Students shall be notified of university charges in writing, unless a more effective form of notification is deemed appropriate. Charges may be presented in person, by placement in the respondent’s residence hall mailbox, by email to the respondent’s official university email address (which may direct the student to view the notice on a secure website), or by mail to the respondent’s local or permanent address on file in the office of the university registrar.
(B) Current address.
All students are required to maintain an accurate and current local and permanent address with the university registrar.
(C) Meeting with university official.
Following notification of charges, respondents are strongly encouraged to and shall be afforded the opportunity to meet with a university official for the purpose of explaining the university student conduct process and discussion of the charges.
(D) Failure to respond.
Failure of the respondent to respond to the initiation of charges or schedule a preliminary meeting shall in no way prevent the university from scheduling and conducting a hearing in the absence of the respondent.
(Board approval dates: 3/2/2001, 12/7/2007, 4/6/2012, 4/8/2016)