Office of the Dean of Students          

Student Conduct Process

As authorized by the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System, the Office of the Dean of Students is responsible for the administration of student discipline, which is implemented by Student Conduct and Academic Integrity.

Student Conduct and Academic Integrity routinely receives reports of alleged violations of university rules from campus offices (e.g., University of Texas Police Department, University Housing and Dining, Information Technology Services, Parking and Transportation Services, etc.) as well as faculty and students.

Steps in the Process

Step 1: Referral

When our team receives a referral regarding an alleged violation, a conduct administrator will send out a letter to request that a student contact our staff to schedule a meeting. In most cases this initial letter will include the date, time, and location of the incident, and the alleged Institutional Rule violations. Before meeting with a member of our team, a student may request to meet with a Peer Ambassador or the Student Ombuds for support and a brief overview of the conduct process.

Step 2: Meeting

During the initial meeting with a member of our team, the student will have the opportunity to:

Step 3: Resolution

During the same meeting, if the student conduct administrator has determined that the preponderance of the evidence does suggest that a violation occurred, a student will be presented with an administrative disposition that lists their three resolution options:

Student Conduct Process Flowchart

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