Academic Grievance Procedures

II. RESPONSIBILITIES OF STUDENTS

In the classroom, in seminars, in the laboratory, studio, practicum or other instructional setting, and in conference, students are expected to adhere to the highest academic standards of behavior and conduct. The responsibilities of students include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. to exhibit behavior which does not interfere with the rights of other students and faculty to learn or carry out their research or creative activities;
  2. to attend classes, seminars, and laboratories or follow other courses of study as required by the instructor and/or degree committee, recognizing that absences or deviation from required courses of study may adversely affect the final grade and/or progress in a degree (or certificate) program;
  3. to fulfill assignments and requirements as described by the instructor and/or degree committee, recognizing that failure to do so may adversely affect the final grade and/or progress in a degree (or certificate) program;
  4. to provide required written, artistic, or other required materials to the degree committee in a timely fashion, allowing the faculty sufficient time to adequately review such materials;
  5. to abide by the UHM Student Conduct Code and other academic regulations in effect at UHM;
  6. to follow these Academic Grievance Procedures in pursuing redress of an academic grievance, as failure to do so may result in dismissal of the grievance;
  7. to recognize that the burden of proof rests upon the grievant; and
  8. to refrain from frivolous grievances.