UCO Office of Student Conduct
The purpose of the Office of Student Conduct is:
- To determine responsibility in referred cases of alleged student and student organization misconduct;
- To determine and apply appropriate learning outcomes to sanctions for students and student organizations who have been found responsible for violating the Code of Student Conduct; and
- To develop and restore character, community, and civility among the students who have violated the Code of Student Conduct and those who have been affected by those violations.
The Office of Student Conduct encourages students to accept responsibility for their own actions, as a means of transformative learning. Furthermore, the Office of Student Conduct aims to fulfill this purpose through a variety of appropriate proactive programming efforts, notifications, and responsive developmental sanctions.
The mission of the Office of Student Conduct at the University of Central Oklahoma is to enlighten the campus citizenry regarding conduct regulations and responsibilities and enforce the social guidelines necessary to maintain a conducive atmosphere for living and learning amongst the University and the surrounding community. Furthermore, the intent of the Office of Student Conduct is to ensure that students’ rights are protected and to encourage students to accept their responsibilities and obligations as members of the University community. The Office of Student Conduct shall aim to balance the best interests of the students, faculty, and staff through honest and objective procedures, timely notice, and a practice of equity.
“Enlightening and Advising on Rights, Responsibilities, Policies, and Character”