Non-Academic Student Honor Code

Non-Academic Student Honor Code

Student Conduct, University Standards, Policies and Procedures

As a Jesuit institution, USF is committed to being a community that facilitates the holistic development of its members. 

In keeping with this commitment, the student conduct code, process and related policies and procedures have been created to guarantee each student’s freedom to learn and to protect the fundamental rights of the campus community.  The University has created these policies and procedures to achieve its objectives as a Catholic, Jesuit University.  The policies and procedures are inclusive of the laws of the nation, the state of California, and the local community.

This commitment encourages the freedom for individual choice and expression with the expectation that individual members of the community will be honest, demonstrate respect for self, others, the law,  and University policies and procedures.

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Non-Academic Student Conduct Code

Section 1Purpose
Section 2Authority and Jurisdiction
Section 3Interpretation
Section 4Communication
Section 5Prohibited Conduct
Section 6University Policies and Procedures
Section 6.1Acts of Intolerance
Section 6.2Alcohol and Drug Policies (includes Medical Amnesty/Good Samaritan policies)
Section 6.3Animal (Service and Assistance) Policies
Section 6.4Community Relations
Section 6.5Designated Smoking Area
Section 6.6Eligibility Policy for Participation in Student Activities
Section 6.7Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination
Section 6.8Fundraising and Other Noncommercial Activities
Section 6.9Hazing
Section 6.10Missing Student Notification
Section 6.11Parental Notification
Section 6.12Physical and Psychological Emergencies
Section 6.13Prevention of Sexual and Other Unlawful Harassment
Section 6.14Privacy of Student Records - FERPA
Section 6.15Services for Persons with Disabilities
Section 6.16Sexual Misconduct
Section 6.17Summary of Copyright, Photocopy and Media Reproduction
Section 6.18Technology Resources Appropriate Use
Section 6.19University Letterhead and Logo Student Use Policy
Section 6.20Victim Notification
Section 7Student Conduct System
Section 7.1Student Conduct Participants, Officers and Boards
Section 7.2Student Conduct Procedures
The following procedures will be used for all student conduct proceedings, except as noted in Section 6.16 Sexual Misconduct Policy and procedures section.
Section 7.2.1Incident Report or Written Complaint
Section 7.2.2 Interim Actions
Section 7.2.3 Notification of Informational Meeting
Section 7.2.4Informational Meetings
Section 7.2.5Conduct Meetings
Section 7.2.6Burden and Standard of Proof
Section 7.2.7 Appeals
Section 8Sanctions
Section 9          
Conduct Records, Retention Policy and Reservation of Rights