the incident and an initial meeting will be requesting.
  2. The student must:
    1. Contact Student Conduct within 48 hours of notification to schedule the initial meeting
    2. Attend the initial meeting
  3. The purpose of this meeting is to acquaint the student with the process, advise them of alleged violations, discuss all relevant information and evidence, and determine need for further investigation.
  4. At the initial meeting, the student may accept responsibility for the charges and move immediately to sanctioning (Administrative Hearing) or they may be presented with an opportunity to request a formal conduct hearing through either an Administrative Panel or University Student Arbitration Board.
  5. Should the student be found responsible by the Administrative Panel or University Student Arbitration Board the resulting sanction may be the same as, less, or more severe than those provided by the Administrative Hearing.
  6. Additional meetings may be scheduled if a request for formal hearing is requested by the student in order to gather additional information.

Student Organization Procedure

  1. The president will be considered the main point of contact for the process. An email will be sent to the student organization’s president or equivalent and advisor listed on their annual registration form requesting an initial meeting. The email will request that the student contact the Student Activities Office to schedule an initial meeting to review the charges and begin the investigation.
  2. Student Leaders must:
    1. Contact Student Activities within 48 hours of email being sent to schedule the initial meeting
    2. Attend the initial meeting
  3. The purpose of this meeting is to acquaint the student organization with the process, advise organization of alleged violations, discuss all relevant information, and determine the need for further investigation.
  4. At the initial meeting or any time after, the student organization may accept responsibility for the charges and move immediately to sanctioning (Administrative Hearing) or they may be presented with an opportunity to request a formal conduct hearing through either an Administrative Panel or University Student Arbitration Board.
  5. Should the student organization be found responsible by the Administrative Panel or University Student Arbitration Board the resulting sanction may be the same as, less, or more severe than those provided by the Administrative Hearing.
  6. Additional meetings may be scheduled if a request for a formal hearing is requested by the student organization in order to gather additional information.