A decision of a violation of the Professional Conduct Policy and the sanctions reached by the Professional Review Committee or conduct administrator or designee may be appealed once by the student the complaint was filed against or the student who filed the complaint to the program administrator or their designee within two (2) business days of the notification being sent. Appeals must be submitted in writing and must state a basis for the appeal. Basis for an appeal include:
- There is new evidence that was unavailable at the time of the original investigation that would affect the outcome of the original decision.
- There were procedural irregularities in the process that affected the outcome.
- The sanctions were not reasonably appropriate for the violation of the Professional Conduct Policy.
The respondent will receive the appeal decision in writing within seven (7) business days after the review of the appeal is complete.
The appeal decision is final.