After the initial meeting with 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 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 Sanctions Only Board

University Honor Board

University Bias 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 the 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” for more than one semester. 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 the 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

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.