Standards of Conduct
The University of Texas at Austin holds our students to a high standard grounded in our Code of Conduct and Student Honor Code. Students are expected to abide by all state and federal laws, statutes, and all regulations of the University of Texas System. The Institutional Rules on Student Services and Activities, Chapter 11 provides detailed descriptions of conduct and academic integrity standards.
However, please note that this is not a complete list of university conduct rules or policies. In fact, many campus departments, including the University Housing and Dining and Parking and Transportation Services, have instituted administrative rules specific to their areas. For more information on conduct rules for individual departments, please contact those offices directly.
Code of Conduct
The core values of The University of Texas at Austin are learning, discovery, freedom, leadership, individual opportunity, and responsibility. Each member of the university is expected to uphold these values through integrity, honesty, trust, fairness, and respect toward peers and community.
I pledge, as a member of the University of Texas community, to do my work honestly, respectfully, and through the intentional pursuit of learning and scholarship.
- I pledge to be honest about what I create and to acknowledge what I use that belongs to others.
- I pledge to value the process of learning in addition to the outcome, while celebrating and learning from mistakes.
- This code encompasses all of the academic and scholarly endeavors of the university community.