An appeal to review a decision of the Academic Integrity Review Team or Administrative Conference will be granted if one or more of the three situations below are met:

  • That a procedural error occurred during the process (someone involved that should not have been, a timeline not met, substantiated bias).
  • New evidence that was previously unknown or unavailable.
  • Sanctions that step outside of the stated framework for sanctioning.

Student(s) and/or faculty who wish to appeal a decision made by the Academic Integrity Review Team must submit a request for appeal letter to the Vice President for Academic Affairs within five business days of the decision of the Academic Integrity Review Team. This appeal letter must specify which circumstances listed above are the basis for the appeal. All appeals will be reviewed and ruled upon within five business days.

Should an appeal be granted, the case would be reviewed by the Vice Presidents for Academic Affairs.