Judicial Affairs Officer

 

Office of Judicial Affairs

Metropolitan State University

Founders Hall, Room 240-C

700 East Seventh Street

St. Paul, MN 55106-5000

 

(P) 651-793-1535

(TTY) 651-772-7687

(F) 651-793-1310

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Consistent with current student conduct policy #1020 and current student conduct procedure #112, the objectives of the Judicial Affairs Office are:

  • Enforcing Student Code of Conduct in order to balance the interestes of promoting the safety, well-being and academic integrity of the entire University community with protecting individual student due process rights
  • Being available to students, faculty and staff to consult, help problem solve and mediate problems before they rise to the level of a student conduct code violation, and provide resource referrals where appropriate
  • Integrating restorative principles which balance student accountability with the opportunity for education and making amends

Student Conduct Complaint Process

WHO can file a complaint?

Any member of the university community: faculty, administration, staff and students.

HOW do I file a complaint?

Reports of alleged violations of the Student Code of Conduct can be made to the Dean of Students or to the Judicial Affairs Office by students, faculty, staff or administration.  The Dean of Students must first authorize any formal conduct code investigations before the Office of Judicial Affairs may proceed, but either office is available to take reports and for consultation. In some situations, issues may be resolved informally rather than through the formal conduct process.

Reporting forms are available for alleged academic and other student misconduct, but reports may also be made by e-mail, phone or in person:

WHAT happens next?

The Dean of Students or the Judicial Affairs Office will determine the appropriate route of response. Review the Student Conduct Flow Chart to for full explanations of each outcome.

Student Conduct Committee

The Student Conduct Committee is comprised of faculty, staff and students. The Committee serves to hear conduct appeals and works closely with the Judicial Affairs Officer to review and revise Student Conduct Policy and Procedure as needed.

 

2011-12 Student Conduct Committee Representatives:

IFO/CPS

  Caitlin Mahoney

IFO/Library 

  Michelle Filkins, Vice Chair

IFO/SLECJ 

  Deb Eckberg

MSUAASF

  Peou Pin-Mene, Chair

AFSCME

  LeRoy Olson

IFO/CNHS

  Cecelia Erickson

IFO/COM 

  Mike Sher

Student Senate 

Jordan Trammel

Related Contacts & Services 

If you have a concern, question or need support regarding:

Then contact:

Campus safety & security

Metropolitan State Campus Safety and Security

St. Paul Campus:
Desk: 651-793-1717
Cell: 651-775-0444
Library: 651-775-0715

Brooklyn Park (LECJEC) Campus:
Cell: 763-238-5530

Midway Campus:
Evening Cell: 651-775-6122

Minneapolis Campus:
Cell: 612-659-6910
Emergency: 612-659-6900

Thomas Maida, Director of Safety and Security:
651-793-1725

Domestic or sexual abuse

Domestic and Sexual Violence/Crisis Hotline:
651-793-1500

Grade appeals, Student Complaints /Assistance

 Renee Beaulieu-Banks, Student Ombudsperson
651-793-1560

Equal Opportunity & Diversity

Truly Webb, Interim Affirmative Action Officer
Office of Equal Employment & Diversity
651-793-1272

Student conduct or conflict

Joan Loshek, Interim Judicial Affairs Director
651-793-1507

Student counseling services

Metropolitan State Student Counseling Services
651-793-1528



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