Students are expected to be good citizens and to engage in responsible behaviors that reflect well upon their university, to be civil to one another and to others in the campus community, and contribute positively to student and university life.
Based on the information accumulated during the investigation, the following criteria and attendant examples will guide the Honor Code Office in selecting appropriate actions.
Prior Honor Code Violations
Seriousness of Behavior
• Duration and frequency
Impact on Other Students, University and Community
• Harm and potential harm
• Educational impact
• Extent that misconduct is known
Honesty and Attitude
• Honesty, cooperation, and trustworthiness
• Acceptance of responsibility for behavior, including making restitution, and motivation for change
• Timely and voluntary self-report
• Relative maturity and emotional stability
• Roommates and friends
• Nature and availability of support