Any member of the campus community may file an incident report regarding suspected student misconduct via the online incident reporting form found at incidentforms.tamucc.edu Please be as detailed as possible regarding the incident in question. There is also an option to upload any applicable documents such as photographs, screenshots of social media pages, etc. Any emergency situations should be reported at once to the University Police Department at 361-825-4444.
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi has strict guidelines regarding acceptable behavior for all University students and detailed processes for how the University will respond to violations. The Student Code of Conduct provides students with the information regarding the University's expectations. In addition, this flow chart provides a visual explanation of the overall process.
When reporting incidents of academic misconduct faculty members need to complete the Academic Misconduct Incident Form and then submit an online incident report to upload the academic misconduct incident form. Student Conduct & Community Standards has also provided a how to report an incident of academic misconduct guide, an academic misconduct checklist and frequently asked questions documents to assist in making the reporting process easier. Additional details regarding the handling of academic misconduct cases can be found within the University Procedure for Student Academic Misconduct Cases, 13.02.99.C0.04. In addition, this flow chart provides a visual explanation of the overall process.
In addition to the Student Code of Conduct any incident which involves gender based discrimination may be investigated and adjudicated under the Student Sexual Misconduct Process. This flow chart also provides a visual explanation fo the overall process. Additional accommodations may be available to students who have been the victim, or who have been accused of, gender based discrimination. For more information regarding Title IX you can access additional resources at edcs.tamucc.edu/TitleIX.html.
On June 13, 2015, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed in to law Senate Bill 11, the campus concealed carry bill. Effective August 1, 2016, this authorizes a handgun license holder to carry a concealed handgun on the campus of an institution of higher education. After consulting with students, staff, and faculty through open forums regarding the nature of the student population, specific safety considerations, and the uniqueness of the campus environment, Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi adopted rules approved by The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents addressing the carrying of concealed handguns by license holders on campus premises and areas where handguns are prohibited. The Office of the Associate Dean of Students, where Student Conduct & Community Standards is located, along with any location where a formal conduct hearing is taking place are restricted and individuals are not permitted to carry concealed handguns into these locations. Other restrictions exists as well. For more complete information, please refer to http://campuscarry.tamucc.edu/
This guide assists faculty and staff in determining what appropriate action to take regarding a student's behavior, along with providing helping information on important student resources on campus and obligations that may be required of University employees.
Release of Information Request - Internal form for faculty and staff to request, with student consent, release of conduct records for legitimate University purposes. (Be sure to open the form in Adobe to access fillable fields needed for electronic submission.)
Preventing Academic Misconduct - General tips on how to best prevent Academic Misconduct.
Responding to Disruptive Students - A guideline to responding to disruptive or concerning student behavior.
The Mindset List 2017 - Beloit College's yearly list to assist faculty and staff in better understanding, and therefore more effectively communicating with, each year's entering freshman.
Is It Age or IT: First Steps Toward Understanding the Net Generation - An article aimed at helping individuals understand how technology has a daily impact on younger adults.
A Generational Approach to Understanding Students - A detailed explanation of the different generations that exist on college campuses today.
Advice From Students to Faculty on Preventing Academic Misconduct - An article providing tips to preventing academic misconduct.