Judicial Advocates are trained members of the college community who are available for students to assit them through the judicial process. Advocates provided by the college are free of charge. A student has the right to a Judicial Advocate from the college should they choose. Students have the right to bring any advocate of their choosing, however, if it may be at their own expense.
Judicial Advocates do not serve as legal counsel, and do not have the ability to address members of a College Judicial Board on behalf of their student. Advocates are meant to be a support and guidance system for student in the judicial process. More information about the role of a Judicial Advocate can be found in the Buffalo State College Code of Student Rights, Freedoms and Responsibilities.
Should a student reqest an advocate the Office of Judicial Affairs will assign one, or a student may contact an advocate on their own.