Rule Administrator: Executive VP and Provost

4.82 – Transcript Notations

PART 1: PURPOSE The purpose of the student’s official academic transcript is to certify degree completion for employment or for continued educational purposes.  This rule establishes the parameters for notations which may be included on the student’s official transcript.   PART 2: PERMITTED NOTATIONS FOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT Only the following items should be noted on…
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5.10 – Student Academic Code of Conduct – Academic Integrity

PART 1: PURPOSE AND OVERVIEW  Overview:  NMSU strives to cultivate an academic environment in which student scholarship thrives and is subject to rigorous academic standards.  This rule sets the essential expectation for academic honesty throughout the university system.  This rule provides definitions and roles/responsibilities, and addresses general process issues such as confidentiality, protection from retaliation, avoidance of conflict of interest, timeliness, types…
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5.11 – Student Academic Code of Conduct – Procedures to Respond to Allegations of Student Academic Misconduct

PART 1:  PURPOSE AND OVERVIEW Chief Academic Officer for NMSU:  The executive vice president and provost, as the chief academic officer for the university system (See RPM, Policy 6.00) delegates the responsibility for holding students accountable in instances involving student academic misconduct to the officials identified in the Student Academic Code of Conduct. Companion Rule 5.10 – Academic Integrity:  This rule must be…
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5.15 – Degree Revocation and Expulsion from University

The Board of Regents recognizes that on rare occasions a degree may be awarded to an individual who, upon review, has not properly completed all requirements for the degree. PART 1: ALLEGATIONS REPORTED TO DEAN Allegations regarding academic misconduct which may result in permanent expulsion or degree revocation shall be brought immediately to the attention…
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5.20 – SSCC Student Social Code of Conduct Overview

PART 1: INTRODUCTION Rules 5.20 through 5.26 of the Administrative Rules and Procedures of NMSU (ARP) collectively constitute the Student Social Code of Conduct (SSCC), which clarifies student rights and responsibilities, and the role of Student Life, overseen by the Dean of Students. Allegations of academic misconduct (e.g. cheating on an exam, plagiarism) are outside…
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5.21 – SSCC Student Rights and Responsibilities

Below is a non-exhaustive list of Student rights and responsibilities, in the context of expectations for social conduct.  Procedural rights and responsibilities under SSCC conduct cases are set forth in ARP 5.26. Cooperation: Students in any capacity (e.g. involved party or a witness) must be honest and cooperative with NMSU officials during investigative and hearing/appeal…
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5.22 – SSCC Social Conduct Standards (Prohibited Conduct)

The conduct described below is inconsistent with the core values identified in Part 2 of ARP 5.20 – Overview of the Student Social Code of Conduct and is prohibited.  If prohibited conduct is alleged, it may result in a conduct case and imposition of sanctions in accordance with the SSCC.  Prohibited conduct carried out using…
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5.23 – SSCC Interim Measures

Depending upon the allegations and circumstances, Interim Measures may be imposed, affecting one or multiple parties to an SSCC proceeding.  The imposition of an Interim Measure is not an indication of responsibility for a violation of the SSCC, nor a substitute for a Sanction.  Notice of Interim Measures is provided to Students and to others…
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5.24 – SSCC Amnesty for Emergency Reporting

PART 1:  PURPOSE The purpose of this rule is to protect the health, safety and welfare of Students by empowering Student bystanders to seek emergency medical assistance in a potentially dangerous situation, and to report incidents of sexual misconduct or other violence, without fear of disciplinary action for their own alcohol or drug violations. This…
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5.25 – SSCC Consequences for Violation

PART 1: STUDENT CONDUCT RECORD No “Conduct Record”: Students found “not responsible” after a hearing or after appeal, or whose SSCC conduct case is otherwise dismissed by the Case Administrator, do not have an official “SSCC conduct record”.  The documentation associated with the SSCC conduct case is maintained by the Dean of Students or designee,…
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