Charge Letter

The Student Advocacy & Accountability Official may instruct a student to meet in connection with an alleged violation by sending a notification of charges letter via email to the student’s e-mail address on file with LSU.

Sample Notification of Charges Letter



[student|fname] [student|mi] [student|lname]

Dear Mr./Ms.[student|lname]:

On [incident|incident_date], it is alleged that you were involved in a/an [incident|incident_type].  Such an allegation may constitute a violation of the LSU Code of Student Conduct. Specifically, it indicates that [specific incident|description]  As a result, you are charged with the following violations of the LSU Code of Student Conduct:

[Charges] - Contains a list and description of each applicable Code section

Per Section 6.2 B of the Code of Student Conduct, you are required to meet with a Student Advocacy & Accountability hearing officer. This meeting has been scheduled for [Date] AT [Time] in Suite 340 of the LSU Student Union. If you cannot attend this meeting time and date, please call the main office at 225-578-4307 to reschedule.

If you fail to attend this meeting and do not reschedule in advance of the meeting date, per Section 6.4 the SAA official will proceed with the administrative hearing in your absence.

We encourage you to refer to the LSU Code of Student Conduct at to review the Accountability process and your rights and responsibilities as a Charged Student. Please complete and bring the attached Student Statement Form to your meeting. The form is also available on the website at If you have a disability and need accommodations for this meeting, please notify the office via email at or call at 225-578-4307 and we will make the necessary arrangements.

Student Advocacy & Accountability