Conference Guidelines

It is the responsibility of the Assistant Vice President of Student Services or his/her designee to act as a reviewer for the alleged violation(s). He/she will review all written
materials related to the incident, talk with witnesses, staff and faculty involved, etc. who have clarifying information. During the conference, the Assistant Vice-President or his/
her designee will review the evidence with the student charged with the violation(s).
Upon completing the review of evidence with the student and discussing the incident with the student, the Assistant Vice President of Student Services or his/her designee will have the following options to consider:

a. Dismiss the alleged violation(s) because of insufficient evidence, obvious innocence of
    the charges, etc.

b. Find the student guilty of the violation(s). Then, considering any extenuating
    circumstances, issue a sanction appropriate for the violation(s).

c. Due to the complexity of the alleged violations(s) or due to previous incidents
    involving the student, refer the student to the Campus Standards Committee for review
    and action.

d. Due to seriousness of the alleged violation(s), and/or the possible threat to the welfare
    of the college community, the student may be suspended from the college immediately.
    After rendering a decision, the Assistant Vice President of Student Services or his/her
    designee will provide a written copy to the student of the decision, his/her requirements
    in working toward fulfilling the stated penalty/sanction, and appeal options.

Upon written notification of the decision, the student may appeal the findings of the Assistant Vice-President of Student Services or his/her designee to the Campus Standards Committee. To appeal, the student must make the request in writing to the Chairperson of the Campus Standards Committee. The written request must be submitted within three school days of the receipt of the written notification from the Assistant Vice President of Student Services or his/her designee.