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K-State Polytechnic Academic and Student Services
208 College Center
2310 Centennial Road
Salina, KS 67401

785-826-2674
sarahdwerner@k-state.edu

Student Conduct

The Academic and Student Services Office administers and advises the student judicial program to help guide students toward personal responsibility and behavior consistent with the K-State student code of conduct a way of enhancing the quality of the university community.

The K-State student handbook outlines the rights of students and many of the standards of conduct expected of students in the K-State community.

The K-State Polytechnic Student Governing Association constitution (NEED NEW LINK) and bylaws (NEED NEW LINK) contain the rights and responsibilities of students. The judicial system and the Academic and Student Services Manager have jurisdiction over the student judicial program, which is responsible for resolving alleged student violations in an effort to support and preserve the educational environment. An emphasis is placed on the learning and personal development of students involved in the judicial process.

The philosophy of Student Judicial Affairs at Kansas State University places students in a direct and primary role in the establishment and enforcement of campus and living group policies and regulations. The philosophy of conduct is founded upon an educational framework. The focus is to foster the growth and development of individual students through the encouragement of self-discipline, accountability and responsibility to the community. A respect for the rights and privileges of others is the core of this philosophy. Responsibility for proper conduct is put upon the student – not the institution – with the assumption that most students do not try to intentionally cause violations, and will respect the rights and property of others. 

The Academic and Student Services Manager works with the Student Governing Association student attorney general and the Student Activities Coordinator to oversee the administration of the student code of conduct and the campus judicial system, including the housing and dining services judicial system.

For questions or concerns, please contact the Academic and Student Services Manager at sarahdwerner@k-state.edu or 785-826-2984.