Resources for Parents

We believe that parents and guardians can serve as vital partners in the development of our students. As parents, you can support your son or daughter by understanding our community's values, policies, and procedures. Our student conduct policies are developed to assist students in their growth and development. To that end, we hold students accountable for behavior that upholds our educational standards and community values.

The Association of Student Conduct Administration offers an excellent publication, The Student Conduct Process: A Guide for Parents (PDF),FN1 to help parents understand the philosophy of student conduct systems and anticipate the needs and challenges their sons or daughters may face while in college.

To increase your understanding of our mission, we recommend the frequently asked questions on the Honor Code and the Student Code of Conduct. Please also reference the Student Handbook or contact the Office of the Dean of Students.

FN1 Note that the ASCA guide is a generic guide to assist parents in understanding the basic concepts of student conduct administration.  The Student Handbook is the definitive source for information on the College's speficic Code of Conduct and procedures for addressing possible violations.  We encourage you to contact us if you have specific questions about the College's code  and procedures.