Become a University Hearing Board Member!

 

University Hearing Boards are comprised of students, faculty and staff who are trained in the UMass Amherst Code of Student Conduct processes and tasked with hearing student conduct cases. Hearing Board members are contacted throughout the year on an as-needed basis to hear conduct cases. For more information about the University Hearing Board click here.

How do I become a Board Member?

  • Meet the membership qualifications
  • Apply
  • Interview 
  • If selected, participate in a required training.
    • ​Fall 2022 Schedule: September 23 and 30,2022 and October 14, 2022 from 1-5pm 

Qualifications for Membership

Students

  • Be an enrolled undergraduate or graduate student in good academic standing
  • Complete all required training sessions
  • Maintain confidentiality in regard to ALL information related to hearings 

Faculty and Staff

  • Complete all required training sessions
  • Availability to serve in one or more of the hearing times
  • Maintain confidentiality in regard to ALL information related to hearings 

All Board Members must be able to:

  • Serve in one or more of the typically scheduled hearing times:
    • Tuesdays thru Fridays 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM; 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
  • Participate in required training