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The following enumeration of rights shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by students in their capacity as members of the student body or as citizens of the community at large:

  1. Free inquiry, expression, and assembly are guaranteed to all students.
  2. Students are free to pursue their educational goals; appropriate opportunities for learning in the classroom and on the campus shall be provided by the University.
  3. The right of students to be secure in their persons, living quarters, papers, and effects against unreasonable searches and seizures is guaranteed.
  4. Students will be exempt from disciplinary action that affects their status as students except for academic failure or violation of a published University or Regents rule or regulation. Rules and regulations shall be fully and clearly promulgated in advance of the supposed violations.
  5. No disciplinary sanctions may be imposed upon any student without notice to the accused as to the nature and cause of the charge(s) and a hearing.
  6. A student or a student organization accused of violating University regulations is entitled to a hearing. A right to a hearing may be waived by a student or an organization.

Updated August 2017