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University Conduct Hearings

After the initial meeting with a Student Conduct Administrator in the Office of Student Conduct, a student has the right to accept the charges and sanctions assigned by the Student Conduct Administrator or to appeal the decision and sanctions to through the High Point University Conduct Board.  There are several different types of hearing options for students depending on the allegations:

University Conduct Board

University Honor Board

Title IX Hearing Board

University Hearing Brochure


University Conduct Board

A University Conduct Board is convened for the purpose of adjudicating alleged violations of the Code of Conduct, Bias Policies, Organizational Policies, Social Regulations, Civility Regulations or University Policies and is comprised of:

  • Student Hearing Chair
  • 2 Student Justices
  • 2 Faculty Justices

The University Conduct Board may serve as a Sanctions Only Board when the student has accepted responsibility for the charges, but challenge the sanctions issued but he Student Conduct Administrator.  In these instances the panel shall consist of:

  • Student Hearing Chair
  • 1 Student Justice
  • 1 Faculty Justice

Each Justice has a voice and vote in the decision making process with the exception of the hearing chair who will only vote in the case of a tie. The SGA Attorney General, or an appropriate designee, will serve as the Hearing Officer.

University Honor Board

A University Honor Board is convened for the purpose of adjudicating alleged violations of the  Honor Code and is comprised of:

  • Student Hearing Chair
  • 2 Student Justices
  • 2 Faculty Justices

Each Justice has a voice and vote in the decision making process with the exception of the hearing chair who will only vote in the case of a tie. The SGA Attorney General, or an appropriate designee, will serve as the Hearing Officer.

Sanctions Review Committee

A Sanctions Review Committee is convened for the purpose of considering the early dismissal of a sanction of “Disciplinary Probation” after a student has successfully completed at least one (1) semester of probation. If a student has successfully completed at least one semester of probation, they are eligible to submit a request for Sanctions Review.  This must include a staff/faculty letter of recommendation as well as reason why their disciplinary probation should be removed. The committee will review the provided information and determine if the student’s disciplinary probation should be removed. The committee will only convene should additional information be requested. The committee is comprised of:

  • Student Hearing Chair
  • 1 Faculty Justice
  • 2 SGA Supreme Court Justices

Each Justice has a voice and vote in the decision-making process.  The Director of Student Conduct or designee shall present information to the panel.

Title IX Hearing Board

A Title IX Hearing Board is convened for the purpose of adjudicating cases of a Title IX nature and is comprised of:

  • Staff Hearing Chair
  • 3 Faculty Justices
  • Investigating personnel

Each justice has a voice and vote in the decision-making process. The hearing chair will not vote.

CONTACT THE OFFICE OF STUDENT LIFE

Our office is located on the third floor of the Slane Student Center. We are open daily from 8:30am – 5:00pm.

(336) 841-9231
(336) 841-4513 (fax)
(336) 841-9111 (emergency)
E-mail: studentlife@highpoint.edu