Administrative Action

Administrative Action is the resolution of a case by a Conduct Officer, as designated by the Office of Student Conduct.  The Conduct Officer has the ability to find a student responsible for violations of the Code of Student Conduct and assign sanctions.  Prior to taking Administrative Action, the Conduct Officer must:

  • Notify the Respondent of the charges against him/her; and
  • Give the Respondent an opportunity to offer his/her perspective on the allegations through an Administrative Action Meeting and/or a written statement.

Conduct Officers

Conduct Officers are administrators designated by the Office of Student Conduct to resolve incidents via Administrative Action and/or an Off-Campus Citation.  A Conduct Officer may find a student responsible for violations of the Code of Student Conduct and assign appropriate sanctions.  The following is a list of administrators that may serve as a Conduct Officer.

Administrative Action Conduct Officers

The following administrators may take Administrative Action for all Code violations:

  • Vice President for Student Affairs
  • Associate Vice President for Student Affairs
  • Director of Student Conduct
  • Associate Director of Student Conduct

The following administrators are authorized to take Administrative Action in cases resulting in sanctions, up to and including, Disciplinary Suspension.  Cases resulting in Disciplinary Suspension must be in consultation with the above administrators. 

  • Associate Director of Student Conduct
  • Associate Dean of Students
  • Assistant Vice President for Student Health
  • Assistant Dean for Residential Living
  • Director of Residential Living
  • Associate Director of Residential Living
  • Judicial Coordinator of Student Conduct

The following administrators are authorized to take Administrative Action in cases resulting in sanctions, up to and including, Disciplinary Probation I.  Cases resulting in Disciplinary Probation I must be in consultation with any of the above administrators.

  • Assistant Director of Residential Living
  • Community Director
  • Residential Judicial Council (RJC)

Note: The Residential Judicial Council (RJC) operates under the direction of the Office of Residential Living and may take Administrative Action against students who reside within University owned housing.  For more information about the RJC, please visit: https://hoyalink.georgetown.edu/organization/judicialcouncil.

Off-Campus Citation Conduct Officers

If a student contests an Off-Campus Citation, the matter may be reviewed and adjudicated by one of the following administrators, provided that the administrator adjudicating the matter did not issue the original citation:

  • Director of Student Conduct;
  • Associate Director of Student Conduct
  • Judicial Coordinator of Student Conduct