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Student Disciplinary System

Code of Student Conduct

For information about the procedures used at APSU in processing complaints about student violations of APSU Regulations (the “Code of Student Conduct”), student rights and responsibilities, and University policies and guidelines, see the following resources. The Code of Student Conduct is presented in sections and follows the same order as in the printed version of the 2016-2017 Student Handbook and Calendar.

The Code should be read in it's entirety.  

Please note: The information contained herein was the most up to date at the time of publication and is subject to change. Failure to read the Code and the contents of the Student Handbook does not exempt students from following regulations, requirements, procedures and policies described herein.


Introduction to Rules, Regulations and Policies

APSU Student and Student Organization Disciplinary Policies: Code of Student Conduct
    Part 1: Institutional Policy Statement
    Part 2: Disciplinary Offenses   
    Part 3: Academic and Classroom Misconduct
    Part 4: Disciplinary Sanctions
    Part 5: Traffic & Parking 
    Part 6: Disciplinary Procedures 
    Smoking/Clean Air Policy Enforcement  

APSU Campus Security
    Security Policies and Procedures 

APSU Student Rights
    Notification of Rights under FERPA 
    Confidentiality and Privacy of Student Records
    Students' Rights and Responsibilities 
    Student Role/Participation in Institutional Decision Making

Procedures for Appeals and Complaints
    Procedures for Appealing University Decisions 

Sections included are: 
    Fee adjustments for tuition-related university fees/charges, refunds, etc.
    Admissions Appeals
    Residency Appeals
    Traffic Fines/Citations Appeals
    Housing and Residence Life and Dining Services Appeals
    Grade Appeal Policy
    Other Non-Academic Grievances: See APSU Policy 3008 
    (Complaints related to classes, staff or faculty)
    Tennessee Board of Regents Statement of Grievance
    Complaints of Accreditation and State Law Violations 

APSU Policies and Guidelines
    Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources Policy
    Guidelines for Use of APSU Computer Labs 
    Discrimination, Harassment, and Affirmative Action
    APSU Policy on Smoking
    Reporting of Rape Allegations
    Inclement Weather Policy
    Student Medical Emergencies: CALL 911
    Illegal Downloading
    The Federal Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act 
    Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence/Dating Violence/Stalking
    Drug and Alcohol Policy
    Drugs, Alcohol and Their Risks
    Alcohol and Other Drug Resources 
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Related Judicial Information

Division of Student Affairs – Judicial Procedures, “How to file a Complaint”
      — includes information for Faculty

Disciplinary Complaint/Incident Form

If additional information is desired, please consult the Dean of Students/Associate Vice President of Student Affairs in the Office of Student Affairs, Room 206, Morgan University Center, or call 931-221-7341.

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