Conduct Expectations

Orientation Policies

Orientation is designed just for you! This orientation experience is meant for UT students, allowing you to get to know our university and your fellow Longhorns. All of the Canvas modules and virtual experiences are meant for your individual participation.

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Conduct Expectations

  • Attend all required orientation activities. If you miss or arrive late to a required session, you may not be able to register for classes at your designated time.
  • Embody respect in your behavior and language.
  • Uphold the Student Honor Code and the University Code of Conduct.

University Institutional Rules and 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 towards peers and community."

Read more about the University Institutional Rules and Code of Conduct here

Student Honor Code

“As a student of The University of Texas at Austin, I shall abide by the core values of the university and uphold academic integrity.”

The principles of the Student Honor Code are key to a Longhorn State of Mind. In abiding by its values, you promote an environment conducive to academic success.

It is the responsibility of every Longhorn to both know and uphold the university’s expectations for conduct. Student Conduct and Academic Integrity in the Office of the Dean of Students fosters a Longhorn State of Mind through the resolution of academic integrity and conduct-related matters as well as educational outreach to students, faculty, and staff. Specific information about the university’s disciplinary process, related resources, as well as the university’s rules (described in Chapter 11 of the Institutional Rules on Student Services and Activities) can be found on the Student Conduct and Academic Integrity website