APPEAL PROCESS

All students have the right to appeal any decision made by the Office of Student Conduct, this includes both the complainants and the accused.

In order for an appeal to be considered, it must first meet one of the following criteria:

  1. Information is now available that was not available at the time of the initial decision.
  2. The sanction is inconsistent with the offense.
  3. The facts upon which the decision was made were not present in the case.

Dissatisfaction with the outcome of the hearing is not acceptable as the basis for an appeal.

Appeals must be in writing and submitted within the timeframe listed below to the appropriate Appellate Officer.

An appeal form is available here.

If your Hearing Officer was:

Hearing Officer

Associate Dean

Vice President for Student Life

Conduct Board

Your Appellate Officer is:

Associate Dean (Adam Wade, awade@louisburg.edu)
Vice President for Student Life (Jason Modlin, jmodlin@louisburg.edu)
College Review Board (Jim Eck, jeck@louisburg.edu)
College Review Board (Jim Eck, jeck@louisburg.edu)

Appeals must be in writing and submitted within the timeframe listed below to the appellant officer. Students must file the written appeal within three (3) calendar days from the date of the decision. Appeals must state the criteria used for the basis of the appeal and information relevant to the appeal. The appellate officer shall review the written appeal to determine if it meets one of the stated criteria for an appeal. If the appeal is not based on one of the above criteria, the chair shall notify the student of such and deny an appeal. If the appeal meets criteria, the appellate officers will deliver a decision within two (2) business days in writing to the student.