Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities

The Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities at the University of West Florida will partner with students, faculty, staff and other community members to create a campus community unified in its commitment to personal and academic integrity, mutual respect, and social justice.


Mission Statement

The University provides a process for addressing and adjudicating incidents of academic and non-academic student misconduct. To that end, the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities seeks to enhance the educational mission of the University by promoting an educated, caring, fair and disciplined community.


Vision

The Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities at the University of West Florida will partner with students, faculty, staff and other community members to create a campus community unified in its commitment to personal and academic integrity, mutual respect, and social justice.


Strategic Goals

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Provide programs and services aimed at increasing awareness among students, faculty and staff of the Student Code of Conduct, the Academic Misconduct Policy and other relevant policies and regulations related to student conduct and that strive to minimize conduct violations.

2.
Cultivate partnerships with various departments, student organizations and faculty that will serve to broaden the reach and increase awareness of services provided by OSRR.

3.
Support the University’s strategic goal of increased student retention by deliberately crafting educational sanctions that will lead to increased student engagement and an enhanced educational experience.


Student Learning Outcomes

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Students participating in the conduct process will demonstrate increased self-awareness of their behavior, of the appropriateness or inappropriateness of their behavior, and of the expectations of the University of West Florida.

2.
Students participating in the conduct process will increase their knowledge of the Student Code of Conduct and on specific topics and social issues related to their conduct violation.

3.
Students participating in the conduct process will increase their knowledge of the rights and responsibilities of members of the UWF community, will have an increased understanding of how their behavior affected or could have affected others, and will demonstrate higher levels of moral development.

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Students participating in the conduct process will demonstrate an understanding on the potential negative physical and psychological effects of their behavior, increased self-awareness of the potential effect of their behavior on their future career, course of study, and relationships with others and will demonstrate healthier and more positive behavior.

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