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Rights for Respondents

Students who are accused of a violation have rights too. It is not assumed that a verbal or written report is accurate or an exact account of behavior. Because of this, the staff in the Office of Student Conduct will meet with each student who has been accused of a violation of the Student Code of Conduct. During this Disciplinary Conference, the student and staff member will discuss the alleged violation. A large part of the discipline process involves fact-finding and presenting the opportunity for students to respond to allegations of misconduct. The Office of Student Conduct will provide an opportunity for this to happen in a respectful, equitable and expeditious manner.

All students accused of inappropriate behavior or Student Code of Conduct violations have the right to:

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