The University of Kentucky (UK) is committed to promoting a safe, healthy, student-centered, and inclusive community. UK strives to create an environment where students can engage in academic inquiry, campus life, and develop lives of purpose and meaning. The student conduct process supports UK’s goals by:
The student conduct process supports UK’s goals by:
- Promoting personal responsibility and peer accountability;
- Encouraging students to consider the impact of their actions on themselves, their peers, and the UK Community;
- Empowering students to address any conflict that may arise in a safe, respectful, and socially conscious manner;
- Collaborating with the UK community with regard to student conduct matters; and
- Educating the UK community about student rights and responsibilities related to the Code
The student conduct process helps students learn, mature, and develop greater self-awareness while balancing the needs of the UK community. When student behavior does not model UK’s values, the student conduct process is used to uphold the standards of UK. The Code of Student Conduct (Code) promotes the core values of the UK, including integrity, respect, responsibility and accountability, and sense of community.