An Educational Conversation provides an opportunity for one or two facilitators to meet with a student that has been involved in an incident where ownership actions have been demonstrated or there is an opportunity for the student to engage in ownership actions.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is involved in the process?
Responsible parties: Students involved in an incident of alleged misconduct
Facilitator(s): Resolution Center for Student Conduct and Conflict staff or other Gonzaga University community members trained in alternative resolution processes
When is the process used?
The may refer a report to be resolved through an Educational Conversation when one of the following criteria has been met:
Ownership Action incidents involving Alcohol and/or Drug Use: When parties have requested or received medical assistance for intoxication/impairment (for themselves, for others, or for whom such action is taken) related to alcohol or other drug use. Parties must:
Be willing to participate in the process, which may include timely completion of educational activities, including alcohol or other drug interventions
Ownership Action applies to alcohol and other drug related polices only and does not including driving under the influence or provision of substances to others. Alleged violations of other policies in the Student Code of Conduct that occur during an Ownership Action incident will be resolved through the student conduct process. Additionally, repeated incidents involving alcohol or other drugs prompt a higher degree of concern and action, including resolution through the student conduct process.
Opportunities for Ownership
When parties have been involved in an incident and would benefit from a conversation about community standards, the incident may be an Opportunity for Ownership incident. Parties must:
Be willing to participate in the process, which may include timely completion of educational activities
Repeated incidents of a similar nature, or other violations of the Student Code of Conduct, prompt a higher degree of concern and action, including resolution through the student conduct process.