5.1 Discipline and Grievance Procedures

A. Graduate Student Discipline Procedures
B. Grievance Procedures for Graduate Students

A. Graduate Student Discipline Procedures
Disciplinary procedures that apply when a graduate student is charged with academic misconduct in violation of the Code of Student Conduct and the misconduct involves the graduate student’s thesis or dissertation are contained in REG 11.35.03 (Graduate Student Discipline Procedures).

Allegations of research misconduct involving a graduate student’s thesis or dissertation are subject to REG 10.00.02 (Responding to Allegations of Research Misconduct).

REG 11.35.02 (Student Discipline Procedures) govern all other alleged violations of the Code of Student Conduct by graduate students.

B. Grievance Procedures for Graduate Students
Most problems encountered by graduate students can be resolved through communication between the student and the party whose action created the problem. If that is not the case, REG 11.40.02 (Grievance Procedure for Graduate Students outlines both informal and formal methods for resolving the problem.