Office of Student Conduct & Civility Education

Through interaction with the Office of Student Conduct and Civility Education, we strive to foster development of our students, encouraging and challenging them to think beyond themselves; so they will engage as civil members of the University, understanding their role as part of the greater community.

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Department Mission:

  • Engage students in opportunities for learning through their participation in an educational, fair, equitable, and multi-faceted adjudication and accountability process that addresses allegations of misconduct.
  • Educate the campus community on the Code of Student Conduct and community standards of acceptable behavior.
  • Promote a campus climate rooted in civility by offering educational sessions, programs, consultation to the campus community, and an Alternative Resolution Process.
  • Develop, implement, and assess educational and disciplinary Accountability Actions that empower students to think critically, to make safe and healthy choices, and to become engaged community members.

Department Values:

Civility • Fairness • Integrity • Learning • Responsibility • Equity

Responsibilities of the office staff include receiving and reviewing reports of alleged student misconduct; interviewing and advising parties involved in disciplinary proceedings; selecting, supervising, training, and advising Hearing Board members; informally resolving cases not referred to University Hearings; recommending appropriate Accountability Actions when a student is found responsible for having violated policy(s); maintaining all student disciplinary records; monitoring and suggesting revisions in student conduct policies; facilitating student appeals; offering an Alternative Resolution Process that affords students the opportunity to engage in dialogue about harms caused and agree to appropriate resolutions; and serving as a resource to faculty and staff regarding student misconduct.

COVID-19 Policy Addendum to the Code of Student Conduct

Policies specific to COVID-19 can be found in the Addendum to the Code of Student Conduct. Students living on, attending classes, or otherwise visiting campus should be aware of these additional temporary expectations. 

Process Overview

The Disciplinary and Alternative Resolution Process

The Code of Student Conduct describes the Disciplinary Process and the Alternative Resolution Process in full. All students should familiarize themselves with the details of the Disciplinary Process, including:

  • Prohibited Conduct
  • Conduct Resolution Meetings
  • Hearings
  • Accountability Actions
  • Appeals
  • The Responsible Tiger Protocol
  • Disciplinary Records

A snapshot of both the Disciplinary and Alternative Resolution Process provides a quick look at the flow of each process and how they can be interrelated.

Frequently Use Forms:

Submit an incident report online.

Incident Report


Staff Login

Contact Information

Office of Student Conduct & Civility Education


Administration Building
Room 236

Mailing Address:
Student Conduct & Civility Education
8000 York Road
Towson, MD  21210

Monday - Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm