College of Pharmacy Student Handbook 2023-2024

Nova Southeastern University Student Handbook 51 for the alleged violation(s) based on the preponderance of the evidence. The dean of students, at their discretion, may hold the proceeding remotely. At the beginning of the conversation, the discipline officer will review with the accused student/student organization their rights in the process as aforementioned, as well as the alleged violations. The student/student organization will have the opportunity to provide a response to the allegations (responsible or not responsible). If the student/student organization accepts responsibility, the only determination the discipline officer makes is regarding the sanctions to be imposed. If the student/ student organization responds with “not responsible,” the student/student organization will be provided the opportunity to provide evidence, a witness, or information for the review of the discipline officer. Any witnesses requested shall be present only during the offerings of their information. Witnesses must be able to provide firsthand, relevant information regarding the case. Character witnesses are not accepted. In Absentia—If the student/student organization fails to schedule—or appear for—a scheduled conference, and the discipline officer has, in good faith, exhausted reasonable efforts to schedule the meeting, the discipline officer may make a determination based on the information available. If the student/ student organization is found responsible, the officer may impose sanctions. This decision shall be communicated, in writing, to the student/student organization via NSU email. By failing to schedule or appear for a scheduled conference, students/student organizations waive their right to appeal the decision. Failure to appear for a scheduled conference may also result in a student conduct hold. After the conclusion of the conference, the student/student organization will receive a written statement as to the disposition of the case, with information regarding each violation alleged. For any graduate or professional student, a copy of the final disposition will be provided to the dean’s office of the student’s/student organization’s college. Sanctions If, following a judicial conference, the student and/or organization is found in violation of the Code of Student Conduct and Academic Responsibility, the discipline officer will decide on the sanction to be imposed. One or more of the following sanctions may be imposed for violations: Final Disciplinary Probation—A disciplinary sanction serving notice to a student that the student’s behavior is in flagrant violation of university standards, under which the following conditions exist: a. T he sanction is for the remainder of the student’s career and may be reviewed by the vice president of Student Affairs no sooner than two regular academic semesters—or equivalent—after the sanction is imposed. After two semesters in attendance, a student may initiate a request, in writing, for reduction of the sanction to disciplinary probation, but must also demonstrate reason to substantiate the request. b. A nother violation of the Code of Student Conduct and Academic Responsibility will result in the minimum of suspension being imposed if the student is found in violation. Disciplinary Probation—A disciplinary sanction serving notice to a student that the student’s behavior is in serious violation of university standards. A time period is indicated, during which another violation