Individual Hearing with a Conduct Officer

Most documented violations of college policy will result in a meeting with a conduct officer. The most effective strategy we have in managing conduct issues is one-on-one contact with students. Conduct officers are caring, student centered individuals who possess the skills to interact with students and families. Student life professionals and faculty act as conduct officers. Cases are assigned to maximize student connections to faculty and staff. Research indicates that students at risk have the best chance of success if relationships can be built with faculty and staff. A policy violation is an opportunity to initiate a conversation and thus, a relationship.

In these meetings, an incident report will be shared, and students will have a chance to tell their story. Following the conversation the judicial officer will provide the student with written notification of the sanction. Students are made aware of The Appeal Process and have the right to appeal any sanction.