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Student Conduct Procedures

Provided for your review below are the relevant policies and procedures for student conduct at UC San Diego, as well as any applicable updates.


The University of California's Policies Applying to Campus Activities, Organizations and Students (PACAOS) sets forth the policies concerning student life. The PACAOS address the rights and responsibilities of the University community and others while on University Property, as well as the shared responsibility between students, staff, and faculty in sustaining the community. The UC Office of the President publishes the PACAOS and makes them available for review on their website.

Each UC Campus may adopt campus implementing regulations consistent with the PACAOS. At UC San Diego, the various PACAOS sections have been implemented through the Policy & Procedure Manual (PPM). The PPM, along with the Academic and Staff Personnel Manuals, serve as the primary reference guide for UC San Diego campus operating policies and procedures which apply to academic, administrative, research, and service units. The policies connect the campus' mission to the everyday actions of its community, clarify the institutions expectations of its individual members, mitigate institutional risk, enhance efficiency, and support the university's compliance with laws and regulations. All PPM's are available at Geisel Library, and copies of specific PPM's may be requested from Policy & Records Administration.

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UC San Diego Student Conduct Procedures

Current procedure:

Reference guide - Standards of Conduct:
A compilation of the full list of Standards of Conduct applying to UC San Diego students can be easily referenced here:Standards of Conduct 

Prior procedure:

UC San Diego Residential Life Community Standards

Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment

Other Student-Related Procedures and Guidelines

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