Students have the right to exercise their full rights as citizens without interference or fear of College disciplinary action.
Lafayette College students are both citizens and members of the
academic community. As citizens they enjoy the same rights-for
example, freedom of speech, peaceful assembly, and right of
petition-and obligations that other citizens enjoy ….
As members of the academic community, university students enjoy the privileges and share the obligations of the larger community of which the university is a part. … Freedom of discussion, inquiry and
expression is protected and nurtured in the classroom as the safeguard of
the freedom to learn.