Student Affairs

University Judicial System

Subject to any policies or regulations of the Board of Governors or the Board of Trustees, it shall be the duty of the Chancellor to exercise full authority in the regulation of student affairs and in matters of student discipline in the institution. In the discharge of this duty, delegation of such authority may be made by the Chancellor to faculty committees and to administrative or other officers of the institution, or to agencies of student government, in such a manner and to such extent as may by the Chancellor be deemed necessary and expedient. In the discharge of the Chancellor’s duty with respect to the matters of student discipline, it shall be the duty of the Chancellor to secure to every student the right of due process and fair hearing, the presumption of innocence until found guilty, the right to know the evidence and to face witnesses testifying against the student, and the right to such advice and assistance in the individual’s defense as may be allowable under the regulations of the University approved by the Chancellor. In those instances where the denial of any of these rights is alleged, it shall be the duty of the President of the University of North Carolina to review the proceedings.

Every student shall be bound by the Honor Code and the University Code of Conduct. The Honor Code shall prohibit academic dishonesty. The Code of Conduct shall prohibit actions and behaviors that are clearly inconsistent with the University’s expectations for membership in this community. The University Code of Conduct is located at the following address: and is published in the Student Handbook, University Catalog and Faculty Handbook. All adjudicatory power of the Student Body shall be vested in a system of hearing boards with recognition that ultimate responsibility must conform to the By-Laws of the University as established by the Board of Trustees.