Principles for Collegiate Code of Conduct

Integrity

Respect and embrace the principles of academic honesty.

Philosophy

Embrace an academic philosophy for positive progress toward competency in goals, critical and logical thinking, and a commitment to excellence.

Class Attendance

Participate actively in classroom and other learning environments and commit to becoming a lifelong learner.

Diversity

Celebrate the similarities and differences in our cultures, races, and ethnic origins.

Communication

Encourage open communication and expression which is guided by respect for others.

Behavior

Understand that sexual or social harassment will not be tolerated. Always dress for success.

Profanity

Out of respect for others, discourage the use of profanity and offensive actions.

Accountability

Accept personal responsibility for one's action and life choices and realize that embracing negative elements of an unhealthy lifestyle will interfere with success.

Service

Engage in civic opportunities to share knowledge and skills with local, national, and world communities.

Respect

Embrace and respect tradition by participating in rituals and observances, especially those that contribute to the history and the heritage of the University.
Respect others by using cell phones and other electronic devices only in appropriate settings.

Assessment

Stay focused on your purpose for being at the University.

Safety

Be alert to threats to safety and security and inform appropriate authorities of such situations.

Freedom

Respect the freedom of others to express themselves in matters relating to academic and philosophical opinions.

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