You have the responsibility to help maintain the sense of community by including others and making them feel part of the group. Action, direct or covert, that discriminates on race, creed, sex, age, disability, national origin or sexual orientation is not tolerated in this community.
You have the responsibility to accept all other residents for who they are and where they come from, and to educated yourself on issues of human diversity and to appreciate differences as simply differences.
You have the right to feel safe and free from threat of intimidation, physical, or emotional harm ….
All student members of the Boston College community have certain
responsibilities to the institution and to its members. These include:
The obligation to refrain from interfering with the freedom of expression of others. This
would include such activities as newspaper thefts, attempting to shout down speakers,
and intentional jamming of computer networks.
Users should be respectful of others in all communications, and
refrain from posting statements that are false, misleading, obscene, defamatory, libelous,
tortious, degrading, threatening, harassing, hateful, insulting, inflammatory, offensive, unlawful,
fraudulent, discriminatory, or invasive of the privacy of others.
4. The search for knowledge can only take place within an atmosphere of open exchange. Open exchange can only take place in an environment of respect and civility. The University has an economically, culturally, and ethnically diverse population. Students are expected to respect differences of culture, lifestyles, and religions as well as to respect freedom of expression. Additionally, students are expected to behave in a manner that is both respectful and civil.
IV. Responsibilities of Reserving Group
F. Offensive displays/music that degrade the quality of life and/or contain
foul language shall not be aired in an open, unconfined area (i.e. outdoors,
hallways, lobbies, etc.).
Community Member Responsibilities:
• To demonstrate concern & respect for other individuals.
6. Individuals will demonstrate civility for others in all their interactions.
As member of the MSU community, all students owe to their fellow students, as well as to the
faculty, staff and other members of the community, a basic level of respect; and students have a
right to be treated with respect as well. Minnesota State University respects and protects the
right of students, faculty, staff and visitors to engage in argument, to advance their opinions and
beliefs without fear of reprisal or punishment, and to disagree with one another provided that
the exercise of those rights takes place within a context of civility and respect for others.
Examples of violations include but are not limited to: disruptive noise; terroristic threats; sexual
harassment; verbal or written intimidation; severe or persistent harassment through verbal,
written or graphic expression; hazing (defined as mandating undesirable activities, a pattern of
banter/ridicule/criticism and/or the use of humiliation, as a form of initiation); actions that
substantially interfere with another person’s right to learn and participate.
Students also have certain responsibilities:
• The responsibility to respect the human rights, dignity, and worth of every individual
in the College community.
– Respect the rights of others, and not threaten, harass, intimidate, or commit theft or fraud.
Students at BSC, as individuals and as groups, have certain responsibilities that include:
• The responsibility to respect the rights of others and to adhere to all duly established college,
local, state and federal laws.
Users may not transmit any material that is unlawful, obscene, threatening, abusive, libelous, or hateful, or encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any federal, state, or local laws.