Syracuse UniversityOffice of Student Rights and Responsibilities

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Join the UCB

Thank you for your interest in the University Conduct Board (UCB)! The UCB provides an opportunity for students to serve the University community by promoting civility and citizenship within the University community. The UCB adjudicates hearings for students going through the university conduct process. Members of the UCB also promote awareness of the Code of Student Conduct via outreach activities. As a member of the UCB you will gain skills in critical thinking, public speaking, and collaboration.

The Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities is now looking for new members for the 2017 - 2018 academic year. Scroll down for the link to the application.

Applicant Requirements 

  • Applicants must be matriculated full-time undergraduate or graduate students at either Syracuse University or SUNY-ESF. 
  • Both on-campus and off-campus students may apply.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5. First Year students may provide academic record from high school.
  • Disciplinary or academic violations committed at Syracuse University or elsewhere must be disclosed.
  • Prior violations will not automatically disqualify applicants but are taken into consideration by the selection committee.
  • Students who are currently on disciplinary probation are not eligible.

Board Member Expectations

  • Keep Monday or Tuesday evenings open beginning at 5:00pm in order to be available for conduct hearings (Members who are unable to keep one night open will not be able to continue as a UCB member.)
  • Attend all regularly scheduled trainings.
  • Participate in conduct hearings regarding violations of the Code of Student Conduct.
  • Conduct oneself in a trustworthy, professional and confidential manner.
  • Abide by all University policies and the Code of Student Conduct.
  • Recommend reasonable, fair and educational sanctions when appropriate.
  • Actively participate in a team of your peers to assist with recruitment of new members.
  • Represent the interests and needs of the student body to the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities.

Click here to apply!