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Student Standards of Conduct

To ensure a dynamic and respectful learning environment in the School of Nursing community for both undergraduate and graduate students, the faculty have adopted these Standards of Conduct which outlines student expectations. This code is in accordance with federal and state law, professional nursing, and academic parameters that include:

It is expected that every student adheres to these guidelines and maintains professional conduct in all academic and clinical settings. Specific behaviors include but are not limited to:




Links to Important University/School/Professional Policies:
·     Rutgers School of Nursing Student Academic Policies
·     Rutgers University Student Code of Conduct
·     Rutgers University Academic Integrity Policy
·     Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Policy

A report of student misconduct or infringement with regard to this Code may initiate a grievance process that could lead to dismissal and, if appropriate, may be reported to the New Jersey State Board on Nursing. Violation of federal, state and local laws may be applicable and as appropriate, would be reported to law enforcement officers.

These standards of conduct shall not diminish or remove the applicability of University-wide policies and procedures and, where in conflict, University-wide policies shall control over the standards herein.

Adopted by the faculty on 12/9/2013


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