Frequently Asked Questions
- How do I complete my sanction?
- How do I get the “Hold” removed from my student account?
- Am I in “Good Standing?”
- What happens if I don’t complete my sanctions on time?
- Who can be a Support Person?
- What does a Support Person do?
- Who can be a witness?
- What does a witness do?
- How do I appeal my conduct decision?
- How can members of the PLU campus community seek to make changes to the Student Code of Conduct?
- What if I don't see my question here?
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I complete my sanction?
Please read “Completing Your Sanction” for sanction information. Email email@example.com if you have further questions.
How do I get the “Hold” removed from my student account?
We are able to remove the Student Life Hold from your student account when your sanctions are completed. Please allow for two business days for processing.
Am I in “Good Standing?”
You are not in “Good Standing” if you: Have not completed a sanction by the given due date, Are currently on Disciplinary Probation, Are currently suspended from the University, Are expelled from the University.
What happens if I don’t complete my sanctions on time?
Students who fail to complete sanctions in the given timeline will be placed on Student Life Hold, which prohibits students from registering for classes, acquiring transcripts, and grade reviews.
Who can be a Support Person?
A Support Person may be someone in the PLU community who is not a family member.
What does a Support Person do?
A Support Person who accompanies a student is present for emotional support only and may not speak on the student's behalf. You may talk with your Support Person during the meeting, but the Support Person may not speak with the hearing body except for introductions. Support Persons who do not abide by these expectations may be asked to leave the meeting.
Who can be a witness?
Students names in the Incident Report and/or the hearing body may ask a witness to participate in the Review Meeting. Witnesses must have relevant information to the specific incident in question. Character witnesses are not permitted. The hearing body may excuse a witness if information shared is unproductive or irrelevant.
What does a witness do?
Witnesses only attend the meeting to hear procedures and to present information. They are excused as soon as this is completed.
How do I appeal my conduct decision?
Your Decision Letter/Form will indicate the deadline by which you must appeal if you choose to do so, typically within 72 hours. To appeal, download the Appeal Form (Documents & Forms). Complete the form and submit it to the Student Conduct Assistant in the Student Involvement & Leadership Office in the University Center, Suite 161 no later that the appeal date specified in your Decision Letter/Form. Find out more about the appeal process in the Student Conduct Procedures (http://www.plu.edu/print/handbook/conduct-procedures/appeals.html).
How can members of the PLU campus community seek to make changes to the Student Code of Conduct?
Members of the PLU community can take concerns directly to the Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students, ASPLU, RHA, the Campus Life Committee or the University Review Board.
What if I don't see my question here?
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If you don’t see your question here, please email the Student Conduct Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.