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Student Rights & Responsibilities

All students – undergraduate and graduate, resident and commuter – are encouraged to learn about the expectations for student conduct at Marymount.

As a student enrolled at Marymount University, you have many rights, privileges, and responsibilities. Accordingly, you are expected to behave in compliance with University policies, as well as the laws of Virginia and the United States.

Specific behaviors that are prohibited may be found in the Community Conduct Code or on these Student Conduct Web pages.

Student Rights
As a member of the Marymount community, you have the right to
  • learn and engage in University activities without distractions and interference from others
  • be free from intimidation and physical and emotional harm
  • expect that your personal belongings and property will be respected.
Student Responsibilities
  • You have the responsibility to be a positive and contributing member of the Marymount community and to avoid behaviors that impede the experiences of other members of the University community or reflect poorly upon themselves or Marymount University.
  • You have the responsibility to uphold all federal, state, and local laws.
  • You have the responsibility to promote and maintain a safe and secure living and learning environment.
  • All students are responsible for the behavior of their guests. Resident students and their guests are responsible for respecting the rights of others in the residence hall community.