2015-16 Student Code of Conduct

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I. Introduction
A. Overview
p. 2
B. Student Rights and Obligations
p. 2
C. Jurisdiction and Authority
p. 3
D. Guarantees of Student Expression
p. 3
E. Definitions
p. 3
II. Academic Conduct Policies and Procedures
1. Introduction
p. 7
2. Definitions and Examples
p. 7
3. Information and Burden of Proof
p. 8
4. Procedures for Resolving Matters of Academic Honesty
p. 8
5. Initiation of Action
p. 9
III. General Conduct Policies and Procedures
A. Prohibited General Conduct
p. 13
B. Judicial Procedures for General Conduct Matters
p. 13
IV. Administrative Policies
A. Disruptive Student Conduct in the Classroom or Other Learning Environment
p. 21
B. Non-Discrimination Policy
p. 25
C. Alcohol and Other Drugs Policy
p. 26
D. Sexual Misconduct Policy
p. 31
E. Hazing Policy
p. 44
F.Policy on Class Attendance
p. 45
G. Privacy of Student Records
p. 46
H. Student Leadership Positions
p. 47
I. Student Organizations
p. 49
J. Special Event/Late Night Event Policy
p. 53
K. Campus Speech, Distribution, and Posting Policy
p. 56
L. Student Travel Agreement
p. 59
M. University Information Systems Use Policies
p. 60
N. Potential Conflict of Interest in Amorous Relationships
p. 61
O. Tobacco and Smoke-Free Campus Policy
p. 63
P. Policies and Procedures for Student Complaints
p. 64

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.