Student Conduct and Community Standards Office


The Student Conduct and Community Standards Office supports the educational goals of the University of Massachusetts Amherst by:  

  • Educating the university community on the Code of Student Conduct (Code) 

  • Upholding the Code  

  • Engaging students in conversations that promotes reflection, accountability and growth  

  • Identifying and connecting students to campus and community resources 



  • Integrity We are committed to ensuring our processes are accessible to the UMass community, our policies and procedures are clearly articulated, our prescribed procedures are followed, and the campus community understands the role of our office and the services we provide.   

  • Collaboration - We are committed to partnering with students, faculty, staff, and community members to collectively make the University community a positive living and learning environment.  

  • LearningWe are committed to educating students and the campus community about student behavioral expectations and the student conduct process.  

  • Excellence – We are committed to continuously engage in professional development, assess our services, and implement best practices to meet the evolving needs of our students and community.