Initiation of Proceedings2
  1. A report that a student has committed an act of personal misconduct may be filed by any person.
  2. A report that a student has committed an act of personal misconduct must be submitted in writing to the Director of Student Conduct or appropriate designees.
  3. After reviewing a complaint, the Director of Student Conduct has the discretion to decide whether disciplinary proceedings should be instituted. If the Director of Student Conduct decides to initiate proceedings, the case will be assigned to a hearing officer or committee. A student may request that the case be or not be assigned to a specific hearing officer or committee, with the understanding that the Director of Student Conduct has complete discretion over the eventual assignment.
  4. Due process3 will be afforded to all Ferris State University students when charged with violating University regulations or policies.