Organizational Misconduct Partnership Process
The Organizational Misconduct Partnership Process is designed as a courtesy process allowing organizations and teams to initially accept responsibility for the alleged violations presented to them and consequently, working with the Office of Student Conduct to agree upon appropriate sanctions. The Organizational Misconduct Partnership Process does not allow for the appeal of findings or sanctions by any individual.
1) After having the case referred to the Organizational Misconduct Partnership Process, the Director of Student Conduct, or designee, will meet with representatives from the organization/team to discuss the alleged violations and share the initial findings.
2) Representatives of the organization/team will conduct an internal investigation of their members, with a self-report of their findings due to the Office of Student Conduct by the end of the third business day after being informed of the initial findings.
(*) Alleged violations referred to the Organizational Misconduct Partnership Process may be referred out of this method and into the Organizational Misconduct Board for resolution if the required self-report by the organization/team is not complete, contains false or misleading information, if the organization/team attempts to circumvent the student conduct process, or for any other reason at the discretion of the Director of Student Conduct, or designee.
3) The Director of Student Conduct, or designee, will make a final determination on each of the alleged violations and communicate the outcome to at least one of the representatives of the organization/team by the end of the third business day after the organization/team’s self-report is received by the Office of Student Conduct.
4) After notification of outcomes, if a finding of responsibility has been determined, the organization/team will work with the Director of Student Conduct, or designee, to identify appropriate sanctions.
(*) In the event an organization/team is unwilling to identify appropriate sanctions, the case will be referred, at the discretion of the Director of Student Conduct, or designee, to the Organizational Misconduct Board for resolution.
5) All outcomes and sanctions determined by the Director of Student Conduct, or designee, are not subject to appeal.