On this website, you will find helpful publications and resources which may assist you in understanding the University’s expectations for responsible student behaviors, and the rights, responsibilities, resources, and procedures contained within the student conduct process.

  • The Office of Student Conduct is committed to promoting a safe, healthy, student-centered, and inclusive community where students can learn, grow, and develop as they pursue their academic endeavors at the University of Kentucky. 

    The goals of the student conduct system are to:

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  • Our student conduct process is designed to be primarily educational in nature.  Through our interactions with students, we strive to support the educational missions of the University of Kentucky (UK) and the Division of Student and Academic Life.  Toward this goal, our process is designed to provide students with opportunities for dialogue and reflection.  We encourage students to abide by the Code of Student Conduct and conduct themselves in accordance with the tenets of the UK Creed, as these documents outline the ideals to which each student should aspire to as a member of the UK commun

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  • Ultimate authority for managing student conduct is vested in the UK Board of Trustees (Board) pursuant to KRS 164.200. The Board has delegated this responsibility to the President, who has in turn delegated the management and oversight of the Code to the Associate Provost for Student and Academic Life (APSAL). The APSAL may delegate enforcement of this Code to the Dean of Students Office. Concerns about the management of the Code may be brought to the Dean of Students or APSAL.

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  • Do you have questions about the student conduct process, need a student conduct background check, need to report an incident, or would like to request a presentation or training opportunity to proactively address issues related to student conduct? We can help!

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