Policy 4.04 - Due Process

Southeastern Community College recognizes the rights of students and provides due process in a fair, timely and reasonable manner.  Due process includes the right to a hearing, a presentation of charges and the evidence for the charges, the right to present questions to witnesses testifying in support of the charges that are relevant to the accusations, the right to present evidence, the right to have witnessed on their behalf and the right of appeal.   

 Any student accused of the disciplinary or conduct rules of this institution shall have the right to be represented by an advocate of the student’s choice to include a licensed attorney paid for by the student.  Cases involve Title IX violations will follow Policy 2.7. No disciplinary sanction(s) other than temporary removal from class or activity (only for the duration of that activity) may be imposed without due process. 

Adopted: July 10, 2010

Revised: April 28, 2016, September 14, 2020

Reviewed: September 14, 2020