The Dean of Student Services
coordinates the student conduct system. This includes consulting
with faculty and staff on matters of student behavior (including
classroom disruption and academic integrity), updating the
University Rules of Conduct, maintaining the conduct records
database, training and advising conduct and appeals board members
(faculty and students), coordinating alcohol education seminars,
sending parental notification of alcohol and drug violations,
responding to conduct records inquiries, and ensuring compliance
with applicable laws.
Student Conduct, an extension of the educational mission of the
University, is intended to educate students about appropriate
behavior and the potential consequences of their actions and
choices, thus promoting learning, personal responsibility,
self-discipline, respect for others, and the understanding and
support of the educational values of our community.
We help students to:
- Understand the purpose for community standards.
- Know how to bring their behavior into compliance with the
- Maturely accept accountability for his/her behavior.
- Clarify values as they relate to the behavior in question.
- Make more positive self-directed choices that will better
enable him/her to assume adult roles.
- Consider the consequences of his/her behavior.
Ways we can serve you:
- One-on-one or group consulting on concerns of student
- Explain policies
Student Participation in Conduct Boards
Students serve an important role in upholding community values.
Each year students are selected to serve two-year terms as a board
member. Applications for academic year 2012-2013 are due by noon on
Friday, September 28, 2012.
Board Application (PDF)
Conduct Boards (PDF)
Policies and Resources
Our policies, as well as resources, can be found on the Student
Handbook page of this site.