COD Rules and Regulations

Committee on Discipline Rules and Regulations

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Revised November 2015

I.        Purpose and Authority of the Committee on Discipline
II.       Jurisdiction of the COD
III.      Interim Actions
IV.      The COD Process is Private and Internal
V.       Definitions
VI.      Process for Filing a Complaint with the COD
VII.     Process for Choosing a Particular Resolution Process
VIII.    Process for Respondents to Respond to the Three Forms of Complaint
IX.      Hearing Procedures
X.       Sanctioning Panel Procedures
XI.      Sanctions
XII.     Appeals
XIII.    Special Procedures for Handling Sexual Misconduct Complaints
XIV.    Sexual Misconduct Hearing Procedures
XV.     Sexual Misconduct Sanctioning Panel Procedure
XVI.    Special Procedures for Handling Allegations Against Former Students and Former Student Organizations
XVII.   Membership
XVIII.  Policy Questions and Revisions


COD Rules in PDF

Image of the first page of the PDF COD RulesIn addition to the HTML format above, the current COD Rules and Regulations are available as a PDF.

Printed copies of the COD Rules and Regulations are available from the Office of Student Citizenship.






Archive of Past COD Rules

In addition to the current edition of the COD Rules posted above, a copy of the past COD rules are provided for your reference: