The mission of the North Hennepin Community College Judicial Affairs Office is to process violations of the Code of Conduct with focus on the promotion of personal growth and the development of students. We collaborate with key campus partners and students to engage in meaningful dialogue around decision making, understand personal and institutional values, and enhance skills that help with success inside and outside of the classroom. Additionally, the office works to provide preventative trainings and workshops to engage the campus community in discussions of conflict, civic responsibility, and integrity, helping prepare students to succeed in their chosen professions and make a positive difference in the world.
The goals of the Judicial Affairs Office:
- Support and promote and educational environment that supports the overall mission of the college.
- Assist in protecting the campus from disruption and harm, providing a safe educational environment that is conducive to academic success.
- Provide a fair process for each student that comes in contact with the office where students feel that they are being heard
- Focus on holistic student development to help each student reach their individual goals and prepare them for future endeavors after college.
- Train faculty and staff on managing difficult, disruptive, and dangerous behavior on campus effectively and with a focus on campus community at the forefront.
- Provide provide preventative educational opportunities to help reduce policy violations.
Finally, our office provides the community with many support services and/or presentations that assist with understanding, managing, and resolving conflict that include, but are not limited to:
- Academic integrity
- Restorative justice
- Values based decision making
- Victims of bias related incidents
Our office is a resource for all students, not just those experiencing times of difficulty. Please reach out to us if you have concerns, ideas for collaborations or presentations, or even if you are just seeking to meet new people on campus.
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