Georgia Highlands College

Academic Dishonesty Informal Resolution Checklist



Welcome and Introductions

Briefly explain process (discussion and hearing)

Describe facilitators role

Explain goal of discussion

Review possible outcomes on agreement form

Explain studentís right of rescission

Describe confidentiality of discussion

Answer questions



Assure balanced dialogue

Clarify statements made by parties



Have both parties fill in the information and sign agreement form

When applicable, be specific in recording sanction (who/what/where/when)

Make copies of form for both parties

Explain students right of rescission

Remind both parties of confidentiality of the discussion (off limits at a hearing)

Answer any questions or refer parties to Student Life Coordinator (706-295-6363)

Thank each party for participating

Return form/file to the Student Life Coordinator

Principles for facilitation

1.†††† Ensure accuracy of partiesí understanding of AIP

2.†††† Commitment to confidentiality

3.†††† Provide opportunity for both parties to discuss the matter

4.†††† Enhance the education of the college community about integrity and honesty

5.†††† Maintain neutrality

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