Parent Guide to Conduct

Western has provided this guide for parents to understand the conduct process. 

Click here to view:  THE STUDENT CONDUCT PROCESS: A GUIDE FOR PARENTS

The Policies and Community Standards of Conduct at Western State Colorado University has been established to promote and protect the core mission and values of the University.  The student conduct process is designed to be a learning experience that facilitates student engagement in responsible conduct that reflects credit upon and models positive citizenship among both the University and greater community.  By maintaining a Policies and Community Standards of Student Conduct, the University affirms the rights, protections, responsibilities, and expectations of students regarding their behavior as part of the academic community.

ACADEMIC MISCONDUCT

Incidents regarding academic misconduct, such as incidents of cheating and plagiarism are guided by the Division of Academic Affairs. There are specific policies and procedures in place to manage academic integrity concerns. Academic Affairs may be contacted at http://www.western.edu/current-students/academic-affairs, 970.943.3045 and is located in Taylor Hall 322.

BEHAVIORAL MISCONDUCT

Incidents regarding non-academic misconduct, such as alcohol and controlled substance use, noise/disturbances in the community, and behaviors in the residence halls, are guided by the Policies and Standards of Conduct through the Division of Student Affairs Student.  The Handbook contains information regarding specific policies and procedures to manage non-academic concerns. Student Affairs may be contacted at http://www.western.edu/current-students/student-affairs, 970.943.2011 and is located in Taylor Hall 301.

FERPA

Parent’s Guide to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act: Rights Regarding Children’s Educational Records https://www2.ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/fpco/brochures/parents.html