The Georgia State University Student Code of Conduct contains policies and procedures to both promote the university mission and protect the rights of students, faculty and staff. Students are obligated to be knowledgeable of and to comply with the university’s rules, policies and procedures. Students are also individually responsible for understanding and exercising their rights, fulfilling their obligations and respecting the rights of others.The Student Code of Conduct articulates the types of actions that infringe upon the campus’ climate of civility and the academic integrity of the university. An overarching philosophy of the student conduct process is to provide students with the opportunity to reflect upon their actions and take responsibility for the outcomes of their life and to develop ethical approaches to their decision-making process. A copy of the most current Student Code of Conduct may be accessed on the web. Students are obligated to be knowledgeable of and to comply with the university’s rules, policies and procedures.
The Office of Dean of Students is responsible for upholding the university’s established policies and procedures that comprise the Student Code of Conduct. Our Student Conduct process aims to promote the mission of the university, while providing a fair and consistent application of the Student Code of Conduct. Our goal is to balance students’ rights and responsibilities with the safety, educational and developmental needs of those students and the entire university community. An overarching philosophy of the student conduct process is to facilitate students to assume the highest level of responsibility for the outcomes of their life and to develop ethical approaches to their decision-making process.
For more information, visit the Office of the Dean of Students located in the Student Center, Suite 300, or call 404-413-1515.