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Student Rights and Responsibilities

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Student Rights & Responsibilities

Case Resolution Meetings

When it is determined that a possible policy violation has occurred, the case is referred to one of the following Case Resolution Bodies for a Case Resolution Meeting:
Director of Student Rights and Responsibilities

The Director of Student Rights and Responsibilities, or their designee, has the authority to assign outcomes up to and including suspension.

Student Rights and Responsibilities Staff

Student Rights and Responsibilities staff members have the authority to assign outcomes up to and including deferred suspension.

Housing and Residential Education (HRE) Staff

HRE staff conduct case resolution meetings for cases that originate in the residence halls. HRE staff may hear cases involving alleged violations of residence hall policies and alleged violations of Honor Code Policies. HRE staff members have the authority to assign outcomes up to and including probation.


Faculty members have inherent authority to make decisions on Academic Actions in response to allegations of Academic Integrity violations Academic Actions may include, but are not limited to:

  1. Failure of an assignment.
  2. Failure of a course.
  3. Recommendation of termination from a program of study as per applicable procedures.
Student Accountability Board

The Student Accountability Board (SAB) has the authority to conduct Case Resolution Meetings involving student Respondents and issue all forms of Outcomes, up to and including dismissal from the University.

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Restorative Justice Conference

A Restorative Justice Conference is an alternative dispute resolution process and will only be considered when the Student Respondent(s) have taken responsibility for violating the applicable Student Rights & Responsibilities policies and have an interest in repairing the harm done by their actions

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