Rights of the Accused

Students accused of a violation of the Georgetown College Honor System are assured of the following rights:

  • The College may act as the accuser.
  • The accused has the right to confront the accuser.
  • If the accused decides to have the suspected honor violation resolved by a hearing, the following rights are implied:
    • The right to have specific charges outlined in a letter that will be delivered at least 48 hours in advance of scheduled hearing procedures
    • The right to call any material witnesses deemed necessary by the accused during the hearing procedures
    • The right to call no more than two character witnesses during the hearing procedures
    • The right to have the outcome of the hearing discussed in a face-to-face meeting with the Vice President for Student Life/Dean of Students
    • The right to an appeal with the Provost/Dean of the College.

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