What is the role of an advisor in student disciplinary matters? Who can serve as an advisor?

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What is the role of an advisor in student disciplinary matters? Who can serve as an advisor?

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The advisor may attend meetings between the accused student and SJA, and help the student gather information about the report of suspected misconduct and the discipline process. An accused student can ask a friend, University staff member, family member, or attorney to serve as an advisor. Most students do not find it necessary to have an advisor in the informal disposition process, but they may if they wish. If a case is referred to a formal hearing, students are encouraged to have an advisor who can help them prepare for the hearing. Most students SJA use a trained, experienced student member of the CJB to serve as their advisor for a formal hearing. The advisor helps with hearing preparation, collecting supporting documents, contacting witnesses, reviewing any written statement that the student wishes to submit, and discussing the student’s testimony to be given at the hearing. The advisor can attend the hearing to provide support and advice, but the advisor cannot speak on behalf o

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