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If it is an academic integrity violation, your instructor will notify you first. Conduct officers will notify you through various means: email, telephone, visiting your class or mail.
Contact the conduct officer who sent you the letter as soon as possible to schedule an appointment. The conduct officer would like to hear from you about facts of the case and provide you with pertinent information.
We make every effort to accommodate the needs of our students, and virtual appointments are available.
No, we don’t typically record meetings, but hearings are recorded.
Yes, if you don’t meet with the conduct officer, they will make a determination based upon all information received after attempts to contact you.
In most situations, yes. However, some situations will necessitate removal from class. If so, that will be outlined in your conduct letter.
Yes, even if you are found responsible, you have the right to appeal a sanction. You have 15 business days after the sanction has been given to complete the request to have a hearing. A link to the form will be provided in the General Outcome letter you receive.
If you fail to complete the sanction(s) given to you by the deadline, you may be given an additional sanction and have a hold placed on your registration. The issuance of an additional sanction(s) will depend upon the severity of the sanction(s).
Yes, a disciplinary hold can be placed on your academic record until you have met the requirements of an imposed sanction.
Yes, if you are being suspended and aren't able to complete your coursework, this could affect your financial aid. You may want to drop a class, which also may impact your financial aid.
Yes, being found responsible and receiving a sanction can be provided to potential schools and employers with your permission. For example, if you are planning on transferring to another college or university, you will complete a form giving that school permission to gather information, which often includes whether you have a conduct sanction. Potential employers can request such information as well.
Yes, if you are expelled, trespassed, suspended and/or have not completed sanctions, you may not be able to register for classes. If you are unsure, check with a conduct officer.
No, it is not noted on your academic transcript. Your record resides with the Office of Student Conduct.
Typically, the reporter of the incident and department head for that area are notified. In other cases, other college employees are notified on a need-to-know basis.
If there is another student associated with your case, we do not share those sanctions. The only exception is a "mutual no-contact order," where both parties agree not to have contact with each other. Other college employees will be given information on a need-to-know basis.
Yes, you should speak with your instructor, department head and dean, in that order, if needed. The college also has an Ombuds Office, which treats all information that you share confidentially.
No, academic penalties given to students are to be addressed by the academic department.