Code of Conduct
The Professional Development Center adheres to the Portland State University Student Code of Conduct and Responsibility
OREGON STATE SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION
PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY, DIVISION 031
CODE OF STUDENT CONDUCT AND RESPONSIBILITY
(1) Portland State University seeks excellence in instruction, research, and public service. The University recognizes the intrinsic value of individual differences and diversity. The University supports the right of all people to live and learn in a safe and respectful environment that promotes the free and vigorous expression of ideas. Policies and procedures are designed to protect these freedoms and the fundamental rights of others. Students are expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with these principles.
(2) A student, Recognized Student Organization, or group of students whose conduct is determined incongruent with the standards of the University as described in this Code of Student Conduct and Responsibility ("Code") is subject to disciplinary action. The procedures for that action are generally educational in nature and are intended to lead to self-evaluation and accountability.
(3) The procedures of this Code consider each case individually and without prejudice.
(4) In addition to the regulations in this Code, all students must follow the academic and professional standards of all applicable academic units, departments, schools, and colleges.
(5) This Code becomes effective on September 28, 2009 and supersedes all other previous student conduct codes.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 351
Read the entire Code of Student Conduct and Responsibility, including definitions of terms, the procedures for making a complaint, and access the compaint form. There are resources for faculty and staff and tips for dealing with disruptive students. Resources for students and the Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) statement are also available.
If you have any questions or concerns about the Code of Student Conduct, please contact your Program Manager or the Office of the Dean of Student Life at 503.725.4422