Student Conduct Committee

Student Conduct Committee

Purpose of Conduct Committee:

Committee members are responsible for assisting in the overall implementation of procedures to ensure all participants receive the fairness and due process rights granted them.

Committee Composition:

The Student Conduct Committee is comprised of a pool of at least of thirty people: 10 faculty, 10 staff and 10 students. For a hearing, a panel of one faculty member, one staff member, and one student is selected. The faculty member serves as the chair of the panel.

Committee Responsibilities:

  1. Serving on a committee which hears student conduct cases in which suspension or expulsion from the university for conduct reasons is a possibility. Length of committee hearings themselves will vary and range from 1.5 hours to 5 hours. The panel will deliberate and come to a decision following the hearing.
  1. Committee members are expected to attend a variety of training sessions in preparation for service. A general orientation covering the legal and procedural issues regarding student conduct is the first session. Specialized training sessions covering topics such as sexual misconduct, student organizations, alcohol and drugs, and a mock hearing are also provided. Some trainings are offered online.

Committee Expectations:

  • Be able to attend and actively participate in training sessions.
  • Maintain confidentiality in regard to ALL information discussed in hearings.
  • Be a clear communicator and open to new ideas and perspectives.
  • Student members must be in good conduct standing with the university.

Committee Terms:

Faculty and staff members will serve three-year terms, with one-third of the members being replaced each year. Faculty and staff members are eligible for reappointment, at the discretion of the university president.

Questions or Interest:

Student Conduct Education and Administration
328 Student Union


Student Application - due August 23