The University delegates to the University Judicial Board the authority and responsibility for conducting hearings for students accused of violations of the Academic and Non-Academic Conduct Code. 

Judicial Affairs supports the academic mission of the University by providing services designed to meet the educational and developmental needs of students. Judicial Affairs seeks to promote community standards, civility, respect for others, respect for self, and appreciation for being a member of the academic community of the University of South Carolina Aiken and the responsibilities it entails.

To accomplish this, Judicial Affairs promotes and enforces policies designed to foster a positive and safe learning community. Judicial Affairs respects the integrity of students by protecting student rights and insuring basic fairness in enforcing University regulations.