- Incident Occurs
- Incident Report is Written: Usually by a staff member, though anyone can submit an incident report.
- Incident Report Referred: The Conduct Review Committee (CRC), under advisement by the Conduct Advisor, reads the report and decides how the incident will be handled.
- Three ways the Incident Report can be assigned:
No Hearing Assigned: Official conduct process ends here. Certain situations may result in a follow-up discussion with student(s) and a staff or a letter being sent to the student to give notice about a policy. No Hearing Assigned: Official conduct process ends here. Certain situations may result in a follow-up discussion with student(s) and a staff or a letter being sent to the student to give notice about a policy.
Conduct Resolution Meeting: A meeting between the student(s) and a Student Conduct Officer. This option will be used for simple, low-level, first-time alleged policy violations, and as scheduling allows. These meetings give students the opporunity to take responsibility for policy violations. If the student does not choose to take responsibility, or if the student does not accept the sanctions assigned during this meeting, the student will be referred on to a hearing with a Student Conduct Board (see step 3).
- Conduct Resolution Meeting Occurs: The student and Student Conduct Officer discuss the incident. The student is givent the opportunity to take responsibility for the policy violation(s).
- Student Takes Responsibility for Violation(s): Student Conduct Officer assigns sanctions
- Student Conduct Officer assigns sanctions and student accepts them. Official conduct process ends here.
- If the Student Conduct Officer assigns sanctions and student does not accept them, the student will be referedd to a Student Conduct Board for sanctioning. (See "Conduct Hearing Occurs", step 2 below).
- Student Does Not Take Responsibility for Violation(s): Student is referred on to a hearing wiht the Student Conduct Board (see "Conduct Hearing Occurs" below).
Student Conduct Board Hearing: Official conduct hearing with a Student Conduct Board. Student(s) called to the hearing receive email notification detailing the proposed policy violations, and the date and location of the scheduled hearing. Hearings involve two steps: (1) to determine if the student is in violation of each policy and (2), if he or she is in violation of any policy, to assign appropriate sanctions.
- Conduct Hearing Occurs: Incident Report is reviewed and the Student Conduct Board renders a decision about whether a policy violation occurred if the alleged violator is present or not. Note: A student may be found in violation of one policy, but not of another in regards to an incident.
- Not in Violation: Official conduct process ends here. Student will not be assigned any sanctions to complete.
- In Violation: Student Conduct Board decides upon which sanction(s) to assign. Student must complete assigned sanctions by specified deadline. If they fail to do so, a class registration hold and/or further conduct action will result.
- Student Completes Sanction(s) or Sanction Does Not Require Student Action: Official conduct process ends here.
- Student Does Not Complete Sanction(s): A class registration hold and/or further conduct action will result until sanctions are satisfactorily completed. Note: other disciplinary measures may still be applied, as specified in the sanction.
- Student Appeals Decision and/or Sanction: For information about the appeal process, click here to read the Appeals section in the Student Code of Conduct.