Policies and Regulations
Policies and Regulations

Appeals Involving Expulsion Policy

NOTICE: This policy/regulation is presented in its format as of the date of posting to this website. The university is in the process of conducting a thorough review of all its policies and regulations. This policy/regulation has not yet been reviewed/vetted in accordance with REG 01.20.01.

1. APPEALS INVOLVING EXPULSION

1.1 Any disciplinary action may be appealed. Further information may be found in the UNC Pembroke Student Handbook, section IV, rights and responsibilities.

2. APPEALS OF CASES INVOLVING A SANCTION OF EXPULSION

2.1 The Campus Judicial Board or administrative hearing officer may make a recommendation for expulsion.

2.2 The vice chancellor for student affairs will review the recommendation and will provide a statement of assent or dissent to accompany the recommendation to the chancellor.

2.3 To perma­nently separate the student from the university, the chancellor must review the disciplinary record and make the final decision on expulsion. A student who is expelled will be unable to graduate from The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

2.3.1 The decision of the chancellor to expel must be made within forty-five (45) days of the recommendation from the campus judicial board or administrative hearing officer.

2.4 In accordance with the procedures described in section 502 D of the University of North Carolina policy manual, the student may appeal a case where the sanction imposed is expulsion.

2.4.1 Appeals from these disciplinary decisions are allowable only on the following grounds:

2.4.1.a. a violation of due process; or

2.4.1.b. material deviation from substantive and procedural standards adopted by the Board of Governors.

2.4.2 This decision of the chancellor may be appealable to the Board of Trustees and must be submitted to the Office of Student Conduct within fourteen (14) calendar days (allowing three (3) additional days for postal service) of receipt of the chancellor’s written decision.

2.4.3 The decision of the Board of Trustees may be appealable to the Board of Governors and must be submitted to the Office of Student Conduct within fourteen (14) calendar days (allowing three (3) additional days for postal service) of the Board of Trustees’ written decision.