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For students who have been cited or arrested off campus, the University Judicial process
is separate from the District Court process.
If a student is documented for violating University policy and/or the law, the student
will go through the University conduct process. The documentation can be from:
- Residence Life staff member (i.e. Resident Assistant)
- University Police Officer
- Borough or Township Police Officer
- University student, staff, or faculty member
- The Office of Social Equity
Below is some general information on what a student can expect going through the judicial
process. More detailed information can be found in the Student Code of Conduct .
- Student receives a Conduct Meeting Notice to discuss what happened. This letter will
be e-mailed to the student's WCU e-mail account and includes:
- Student meets with the hearing officer to discuss the case. During the Conduct Meeting,
the student may:
- Take responsibility for violating the Code of Conduct
- Request a formal Hearing (request must be approved by Student Conduct)
- If a Hearing Request is approved, the student will receive information on How to Prepare for a University Hearing along with a letter detailing the date, time and location of the hearing.
- Following a Conduct Meeting or Hearing, the student will receive an Outcome Letter
from the Hearing Officer detailing the outcome of the case and any applicable sanctions.
This letter will be e-mailed to the student's WCU e-mail account.
- The student may exercise the option of appeal noted at the bottom of their outcome letter based on the specific appeal reasons
cited in the policy.
- For information about Parent Notification, please see the FAQ, "Will my parents find out?"