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I. Introduction p. 2
A. Overview
p. 2
B. Student Rights and Obligations
p. 2
C. Jurisdiction and Authority
p. 3
D. Non-Academic Withdrawal
p. 3
E. Guarantees of Student Expression
p. 3
F. Definitions
p. 5
II. General Conduct Policies and Procedures p. 8
A. Prohibited General Conduct
p. 8
B. Procedures for Resolving General Conduct Matters
p. 8
III. Academic Conduct Policies and Procedures p. 18
1. Introduction
p. 18
2. Definitions and Examples
p. 18
3. Information and Burden of Proof
p. 19
4. Procedures for Resolving Matters of Academic Honesty
p. 19
5. Initiation of Action
p. 20
IV. Administrative Policies p. 24
A. Disruptive Student Conduct in the Classroom or Other Learning Environment
p. 24
B. Non-Discrimination Policy
p. 28
C. Policy on Class Attendance
p. 29
D. Privacy of Student Records
p. 30
E. Potential Conflict of Interest in Amorous Relationships
p. 30
F. Policy/Procedures for Student Complaints, Petitions
for Policy Waivers/Variances and Appeals
p. 32
G. Alcohol and Other Drugs Policy
p. 38
H. Sexual Misconduct Policy
p. 43
I. Hazing Policy
p. 52
J. Student Leadership Positions
p. 53
K. Student Organizations
p. 55
L. Special Event/Late Night Event Policy
p. 59
M. Campus Speech, Distribution, and Posting Policy
p. 62
N. Student Travel Agreement
p. 65
O. University Information Systems Use Policies
p. 66
P. Tobacco and Smoke-Free Campus Policy
p. 67

Code of Conduct Introduction

The University has established the policies and procedures that comprise the Student Code of Conduct to both promote the University mission and protect the rights of students, faculty and staff.

The official University rules and regulations are contained in the Georgia
State University General Catalog and the student handbook, On Campus.

The most current version of the Student Code of Conduct may be found online each semester. In the event of a conflict between the Student Code of Conduct and other University policies, the most current version of the Code governs.