College Code of Conduct Student Defense Attorney - New Jersey

College students attending New Jersey higher education institutions are required to abide by a set of rules known as a “code of conduct.” These rules are enforced to maintain a safe campus community. If a student is accused of violating this code, they will undergo a disciplinary proceeding to determine whether or not this accusation is valid.

An unfavorable outcome of a disciplinary proceeding can lead to serious consequences that can jeopardize a student's college career and can haunt them in their professional life. This is why students facing allegations of a disciplinary violation should seek representation from an experienced New Jersey advisor.

Common Code of Conduct Violations

Academic Misconduct

Academic integrity is important for the maintenance of a thriving learning environment. This is why colleges and universities are so serious about imposing regulations that preserve academic integrity. If students fail to comply with these rules, they will be found “responsible” for academic misconduct - a blatant violation of every school's code of conduct and an act that's perceived as reprehensible in academic settings.

Alcohol

Most colleges and universities have rules concerning alcohol consumption on campus. The majority of institutions restrict alcohol use for students under the age of 21, whereas others may have restrictions concerning alcohol use regardless of age. At almost every school, there will be consequences for providing alcoholic drinks for students who are underage.

Bullying

Bullying is defined as any written, verbal, electronic or physical act that causes substantial harm to another student or group of students. If a behavior interferes with another person's education, creates a threatening or intimi