Office of Student Conflict Resolution


Consultations may take place in person or over the phone, and may be scheduled in advance or requested on a “drop in” basis.  Consultations are meant to provide people with information and to empower them with multiple options to respond to a conflict.

Vice President for Student Life Royster Harper consulting with a community member on a couch in the Michigan Union.

Mission & Vision


Vision Statement

A safe and scholarly community in which students navigate conflict in a peaceful, socially just, and self-reflexive manner.

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Related Procedures to The Statement

This outline of related procedures respond to behaviors which are inconsistent with the values of the University community; and it suggests possible sanctions/interventions which are intended to educate and to safeguard members of the University community.

Sanctions and Interventions

Sanctions/interventions are designed to promote the University’s educational mission. Sanctions/interventions may also serve to promote safety or to deter students from behavior which harms or threatens people or property or is motivated by bias because of membership in a group listed in II¶2.


The University will use the following procedures to respond to behavior which goes against the values of the University community as defined in this Statement. The University considers the procedures for resolving disputes a part of its educational mission and is committed to a process which provides both peer review and mediation. Persons who have questions about the Statement should contact the Resolution Coordinator (RC) who provides support to all participants.