Rights and Responsibilities

UW–Madison is a community founded around the principles of knowledge, learning, inclusion and citizenship.

As we strive to educate and graduate good citizens of our campus, city and the world, our community has high standards and expectations for the conduct of its members. These expectations and responsibilities include:

Along with your added responsibilities, you have a right to expect that the university will support you as a student and enforce its standards of conduct. Refer to the section on student conduct for more information. Students are also encouraged to download the UW Police Department brochure on Hate Crimes: A Community Concern (PDF).