Policies to Know

Non-Discrimination Policy

Syracuse University does not discriminate on any protected category. This includes admissions, treatment, employment and/or access to its programs and activities. The University prohibits harassment or discrimination related to any protected category. The protected categories include creed, ethnic or national origin, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, marital status, political or social affiliation, age, race, color, veteran status, military status, religion, sexual orientation, domestic violence status, gender identity, gender expression or perceived gender.

For more information on Title IX and other related policies, visit the Equal Opportunity, Inclusion and Resolution Services website.

Student Code of Conduct

Students at Syracuse University are expected to conduct themselves in a manner supportive of the educational mission of the institution.  Integrity, respect for the person and property of others and a commitment to intellectual and personal growth in a diverse population are values deemed fundamental to membership in this University community. To learn more, review the Know the Code brochure.

Other policies of the University may be found in the Student Handbook, on the University Policies website and on the Office of Students Rights and Responsibilities website.

Academic Integrity

All first-year and transfer Syracuse University students are responsible for understanding and following the University’s Academic Integrity Policies and Procedures

Please visit the Center for Learning and Student Success website to learn how to cite sources correctly and to view the complete Academic Integrity Policy.

Tobacco-Free Campus

To help ensure a healthy, productive, respectful environment in which to work, learn and live, Syracuse University is pleased to provide a smoke-free and tobacco-free campus, effective July 1, 2015. Smoking and the use of all tobacco and tobacco-related products (including e-cigarettes and chewing tobacco) is prohibited on University property including buildings, sidewalks, and parking areas. The complete Tobacco-Free Campus Policy is available online.

For helpful tobacco cessation resources, visit wellness.syr.edu/tobacco-free.