3335-23-07 Filing of complaint and initiation of charges

A complaint alleging a violation of the code of student conduct should be made to the university as soon as practicable in accordance with paragraph (A) of Rule 3335-23-05 of the Administrative Code. Absent extraordinary circumstances, the university will not take action on complaints filed more than six months from the discovery of non-academic misconduct (paragraphs (B) to (S) of rule 3335-23-04 of the Administrative Code) orĀ one month for academic misconduct (paragraph (A) of rule 3335-23-04 (A) of the Administrative Code). These time limitations do not apply to complaints of sexual misconduct or other protected class discrimination and harassment.

Absent extraordinary circumstances, the university must initiate charges, if any, within one year of the filing of the complaint. This time limitation does not apply to complaints of sexual misconduct or other protected class discrimination and harassment. In all cases, a student charged with one or more violations of the code of student conduct has the right to be heard, subject to the student conduct procedures.

(Board approval dates: 3/2/2001, 12/7/2007, 4/6/2012, 4/8/2016, 9/2/2016, 5/31/2019)