The Student Academic Misconduct Policy provides rights and procedures for appeal to the Student Academic Appeals Committee.
An appeal from the assignment of a penalty for academic misconduct can be based on the following:
The appeal on the assignment of penalties from the Student Academic Misconduct Policy shall result in one of three possible outcomes:
Appellants who wishes to avail themselves of these rights are expected to be familiar with the policy in question and must follow the procedures for appeal as outlined below.
An Appellant may appeal a penalty by submitting a letter of appeal to the Chair of the Student Academic Appeals Committee within thirty (30) days of receiving notification of the decision. This letter must specify in detail the reasons for making a further appeal and the remedy the Appellant is seeking.
The Chair shall review the case, consulting with staff, faculty, the Appellant concerned, or any other person considered appropriate, providing it is practical to do so. The Chair shall then present the appeal to the Student Academic Appeals Committee for consideration and review.
The Chair may:
In cases where the appeal has been presented to the Student Academic Appeals Committee for consideration and review, the committee may consult with the Appellant if desired or delegate the Chair to consult with the Appellant in the event the Appellant is not available at the time of the committee’s review of the appeal. The Chair shall inform the Appellant, in writing, of the Committee’s decision within thirty (30) days of receiving the appeal. The decision of the Committee is final.
Information effective Sept. 1, 2020 to Aug. 31, 2021.
Updated June 23 2020 by laurab