3335-23-08 Notice of charges and options for resolution

(A)  Notification.

Students shall be notified of university charges in writing. Written 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), by text message, by other form of electronic communication specific to the student on file with the university registrar, 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 permanent address and phone number 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)  Options for resolution.

Charges may be resolved by administrative decision pursuant to 3335-23-09 or a hearing pursuant to 3335-23-10.

(E)  Failure to respond.

Failure of the respondent to respond to the initiation of charges or schedule a preliminary meeting within the deadlines provided by the university 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, 5/31/2019)