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Student Conduct


Student Conduct through the Dean of Students Office supports the mission of the University by promoting an environment conducive to transforming lives and empowering individuals through the fair and impartial administration of the Code of Student Conduct. We recognize that every community includes rules, standards, and expectations. The office helps educate students on their responsibilities as a member of the Norfolk State University community and promotes a safe and inclusive atmosphere.


  • Cultivate collaboration with the University community to increase awareness of University policies such as the Code of Student Conduct
  • Promote and ensure due process in alignment with student' rights and responsibilities
  • Foster learning opportunities through educational sanctions

Learning Outcomes

Students participating in the conduct process will:

  • demonstrate an understanding of their rights and responsibilities as a member of the NSU community.
  • articulate how their actions impacted their personal well-being.
  • demonstrate an understanding of how their behavior impacts the University community.
  • demonstrate an understanding of University policies, specifically, the Code of Student Conduct.
  • recognize the importance of the Code of Student Conduct.