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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. Official Means of Communication
p. 4
G. Definitions
p. 4
II. General Conduct Policies and Procedures p. 8
A. Prohibited General Conduct
p. 8
B. Process for Resolving General Conduct Matters
p. 8
C. Process for Resolving Sexual Misconduct Matters (Title IX and Non-Title IX)
p. 16
D. Sanctions for General Conduct Violations and Sexual Misconduct
p. 20
E. Appeals in General Conduct and Title IX and Non-Title IX Sexual Misconduct Matters
p. 21
F. Parental/Guardian Notification of Alcohol and Other Drug Offenses
p. 23
G. Student Conduct Records
p. 23
III. Academic Conduct Policies and Procedures p. 24
1. Introduction
p. 24
2. Definitions and Examples
p. 24
3. Information and Burden of Proof
p. 25
4. Procedures for Resolving Matters of Academic Honesty
p. 25
5. Initiation of Action
p. 26
IV. Administrative Policies p. 30
A. Recreational Wheeled Devices Policy
p. 30
B. Non-Discrimination Policy
p. 31
C. Policy on Class Attendance
p. 32
D. Privacy of Student Records
p. 33
E. Potential Conflict of Interest in Amorous Relationships
p. 33
F. Policy/Procedures for Student Complaints, Petitions for Policy Waivers/Variances and Appeals
p. 34
G. Alcohol and Other Drugs Policy
p. 40
H. Sexual Misconduct Policy
p. 45
I. Hazing Policy
p. 55
J. Registered Student Organizations
p. 56
K. Student Leadership Positions
p. 60
L. Freedom of Expression Policy
p. 61
M. Campus Posting Policy
P. 71
N. Student Travel Agreement
p. 72
O. University Information Systems Use Policies
p. 73
P. Tobacco and Smoke-Free Campus Policy
p. 74

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.