College of Pharmacy Student Handbook 2023-2024

Barry and Judy Silverman College of Pharmacy 2023–2024 123 2. T he student will be advised to prepare a written, signed request to the chair of the SPCC, setting forth the grievance and requesting a hearing with the committee. 3. Copies of appropriate and relevant documentation must be appended to this request, which will include a statement to redress the student requests. 4. The chair of the SPCC shall convene the committee after receipt of a written request. See SPCC section. Student Professional Conduct Committee The Silverman College of Pharmacy Student Professional Conduct Committee (SPCC) addresses student violations of the student handbook. The SPCC submits recommendations to the dean on disciplinary actions. Proceedings to determine whether a student has violated a regulation, policy, law, behavior, or engaged in academic misconduct of the college shall conform to the following protocols and processes: 1. Membership The SPCC shall consist of the designees from the Silverman College of Pharmacy. One member will be designated as the chair of the committee by the dean of the Silverman College of Pharmacy. One representative from Student Services (or Student Affairs) from the student’s home campus will attend the hearing but will not participate in the voting. The chair may request the attendance of the associate dean of the student’s program or the assistant dean of the regional campus, when appropriate, in an advisory capacity only. 2. Hearing Guidelines Upon receipt of a written request, the chair of the SPCC shall convene the committee. The hearing shall be internal, private, and closed to nonuniversity persons. Nonuniversity personnel are not available for consultation during these hearings. All procedures and actions are aimed to safeguard and preserve the educational and developmental mission of the Silverman College of Pharmacy. The student will be afforded a full and fair opportunity to present to the committee, with supporting documentation, and to respond to relevant questions posed by committee members. The student will be notified at least 10 business days (excluding school holidays and weekends) of the date, time, and place of the meeting via the student’s NSU email account and certified mail to the student’s last-known address. If necessary, the student will provide the chair with a written list of any witnesses no later than two business days (excluding school holidays and weekends) before the hearing date. Only witnesses with direct information will be considered. The student is responsible for ensuring the presence of any witnesses. 3. Hearing Protocol and Process • The SPCC hearing will proceed under the direction of the chair. • A quorum must be present to convene the meeting and will be constituted by a simple majority of the voting membership including the chair (>50% of the committee members).