A judicial hearing panel is normally made up of one student, one faculty member, and one administrator. At times such as semester breaks, when students may not be available the University may substitute an additional administrator for the student panel member.
Attorneys and parents are not allowed to participate in any part of the disciplinary process.
Yes. You may bring witnesses to the hearing. In order for your witnesses to be able to participate in the hearing you must provide the Office of Judicial Affairs with their names and written statements at least 5 days prior to the hearing. If you fail to do so, your witnesses may not be able to testify on your behalf at the hearing.
Yes. You may bring an advisor (someone from the Monmouth University community, such as a faculty member, staff member, administrator, coach, or fellow student) to advise you during the hearing. The advisor may not ask questions or provide testimony, and that person cannot be an attorney.
Once the hearing panel has heard all of the testimony, it will meet in private to develop a decision. The decision will be given to the Vice President for Student Services, who will then notify you in writing. Students normally receive the written decision within two to five days of the hearing.
You may appeal the decision by following the appeal process outlined on page 155 of the Student Handbook