University Judiciary Outreach

Members of University Judiciary Tabling at a Resource Fair

The University Judiciary presents educational programs related to the University conduct process, the Code of Conduct, students' rights and responsibilities, and the function of UJ. Presentations are tailored to the needs of the requesting organization or group.  The University Judiciary has partnered with residence halls, Greek organizations, registered student organizations, peer advisory groups, student leaders, and many others to provide proactive education in the form of presentations, training sessions, or interactive offerings. Program topics include Ethical Decision-Making, Community Expectations, Communication and Conflict Resolution, Risks of Alcohol or Other Drug Use, 101 Things to Do in Athens, and Responsible Computer Use. The following programs are tailored to meet the unique needs or interests of the requesting student group or orgranization, and a variety of program additions or modifications may be requested. Additional programs may be designed if the following programs do not meet a particular need or interest.

PROGRAM OFFERINGS
Ethical Decision-Making
Will explore personal and collective standards of behavior that guide choices in pursuit of a life lived with integrity.
  • Potential Program Additions or Modifications
    • Focus on individual or group decision making for student leaders
    • Focus on current and pending decisions facing participants with guided exercises to encourage value and decision symmetry
    • Panel of invited guests share their experiences with ethical decision-making
 
Community Expectations
Thriving communities foster respect and support personal growth and achievement.  Each community member is a vital component in creating and sustaining environments that honor both individuality and shared experiences.  At UGA, community expectations preserve the integrity of the learning environment.  This session focuses on the expectations set forth for responsible membership in the University community.
  • Potential Program Additions or Modifications
    • Review the UGA Code of Conduct in its entirety or focus on specific portions
    • Develop shared community standards for group
 
Communication and Conflict Resolution
Healthy community dwelling depends on effective communication and conflict resolution. This session provides participants with strategies to communicate with others in ways that minimize conflict escalation and optimize respectful resolution.
  • Potential Program Additions or Modifications
    • Examine a conflict previously or presently experienced by the group
    • Invite students to provide testimonials related to their previous conflict experiences
    • Panel of University staff members provide information about how their particular offices may assist in confliction resolution
 
Risks of Alcohol or Other Drug Use
This session provides an overview of risks associated with using alcohol or other drugs. Co-presented by staff from the Fontaine Center for Alcohol Awareness and Education, this session is designed to encourage participants to engage in low risk life choices. Participants will have an opportunity to discover low risk guidelines for healthy living.
  • Potential Program Additions or Modifications
    • Discuss results of online alcohol or other drug self-assessment and associated strategies or resources
    • UGA Police Department representatives discuss alcohol or other drugs from a law enforcement and community safety perspective
    • Students provide testimonials related to their alcohol or other drug use experiences
 
101 Things to Do in Athens
This session will focus on the social, music, cultural, volunteer, dining, and seasonal entertainment offerings available in the Athens-Clarke county community.  The purpose of the session is to highlight a variety of activities that do not involve the use of alcohol and/or other drugs.
  • Potential Program Additions or Modifications
    • Facilitate an outing to a selected activity or highlighted event
    • University and community offices and programs share information regarding upcoming activities of interest to the group
 
Responsible Computer Use
This session will focus on the responsibility to use computers in an ethical and legal way.  Responsible social media use, password protection, and copyright laws will be addressed. 
  • Potential Program Additions or Modifications
    • EITS staff share information about available support services and removing illegal software
    • Analysis of attendees' social media pages

UJ Program
Request Form

Complete the Program Request Form to request any of the above programs or to submit an idea for an alternative program. To ensure the success of your program, please submit your request at least two weeks prior to the program delivery date. The University Judiciary will work to accommodate requested dates and times, though scheduling is dependent upon presenter availability.

Contact Information

(P) 706-542-1131
(F) 706-542-8817

conduct@uga.edu

247 Memorial Hall
Athens, Georgia 30602-3115

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location
The Office of Student Conduct is located on the 2nd floor of Memorial Hall. It is the white building located next to Sanford Stadium. When visiting our office, check in at room 247 located in the hallway between the Hooper Street and Reed Alley entrances to Memorial Hall. 

 

Report a Potential Conduct Violation
Individuals interested in submitting a report of potential Code of Conduct regulation violations should do so in writing. Reports not submitted in writing will be independently verified prior to beginning a conduct investigation. Reports should be submitted as soon as possible after the alleged violation. For individuals filing a report, a meeting can be arranged with a staff member in the Office of Student Conduct to discuss the conduct process. Reports should be submitted to Rebecca Scarbro, Associate Director for Student Conduct, by calling 706-542-1131 or emailing rcw34@uga.edu