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Faculty/Staff members are often the first to see indications that a student may be struggling. By utilizing your insights and observations, and relying on the wide range of expertise in this community, we can work together to help students and to keep the community safe. This information is provided to assist you in identifying students in crisis and referring those situations to appropriate staff members for follow-up.

 

 How to File a Complaint

 

A University complaint can be filed against any student or student organization. Faculty members may file a complaint by clicking here. The complaint will be forwarded to the Office of Student Conduct and Community Engagement for review.

When filing a complaint, it is very important that all documentation and other evidence associated with the complaint (e.g., Department of Public Safety reports, police reports, or witness statements) be included. More than one complaint can be filed regarding the same incident. It is absolutely necessary that all complaint forms be submitted as soon as possible. The complaint form will be considered complete only when it is submitted by the complainant.

 

 The Student Conduct Process (Non-Academic)

The Office of Student Conduct and Community Engagement is responsible for adjudicating cases alleging violations of the Student Code of Conduct by students of Texas A&M International University.

Once a complaint is filed with the Office of Student Conduct and Community Engagement, the staff will determine whether or not the complaint brought forward demonstrates sufficient evidence of misconduct to merit further investigation and/or the initiation of the student conduct process.

Upon determining that a complaint merits further investigation, the Office of Student Conduct and Community Engagement will contact the alleged student or student organization. The alleged student or student organization will be called to participate in an informal meeting with the Director of Student Conduct and Community Engagement to discuss the allegation(s) and determine whether a violation occurred. If a violation occurred, student will elect either to accept responsibility of charge or proceed with an administrative hearing.

An Administrative hearing is usually with the Associate Vice President of Student Affairs that reviews the case information and determines if student organization violated the TAMIU Student Code of Conduct. If student is found responsible, sanctions are imposed and must be completed to be in compliance.

For more information on the student conduct process, visit the office located in Student Center 226 or call 956.326.2286.

Below is a list of flow charts that may assist you in the student conduct process.

 

 Resources

Offices of the VP of Student Success: (956) 326-2273
Student Counseling Service: (956) 326-2230
Student Health Services: (956) 326-2234
Disability Services: (956) 326-2230
Residence Life: (956) 326-1300
Academic/Disciplinary Misconduct: (956) 326-2286
Office of Student Affairs: (956) 326-2282
Human Resources Employee: (956) 326-2360
University Police Department (non-emergency): (956) 326-2100

PROF Center: (956) 326-2246

 

 Related Institutional Goals
Imperative 1: Students 1.2 Increase enrollment, retention, and graduation rates.
  1.3 Prepare students for successful leadership roles.
  1.4 Engage students in activities that enrich their lives.
  1.5 Provide programs and services that support established student outcomes.
Undergraduate Learning Principle 1: Respective and Expressive Communication Skills
Undergraduate Learning Principle 3: Integration and Application of Knowledge
 
 

 

 

 

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