Faculty and Student Responsibilities
All students are expected to maintain professional behavior in the classroom setting, according to the Student Code
. Students have specific rights in the classroom as detailed in Section II
of the Code. The Code also specifies expectations of student behavior (Section III
). Students should read the Code carefully and know they are responsible for the content. According to Faculty Rules and Regulations, it is the faculty responsibility to enforce responsible classroom behaviors, beginning with verbal warnings and progressing to dismissal from class and a failing grade. Students have the right to appeal such action to the Student Behavior Committee.
The University of Utah seeks to provide equal access to its programs, services and activities for people with disabilities. If you will need accommodations in the class, reasonable prior notice needs to be given to the Center for Disability and Access
. CDA will work with you and the instructor to make arrangements for accommodations.
In order to ensure that the highest standards of academic conduct are promoted and supported at the University, students must adhere to generally accepted standards of academic honesty. Acts of academic misconduct include cheating, plagiarizing, research misconduct, misrepresenting one's work, and inappropriately collaborating. Suspected cases of academic misconduct will be dealt with according to the rules found in the Student Code, University Policy 6-400(V)
. Instances of academic misconduct will be recorded in a database that may be made available to other University of Utah Departments and Colleges.
Title IX: Addressing Sexual Misconduct
Title IX makes it clear that violence and harassment based on sex and gender (which Includes sexual orientation and gender identity/expression) is a civil rights offense subject to the same kinds of accountability and the same kinds of support applied to offenses against other protected categories such as race, national origin, color, religion, age, status as a person with a disability, veteran's status or genetic information. If you or someone you know has been harassed or assaulted, you are encouraged to report it to the Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
, 135 Park Building, 801-581-8365, or the Office of the Dean of Students
, 270 Union Building, 801-581-7066. For support and confidential consultation, contact the Center for Student Wellness
, 426 SSB, 801-581-7776. To report to the police, contact the Department of Public Safety
University Safety Statement
The University of Utah values the safety of all campus community members. To report suspicious activity or to request a courtesy escort, call campus police at 801-585-COPS (801-585-2677). You will receive important emergency alerts and safety messages regarding campus safety via text message. For more information regarding safety and to view available training resources, including helpful videos, visit safeu.utah.edu