Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination Policy Statement REG 04.25.05
This policy was first issued on August 30, 1999 and was revised on November 20, 2009.
It is the policy of the State of North Carolina to provide equality of opportunity in education and employment for all students and employees. Educational and employment decisions should be based on factors that are germane to academic abilities or job performance. Accordingly, the North Carolina State University (“NC State”) does not practice or condone unlawful discrimination in any form, as defined by this policy.
NC State hereby affirms its desire to maintain a work environment for all employees and an academic environment for all faculty members and students that is free from all forms of prohibited discrimination. NC State strives to build and maintain an environment that supports and rewards individuals on the basis of such relevant factors as ability, merit and performance; the prohibited behaviors of discrimination, harassment and retaliation are incompatible with the values and goals of NC State.
NC State University promotes equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex (including gender identity and gender expression), sexual orientation, and veteran status.
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The Code serves as the basis for student conduct at NC State. It contains information related to the University’s jurisdiction over student behavior, academic and non-academic violations, potential sanctions available when a violation occurs, and information regarding interim suspension.
Academic violations include allegations of cheating, plagiarism, or aiding another to cheat or plagiarize. Non-academic violations vary widely and include rules concerning alcohol, drugs, infliction or threat of bodily harm, vandalism, disorderly conduct, sexual and racial harrassment, sexual assault, and more.
All students are STRONGLY encouraged to read and understand the Code of Student Conduct.