SECTION XV

 

Winter and Summer Sessions

During the period between full academic semesters, all College discipline will be handled as established below. During the period between full academic semesters, all College discipline will be handled as established below.

A. All reports will be reviewed by the Director of Student Conduct or her designee who will determine whether or not disciplinary charges are warranted.

B. If the incident under review occurred during the spring semester but was unable to be handled prior to the summer, the Director of Student Conduct will review the complaint and determine what policies have been violated and what sanctions are merited. Notification of the decision will then be sent to the student’s permanent address, unless it is known by the College that the student is residing at another location. The charged student shall have the option to accept the decision, or to file notice with the Office of Student Conduct within thirty (30) calendar days of the date of the letter and request a hearing for the alleged violations. Should the charged student accept the finding of the Director of Student Conduct, they will be expected to comply with the sanctions according to the time line established in the letter of notification.

C. In the event where the Conduct Officer believes that Disciplinary Suspension or Disciplinary Dismissal could be an outcome, an Administrative Hearing will be convened at the earliest possible time, at the discretion of the Conduct Officer. Should it not be possible to resolve the case during the summer, a hearing will be held at the beginning of the fall semester.

D. If the student is known to be attending Marist during the summer sessions when an incident occurs, the case may be handled under the guidelines that apply during the regular academic year, and the Conduct Officer shall serve as the conduct body. Any appeal of a decision made at this level that does not include Disciplinary Suspension or Disciplinary Dismissal shall be heard at the beginning of the fall semester.

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