Rule Administrator: VP Student Success and Enrollment Management

2.44 – Associated Students of New Mexico State University (“ASNMSU”)

PART 1: OVERVIEW OF STUDENT GOVERNMENT AT NMSU In accordance with Regents Policy Manual (RPM) 2.44, all students enrolled in programs at the NMSU Las Cruces campus and who pay the ASNMSU Fee are members of the Associated Students of New Mexico State University (“ASNMSU”). The ASNMSU government is divided into the executive, legislative, and…
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4.83 – Commencement

PART 1: CEREMONY Two ceremonies may be held at the end of each semester, one ceremony on Saturday morning for three colleges and one Saturday afternoon for the other three colleges.  Graduate students will participate with their respective colleges, but all graduate students in each ceremony will sit and be identified together. One honorary degree…
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5.05 – Student Grievance Procedures

PART 1: SCOPE AND PURPOSE This rule applies throughout the NMSU System.  Any undergraduate or graduate student who believes that they have been treated unjustly by an NMSU process or person may seek redress through the appropriate university process.  If there is a specific policy or rule applicable to the subject matter of the student’s…
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5.20 – SSCC – Overview of Student Social Code of Conduct (SSCC)

PART 1: INTRODUCTION The Student Social Code of Conduct (SSCC) is authorized by the Regents of New Mexico State University (NMSU) as set forth in the Regents Policy Manual (RPM) 5.20.  Rules 5.20 through 5.26 of the Administrative Rules and Procedures of NMSU (ARP) collectively constitute the SSCC, which clarifies student rights and responsibilities, and…
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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. Duty to Cooperate Consistent with Constitutional Rights: Students in any capacity (e.g. involved party or a witness) must be honest and cooperative with…
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5.22 – SSCC Conduct Standards

The prohibited 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.  All prohibited conduct is subject to administrative action pursuant to the SSCC, including that carried out using telephone, text message, computer, email, social media or any other electronic…
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5.23 – SSCC Interim Measures

Depending upon the allegations and circumstances, Interim Measures (supportive or protective) 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.  Interim Measures may remain in effect after the…
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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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5.26 – SSCC Conduct Case Procedures

PART 1: GENERAL GUIDANCE Confidentiality and Privacy: Recognizing that certain information is necessarily divulged in the conduct of an investigation and hearing to provide due process, and further, than some laws require disclosure of select information; confidentiality and privacy will be maintained to the extent legally possible during the processing of a SSCC case. All…
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