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Student Code of Conduct

All students at the University of Colorado Denver are bound by the Student Code of Conduct. The Student Code of Conduct serves to outline student rights and responsibilities as well as behavioral expectations. If a potential violation of the Student Conduct Code is brought to our attention, you may be asked to meet with a conduct officer to address the situation.

You may view the Student Code of Conduct here: CUDenver-CodeofConduct.pdf​

What to Expect in Your Conduct Meeting

Many times the conduct meeting holds a lot of mystery. Follow this link ​to learn more about what will happen in your conduct meeting and how you can prepare for the meeting.

Frequently Asked Questions

Follow this link to learn more about what to expect from the conduct process.


Academic Integrity

Each school or college has its own process for adjudicating allegations of academic misconduct. Please contact the associate dean of your school or college for more information.


Your student record is protected under the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). FERPA does not allow us to share information regarding your disciplinary record unless you provide written consent to do so. There are a few exceptions to this rule including the presence an imminent threat or danger or a legitimate 'educational need-to-know' regarding your file.

Parent Notification

If you are under 21 years old and found responsible for an alcohol and/or drug violation, your parent(s) or guardian(s) will receive written notification regarding your incident. This letter explains that you were involved in an incident and that we encourage them to engage in a conversation with you regarding alcohol and drug expectations while you are attending the university. The goal of the letter is to spark an open dialogue between you and your parent(s) or guardian(s). We hope that you use this opportunity to speak openly and honestly with your family about your personal alcohol and drug use.

Background Clearances

If you are applying to study abroad, to attend graduate school, to transfer to a different college or university or for certain jobs, you may be asked to consent to a background clearance. In order for the Office of Community Standards & Wellness to check your record on behalf of another department or agency, you need to sign a waiver with that department or agency. No one may have access to your disciplinary record without your written consent unless there is an immediate threat or danger, or a legitimate 'educational need-to-know' present.

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