The Community Adjudication Board (CAB) was organized to provide the student community an opportunity to serve the University through the resolution of cases involving alleged violations of the Code of Student Conduct. The Code of Student Conduct establishes the behavioral expectations for the University community and is important for maintaining the safety and well-being of the Mason nation.CAB serves as the student hearing panel within the University Conduct System for Student Conduct and provides students an opportunity to have their case heard by their peers. The CAB retains the responsibility and the authority to:
- Resolve allegations of misconduct
- Determine whether a student is responsible for a violation of the Code of Student Conduct 2021-2022, which includes the University Drug and Alcohol policies as well as the Residential Student Handbook, based on a preponderance of the information
- Recommend disciplinary, educational and/or corrective sanctions for responding students
CAB is comprised of both graduate and undergraduate students and has jurisdiction over violations of all university-wide violations, excluding sexual misconduct and non-academic regulations. This group adjudicates a wide variety of incidents, from failure to comply with an official University directive to violations of the University’s alcohol and drug policies to physical assault. CAB receives guidance and information throughout the resolution process by a Hearing Facilitator from the Office of Student Conduct and is imperative to the University Code of Student Conduct.