No one can serve on the conduct appeals committee if he/she has any involvement in the incident. The dean of student services will schedule a hearing within seven business days of receipt of the hearing request. Following the hearing, the committee will communicate the recommendation to the dean of student services. The dean of student services will either accept or deny the committee’s recommendation and inform the student of the finding in writing within five business days. The decision of the conduct appeals committee and dean of student services is final. The response will be sent to the student via the postal service. Copies of the decision will be provided to the college president and all individuals involved in the conduct appeals process.