Residence Hall Fines Appeal

Students wishing to appeal a Housing and Residence Life fine imposed by hall director or counselor should follow the procedure below:

Step 1:The student must make a complaint in writing to the hall director/counselor involved, citing supporting evidence justifying the complaint/appeal. Copies of complaint will be forwarded to the dean of students and director of housing and residence life.

Step 2:The hall director/counselor involved reviews the written complaint/appeal and supporting documentation, then interviews the complainant and any witnesses before making a decision on student’s appeal.

Step 3:The hall director/counselor notified the student of his/her decision in writing, and provides copies to the dean of students and director of housing and residence life.

Step 4:If the student is dissatisfied with the decision, he/she may appeal to director of housing and residence life, along with providing all supporting documentation.

Step 5:The director of housing and residence life may appoint a committee to review the appeal or present the appeal to the Residence Hall Judicial Board for review and recommendation(s).

Step 6:The Residence Hall Judicial Board provides the director of housing and residence life with its decision in writing.

Step 7:The director of housing and residence life notifies the student of the decision and provides copies of the notification to the dean of students and vice president for student affairs and enrollment management.

Step 8:If the student is still not satisfied, a final appeal may be made to the dean of students. All supporting documentation is provided to the dean of students, including decisions and recommendations previously made by the director of housing and residence life and the Residence Hall Judicial Board.

Step 9:The dean of students, after review of all pertinent documentation, renders a decision and informs the student of that decision in writing, as well as provides copies to the director of housing and residence life, the hall director/counselor involved, and vice president for student affairs and enrollment management.