The University affirms the following student rights and privileges in conduct proceedings:
- To be informed of the Code of Conduct and its corresponding procedures;
- To petition for redress of a grievance arising from an incident which violates University policy and/or the Code of Conduct. Any member of the University community may file a conduct complaint against a student to the Dean of Students office when that person believes the student has violated any University policy;
- To receive notice of any alleged violations of University policy and/or breaches of the Code of Conduct;
- To have an opportunity to be heard by an impartial Hearing Board or Hearing Officer to address an allegation/s of a violation of University policy;
- To have an advisor, excluding an attorney, present in any conduct hearing. Advisors may not participate directly in a conduct hearing process nor may an advisor address any participant in the conduct hearing process other than the student the advisor is supporting;
- To examine evidence to be used against him or her at the conduct meeting or prior to a formal hearing;
- To view the list of witnesses against him or her prior to a formal hearing and to suggest additional witnesses to this list.
- To be informed of the outcome of the conduct process;
- To appeal the decision as defined in the appeals section of the EQB Guide.
The following responsibilities represent the standard of conduct at the University:
- To maintain a level of behavior consistent with the Honor Code and Code of Conduct;
- To observe the laws of local, state, and federal government;
- To read, become familiar with, and adhere to all University policies;
- To participate in all conduct proceedings or communicate the desire to abstain;
- To stay informed by reading communications from the University.