About the Office of Student Rights & Responsibilities
The Office of Student Rights & Responsibilities provides a comprehensive array of resources, education, and crisis management services to support student success and development in alignment with Central Washington University’s mission and values. The office is responsible for educating students about their rights and responsibilities as members of the CWU community, upholding community standards, and implementing the Student Conduct Code.
The Office of Student Rights & Responsibilities seeks to create and sustain a culture of integrity, respect, and responsibility as well as turn incidents of misconduct into purposeful opportunities for student growth and accountability. We strive to resolve allegations of individual and organizational misconduct in a timely and equitable manner that considers the interests of the individual student and the community at large. Through intentional learning opportunities and interactions, we help prepare students to be responsible and productive members of a globally diverse society.
To further support our students, The Office of Student Rights & Responsibilities is committed to:
- Promoting and upholding all students' rights and responsibilities
- Collaborationg with campus partners to provide quality service and response to student needs
- Supporting all members of the diverse CWU campus community using an inclusive and holistic approach
- Encouraging the academic, personal, and professional growth of students, specifically in the areas of the personal wellness, integrity, and responsible citizenship
An inclusive campus environment where all community members, including faculty, staff, and students, understand and promote University policies and CWU's community expectations for standards of behavior, including safety, integrity, respect, and responsibility.
The Office of Student Rights & Responsibilities is committed to the holistic support of all CWU community members. We aim to encourage and promote a belief in the value of varying perspectives, a promise of mutual respect, and intentional actions that ensure equity and inclusivity throughout our policies and process. Through intentional, nclusive policies and interactions, we seek to actively address and eliminate discrimination, uphold and celebrate individual rights, and foster an intellectual, cultural, and social environment that supports all members of the CWU community.