STUDENT DISCIPLINE PROCEDURES
A student, who has been expelled subject
to reconsideration after a specific period of time, may not seek reconsideration of the
action until the time specified by the expulsion action has elapsed. Any premature request
for reconsideration will be returned to the former student.
Any request for reconsideration of any
expulsion shall be made in writing to the Board of Trustees. The request for
reconsideration shall be labeled as such, and must state each ground on which the student
seeks reconsideration of the Board of Trustees expulsion decision.
The Chancellor or designee shall review
the request for reconsideration, together with the record of the hearing and the documents
relating to the expulsion, to assure that the request satisfies the requirements of
Reconsideration and that all pertinent information is available for the Board of Trustees.
Upon receipt of any request for
reconsideration, that College from which the student was expelled shall immediately be
provided a copy of the request, and the College President or designee shall respond
to the request in writing within ten (10) days of receipt of the request. The College
Presidents or designees response shall be sent to the Chancellor with a copy
to the student.
The Board of Trustees should consider any
request for reconsideration of any expulsion at any regularly scheduled public meeting
held within thirty (30) days of receipt of the request by the Board of
The Board of Trustees shall, unless
otherwise requested by the former student, consider any request for reconsideration of
expulsion in closed session, in accordance with the Education Code. The Board of Trustees
shall consider only the request for reconsideration, any response by the College President
or designee of the College from which the student was expelled, and the record of
the expulsion. The Board of Trustees shall not consider any other evidence.
The Board of Trustees may, at its
discretion, agree to permit the former student to present the request for reconsideration
personally. If the Board of Trustees agree to such a presentation, the College President
or designee of the College from which the student was expelled must be afforded an
opportunity to present and to respond.
The final action of the Board of Trustees
on a request for reconsideration shall be taken at a public meeting and the result of such
action shall be a public record of the District.