Meet the Dean
Welcome to Texas A&M University and the Offices of the Dean of Student Life. To read more from the Dean, check out our Meet the Dean page.
The file of a student found to have violated University rules shall be retained as a student conduct record for five years from the date of the student's graduation or from the last day of the last semester the student is enrolled. Student conduct records may be retained for as long as administratively valuable or permanently if the student was expelled, dismissed, suspended or blocked from reenrollment and in situations that may result in future litigation. Students wishing to request an expungement of their student conduct files should review the criteria and complete the appropriate form found here: https://studentlife.tamu.edu/sco/expungements
Free Speech and the Right to Associate
Appendix XI of the Student Rules states “Texas A&M University A&M University is committed to providing an educational and work climate that is conducive to the personal and professional development of each individual. In fulfilling its multiple missions as an institution of higher learning, it encourages the free exchange of ideas. The university will protect the rights of freedom of speech, expression, petition and peaceful assembly as set forth in the U.S. Constitution. Texas A&M University maintains its right to regulate reasonable time, place and manner restrictions concerning acts of expression and dissent.”
An overview about free speech and the right to associate can be found at: http://provost.tamu.edu/Essentials/Free-Speech-and-the-Right-to-Associate
According to Student Rule 24.1.11 the term “investigation” means the follow through on a complaint to ascertain details and circumstances associated with the complaint. Investigations may result in charges, a form of alternative dispute resolution, or dismissal of complaint. This determination is made at the sole discretion of the Dean of Student Life and/or designee.
Questions and procedures regarding Title IX reporting and resources can be found at Texas A&M’s Title IX office at http://urc.tamu.edu/title-ix/
Individuals wishing to file a complaint against a student should contact the Dean’s Office.