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Community Standards and Student Conduct

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Conduct Forms

Anyone may report an incident to the Office of Community Standards and Student Conduct. Please use the forms below to report an incident. One of the members of our staff will promptly address your submission.

Academic Integrity

If you suspect a violation of academic integrity, please use the forms below. One of the members of our staff will promptly address your submission.

Presentations and Training

The Office of Community Standards and Student Conduct is available for presentations or training.

Presentations or training offered:

  • Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
  • Educational Records
  • Academic Integrity
  • Hazing Overview
  • Sexual Assault
  • Code of Student Conduct
  • Managing Inappropriate Student Behavior/Disruption

If you do not see a particular topic on our list, please let us know and our staff can design a program to fit your needs. We will be happy to schedule a presentation for your department, office, class, or team. 

Sessions offered by our staff are for:

  • Academic Departments
  • Faculty, Staff, and Students
  • UVC Classes
  • Residence Life Staff (RAs/CDs)
  • Athletics
  • Student Groups/Organizations
  • First-year seminars (UVC)




  • Do use the University’s Learning Management System to post grades
  • Do use a sealed envelope if you need to send out student information
  • Do obtain a signed release form from a student before releasing records to someone who’s requested that student’s records
  • If you have a good-faith belief that a health or safety emergency exists, then do release records necessary to deal with that emergency situation
  • Do use a student’s email address for correspondence you need to send to that student
  • Do use your email address for correspondence you need to send out in your role for the University (other systems may not be as secure as ours)
  • Do protect your log-in password
  • If someone calls you requesting education-al record information, do go through steps to verify that the person on the phone is who the person claims to be (i.e., the student him/herself, or someone the student has authorized to have access to such information)
  • Do keep your computer locked when you’re not in your office
  • Do set your handheld devices (including smartphones and tablets) to automatically lock when not in use for a period of time
  • Do use the student’s name and the last four digits of their UID when including their information in an email or on an Outlook calendar entry


  • Don’t use systems other than the University’s Learning Management System to post grades
  • Don’t post grades by SSN or student UID number either physically (e.g., printed sheet on office door) or electronically (e.g., website that you maintain)
  • Don’t send out student information on a post-card
  • Don’t discuss a student’s information in such a way that others might overhear
  • Don’t send grade information or other student details to a student at an email address you don’t recognize to be theirs (the safest way is to use a student’s address)
  • Don’t release information about a student by phone or email without first confirming the identity of the recipient
  • Don’t leave student information where it could be seen or accessed by others
  • Don’t leave student papers or tests in a pile for students to sort through to pick theirs up
  • Don’t dispose of student records in ordinary trash
  • Don’t access Banner to find out information about a student for reasons unrelated to your University duties
  • Don’t share your password (not even with student employees)
  • If your child is a student at WSU, don’t use your University resources/access to look up your child’s records unless you have your child’s consent
  • Don’t leave your computer or handheld device unlocked when you’re away from them
  • Don’t use complete UIDs in an email or on an Outlook calendar entry

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