University-wide Student Disciplinary Committee 2017-2018

Purpose

The University-wide Student Disciplinary Committee (UWSDC) is a standing committee appointed by the Office of the Provost and includes faculty, staff, and students specifically educated to resolve formal complaints under the Policy on Harassment, Discrimination, and Sexual Misconduct. The Committee is obligated to determine the level of responsibility for students alleged to have violated the policy and determines appropriate sanctions, as necessary. The Associate Dean of Students in the University for Disciplinary Affairs works closely with the Committee and encourages students to apply for membership.

Application and Selection Process

The Committee is seeking students (representing the College, graduate divisions, and professional schools) to serve a term of one academic year. This is a highly- regarded position and serving as a student member of the Committee requires demonstrating the utmost level of confidentiality and professionalism.

The Associate Dean of Students in the University for Disciplinary Affairs will review applications. Finalists will be invited for an in person interview.  The Office of the Provost appoints student representatives after nomination from the Associate Dean of Students in the University for Disciplinary Affairs.

The application can be found here and must be completed by Friday, May 12, 5:00 p.m.

Eligibility

  • Student representatives must be a current College, graduate, or professional student at the University of Chicago
  • Students must be enrolled and in good standing in your academic program, and will be physically present on or near the Hyde Park campus for the duration of your appointment on the University-wide Student Disciplinary Committee
  • If appointed to the Committee, students will be required to attend all educational sessions to learn how the committee operates and what would be expected of them as a member
  • Students who are not present or actively engaged in the University-wide Student Disciplinary Committee may lose member status
  • Terms for the University-wide Student Disciplinary Committee expire at the conclusion of the 2017-18 academic year

Questions about the Committee or your application? Please contact Campus and Student Life at studentlife@uchicago.edu.