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UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA MEDICAL CENTER
COLLEGE OF NURSING
Undergraduate Student Disciplinary Appeal Subsection: 5.2.20
Section 5.0 - Student Policies Originating Date: May 1979
Responsible Reviewing Agency:
Undergraduate Admission, Progression, Graduation & Scholarship/Grant Committee

Final Approving Agency:
General Faculty Organization
Revised: December 1992
Revised: October 2006
Revised: April 2016
Related Documents: Appendix K, Appendix X1

Policy

In conformity with the Bylaws of the Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska, Paragraph 5.0, 5.4, and 5.5, and the "UNMC Procedural Rules Relating to Student Discipline," the Undergraduate Academic Review Committee shall provide the mechanism for formal student appeal of any charge(s) or disciplinary action brought against the student. Such charges shall be defined as violation of law where the institution's interests are distinctly and clearly involved, violation of rules or regulations, disruptive or insubordinate behavior, or academic dishonesty. The student will be held responsible for her/his own actions according to what a reasonably prudent student would or would not do in a given situation.

Procedure

  1. Students and faculty are referred to the current UNMC Student Handbook Section entitled "Procedural Rules Relating to Student Discipline” for an explanation of the disciplinary appeal process, as well as delineation of specific student rights and responsibilities in the grade appeal process.
  2. Faculty are also referred to Appendix K in the College of Nursing Policy and Procedure Manual.