Our Mission Statement

The Office of Community Standards upholds the Code of Community Standards and all Emerson policies to ensure that Emerson is a safe and welcoming community to learn, live, and work. Guided by our commitment to education and functioning within an educational framework, Community Standards focuses on addressing harm, utilizing fair and transparent processes. Our office provides an opportunity for reflection allowing for personal growth. The Office is committed to balancing the needs of the student and greater campus community by promoting community standards and responding to student concerns. We provide all students with individualized opportunities for growth so that they may develop into engaged and ethical citizens. 

Code of Community Standards

The Code of Community Standards serves to protect the rights of Emerson College community members as well as the rights of students reported to have violated the College’s Community Standards.

Student Conduct Process

The Student Conduct Process is an educational process seeking to create a safe learning, living, and working community where teaching, scholarship, and creative work thrives at the highest level.

Report a Violation

If you are concerned about an Emerson College student not upholding the College’s Community Standards, please report your concern to the Office of Community Standards.

Contact Us

If you have any concerns or would like to know additional information about the Code of Community Standards, please reach out to our office.