A violation will involve a hearing if:
- A student appeals their violation, triggering an
- It is not the student’s first violation,
triggering a mandatory hearing.
- The circumstances of a first violation warrant a mandatory hearing.
A hearing will be held either the quarter the violation was filed
or the following quarter. Hearings are not held during Summer Session or
December Intersession. A violation reported during the Spring quarter
that involves a hearing may not be heard by the AIB until the Autumn
Attendance at hearings is required by the Academic Integrity
Policy. Hearings are scheduled around the student's and instructor’s
What Happens at a Hearing
At a hearing the student and instructor involved in a violation
meet with a panel of AIB members. The hearing panel will consist of 3
faculty AIB members and 2 student members. The hearing involves the
three segments outlined below.
- Opening Statements: Both the student and instructor involved in the violation will be
asked to give a brief opening statement. The student will have the
choice to go first or second.
- Q&A: The AIB will ask questions to both the student and instructor. The
student and instructor may also ask questions however, they may not
engage each other. Any questions the instructor has for the student must
be directed to the AIB.
- Closing Statements: Both the student and the instructor will have the option to
give a brief closing statement. The student will have the choice to go
first or second.
The hearing the panel will deliberate and make a recommendation to the
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs. Students will be
notified of the outcome via e-mail and postal mail within 4 weeks of
their hearing. For a violation resulting in a Mandatory
hearing the student may receive an additional sanction from the Academic
Integrity Board. Faculty members will receive notification that the case
has been closed within 4 weeks of the hearing.