Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities
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 will control.
Policy History – Adopted by TBR: December 8, 2011. Effective: January 29, 2012. Amended: March 29, 2014.