Student Code of Conduct

National University is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge and learning and to the development of ethically responsible individuals. University students and student organizations are expected to uphold appropriate standards of behavior and to respect the rights and privileges of others. All students and student organizations are expected to conduct themselves in accordance with all federal, state and local laws, University regulations, and policies.

The University is committed to ensuring that all students, faculty and staff are treated with dignity and respect. The University affirms its desire to maintain a learning and living environment for all students that is free from all forms of unlawful discrimination, harassment and retaliation. All members of the University community are responsible for ensuring that their conduct does not discriminate, harass or retaliate against others, and are to cooperate in maintaining a climate where discrimination, harassment and retaliation are not tolerated.

In keeping with National University’s values, any sanctions imposed are for the purposes of restoring the standards of the University community, educating students and student organizations about the seriousness of their action(s), promoting civility and positive growth, while maintaining the safety and integrity of the University community.

The Student Code of Conduct applies to all NU campuses, NU international and study-tour programs and off-campus conduct. This code applies to individual students as well as student organizations.