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It is important that you understand your Rights and Responsibilities as an RIT student, familiarize yourself with the Code of Conduct, understand campus policies and procedures, and learn more about the RIT Title IX policy and resources available on campus.

Student Rights

As a student and member of the RIT community, it is important to understand your student rights. RIT's Student Rights and Responsibilities outlines your obligations and expectations as a member of our community.

Student Rights & Responsibilities

Code of Conduct

Students and student organizations are expected to conduct themselves in ways that support the university's mission.  All Students are expected to comply with this Student Code from the time of admission through the separation from the university. This would include students on co-op andsStudents not officially enrolled during a particular term, but who have a continuing relationship with the university.

RIT Code of Conduct

Title IX Resources

Student Gender-Based and Sexual Misconduct Policy

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in education. It reads: “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.” Additional laws prohibit sex discrimination in education on the basis of sex, as well as dating violence, domestic violence and stalking. This Student Gender-Based and Sexual Misconduct Policy is RIT’s Student Title IX Policy. RIT’s Student Title IX Policy applies whenever any allegation of sex discrimination is made by or against an RIT student. This policy applies equally regardless of an individual’s sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression.

RIT Title IX Policy 
 

Title IX Office - 1262 Hale Andrews Student Life Center 

Title IX violations are taken very seriously at RIT. The Title IX office can help you navigate and issues related to the Student Gender-Based and Sexual Misconduct Policy. Resources and reporting forms are available on the Title IX website, as well.

RIT Title IX Office

 

Alcohol & Drugs

The purpose of the Alcohol and Other Drugs Policy is to promote individual responsibility and advance the goals and expectations central to the university's mission. The Alcohol and Other Drugs Policy applies to all student members of the university community and their guests.

RIT Alcohol & Drug Policy

Computer Use Policy

The computing, network, and information resources of RIT are intended to support the mission of teaching, scholarly activity, and service for the University’s students, faculty and staff. Appropriate use of computing and networking facilities by members of RIT’s academic community should always reflect academic honesty and good judgment in the utilization of shared resources, and observe the ethical and legal guidelines of society.

RIT Code of Conduct for Computer Use

Academic Integrity

As members of an academic community, both students and faculty share responsibility for maintaining high standards of personal and professional integrity. This policy outlines the procedures for resolving allegations of a breach in student academic integrity.

RIT Academic Integrity Policy