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Overview of Steps
Detailed Steps
Subject Experts
Student Conduct Board Case Adjudication Procedures
Procedure

Document Number: STUD--139p Revision #: 1.0
Document Owner: Executive VP Date Last Updated: 07/11/2013
Primary Author: Dean of Students Status: Approved
Date Originally Created: 10/10/2011

General Description
Description / Scope:

Student Conduct Board Case Adjudication Procedures

 


Purpose:

To provide information for the consistent review of conduct cases.


Who Performs / Responsibility: Administration
Dean of Students

Dean of Students is responsible for the consistent reviews conducted by the Student Conduct Board.


When to Perform: As needed

Specific Circumstances:

Cases in which a student chooses to have their conduct issue heard by the full Student Conduct Board, or severe issues in which the Student Conduct Board must hear the case.


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Requirements
Approvals:

Collaboration with the Dean of Students or the Executive Vice President or the Executive Director of Facilities and Safety


Pre-Knowledge: Before performing this task you must know:
Current University policy
Federal statutes
Local statutes
Standard company policies
Standards of good practice
State statutes

Knowldedge of working with student conduct cases


Terms and Definitions: Additional training

Equipment: Policy and Procedure Handbook
Procedures
Student Handbook

Materials: Conduct forms
Conduct letters
Note-taking material

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Overview of Steps
1.

Chairperson calls hearing to order

2.

Chairperson reiterates the confidential nature of student conduct hearings

3.

Student who has been charged with misconduct is brought into room

4.

Conduct Board members shall introduce themselves to the student who has been charged with misconduct

5.

Student who has been charged is offered a copy of the incident report(s)

6.

Chairperson presents charges to student

7.

Student who has been charged presents his case

8.

Board members question student

9.

Student who has been charged is excused from room

10.

Resident Assistant, Residence Life Coordinator, Security Officers, and/or witnesses are called to hearing (if needed) one at a time and questioned if the Board needs to clarify information

11.

Student who has been charged is brought back into room for further clarification if needed

12.

Student who has been charged is excused from room

13.

Conduct Board members deliberate and determine if student is responsible or not responsible for each charge

14.

After determining issue of responsibility, Dean of Students enters room and reviews student conduct history file with board members

15.

Board members determine appropriate sanction(s)

16.

Student who has been charged is brought back into the room

17.

Chairperson shares results of deliberation and sanctions, if any, with student who has been charged

18.

Chairperson explains that student has 72 hours to file an appeal with the Executive Vice President using Appeals Form in the Student Handbook, which is online and can be accessed via link on the Catalog, Forms, and Handbook page.  This page is a link on the Current Students page, which can be found on the CU home page

19.

Chairperson appoints one Board member to complete the Case Adjudication Letter and mail to student who has been charged

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Detailed Steps
1.

Chairperson calls hearing to order

 


2.

Chairperson reiterates the confidential nature of student conduct hearings

 


3.

Student who has been charged with misconduct is brought into room

 


4.

Conduct Board members shall introduce themselves to the student who has been charged with misconduct

 


5.

Student who has been charged is offered a copy of the incident report(s)

 


6.

Chairperson presents charges to student

 


7.

Student who has been charged presents his case

 


8.

Board members question student

 


9.

Student who has been charged is excused from room

 


10.

Resident Assistant, Residence Life Coordinator, Security Officers, and/or witnesses are called to hearing (if needed) one at a time and questioned if the Board needs to clarify information

 


11.

Student who has been charged is brought back into room for further clarification if needed

 


12.

Student who has been charged is excused from room

 


13.

Conduct Board members deliberate and determine if student is responsible or not responsible for each charge

 


14.

After determining issue of responsibility, Dean of Students enters room and reviews student conduct history file with board members

 


15.

Board members determine appropriate sanction(s)

 


16.

Student who has been charged is brought back into the room

 


17.

Chairperson shares results of deliberation and sanctions, if any, with student who has been charged

 


18.

Chairperson explains that student has 72 hours to file an appeal with the Executive Vice President using Appeals Form in the Student Handbook, which is online and can be accessed via link on the Catalog, Forms, and Handbook page.  This page is a link on the Current Students page, which can be found on the CU home page

 


19.

Chairperson appoints one Board member to complete the Case Adjudication Letter and mail to student who has been charged

 


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Subject Experts
The following may be consulted for additional information.
Dean of Students

Executive VP

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