Ohio University has long celebrated its commitment to being an academic community. This legacy includes care, cooperation, and an adherence to standards of behavior for all invited to be part of the community. In order for this community to flourish, the following expectations of behavior have been established:
2. Students and student organizations are expected to be responsible members of a diverse community, and to honor and respect differences of culture, lifestyle, and religion.
4. The university community is an open forum involving the free exchange of ideas and opinions. For exchange to occur there must be a continuous acceptance of freedom of ideas and expression and civility in disagreement.