Samford University

Student Handbook: Students' Rights and Responsibilities

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Values Violations and Minimum Sanctions

Inappropriate behavior can refer to personal or group behavior, on or off campus, which violates values that guide and govern behavior. The values statements are presented in this handbook. The following are examples of inappropriate behavior and is not inclusive, but is intended to give students an idea of the types of behavior that may result in sanctions. The sanction(s) listed below is the minimum that will be imposed if a student or organization commits a values violation. Additional sanctions will be imposed when circumstances warrant as determined by the University Values Advocate or the Values Council.