Campus Hearing Board

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The Campus Hearing Board (CHB) is made up of faculty, staff, and students that have been trained to evaluate and make decisions on cases that go before the board. Interested in joining? Contact



In addition to those listed below, sanctions may be applied as deemed appropriate. Minimum sanctions are intended to serve as a guideline, and may be adjusted according to specific situations and circumstances. Misconduct that is motivated by discriminatory intent may result in the imposition of a more serious sanction.

Written notice to the offender that his/her conduct was questionable and continuation or repetition of the conduct will be treated more severely.

A defined period of time for the student to reflect on behavior and be given notice that future violation of Code of Conduct or University policies during the probationary period will result in more serious disciplinary action. Other restrictions or conditions of the probationary period may apply and will be stated in the sanction letter.

Exclusion for a definite period of time from University classes, programs and/or activities as set forth in the notice of suspension. The suspension requires absence from campus and life of the University. The conditions of readmission or reinstatement of privileges are stated in the letter of suspension and may include or be limited to loss of on-campus housing and visitation privileges.

Permanent withdrawal of a student's privilege to register for and attend classes, reside on campus or use University facilities.

A workshop, typically offered on campus, which provides an opportunity for the student to learn and reflect on their behaviors.

Performance of useful duties that benefit the Stockton community in general.

Reimbursement for damage to or theft of property. Reimbursement may take the form of appropriate service to repair damages, payment to compensate for damages or replacement. Restitution may not be made by the University on behalf of the respondent utilizing any refund directly from federal or state financial aid grants or loans to the complainant or University.

Sum of money to be paid as the direct result of a violation of the Campus Code of Conduct. If found responsible a charge of $50.00 will be applied to the individuals account. Money collected will defray costs associated with intervention/rehabilitation programs for campus offenders and/or victims, as appropriate. Fines may not be paid by the University on behalf of the respondent utilizing any refund directly from federal or state financial aid grants or loans to the Complainant or University.

Student forfeits the privilege to reside on-campus or the privilege to visit residential facilities on-campus.

Student forfeits the privilege to participate in clubs, sports, and other social activities sponsored by Stockton University. 

Student forfeits the privilege to visit all Stockton University facilities.

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The student, or Respondent, will receive a letter requesting to meet with a Pre-hearing officer.  The Respondent must then schedule to meet within three (3) business days of the date on the letter.  Attached to the letter will be additional documents including The Options for Resolution and The Campus Code of Conduct.

The Pre-Hearing officer will review: 

  • The alleged code violation charges. 
  • The Respondent conduct process and procedures.
  • Resolution options and the Respondent will enter a plea.
  • Any questions the Respondent may have. 
  • The Respondent will be asked to enter his/her plea for each alleged code violation.
  • The Complainant and Respondent will have the opportunity to provide a statement defending their case using evidence, witness and/or testimony to support their case. 
  • The Complainant and Respondent will be asked questions by the hearing panelists and each other.
  • The panelists will review the facts in question utilizing a preponderance of the evidence standard, render a decision and recommend sanctions to be reviewed by the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities. The Respondent will notified of the outcome of the hearing within seven (7) business days.

 A decision can be appealed, in writing, within seven (7) business days of the hearing outcome notification to the Appellate Board if there was a procedural error which would have changed the outcome of the hearing or new evidence not presented at the original hearing.

If the original decision is upheld by the Appellate Board, the decision can then be appealed to the Vice President of Student Affairs, in writing, within seven (7) business day of the appellate hearing outcome notification. The Vice President of Student Affairs serves as the final level of appeals.

All appeals can be submitted to