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Student Policies

There are a variety of areas which have policies that govern student behavior and it is important for students to have an understanding of all of these policies.  Students are responsible for knowing University and residential policies, and it is recommended that students review the links to the right which contain the policies affecting student behavior.

What is the difference between Judicial Affairs and Community Standards?
Community Standards is the disciplinary system designed specifically for violations that are committed in the residential environment, i.e. residence halls, and can only be used for those students that are residential.  These standards address violations that have a lower level of impact on the community, i.e. noise and guest violations, etc.  In addition, the process for Community Standards cases is somewhat different than that of Judicial Affairs.  Violations not addressed within Community Standards are addressed by Judicial Affairs.  For additional information on Community Standards please see the Mission Statement of Community Standards.


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