B-CU Student Honor Code
iii. Written notice of the interim suspension will be communicated by the Dean of Students or the Assistant Dean of Students or designee, but no later than one (1) business day after the suspension takes effect (unless additional time is needed or necessary). If written notice cannot be hand-delivered, the Dean of Students or designee shall send notice to the student via certified mail, return receipt requested, at the student’s last official address on record. iv. The interim suspension letter will provide the following: a. that the student has been issued an interim suspension from the University; b. that the student is prohibited from entering University property or attending University sponsored events; c. that the student will be considered a trespasser if he or she returns to the University without proper authorization; d. give stated reasons for the interim suspension and exclusion from the University property; e. that disciplinary action against the student will be initiated by the Assistant Dean of Students or the Dean of Students; and, that the student may request a formal hearing within (5) business days after a student has been notified of the interim suspension and exclusion from University property. f. A student placed on interim suspension means that the student cannot attend classes (including online learning) and must leave University property and cannot return to the University without proper authorization, i.e. except for the limited purposes of participating in an interim suspension review hearing and/or disciplinary hearing. The Assistant Dean of Students or Dean of Students may require that the student is escorted to and from the disciplinary proceedings by members of Campus Safety. If the student lives in University owned/operated housing, he or she must vacate his/her room and turn in the room, apartment, also check-out properly according to the Housing and Residence Life contact. v. Within five (5) business days after a student has been notified of the interim suspension and exclusion from University property, the student may request an interim suspension review hearing to determine whether the interim suspension should continue or whether the student should be reinstated and allowed to return to University property until a final disposition is made at the student disciplinary hearing. vi. The request must be submitted in writing to the Dean of Students or designee, who shall select a hearing officer and a committee of no less than three members, with at least one student representative. vii. The hearing panel shall hold a review hearing within five (5) business days after committee selection. viii. The student has the right to be present and to have an advisor of his or her choice at his own expense, but such person may only advise the student and may not actively participate in the hearing.
BETHUNE-COOKMAN UNIVERSITY STUDENT HONOR CODE
OFFICE OF THE DEAN OF STUDENTS – APRIL 5, 2017 65
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