Student Code of Conduct
Student Code of Conduct Programs serves as the primary administrator of disciplinary action for Tyler Junior College. Reports of alleged misconduct (violations of the Student Code of Conduct) are referred to Student Code of Conduct Programs. Student Code of Conduct Programs adjudicates referrals through implementing the judicial process.
Student Code of Conduct Programs compiles and maintains statistics and information regarding violations of the Student Code of Conduct.
Student Code of Conduct Programs provides educational outreach regarding the judicial process, the Student Code of Conduct, academic integrity, campus civility, and other pertinent issues.
Student Code of Conduct Programs is committed to:
- Due process
- Educational adjudication
- Proactive outreach
- Responsible maintenance of judicial data
Student Records and Privacy
Disciplinary records maintained by Office of Student Conduct are strictly confidential and all disclosures are governed by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA). A student has the right to make a request to inspect and review his or her disciplinary file at any time. Furthermore, a student may request that his or her disciplinary information be released to a third party by completing a Consent to Release Confidential Information form that can be obtained in the Student Affairs office.
Disciplinary files are stored in the TJC's Advocate software system and retained for a period of seven years in the Office of Student Conduct and may be kept longer due to special circumstances such as, suspension or expulsion or as deemed necessary by the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs.