Getting dismissed from college is a terrible setback and its effects are far reaching. What happens if you are recommended for dismissal from your university? Read on for the answer from a lawyer for college students.
When a student is dismissed from school they are no longer considered a student of the university. They are typically dismissed for a period of time ranging from a semester to a year or more. Typically, when a student is dismissed, they must reapply for admission to the university with no guarantee of readmission.
A student who is dismissed from school can reapply for admission back to the university. A student who is expelled will never be granted admission back to the university. Expulsion is permanent while dismissal is temporary.
Being dismissed from college can happen because of many things. These include:
Yes. If a student is facing being dismissed from their program, the university typically allows the student a chance to defend themselves. Each university has a procedure for academic integrity, honor code, and code of conduct violations. This procedure is in the student handbook. It should outline a set of steps, from the student receiving notification of a charge through the hearing and appeal process.
The arguments a student should make depend on what they are accused of. I assist students in creating their defense by using my nearly twenty years as an attorney and expertise in the student disciplinary process.
Maybe. Universities have their own rules regarding bringing advisers and what they can do during an academic committee hearing. Public universities do allow advisers, but private universities are allowed to set their own policies and procedures that can exclude support people altogether. Students should check their handbook to see what their school allows.
Hire a lawyer who represents university students quickly. Your best chance at fighting a dismissal is with professional help. As an experienced student defense attorney, I work with students to create the best possible defense aimed at keeping you in school.
Yes. I work as an adviser throughout the United States using my nearly two decades of legal experience to assist in issue spotting, formulating a defense strategy and more.
Richard Asselta is an award-winning attorney who specializes in defending university students against all disciplinary actions including suspension, dismissal, and expulsion. Call today and start building your defense against dismissal from your university. (855) 338-5299
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