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Student Government Association FAQ

1.  Will Student Elections Continue as Scheduled?

Student elections are scheduled to continue via online mechanisms. 

2. Will SGA scheduled events continue? 

At this time, all SGA events, considered large gatherings, scheduled over the next 60 days, have been canceled or postponed, with the exception of Senate Meetings, which will be held virtually or on campus, once allowable.  

3. Will there be a 2020 Spring Commencement?

In consultation with the Board of Governors, we have decided to forego traditional spring commencement ceremonies. We are still working on the details regarding plans for some form of a virtual ceremony or rescheduling.  We know how important this celebratory ritual is in the life of our community and will keep you abreast as plans develop.

4. Are student employees required to come to work when classes are being taught remotely? 

No, student employees are allowed to work remotely. Please contact your supervirsor for further details.

5. Does the Student Code of Conduct apply while the University is closed or is providing services remotely or on a limited basis?

Yes, the Student Code of Conduct applies to any student registered for study (or eligible to register) at the University at all times. Discipline may be imposed for any conduct which occurs off campus, including non-University related activities as well as conduct which occurs on University property, at University-sponsored events, at University approved events conducted by certified clubs/organizations. 
 
6. I need to speak with someone in the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution about a concern. Who can I contact if the Office is closed or operating on a limited basis?

Please email Antoneia Roe, assistant vice president for Student Affairs at Antoneia.roe@famu.edu.  If you have concerns for your or another’s safety, contact FAMU Police Department at 850-599-3256.

7. How do I file a report if I cannot come into the Office or the Office is closed?

All concerning behavior, including hazing, sexual violence, stalking, harassment, physical altercations, etc. may be reported by completing the Incident Reporting Form online at any time, 24 hours a day, at https://publicdocs.maxient.com/incidentreport.php?FloridaAMUniv.

8. I just received a letter from the Office of Student Conduct & Conflict Resolution. What should I do?

Your letter outlines the alleged incident, date of incident and the corresponding conduct violation(s). The violation(s) is/are further explained in the Student Code of Conduct, Regulation 2.012. Please contact the Office via email at Antoneia.roe@famu.edu to schedule an appointment.

9. What happens if I don't make an appointment or skip my appointment?

A Judicial Hold will be placed on your student account, which will prevent you from registering for classes and obtaining transcripts. It is in your best interest to schedule and attend your appointment with a staff member. This appointment may occur using video conferencing platform such as Zoom or Skype.

10. What will happen at this appointment?

You must present a photo identification, preferably your RattlerCard, during your appointment. At this meeting, a staff member will explain the student conduct process, including your due process rights and the alleged violations. You will have an opportunity to respond to the allegations, select a resolution path (an administrative hearing or informal disposition) and review the appropriate forms.


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Contact Info

Office of Communications
1601 S Martin Luther King Blvd
Tallahassee, FL 32307

P: (850) 599-3413

E: communications@famu.edu