Hearing Panel Application
Hearing panelists for Student Services for Gender-Based and Sexual Misconduct are charged with determining whether or not a student engaged in behavior that constitutes a violation of policy. The full text of the Gender-Based Misconduct Polices for Students can be found at online. Hearing panelists receive specialized training focused on topics related to gender-based and sexual misconduct, how to facilitate the hearing process, and how to make decisions in the process.
Hearing panelists must be:
- An enrolled student at Columbia University, Barnard College, or Teachers College in good disciplinary standing at their institution, OR
- A senior-level administrator at Columbia University, Barnard College, or Teachers College
Hearing panelists are expected to:
- Attend all trainings: 2 full days of in-person training and 1 web-based training per semester
- Schedule a make-up training with Student Services for Gender-Based and Sexual Misconduct if scheduling prohibits attendance at the original training
- Serve on at least one panel per semester whenever possible (this varies due to need and scheduling constraints)
- Make every effort to prioritize participation in a hearing panel whenever one’s schedule permits
Agree to maintain students’ confidentiality
- Be a neutral party in the process focused on determining if a policy violation has occurred
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
Questions about the application or the application process can be directed to Student Services for Gender-Based and Sexual Misconduct at email@example.com or (212) 854-1717.