What is the Student Conduct Council?
The Student Conduct Council is a judicial hearing board that is coordinated through the Office of Student Life and Judicial Affairs. The Council is facilitated by the Director of Judicial Affairs, and is comprised of SUNY Delhi faculty, staff, and students.
What is the role Student Conduct Council?
The Student Conduct Council is charged with hearing and providing recommendations for sanctioning in serious disciplinary cases. A typical Hearing Board is made up of between five and nine members. The Council members are provided with all appropriate information upon which to base their recommendations. The Director of Judicial Affairs will coordinate the proceedings, and all recommendations will be given to the Vice President of Student Life who notifies the accused student of the outcome.
What types of cases do the Student Conduct Council adjudicate?
The Committee hears judicial cases of a serious nature involving issues such as violence, physical abuse, drugs, alcohol, weapons, and other violations that can warrant sanctions up to, and including, suspension or expulsion from the College.
What is Sanctioning?
Judicial sanctions are requirements placed upon a student who has been found to be responsible for violations of College policy and/or federal, state and local laws. Sanctions are designed to be educational in nature, and are recommended by the Student Conduct Council for approval by the Vice President of Student Life. Sanctions provide students with opportunities to develop the necessary skills to eliminate harmful behavior. They also provide relevant outlets for personal growth and development, so that students may become contributing members of the College community.
What are the qualifications for being a member of the Student Conduct Council?
Membership on the Conduct Council is open to all students, faculty, and staff. Students must maintain a minimum 2.25 QPA and a clean disciplinary record. Council members must possess excellent listening skills; the ability to be fair, consistent, and impartial; and the desire to contribute to the College community. Students and employees of diverse backgrounds, academic disciplines and administrative departments are encouraged to apply for membership.
How can I apply for membership?
If you are interested in learning more about the Student Conduct Council, or applying for membership, you may contact LouAnn Matthews-Babcock in the Office of Student Life and Judicial Affairs, 127 Bush Hall, at (607) 746-4443 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Interested individuals must complete an application and participate in a selection interview with the Director of Judicial Affairs. Applications will then be forwarded to the College President for appointment to the position. Members will also be provided with training prior to serving.
Director of Judicial Affairs
130 Bush Hall
9:00 am - 5:00 pm