The student conduct process is educational in nature. When a student is found responsible for a university policy violation, sanctions may be required to foster an opportunity for the student to reflect on their decisions and identify future behaviors that are consistent with university and community expectations. The misconduct process assists students in developing skills and applying information in future decisions to reduce the likelihood of negative consequences and promote socially responsible behavior.
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Student Status Sanctions
As provided in UWS Chapter 17, the University may utilize the following additional sanctions:
- Denial of specified university privileges
- Payment of restitution
- Service sanctions
- Imposition of reasonable terms and conditions on continued student status
- Removal from a course in progress
- Enrollment restrictions on a course or program
In some instances, contacting a student's parent/guardian may be appropriate. Click above to learn more about this policy.
When a sanction of enrollment restrictions, suspension, or expulsion is/are prescribed by a nonacademic hearing committee or examiner, the respondent or complainant, if applicable, may appeal the decision to the Chancellor. Read more in this section,
Final institutional decisions in both nonacademic and academic misconduct cases may be appealed to the Board of Regents under the procedures outlined in the administrative code.