By choosing to attend the University of Memphis, each student accepts responsibility
for promoting the University community's welfare by adhering to the Code of Student
Rights and Responsibilities and all other University of Memphis policies. At the University
of Memphis, some actions cannot be tolerated because they seriously interfere with
the basic purposes and processes of an academic community or with the rights afforded
others. By formulating the Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities, the University
of Memphis reaffirms the principle of student freedom coupled with personal responsibility
and accountability for individual actions and the consequences of those actions.
The University of Memphis Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities is promulgated
pursuant to, and in compliance with Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) Rule 0240—02-03-.01
[Institutional Policy Statement]. To the extent that a conflict exists between this
policy and TBR rule, policy, and/or applicable law(s), the TBR rule, policy, or law
Policy History – Adopted by TBR: December 8, 2011. Effective: January 29, 2012. Amended:
March 29, 2014.
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