How Academic Honor Code Cases are Processed at Elon University

  1. Faculty member (or TA or student) observes or has evidence of a suspected violation
     
  1. Faculty member completes an Honor Code Incident Report, available on-line (link) or through the office of the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs (120 Alamance)
     
  1. Faculty member takes evidence of violation (papers/tests/Web sites) to the Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs
     
  1. Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs contacts the student(s) and arranges for an appointment as quickly as possible, usually within 24-hours.
     
  1. Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs presents evidence to the student and explains judicial process.
     
  2. If student accepts responsibility and elects an administrative hearing, the Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs administers sanctions and then communicates outcome to the instructor.
     
  3. If student claims "not responsible," the Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs will arrange for a hearing.  The instructor should appear at the hearing to explain the situation to the hearing board and to explain why he/she believes the student has violated the Academic Honor Code.
     
  4. Once the student is determined "responsible" through admission or as a result of a hearing, the instructor should proceed to determine the outcome of the violation on the student's grade.

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