I will respect the rights and property of others.
This ideal pledges respect for the personal rights of others to move about freely, express themselves appropriately, and enjoy privacy. It respects the property of individuals and the community.
I will acknowledge diversity in people, ideas, and opinions and strive to learn from differences in others.
A commitment to this ideal pledges support for equal rights and opportunities for all individuals regardless of their age, sex, race, religion, disability, ethnic heritage, socioeconomic status, sexual preference, and political, social, or other affiliation or disaffiliation.
I will demonstrate caring and concern for others, their feelings, and their need for conditions that support their growth and development.
A commitment to this ideal is a pledge to be compassionate and considerate. It means being sensitive, hospitable, and supportive in order that all members of the UMD community are provided optimal conditions to be successful in their pursuit of academic and personal goals.