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A student who is alleged to have violated University Student Code of Conduct is entitled to certain procedural rights to insure a fair conference of information is provided. These rights also apply to those students representing student organizations charged with violations of Student Code of Conduct.
"STUDENTS HAVE THE RIGHT TO..."
Receive advance notice and be advised of the charges in writing.
Explain their version of the events that lead to the alleged violation(s).
Not participate. You may choose not to answer any questions.
Refute, question, or ask for clarification on any questions presented.
Challenge the objectivity of the hearing officer if you have reasonable cause to believe that they may be biased or have a conflict of interest.
Appeal the outcome of the hearing on the following grounds:
- Failure to follow procedures/due process
- Preponderance does not support decision
- New information not available at the time of this meeting
- Sanction(s) is unduly harsh or arbitrary