Student Rights and Responsibilities


Student Rights


One of the concerns of Bowling Green State University is to provide each student with the opportunity to learn. Therefore, some personal freedoms and rights of students include, but are not limited to:

  • Freedom of inquiry, speech and assembly
  • Freedom from threats.
  • Freedom from acts of violence.
  • Freedom from unfair or obscene treatment from others.
  • Freedom from interference from others in an unreasonable, unauthorized manner while n class, activities & public events.
  • Freedom from theft and willful destruction of personal property
  • Right to study and to learn in an atmosphere of academic freedom
  • Right to procedural due process in University disciplinary action.
  • Right to be governed by justifiable academic regulations.
  • Right to be informed of the regulations for academic and social conduct and graduation requirements of the University.
  • Right to petition for redress of grievances, academic and nonacademic.
  • Right to be informed in writing of alleged violations of the Code of Student Conduct.

Student Responsibilities

Each student has the responsibility:

  • To respect the right and property of others.
  • To be fully acquainted and comply with the published rules and regulation of the University
  • To comply with all local, state, and federal laws.
  • To recognize that students actions reflect upon the individuals involved as well as upon the entire University community.
  • To recognize the University's obligation to provide an environment conductive for learning and academic inquiry.
  • To adhere to the academic requirements determined by individual instructors.