5. Student Code of Conduct and Disciplinary Measures: The organization articulates clear and accessible guidelines for student behavior and consequences resulting from violations.


  • Expectations for student conduct are provided to students both prior to departure and on-site, with clearly articulated policies regarding drug and alcohol use, culturally-appropriate behavior, sexual harassment or assault, rules related to travel and housing, and any other policies that would carry disciplinary sanctions if violated.
  • Sanctions for the violation of policies governing student conduct are clearly defined and shared with students prior to departure and on-site.
  • An appeal process for disciplinary measures exists and is accessible to students.

Queries
  1. What are your policies for student behavior and how are they made accessible?
  2. Do your policies effectively represent your expectations concerning drug and alcohol use, culturally-appropriate behavior, sexual harassment or assault, travel and housing, or any other behavior that might result in disciplinary action?
  3. Do you inform students about your behavioral guidelines both before departure and on-site?
  4. Do students understand the potential sanctions they would face for disciplinary violations?
  5. What is the appeal process for decisions about code of conduct violations?

 

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