Discipline & Prosecution
Students who violate University policy, code of conduct or criminal laws may be expelled, suspended, placed on probation and/or subject to other disciplinary action. Procedures for addressing matters related to student conduct are available in the Student Affairs Office and through the Student Affairs web site at http://www.fresnostate.edu/studentaffairs/judicialaffairs/title5.htmlStudents violating criminal offenses may be subject to prosecution at the Fresno County Courthouse for local or state violations or Federal Court for federal violations. In compliance with federal and state laws and regulations, victims of violent crimes, including sexual assault, are to be informed whenever information regarding disciplinary action taken by the university is included in a student’s file. Within three days victims are informed of the results of the disciplinary action and any appeal. The victim is required to keep the results of the disciplinary action and appeal confidential. For further information, contact the Judicial Affairs Officer, 559.278-2541.
Employees who violate University policies or criminal laws may be subject to administrative review or criminal investigations. State employees, other than academic personnel, fall under the purview of the Director of Human Resources. Academic personnel fall under the purview of the Provost. An employee who violates federal, state, or local statutes may be subject to criminal prosecution at the Fresno County Courthouse or Federal Court.