Classroom conduct

Purpose

The purpose of this Policy is to establish guidelines regarding inappropriate classroom conduct by students.

Policy

Inappropriate behaviors including, but not limited to, swearing, shouting, intoxication, rude comments, or interruptions during class time are inconsistent with the overall character of an encouraging and challenging learning environment. Such behaviors are violations of the Student Code of Conduct.

Definitions

Not Applicable.

Procedures/Guidelines

Should a University community member encounter a disruptive student, the student shall be asked politely, but firmly, to correct their behavior. If the student does not comply, the student may be asked to leave the classroom (or wherever the locus of the disruption). A University community member has the authority to do this if the student is acting in a disruptive manner. If the student refuses, Campus Safety, and the Vice President for Academic Affairs should be notified.

To learn more about this policy or the supporting procedures, please contact Academic Affairs.

Policy updated on: Oct. 24, 2018