Code Category: non-academic


Information brought to the attention of the Campus Life – Dean’s Office alleging misconduct will be investigated. Allegations should be directed to the appropriate Hearing Officer. Complaints involving alcohol violations or community standards violations in or around a university residence hall should be directed to a Residence Life staff member and in or around a… Read more »


In Title IX cases the complainant will be notified of any disciplinary outcomes and is given the right to appeal decisions.


In the event a student against whom a complaint of misconduct in violation of the Code of Student Conduct withdraws, transfers or graduates from the University while an investigation is pending or before a hearing has been conducted, a notice may be sent to the accused student stating that a complaint of misconduct in violation… Read more »


Notice to students under this section, including notice advising of a complaint, scheduling a panel hearing as described in this section, and notifying a student of the outcome of his or hearing and any sanctions imposed, if applicable, may be made in writing by regular mail, email or hand delivered letter. E-mail communication is an… Read more »


Upon receipt of a complaint, the Hearing Officer may initiate an investigation to determine if the complaint has merit and/or if it can be resolved through a process of mediation acceptable to the University Discipline Officer and with the mutual consent of both parties. Written notice of all complaints of alleged behavior in violation of… Read more »


The accused student has the right to a formal hearing before a discipline panel (excluding alcohol and community standards violations). However, at the Hearing Officer’s discretion, the accused student may opt in writing to waive their right to a discipline panel hearing and instead, have the matter decided administratively by a Hearing Officer.
In such cases,… Read more »


Although procedural requirements in the disciplinary process are not as formal as those existing in a court of law, the following procedures generally apply: The accused student may have a person present to advise him or her in all discipline interviews, meetings and/or hearings. The advisor may only counsel the student but cannot actively participate… Read more »


Alcohol violations are not determined using the same procedures as other code violations. Alcohol violations occurring in a University residence hall or fraternity/ sorority chapter house are handled by a Hall Director or Fraternity/Sorority Affairs staff member. All other alcohol violations on campus are handled by TCU police. Appeals of alcohol violations issued in a… Read more »