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The Student Code of Conduct and Standard Operating Procedures

The Pennsylvania State University educates students from around the world and supports individuals and communities through integrated programs of teaching, research, and service. The Student Code of Conduct (Code) sets forth the community standards. The  applicable Standard Operating Procedures (Procedures) implement the Code as it relates to allegations of misconduct. These are designed to maintain and protect an environment that is conducive to learning and supports Penn State’s educational objectives.  

The Code and all Standard Operating Procedures are effective August 15, 2022. For previous versions of the Student Code of Conduct, please contact the Office of Student Accountability and Conflict Response.

Penn State Student Affairs
Student Accountability and Conflict Response

120 Boucke Building 
University Park, PA 16802