Community Standards & Student Conduct System for Students in CAS & SBS

Community Standards & Student Conduct System

Suffolk University has established the Community Standards to promote and maintain an academic environment that is consistent with the mission of the University. The Student Conduct System addresses alleged violations of the Community Standards.

Statements on Rights, Freedoms, & Responsibilities of Students

Suffolk University exists for the transmission of knowledge, the pursuit of truth, the development of its students, and the wellbeing of society. A community devoted to free inquiry and free expression of opinion is indispensable to the attainment of these ends.

Academic Misconduct Policy

Suffolk University is committed to academic freedom, the intellectual exchange of ideas and the development of knowledge which can only be achieved when academic integrity is present.


This section includes directions for how to complete sanctions and pay fines.

Submit a Complaint

Submit a complaint for an incident or incidents you believe to be in violation of the Suffolk University Community Standards and Conduct System.

Information for Families

This section is designed to assist parents in understanding Suffolk's expectations for our students and for the disciplinary process that addresses alleged violations of University policy.

Frequently Asked Questions

Additional information and answers to frequently asked questions about Student Affairs Policies Guidelines.