Any specific procedures used by Hearing Bodies will comply with the requirements of the Student Conduct Code and Student Honor Code. Hearing Bodies are selected annually, with the approval of the Vice President for Student Affairs, and receive training from the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution

1. The Director of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution (and designee(s)) may conduct Hearings.

2. Individual Hearing Officers (IHO) designated by the Dean of Students may conduct Hearings.

3. The Dean of Students may appoint an Individual Hearing Officer who is not an employee of the University, with the approval of the Vice President for Student Affairs. This is an administrative decision of the University and not a specific choice a Student may select during an Information Meeting.

4. The Dean of Students and Associate Dean(s) of Students may conduct both informal and formal Hearings.

5. The Student Conduct Committee (SCC) may conduct formal Hearings.

  • Student Conduct Committees are composed minimally of three (3) members and at maximum five (5) members, consisting of Faculty, staff and Students. Student Conduct Committees are selected by the Director of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution or designee and at least one-half of the committee must be Students regardless of committee size. The Director of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution will designate a Conduct Committee Advisor for each Hearing.

6. A University Officials Board (UOB) may conduct Hearings.

  • A UOB is composed of three (3) Faculty or staff members selected by the Director of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution or designee. The Director of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution will designate a Conduct Committee Advisor for each Hearing.

7. Health Science Conduct Committee (HSCC) may conduct formal Hearings.

  • HSCCs will resolve alleged violations of the Student Honor Code and violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability (HIPAA) or any other applicable Law concerning patient privacy within the Health Science Center colleges. Health Science Conduct Committees are composed minimally of three (3) members, with one (1) member being a representative from a Health Science college, and at maximum five (5) members, with three (3) members of a Health Science Conduct Committee are representatives from Health Science colleges. Student Conduct 32 Committees are selected by the Director of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution or designee and at least one-half of the committee must be Students regardless of committee size, other members will be Faculty/University Officials. The Director of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution will designate a Conduct Committee Advisor for each Hearing.

8. Greek Conduct Committee may conduct formal Hearings.

  • Greek Conduct Committees are convened for the purposed of Hearing cases involving an organization that is a member of the IFC, the MGC, the NPHC, or the PC. Greek Conduct Committees are composed minimally of three (3) members: the Executive Vice President from the council of which the accused chapter is a member, a Student from any of the four councils, and a Faculty/staff member. At maximum Greek Conduct Committees are composed of five (5) members: the Executive Vice President from the council of which the accused chapter is a member, two (2) Students from the same council as the accused organization, one (1) Student from one of the other three councils, and one (1) Faculty/staff member. The Director of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution will designate a Conduct Committee Advisor for each Hearing.

9. Law School Honor Committee may conduct formal Hearings only as outlined in Regulation 4.0434.

  • The Law School Honor System is separate from the resolution procedures outlined herein, and only applies to Student Honor Code violations within the Levin College of Law as outlined in 4.0434.

10. Housing and Residence Life Education staff members may serve as Student Conduct Administrators, Conduct Committee members, University Officials Board members, and Individual Hearing Officers, as designees of the Dean of Students. The Office of Conduct and Community Standards in Housing and Residence Life Education will designate these Student Conduct Administrators and Individual Hearing Officers annually.