In case the duration expires for any of the investigative committee or the student discipline committee in the absence of issuing decisions regarding new committees, the aforementioned committees shall pursue their authorities until new committees are formed within one academic semester as of the committee termination period. In such case, the students’ affairs dean shall be responsible for the formation of these committees in consultation with the president of the university.
All decisions taken by the student discipline committee shall be final, except for the items ( i,j and k) from article 3 in this regulation. As such, the student may appeal in writing to the university council within 15 days from the date of being informed of the decision, and the university council may call upon reinvestigating, confirm the decision, alter it, or cancel it.
- In the case of notifying the student of the penalty verbally or in writing, the investigation may be conducted verbally and include its content in the decision of the penalty. However, no other disciplinary violations be applied unless the investigation is in writing. Moreover, the investigation committee shall confront the student of what he accused of and shall hear the defensive statement of the student ensuring his defense and proving that in writing, as well as presenting the minutes along with the investigation result and the advised penalty to the concerned.
In case the student was called upon to appear before the investigation committee and failed to be present without a valid excuse, the student shall be called upon in writing and if the student fails to appear without any valid excuse , the investigation shall be conducted without hearing his statements, and the disciplinary decision shall be taken in the student’s absence and then he is notified.
The student may appeal against the decision issued in his/her absence within a week of the student’s or parent’s notification by submitting a complaint to the president of the university, and the president may order to reinvestigate, to approve the penalty, alter it, or cancel it.