This university policy has been revised to update the list of procedures established to address areas of concern to students by replacing "Student Disciplinary Governance Act" with "The Code of Student Responsibility."
This university policy has been revised to correct a typographical error by adding the missing word "out" after the word "filling" in subsection 4.
This university policyhas been revised to reflect new titles of officers who have responsibilities on the occasion of a student's death. The policy substitutes "Director of Police and Public Safety" for the previous "Director of Public Safety," "Director of Public Relations" for the previous "Director of Public Information," and "Housing and Residence Life" for the previous "Residence Life." A list of emergency contact phone numbers has been deleted.
This university policy has been revised to clarify that transient students from other institutions enrolled in courses for credit at UNC Charlotte are bound by the UNC Charlotte Code of Student Academic Integrity.
In addition, under the section on Procedures, the previous term "Student Court Justices" is replaced with "Student Hearing Panel Members."
Under the section on Appeals, the revised policy more fully sets forth the procedures for a student appealing an adverse decision by the Hearing Panel, including the requirement that the student must submit a written brief in support of the appeal, separately stating each ground upon which the student claims the Hearing Panel committed error. The revised policy also provides that upon review of the Hearing Panel's decision, the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs may, among other things, remand the case for a new hearing before a Hearing Panel composed of members of the Academic Integrity Board who have not previously participated in the case.
Finally, under the section on Advice to Faculty Members, the policy includes a reminder to faculty that intent is an element of any academic integrity offense, and a student who submits a group project containing material plagiarized by a second student in the group has not violated academic integrity unless the first student knew of the plagiarism.