Policies

San Jose State University is committed to maintaining a safe and healthy living and learning environment for students, faculty, and staff. Each member of the campus community are expected to be aware of, and to adhere to, the community standards that contribute towards this end.

 

This section contains the community standards for students - the various polices currently in effect at San Jose State University and CSU system wide. 

Student Conduct Code 

Title 5, California Code of Regulations

Stipulates the grounds upon which student discipline can be based. Students are charged with violating the Student Conduct Code.

 

Student Conduct Procedures

CSU Executive Order 1098

Governs the procedures that San Jose State University follows in student discipline cases. CSU Executive Order 1098 informs Students of their rights and responsibilities when they are alleged to have violated the Student Conduct Code and describes the Conference, Hearing, and Sanctions that may be imposed.

 

Procedure for Handling Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Complaints by Students

CSU Executive Order 1097

Governs the procedures that San Jose State University follows when Students make complaints regarding Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation. CSU Executive Order 1097 informs Students of their rights and responsibilities when they make a complaint and describes the Investigation, Informal Resolution, Level I - Campus process, Level II - Chancellor's Office process, and Remedies that may be imposed.

 

Academic Integrity Policy

Academic Senate S07-2

Governs the procedures that San Jose State University follows in cases of academic dishonesty. The Academic Integrity Policy informs Students of their rights and responsibilities when they are alleged to have cheated or plagiarized and describes the process the faculty take when the suspect a violation and the Academic and Administrative Sanctions that may be imposed.

 

Policy Regarding Attorneys 

Presidential Directive 2009-04

Pursuant to Presidential Directive 2009-04, San Jose State University excludes attorneys from student discipline proceedings except in limited circumstances as described in CSU Executive Order 1098.

 

UHS License Agreement 

Governs the procedure that University Housing Services follows for all residents. The UHS License Agreement identifies the terms and conditions of the license, stipulates the grounds upon which discipline can be based, describes the student conduct process, and informs residents of their rights and responsibilities when they are alleged to have violated the policies and regulations.

 

Student Organization Code of Conduct 

Presidential Directive 2007-04

Stipulates the grounds upon which student organization discipline can be based. Student organizations are charged with violating the Student Organization Code of Conduct.

 

Student Fairness Dispute Resolution 

Academic Senate S14-3

Governs the procedure that San Jose State University follows in cases when Students make complaints regarding grade disputes and grievances. The Student Fairness Dispute Resolution policy informs Students of their rights and responsibilities when they make a complaint and describes the informal procedures for addressing grade disputes and grievances and the formal Student Fairness Committee process.