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Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities (Student Code)

Applies to: 

All university students, administration, faculty and staff.


The Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities outlines the rights of students and many of the standards of conduct expected within the University of Kansas community.


Jane Tuttle, Assistant Vice Provost for Student Affairs
133 Strong Hall

Approved by: 
Approved on: 
Thursday, January 1, 1970
Effective on: 
Thursday, January 1, 1970
Review Cycle: 
Biennial (Every Two Years)
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Review, Approval, Change History: 

The Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities was originally adopted by the Student Senate, approved by the Chancellor in 1970, and revised in 1986 and biannually thereafter for the University of Kansas, Lawrence campus. The Code, presented here in its entirety, is subject to amendment by the Student Senate with the approval of the Chancellor. Any activity, policy, rule or regulation for the implementation of this code is subject to the approval of the Chancellor and the Board of Regents as provided by law and the University Senate Code.

Last revised by Student Senate May 7, 2014, revisions approved by Chancellor on July 22, 2014, effective on August 5, 2014.

10/20/2014: Policy formatting cleanup (e.g., bolding, spacing).

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