Standards of Behavior
Students at UT Dallas are expected to obey and conduct themselves in accordance with both the penal and civil statutes of the local, state and federal government and the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Regents of the University of Texas System, UT Dallas regulations and administrative rules, and to observe standards of conduct appropriate for an academic institution.
Below is a brief explanation of various policies administered by the Dean of Students.
Regents’ Rules and Regulations
The Rules and Regulations of The Board of Regents of The University of Texas System includes a vast array of information. Most student oriented content is contained within Series 50000: Student Issues.
Handbook of Operating Procedures
UT Dallas, in conjunction with the Rules and Regulations of The Board of Regents of The University of Texas System, has adopted a Handbook of Operating Procedures for the orderly and efficient conduct of business. Each student is charged with notice, knowledge and compliance with the contents and provisions of UT Dallas and UT System rules and regulations in addition to federal, state and local laws.
Student Event and Travel Guidelines
Student Affairs sponsors numerous on- and off-campus activities involving students. The liability risk to the University for such activities is significant. To effectively manage these activities, Student Affairs has developed these guidelines.
Sexual Assault/Harassment Policies
It is the policy of the University to strive to maintain an environment that is free from intimidation and inappropriate sexual conduct. The University will not tolerate any form of sexual assault or sexual harassment.
The Office of the Dean of Students adheres to state and federal laws relating to confidentiality. All discipline related records are kept by the Dean of Students and separate from all other educational records.
Please see Policy Matters for Students for regulations pertaining to equal opportunity issues, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and discrimination.