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Student Conduct Advisory Committee

The Student Conduct Advisory Committee provides the peer perspective on matters of student conduct and academic integrity at The University of Texas at Austin. This committee of student leaders are committed to a three-tiered purpose for supporting the university conduct system's principles:

  • ADVISE by providing feedback related to student conduct and academic integrity to Student Conduct and Academic Integrity in the Office of the Dean of Students;
  • ADVOCATE by providing educational outreach to university students, faculty, and staff;
  • ADVANCE by exploring new and innovative ways to increase student awareness of and involvement in the university's conduct system.

A Student Conduct Advisory Committee member must demonstrate an interest in the university's conduct system and be able to:

  • engage in educational outreach to the campus community about the Student Conduct and Academic Integrity discipline process and how to avoid prevalent academic integrity issues.
  • instill and promote integrity and honor at the University of Texas at Austin.

Student Conduct and Academic Integrity Peer Ambassadors

Under the auspices of the Student Conduct Advisory Committee are the Student Conduct and Academic Integrity Peer Ambassadors. Peer Ambassadors is a group of undergraduate students who speak with students about the Student Conduct and Academic Integrity discipline process. The purpose of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity Peer Ambassadors is to provide information and support to students about how to participate in the student conduct process. Peer Ambassadors must:

  • Serve as an educational tool for students and provide clarity, understanding, knowledge and information about on-campus resources.
  • maintain confidentiality and neutrality regarding all meetings with students.
  • Provide an understanding to students of what occurs during a meeting with a Student Conduct and Academic Integrity case administrator.
  • Explain the Student Conduct and Academic Integrity discipline process and procedures, what to expect in the Student Conduct and Academic Integrity meeting, and their rights as a student going through the conduct process.
  • Answer any questions a student may have about the student conduct process.

Membership Requirements

All students selected to be Student Conduct and Academic Integrity Peer Ambassadors must:

  • be currently enrolled students with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher;
  • able to commit two (2) hours each week for meetings with students;
  • attend the Student Conduct and Academic Integrity Peer Ambassadors meetings, which will typically occur every other week;
  • be able to maintain confidentiality and neutrality of all meetings with students.

The Student Conduct and Academic Integrity Peer Ambassadors program is committed to insuring that the membership reflects the diversity of opinions held by various campus constituencies. Students who have previously participated in the university's conduct process are encouraged to apply. Peer Ambassadors are selected every semester and are welcome to serve more than one semester.