Student Conduct and Community Standards (SCCS) partners with many offices on campus to encourage students to be knowledgeable about the University's policies and the possible consequences if not followed.
UTSA SCCS believes the most successful students are those who inform themselves of the University's policies and resources for prevention. We are dedicated to the level of student support necessary to learn skills in citizenship, responsibility, and true membership of an academic community.
Our office attends, hosts, and participates in University events in order to educate our students on University policies (e.g., New Student Orientation, Hazing Prevention Training, Homecoming, Roadrunner Days, and many others).
Outreach and student support are offered in several ways:
Attending UTSA is a privilege garnered through succeeding at academics and meeting the expectations of behavior the University has proscribed in the Student Code of Conduct. This responsibility should not be taken lightly. Read the Student Code of Conduct and feel free to contact our office with any questions.
As a student, you are responsible for your actions on and off campus. The Student Code of Conduct states:
A student is expected and required to obey federal, state, and local laws, to comply with the Regents' Rules and Regulations, with University rules and regulations, with directives issued by an administrative official of the System or the University in the course of his or her authorized duties, and to observe standards of conduct appropriate for an academic institution.
Student: a person who is currently enrolled at the University, is accepted for admission or readmission to the University, has been enrolled in a prior semester or summer session and is eligible to continue enrollment, or is attending an additional program sponsored by the University.
The Student Code of Conduct: The Student Code of Conduct applies to individual students, prescribes the standards of conduct expected of students enrolled at the University, outlines actions that can be taken when conduct is not in conformity with the prescribed standards, and establishes due process procedures for the imposition of such actions.
UTSA students are provided the following procedural rights during the student conduct process:
UTSA Student Conduct and Community Standards addresses student behavior and academic conduct on campus and in some cases, off campus. This is accomplished by informing and guiding students toward personal responsibility, academic success, and citizenship.
Our office strives to have a fair, educational, and objective process. As part of this process, we seek to provide opportunities for students to understand their own role in the community as a whole at UTSA and respect the community that transcends our boundaries.
Our door is open and you are always welcome to seek assistance from our office about the conduct process, and consultations regarding scholastic dishonesty, assaults, alcohol, drugs, or other concerns that arise on campus.
Our office staff includes an Associate Dean/Director, two Assistant Directors, two Coordinators, and an Administrative Associate who are all available to assist you.