The decision of the Council is confidential and by majority vote. All discussion by the Council is confidential. After reviewing the information, the Council shall render a decision. The Council will uphold the decision if they determine the decision was (i) reasonably supported by the information gathered during the investigation, (ii) applicable university procedures were followed, (iii) the disciplinary action imposed is appropriate for the violation, and (iv) the investigation and decision did not exhibit prejudice or bias.

The Council may refer the matter back to the Student Honor Office should the Council determine that the university erred as claimed by the student.

Upon completion of the Review, the Chair will deliver a written decision to the student and the Student Honor Office. The decision of the Council is final.