Appeal Of Order to Vacate Premises

An individual who has been issued an Order to Vacate Premises (“Order”) may appeal the Order to Oral Roberts University (“ORU”). The appeal process is not applicable to any criminal charge (which is to be addressed in the appropriate governmental system). The appeal must be in writing and received by ORU within fifteen (15) calendar days of the issuance/service date of the Order.  Delivery of the appeal must be made to ORU by either U.S. mail or electronic mail to:

Director ORU DPSS
7777 S. Lewis Ave.
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74171

Failure to file a timely appeal shall constitute a waiver of the right to appeal. Appeals should include the appealing party’s current contact information (address, telephone number and e-mail address) and whether a hearing is requested.  Additional information in support of the appeal may be submitted including the reason(s) for being on ORU Property at the time of the issuance/service of the Order; the future need to be on ORU Property; and any other information the appealing party wishes to be considered.
After the receipt of a timely appeal, appropriate information regarding the Order and appeal will be delivered to the Order to Vacate Premises Appeal Committee (“Committee”). The Committee, at a minimum, shall consist of the ORU’s Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Provost (or their equivalent positions). The President of ORU may appoint up to two (2) additional members to the Committee.

If a hearing is requested, the type and scope of any hearing shall be within the sole discretion of the Committee. The Committee may sustain, rescind or modify the Order. The decision of the Committee shall be in writing and delivered to the appealing party at the address provided in the written appeal. If an appeal is filed, the restrictions set forth in the Order will remain in effect while the appeal is pending before the Committee.

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